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MSP® - Managing Successful Programmes Foundation Certificate 3 Day course

Course Highlights

MSP® is a programme management method in which people, activities and information are brought together to implement change within an organization as efficiently as possible.

Organizations need to respond to continual change in order to survive and grow. Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) provides a proven, best practice approach for designing and running programmes so that organizations can both deliver their strategy and gain measurable benefits from change.

MSP® is part of the Global Best Practice suite of publications, which helps organizations and individuals manage their projects, programmes and services consistently and effectively. Successful management of a programme requires a specific set of leadership and management skills that go beyond the discipline of project management. The internationally recognised MSP® course focuses on the key skills and knowledge required by programme managers to effectively deliver a successful programme. Particular attention is paid to the challenges that are often encountered by programme managers.

MSP® Benefits:

  • Combines the quality of rigour with the flexibility to respond to specific situations
  • Provides a practical, step-by-step approach for designing and running successful programmes
  • Covers key principles, governance themes and the processes needed to deliver change
  • Advises on how to embed, review and apply MSP to achieve high-quality outcomes
  • Includes real-life examples of how to apply best-practice programme management

MSP® is used as the best practise methodology for managing programmes by the Office of Government Commerce (UK) and the United Nations.

The qualifications are available at Foundation and Practitioner levels.

Overview

MSP® is written primarily for those who are involved in the direction, management, support and delivery of programmes. Including:

  • Programme Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Programme Office staff.
  • Programme Directors
  • Senior Responsible Owners
  • All Programme Sponsors
  • The Foundation & Practitioner qualifications are aimed at people who are working in a Programme Management environment as:

  • Project Managers
  • Team Managers
  • Programme Office staff
  • All those advising on the elements of a programme
  • Course Includes

    Benefits of effective programme management include:

  • Optimisation of programme and project resources
  • Clear alignment of project outcomes with overall business goals
  • Benefits are measurable while challenges are controllable
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