MSP® Foundation

The Certifeka MSP® Foundation course provides participants with a thorough understanding of the Managing Successful Programs (MSP) program management methodology and prepares students for the exam.



For Groups

  • For groups of 3 or more students/colleagues who want to get certified.
  • Tailored courses and customized learning times to suit specific requirements.
  • Self-Paced, Online Classroom and In-person options available.
  • Access to highly-trained MSP® instructors & great networking opportunities.

For Enterprise

  • Bespoke certification training for businesses of all sizes.
  • Work with Certifeka to create a learning solution that fits specific requirements.
  • Intuitive learning management system dashboard for enhanced reporting, tracking of employee progress and overall ROI.
  • Enriched culture-building training experience.

Learning Methods

  • Online Classroom

    Provides real-time personalized learning with live instructors.

    For groups of 3 or more – to log in at set times and work through the course material with a MSP® expert.

    The benefits of collaborative classroom-based learning from the comfort of any device.

  • Bootcamp

    Provides personalized training with an experienced instructor.

    Designed for groups of 3 or more – great for networking – to learn in a classroom environment where students are taught by MSP®experts in person.

About The MSP® Foundation Training Course

MSP® (Managing Successful Programs) is a best practice guide on program management. The guide comprises a set of principles and processes for managing a program.

This course provides students with the knowledge needed to confidently understand and explain the use of MSP® to manage programs in line with strategic aims of a business and the its day-to-day running. The available learning methods – Online Classroom & Bootcamp – provide a relevant case study, as well as other modern teaching methods to help students understand MSP®.



Key Learning Features

Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand:

  • 1 The principles and structure of MSP®.
  • 2 The benefits of a structured method in a changing environment.
  • 3 How to explain the MSP® process model.
  • 4 The MSP® themes.
  • 5 How to draft a program brief and vision statement.
  • 6 How to propose a program organisation structure.
  • 7 How to appreciate the principles of program level quality and risk management.
  • 8 Monitor improvements in value realized throughout a project lifecycle and capture learning which can be transferred to future projects.

Course Audience

  • Newly appointed program managers who may have a background in managing projects, but have not previously operated in a transformational change environment.
  • Senior managers who will “sponsor” the change, or perhaps be held accountable for its success.
  • Operational managers charged with embedding the change in their area.
  • Operational staff undertaking a role in the program or related projects.
  • program office staff (PMO) wishing to build upon their project management knowledge.
  • Experienced project managers.
  • Those seeking a professional qualification in program management.
  • All other personnel who have an interest or responsibility for Management of Value within their organisation.

Course Prerequisites

  • Experience of managing or working in programs prior to attending.
  • Knowledge of the PRINCE2 ® project management method is advantageous but by no means mandatory; some exposure to a project management method will aid understanding of how the program works with these projects.


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Exam prerequisites

  • Successful completion of the MSP® Foundation course, from an accredited provider.

Exam Details

1 Hour To Complete
75 Multiple Choice Questions
Closed Book Exam
50% Pass Score
Paper/Web Based

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Does Certifeka provide the exam?

Certifeka provides the voucher for the exam and assists in the exam application process.

Where is the exam?

The exam can be taken either: in the classroom, on the last day of the course; or online, at the student’s convenience.

When is the exam?

Exams can be taken on the last day of the course, or at an arranged time convenient for the student.

How long is my voucher valid for?

Exam vouchers are valid for six months from the date of issuance.

When do I need to register for the exam?

The examination can be scheduled at your convenience. Once you are ready to take the

exam, contact us and you will receive an exam voucher code.

How do I download the exam application?

When necessary, we will help with the exam application download.


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