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MSP Practitioner

The 2 day MSP Practitioner Conversion course is for those who hold the MSP Foundation certificate and wish to progress to the Practitioner level.

The event is suitable for programme managers, experienced project managers and programme support team members.


Learning Objectives

Attendance on this workshop will enable delegates to:

  • Develop their understanding of the components, processes, products and techniques of MSP
  • Have confidence and competence to practise the method in the live environment
  • Further develop their knowledge of the material provided on MSP Foundation course to sit the Practitioner examination.

At the end of the workshop, the delegate will be able to:

  • Comprehend the practical application issues of using and tailoring MSP
  • Navigate the MSP material to maximise its usage as a working tool in the live environment.


Delegates must successfully pass the MSP Foundation exam before continuing to this level.

This Practitioner course is intended to immediately follow on from the Foundation level, or can be attended at a later date.

Course Content

This intensive workshop is designed to build on the Foundation course and give delegates a fuller understanding of the processes, components and techniques of the Axelos methodology, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP).

On the 2nd day, delegates will undertake the MSP Practitioner examination.

See the MSP Foundation & Practitioner Course Outline for more details

Exams & Certification

The MSP Practitioner examination takes place at the end of the course. The MSP Practitioner exam consists of:

  • 8 questions, each worth 10 marks each. Total of 80 marks
  • “Objective Test Examination” format – a style of complex multiple-choice examination.
  • 2 and a half hours duration
  • Delegates may use their official MSP manual: “Managing Successful Programmes” only
  • Candidates require a minimum of 40 marks (50%) to pass

By successfully passing the Practitioner exam, delegates attain ‘Registered Practitioner’ status

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Online Courses

You may prefer an online course if you are looking for a flexible and cost-effective solution. Online courses allow you to study at your own pace, at a time that suits you.

We have the following eLearning options available:

Virtual Classroom

Virtual classrooms provide all the benefits of attending a classroom course without the need to arrange travel and accomodation. Please note that virtual courses are attended in real-time, commencing on a specified date.

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