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Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Passport
On-Demand Training for MSP Foundation and Practitioner
Course No. PM0297
Price: USD 950
IIL/University Price: USD 1150
Course No. PM0298
Price: USD 1250
IIL/University Price: USD 1550
Course No. PM0299
Duration: MSP Foundation and
Practitioner levels + one-day classroom
event and accredited trainer support
Credits: 35 PDUs
MSP Passport is accredited by the APM
Group to support self-study distance
learning for MSP and the related Foundation
and Practitioner exams. IIL’s self-study aims
to provide you with a straight forward route
to becoming a fully certified Registered
Practitioner in your own time and at your
own pace. IIL offers options for Foundation
and Practitioner levels with the added option
of an additional classroom-based revision
Note: MSP Passport Foundation includes
the Foundation exam fee. MSP Passport
Practitioner and MSP Passport PLUS include
the Foundation and Practitioner exam fees
and the Managing Successful Programmes
• Basic project management experience
• It is advised that delegates be currently
working in a programme management role,
or have some experience with programme
Who Should Attend
• Executives who support the decision-making
process within programme management
and are responsible for prioritizing and
selecting the elements of a programme
• Project Management Office (PMO) members
responsible for, or with an interest in,
• Project, Programme and Portfolio Managers
What Are the Benefits?
• Provides flexibility for those wishing to study
at a time, pace and place convenient to them
• A flexible choice of different self-study
options, including a blended-learning
package combining self-study with a
classroom-based revision day
• A cost-effective solution for both individuals
• Online learning gives you the freedom to
learn at your pace from any location
What You Will Learn
You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the purpose and major content of all
roles, components, processes and themes as
described in the manual.
• Identify the source or derivation of the
management products, from their purpose
and/or key content.
• Indicate the relationships between the
processes, products, roles and management
dimensions of a project.
• Apply MSP to the management of
a programme within a supporting
What is a programme? What is programme
management? Why use programme
management? The characteristics of
portfolios, programmes and projects.
‘Drivers for change’ and the programme
environment. Types of programmes and
Introduction to MSP Terminology
The MSP framework. MSP structure, including
principles, themes and the transformational
Organization and Programme Office
The MSP Organization Structure. MSP roles
and responsibilities, including sponsoring
group, programme board, senior responsible
owner, programme manager, business
change manager and business change team,
and the Programme Office.
What is a vision? What are the characteristics
of a good vision statement? When and
how is the vision statement developed and
Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
What is leadership? What is business change
management? What is a stakeholder, and
what are the steps in the stakeholder
engagement cycle, including the techniques
and documents involved?
What are benefits and disbenefits?
Alignment with corporate objectives. How
and why to categorize benefits. The benefits
management cycle, including identifying
benefits, planning and delivering benefit
realization, and reviewing benefits.
Blueprint Design and Delivery
What is the blueprint and how is it designed?
What is P.O. T. I.? How to design blueprint
delivery, plan step changes through tranches,
and develop a programme schedule.
Planning and Control
Developing the programme plan. Planning
and managing resources. Designing
the projects dossier and developing the
The Business Case
What is the business case and what does
it contain? Where does it begin, how is
it developed, and how and when is it
Risk and Issue Management
Sources and perspectives of risks and issues.
Managing risks and the risk management
framework. Managing issues and the issue
management framework. Change control
and configuration management.
Quality and Assurance Management
What is quality and assurance? The scope of
programme quality management. Assurance
management approaches, principles and
Introduction to the transformational flow.
The processes and activities for identifying
a programme, defining a programme,
managing the tranches, delivering the
capability, realizing the benefits and closing
Introduction to the MSP Foundation and
Practitioner exams. Style of questions and
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