AXELOS MSP® Foundation & Practitioner - Only 3 Days

Why

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

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be MSP Foundation & Practitioner certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be MSP Foundation & Practitioner trained in record time
  2. Our MSP Foundation & Practitioner course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MSP Foundation & Practitioner first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We're sure you'll pass your MSP Foundation & Practitioner course first time. But if you don’t, come back within a year, and only pay for accommodation and exams. Everything else is free
  4. You’ll learn more MSP Foundation & 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 Foundation & 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 Foundation & Practitioner with the best. We have the Q-For quality label, recognising our standards and professionalism in the training market. 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 Foundation & 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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What

MSP accredited by PeopleCert MSP accredited by PeopleCert

On this 3-day accelerated MSP® Foundation and Practitioner course you'll develop the skills to manage successful programmes. On the MSP Foundation, you'll develop your understanding of the MSP guidance to work effectively in a team within an environment supporting MSP. On the MSP Practitioner you'll further develop these skills with the aim of managing, leading or advising on work within an MSP environment.

Some of the topics you'll cover include:

  • Introduction to programme management
  • Programme management processes and documentation
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Risk and issue management
  • Planning and control

You'll 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 Foundation and Practioner examinations. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This course is designed for project delivery team members and anyone who needs to understand the terminology and concepts underpinning MSP and those wishing to pursue higher level certifications.

MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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

  • Proprietary Lab Manual and Program Courseware - developed to address the unique demands of accelerated learners
  • Self Test Testing Software

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

Modules:

  • Introduction to MSP and what constitutes a Programme
  • The MSP Principles
  • The Transformational Flow
  • Programme Organisation, Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement, Vision
  • Planning and Control, Quality and Assurance Management, Risk and Issue Management
  • Benefits Management, Programme Business Case, Blueprint Design and Delivery
  • Foundation exam
  • Practitioner exam

Course program in detail:

Introduction to Programme Management

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

Programme Management Processes and 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
  • SR
  • BCM(s)
  • Programme Manager
  • Programme Support
  • Additional roles

Vision

  • What makes a good Vision?
  • Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leadership vs Management
  • Stakeholder Profiles, Stakeholder Maps, Influence/Interest Matrix
  • Stakeholder Engagement Strategy
  • Programme Communications

Plan Blueprint Design and 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 and Issue Management

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

Quality and Assurance Management

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

Planning and Control

  • Projects Dossier
  • Project Plan
  • Dependency Networks
  • Monitoring and 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.

Foundation Examination

Examination format:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 75 questions per paper with one mark available per question
  • Five questions are trialled and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (50%) out of an available 70 marks
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book

Practitioner Examination

Examination Format:

  • Objective testing
  • Eight questions per paper, 80 marks available in total
  • 40 marks required to pass (50%)
  • 120 minutes duration
  • Open book

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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

Delegates 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 8 hours working through the pre-reading.

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 Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • 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 **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

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.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +32 (0)2 234 77 05.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

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.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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

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 +32 (0)2 234 77 05 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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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Learnt a lot in the short period of time, was a successful trip. Thank you"
Anonymous. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (8/7/2019 to 10/7/2019)

"Class sizes limited to support the accelerated pace. Excellent start to finish care to maximize opportunity to focused. Knowledge and engaging lectures "
David Simson, Anglian Water. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (15/10/2018 to 17/10/2018)

"The 5 days MSP training with the foundation, practitioner and advanced practitioner examinations is a demanding but great learning experience. The Firebrand trainer knows to keep a perfect balance between the theory, real life examples and experiences as well as preparation tips for the certification exams, which ensures a high certification rate (and thus a great return on the investment)"
G.H. . - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (3/7/2017 to 7/7/2017)

"The training is very intense but also very interesting. Preparation is needed but the trainer was very competent and knowledgeable, truly helping candidates to reach the required level of knowledge and comprehension. The trainers hands on experience also helps a lot as he gives real life illustrations of MSP concepts."
François D., Capgemini. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (3/7/2017 to 7/7/2017)

