MSP® Managing Successful Programmes

Programme Management is about coordinating strategic organizational change

MSP® provides a pragmatic approach to programme management which ensures that a strong leadership and governance structure is established and maintained.

MSP Foundation Course for an overview of managing strategic change with programme management

MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) seeks to bring about this change through the coordinated management of projects that change an organization to achieve benefits of strategic importance.


The Foundation course covers all the MSP syllabus areas

  • Overview of MSP – the context of programme management
  • Seven Principles
  • Six Transformational Flow Processes: Identify a Programme, Define a Programme, Manage the Tranches, Deliver the Capability, Realize the Benefits, Closing a Programme
  • Nine Governance Themes: Organization, Vision, Leadership and Stakeholders, Benefits Management, Blueprint, Planning and Control, Business Case, Risk and Issues, Quality and Assurance
  • Business Change Management
  • Implementing MSP

Delivery Method

The MSP Foundation course can be completed in 3 days including the Foundation Exam for international certification.

We also provide eLearning courses, with online exams available

MSP Practitioner Upgrade to increase your understanding of strategic change initiatives

After completing the 3-day Foundation course and Foundation exam, our Practitioner workshops provide a deeper grasp of MSP and how to apply it to your environment.

There is a 2.5 hour Open book multiple choice Practitioner Exam (50% pass mark).


Delivery Method

MSP Practitioner is available in classroom mode and as an eLearning option.

Exams are also available online after completing a Yellowhouse course.

MSP Advanced Practitioner is a 2.5 day workshop in depth, with a 3 hour open book exam, based on an extensive scenario.

It’s a written paper and gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your understanding, experience and knowledge to resolve a complex programme.

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