AXELOS MSP® Advanced Practitioner

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MSP accredited by PeopleCert MSP accredited by PeopleCert

Once you've completed this 2-day accelerated MSP® Advanced Practitioner course, you'll be capable of leading and applying the MSP guidance in a complex programme within an environment that uses MSP.

Programme Management provides the framework for implementing business strategies and initiatives, or large-scale change, where there is a "vision" of the programme's outcome - a transformed organisation for example. Programmes Management helps to organise, manage, accommodate and control these changes so that the eventual outcome meets the objectives set by the business strategy.

Some of the topics you'll cover include:

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  • Introduction to Programme Management
  • Vision
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Benefits management
  • Risk and issue management
  • Quality and assurance management
  • Planning and control

You'll also benefit from industry expert instructors that will make use of their rich experience to enhance your understanding of the course material.

On this course, you'll sit the MSP Advanced Practitioner exam on site. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

The advanced practitioner certification is designed for those across a variety of roles including: Programme managers, those appointed to lead a portfolio or programme support functions, BCMs and other programme support and management professionals.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your MSP Advanced Practitioner course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be MSP Advanced Practitioner certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be MSP Advanced Practitioner trained in record time
  2. Our MSP Advanced Practitioner course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MSP Advanced Practitioner first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more MSP Advanced Practitioner. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn MSP Advanced Practitioner faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying MSP Advanced Practitioner with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study MSP Advanced Practitioner courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Daily lectures, labs, and review sessions are supplemented by a combination of:

Proprietary Lab Manual & Program Courseware - developed to address the unique demands of accelerated learners

Self Test Testing Software

Firebrand Training covers all essential elements necessary to attain the Managing Successful Programmes certifications during the course.

Advanced Practitioner level instruction will be covered, from our MSP programme curriculum:

Course program in detail

Introduction to Programme Management

  • Programme Definition
  • Programmes vs. Projects
  • The Programme Management Environment
  • Using Programme Management
  • Principles

Programme Management Processes & Documentation

  • Identifying a Programme – Programme Mandate, Programme Brief
  • Defining a Programme – Programme Definition Document
  • Managing the Tranches, Delivering the Capability, Realising the Benefits
  • Closing a Programme

Programme Organisation

  • Sponsoring Group
  • Programme Board
  • SRO
  • BCM(s)
  • Programme Manager
  • Programme Support
  • Additional roles

Vision

  • What makes a good Vision?

Leadership & Stakeholder Engagement

  • Leadership vs Management
  • Stakeholder Profiles, Stakeholder Maps, Influence/Interest Matrix
  • Stakeholder Engagement Strategy
  • Programme Communications Plan

Blueprint Design & Delivery

  • The POTI Model
  • Outputs/Capabilities
  • Tranche Alignment
  • The Blueprint

Benefits Management

  • Benefits Profiles/Benefits Maps
  • Benefits Management Strategy
  • Benefits Realisation Plan

Business Case

  • Genesis of a Business Case
  • Benefits vs Dis-Benefits
  • Types of Programme Cost

Risk & Issue Management

  • Risk Management/Issue Management
  • Risk Management Strategy/Register
  • Issue Management Strategy/Register
  • Configuration Management
  • Information Management Strategy/Plan

Quality & Assurance Management

  • Quality vs Assurance
  • Quality & Assurance Strategy/Plan
  • Audits/Health Checks

Planning & Control

  • Projects Dossier
  • Project Plan
  • Dependency Networks
  • Monitoring & Control Strategy

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You will be prepared for, and sit the following exams on-site during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

Advanced Practitioner Examination

Examination format:

  • Essay-based
  • Two questions per paper, 75 marks available in total
  • 38 marks required to pass (50%)
  • Three hours‚ duration
  • Open-book (other material than the MSP Guide, such as course notes or copies of presentations can be used during this examination, but use of electronic aids, such as laptops, is not permitted)

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Included:

  • MSP Axelos Accredited Courseware

The following is provided before you attend the course, and must be brought with you.

  • Managing Successful Programmes (2011 Edition) ISBN: 9780113313273

Students will also be provided with pre-course reading by email prior to attending the course. This pre-reading comprises a mixture of theory, sample questions and application of MSP.

Paying close attention to the pre-reading materials will significantly help a delegate‚s prospects of success on the course. It is recommended that candidates spend 3 hours to become familiar with the scenario, and additional time to refresh their MSP knowledge.

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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To be successful in the Managing Successful Programmes course you should have six months‚ experience in project management.

In order to take the MSP Advanced Practitioner, you will need to have already achieved the MSP Foundation and Practitioner exams.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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