"Overall good experience. This is truly fast track learning, so be prepared to do an extra effort. Ensure you have completed pre-study (if required) before you attend, or it will be difficult to keep up. Enjoy!"
Kim Dyrby Hansen. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (19/6/2017 to 23/6/2017)

"PRINCE2 in just three days. At first I was very sceptic but the intensive and information packed training proved me wrong! I'll recommend this course to anyone who wants to get certified in the shortest time possible. Why spend two weeks if three days will suffice?"
Chris Rauws, Utrecht University. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (25/11/2013 to 27/11/2013)

"I attended the Prince2 practitioners training at Firebrand. The pre-exam guide was concise and very valuable learning aid. The staff was friendly, the teacher experienced+insightful and the participants stimulated learning. A good experience overall."
Anonymous - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (25/11/2013 to 27/11/2013)

"Compact course which demands motivation and tenacity to succeed."
Esther Schagen. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/11/2011 to 23/11/2011)

"I can recommend Firebrand training PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner. The trainer very knowledgeable regarding PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner and had the skills to teach our group very well. The approach Firebrand has, with full dedicated training in a short period of time, worked for me. It was heavy but doable. The training facility in Helvoirt was for sure suitable for this training purpose. If you consider taking a course at Firebrand with his approach make sure you prepare yourself as best as you can."
Maurice van Montfort, Infor Global Solutions. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (24/10/2011 to 26/10/2011)

"The course structure was perfect, which made it very easy and suitable for all. The instructor was fantastic. Highly recommend. "
Adam Heath, Vantage health. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (26/7/2019 to 28/7/2019)

"I had a good experience, the instructor was calm and made you trust that he would get you through the exam and gave us confidence."
Tyler Bussman, Firebrand . - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (26/7/2019 to 28/7/2019)

"Great experience with course trainer and the Firebrand staff managing the front line"
Anonymous. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/6/2019 to 23/6/2019)

"As usual the instructor was brilliant, patient and knowledgeable!"
Cassius Matemba, Woothan . - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/6/2019 to 23/6/2019)

"Very focused and to the point. Most efficient way of getting certified!"
Anonymous. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/6/2019 to 23/6/2019)

"The instructor was great, with detailed knowledge of the Prince2 course content. Location is great and reduces stress by being in one location."
Christopher Brown. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (13/5/2019 to 15/5/2019)

"From the moment i went into training room i realised that Firebrand instructors took my training seriously. It was well structured but flexible enough to fit my learning style."
Neil pothercary, Frieghtliner. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (13/5/2019 to 15/5/2019)

"From start to finish, a worthwhile experience that took me from aspiration to knowledgeable within 3 days! The tutor interaction was 1st class and facilities made the schedule of learning pass by without major concerns. I look forward to my next course, and the in-class discussions that ensure. Very, very worthwhile!"
Christian Perera, Mcdonalds corp. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"I would use Firebrand again, the structure and delivery was excellent."
Sean Curt. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"Well organised "products" everything "just worked"."
Anonymous. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"The coaching from the trainer was engaging and rewarding and aided me to meet my objectives."
Anonymous. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/12/2018 to 16/12/2018)

"Great course, very intense. Instructor is great."
Kelly Batten, BP. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (5/11/2018 to 7/11/2018)

"By far the best training centre i have ever used."
Aaron Duigenan. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Agile Certification (2 days) (8/11/2018 to 9/11/2018)

"Great atmosphere, very helpful, clear and patient instructor."
Anonymous, Lonza Biologics. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (5/11/2018 to 7/11/2018)

"Excellent instructor lead programme."
B.S.. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (5/11/2018 to 7/11/2018)

"I had very little project management experience, I now feel confident to venture into this field. The course is relentless, but worth it."
Anonymous. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (5/11/2018 to 7/11/2018)

