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Managing Successful Programmes is widely adopted in the public and private sectors, and developed by a consortium of over 100 organisations including from within services industries.

QAI has been avidly conducting trainings and certifications in the field of project management and delivery. Having delivered consulting solutions conducted training over last 2 decades, QAI’s leadership in this space is highly recognized. QAI faculty has usually garnered ratings of 4.8/5.0 and above, especially for the faculty as well as the content of the training.

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Learn processes and principles of the method to act as a programme manager

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  • Programme management principles
  • Governance themes overview
  • Programme organisation
  • Vision
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Benefits management -1
  • Chapters 1-6: Revision of the corresponding chapters in the manual and courseware
  • Benefits Management – 2
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Planning and control
  • The business case
  • Risk and issue management
  • Quality and assurance management
  • Transformational flow overview
  • Identifying a Programme
  • Defining a Programme (part 1)
  • Managing the Tranches
  • Delivering the Capability
  • Realising the Benefits
  • Closing a Programme
  • Programme office
  • Foundation Mock test 1 and discussions
  • Foundation Mock test 2 and discussions
  • Final Foundation exam and declaration of
  • Foundation exam results
  • Sample Practitioner exam 1 – Full (with discussions)
  • Sample Practitioner exam 2 – Full (with discussions)
  • Sample Practitioner exam 3 – Full (with discussions)
  • Discussions / Responding to Queries from Participants
  • Feedback and Valedictory
  • 5 days ( 8 hours per day)
  • 35 PDUs which can be used for renewing PMI® credentials

MSP Foundation

  • Number of questions:- 75
  • Passing marks:- 50%
  • Format:- multiple choice questions, closed book
  • Time: 60 minutes

MSP Practitioner
The MSP Practitioner Exam is an objective marking style paper:

  • Number of questions:- 8 (80 marks)
  • Passing marks:- 50%
  • Format:- Open book exam – may only take the MSP Guide into the exam room for reference during the exam
  • Time: 150 minutes

A pre-requisite for this exam is a score of 60% at Foundation level for candidates that have taken the Foundation exam on or after 1 March 2008. Candidates that have taken their Foundation exam prior to 1 March 2008 are exempt from this rule.

  • Senior Project and Programme Managers
  • Programme Directors / Senior Functional Managers
  • Senior Managers in charge of the Programme Management Office etc
  • The Foundation Level is the first qualification that is required to become a MSP®
    Practitioner. This level is aiming to measure whether a candidate could act as an informed
    member of a program management team on a Program using the MSP® method, within an
    environment supporting MSP®. To this end they need to show they understand the
    principles and terminology of the method.
  • The Foundation Exam Format is an hour of multiple choice questions (Closed book). 35 out of 70 correct answers are required to pass.
  • The Practitioner Level Candidates must pass the Foundation exam before proceeding to the Practitioner level. The Practitioner Level aims to measure whether the candidate is able to apply MSP® methods to the managing of a Program. They need to show that they are able to finetune MSP® to different types of Program and it’s environment and understand the relationship between processes, components and techniques.
  • The Practitioner Exam is a “Scenario based” examination lasting Two and Half hours. This is an open – book format and the minimum pass mark is now 55%. It is possible to take the Foundation Level Certificate Examination only.

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