Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation

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This course is available as a combination bundle.

Duration: 3 days


Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Training gives participants an opportunity to learn best practice methodology including principles, governance themes and a transformational flow process to supports those who direct, manage, support and deliver programs.

MSP offers a consistent approach to program management, irrespective of the size of the organisation, the industry or country of operation.

It provides a framework for executives, senior management and those leading major programs of work to better direct the change process whilst ensuring that the focus is maintained upon business objectives and resulting benefits.

Through effective project prioritisation and integration, MSP encourages more efficient use of organisational resources in the various change initiatives. MSP provides for better identification and management of business, program and ultimately organisational change risk in situations including: Mergers, Business Integrations, Multi-Disciplinary IT Integrations, Business Remodelling Restructuring, Re-Engineering and Outsourcing.

At Glass Rock Solutions, we devise and deliver training solutions to corporate, government agencies, public sectors, multinational organisations and private individuals. We offer both in-house and online training.

Key Topics

  • Vision
  • Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Benefits Management
  • Blueprint Design and Delivery
  • Planning and Control
  • Business Case
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Quality and Assurance



The assessment is a 60-minute, 75 question, multiple choice question exam held on day three.
Note: 70 questions count towards your exam mark; the other five are trial questions only and are not scored. Participants must achieve 50% (35 marks) pass to attain Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Foundation Certification. Passing the Foundation Exam is a pre-requisite for the Practitioner Exam.

It is recommended that students spend time outside of course hours preparing for the exam.

Glass Rock Solutions offers this training online, or onsite.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to recognise the key differences between a project and a program
  • How to appreciate the managing of organisational benefits via successful program planning and control
  • How to manage a strategic program against defined and measurable outcomes


Successful completion of this course will enable participants to:

  • Understand how to use Programme Management for successful planning and delivery of such programs
  • Identify when use the Programme Management framework and approach
  • Appreciate the strategic nature and context of change and what drives such change
  • Recognise the Programme Management environment
  • Work within the principles of Programme Management

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