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MSP® - Managing Successful Programmes

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Managing Benefits™ provides a guide to managers and practitioners from multiple disciplines working in a wide variety of organisations and in all sectors.

What is MSP?

Managing Benefits™ provides a guide to managers and practitioners from multiple disciplines working in a wide variety of organisations and in all sectors.

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Overview

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a best-practice guide to Programme Management. The MSP® framework comprises a set of principles, governance, themes, and processes with a level of flexibility designed to be adapted to meet the needs of individual programmes. Adopting a programme management approach such as MSP provides structure to help organisations avoid common pitfalls and achieve their goals.

Course Outcomes

The MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Course is a fully accredited programme management framework intended for programmes of all sizes, varying complexities, and in both the private and public sectors.

Upon course completion, participants will
be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the purpose, scope, and benefits of structured programme management
  • Explain how to effectively manage a programme
  • Describe the benefits of approaching programme management differently from project management

Benefits

Benefits to the Individual

  • Improved career prospects through a globally-recognised certification
  • With sufficient practice and review, the participants should be able to apply MSP® to their own programme management environment

 

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Enhanced competence of Senior Project Managers/Programme Managers who will be able to deliver programmes more successfully
  • Greater understanding by Senior/Executive Managers of what it takes to manage a programme
  • Ensure project outputs align to the realisation of benefits and achievement of strategic objectives

Recommended for

  • Programme Managers
  • Senior Project Managers
    • Portfolio and Programme Management Office Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Managers from other disciplines wishing to develop an understanding of programme management

Certification Levels

Foundation level
Delivered over three days, the MSP ( Managing Successful Programmes )  Foundation Course is a blend of course participation, audio-visual presentations, and case studies. Evening work and study is required.

Practitioner level
Delivered over two days, the MSP ( Managing Successful Programmes )  Practitioner Course is the practical extension of the Foundation course. Participants are challenged to apply their learning while revising Foundation course topics and preparing for a comprehensive, scenario-based exam.

Course Content

  • Overview of Programme Management
  • MSP Principles
  • Organisation Theme
  • Vision Theme
  • Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Theme
  • Benefits Realisation Management Theme
  • Blueprint Design and Delivery Theme
  • Planning and Control Theme
  • Business Case Theme
  • Risks and Issue Management Theme
  • Quality Management Theme
  • Transformational Flow

Course Includes

  • Professional Delivery by an Accredited Training Consultant
  • MSP®textbook
  • MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Course notes
  • MSP® Foundation and Practitioner examinations
  • MetaPM MSP Process Chart
  • Refreshments

To Register

Our MSP ( Managing Successful Programmes )  courses are delivered publicly around Australia, and can be tailored for in-house delivery at your organisation for groups of 6 or more.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au .

MSP® is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.
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