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Course type: Virtual
Duration: Five days
Delivery: Virtual
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MSP® 5th Edition Foundation & Practitioner virtual

Our virtual MSP Foundation and Practitioner course offers the experience of a classroom environment but from the comfort of your own home.

About the course

This five-day virtual course will help prepare you for the MSP 5th Edition Foundation and Practitioner examinations. The Foundation examination is intended to assess whether you can demonstrate sufficient recall and understanding of the MSP programme management framework. The Practitioner examination is intended to assess whether the candidate can demonstrate sufficient ability to apply and tailor the MSP framework.

What is virtual classroom training?

ILX’s virtual instructor-led training combines the personal teaching experience of a classroom, with the ease and flexibility of a virtual environment. Our virtual courses are interactive and engaging, allowing participants to communicate with both the instructor and each other in a collaborative manner.

Duration

This is an intensive five-day virtual course that helps prepares you for the MSP 5th Edition Foundation and Practitioner examinations. The training is conducted via a virtual training environment. You need to ensure that you can satisfy the technical requirements that can be found on our website here.

Pre-requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for the MSP 5th Edition Foundation examination however you must have passed the MSP 5th Edition Foundation prior to undertaking the MSP 5th Edition Practitioner examination.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, you should:

Foundation

  • Understand key concepts relating to programmes and MSP
  • Understand how the MSP principles underpin the MSP framework
  • Understand the MSP themes and how they are applied throughout the programme
  • Understand the MSP processes and how they are carried out throughout the programme

Practitioner

  • Understand how to apply the MSP principles in context
  • Understand how to apply and tailor relevant aspects of the MSP themes in context
  • Understand how to apply and tailor relevant aspects of the MSP processes in context

This is an intensive five-day virtual course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material (digital)
  • Online pre-course
  • The official MSP manual (digital)
  • MSP process map (digital)
  • The cost of the MSP Foundation and Practitioner examinations (valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exams must be taken online via remote proctor)

Optional extras:

  • The official MSP manual (hardcopy)

Materials

Digital ILX course materials: These will be accessible via the ILX portal. Full instructions with a link to the portal will be issued within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.The course materials will be provided in a PDF format and available for download. You will need to download and save the materials to your device, so that you can annotate them during the training course.

Digital official manual: You will be sent an email invitation approximately two weeks prior to course commencement to register on the Peoplecert portal. Once registered you will be able to access the digital version of your manual.

Hardcopy official manual: If you decide to purchase the hardcopy official manual as an optional extra your manual will be shipped to your chosen address within 48 hours of purchase.

What's covered?

Foundation

  • Introduction to MSP & the principles​
  • Themes
  • Lifecycle​

Practitioner

  • Introduction to the MSP Practitioner exam
  • Themes
  • Lifecycle

Target audience

This course would be suitable for:

  • Programme managers and aspiring programme managers
  • Project managers/senior project managers
  • Business change managers
  • Other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including project board members (e.g. executive), project assurance, and project support
  • Operational line managers/staff (e.g. process owners) operating within a programme environment
  • Portfolio management staff
  • Specialist programme staff

There is mandatory online pre-course work that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. You will be sent full instructions prior to the event. Full instructions with a link to the online pre-course will be issued within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.  In addition, whilst attending the course there will also be some exam preparation evening work.

Exams are taken online via remote proctor. You will be sent an email invitation approximately two weeks prior to course commencement to register on the Peoplecert portal. Once registered you will be able to book your online exam at a date and time of your choice. You are responsible for booking your own exam. For more information about how to take your exam and the technical requirements, please click here

Exam format

Foundation

  • 60 minutes
  • Multiple choice
  • 60 questions
  • 60% pass mark (36/60)
  • Closed book

Practitioner

  • Open book (Only the MSP 5th Edition manual is permitted)
  • 60% pass mark (42/70)
  • 150-minute duration
  • Multiple choice

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