"Firebrand Instructor very good and teaching excellent. Knowledge in the subject area."
Anonymous. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/9/2018 to 23/9/2018)

"I really enjoyed the course, so pleased to have passed :)"
Victoria Fennell. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/9/2018 to 23/9/2018)

"Instructor was very good."
Jonathan O'Connor, Meadad Ltd / Thales. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (21/9/2018 to 23/9/2018)

"Would recommend Firebrand an excellent training company. Professional from start to finish of training. Thank you Firebrand."
Nikki Colman, NHS. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (22/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"The best way to take training. Focused and dedicated to studying and passing. Instructor was very nice & very experienced. I'm glad I chose this way to do my study and exam. Thanks :)"
A.M.O. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (22/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"I have been impressed with Firebrand from the beginning, enquiring about the course, booking, pre-course material, the course set up, the training. I can not find fault with anything. The whole team have been supportive, friendly and approachable. Would highly recommend."
Andrea Tracz, HCA. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (22/6/2018 to 24/6/2018)

"If you're wanting to get qualified on a certain subject without taking too much time out of work - Firebrand is for you!"
Beth Leister, Lloyds. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (23/4/2018 to 27/4/2018)

"This is the best way to fast learn a new subject. Completely immersive with no distractions. Would highly recommend Firebrand to all those wanting to get up and running as quickly as possible."
A.B.. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (23/4/2018 to 27/4/2018)

"It's always amazing how quickly you can learn something with Firebrand"
Ian Jeffs, Mirka (UK) Ltd. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (9/4/2018 to 11/4/2018)

"Very intensive course, so be prepared to work hard. It's a great way of achieving results quickly!"
Sara Honey, Anient Ltd. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (9/4/2018 to 11/4/2018)

"I am here to resit my practitioner exam. The whole experience and level of detailed explanation has been excellent, which has given me a clearer understanding. "
Sarah Williams, Hartmann. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (9/4/2018 to 11/4/2018)

"I would highly recommend training for PRINCE2 with Firebrand. I have gone from having no knowledge of project management to feeling confident in my understanding. "
Anonymous - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (9/4/2018 to 11/4/2018)

"It's a lot to take in in such a short time. Be ready for hard work and long days."
Phil Gardiner. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (30/3/2018 to 1/4/2018)

"The trainer was excellent and helped to quickly put the entire course in context - he had constant energy through the entire period."
Y.A., AYT Consulting Ltd. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (30/3/2018 to 1/4/2018)

"Intense but effective and exactly what I needed when working in a busy corporate environment."
Thomas Owen, TPC. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (12/2/2018 to 14/2/2018)

"I have learnt a lot and coming from a legal background it was difficult for me to begin with, to comprehend the concepts and information, but I learnt and enjoyed it."
Jai Gillman-Smith, Cheque and Credit Clearing Company Co. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (12/2/2018 to 14/2/2018)

"The instructor was very helpful. He knows his stuff"
Augustine Baffoe, PAJ Accountants. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (18/12/2017 to 20/12/2017)

"The instructor was excellent, patient and always open to going over something we didn't understand. There was an awful lot of information to process though in an extremely short space of time. The facilities are great for learning."
Anonymous - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (18/12/2017 to 20/12/2017)

"Very well structured and intense - great impact. The presenter was very knowledgeable and paced the course very well."
Tim Stewart, Unravel Consulting Solutions. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (20/10/2017 to 22/10/2017)

"Fantastic experience, great tuition, full on days! This is the best way to quickly get a qualification with enthusisatic and knowledgeable instructors. I wont hesitate to come back when I need further training."
Richard Fletcher. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (17/7/2017 to 19/7/2017)

"An inspiring and prompt way to achieve personal targets. You eat, breath and sleep the Firebrand experience while you are here!"
Andrew Bostock, MILK education. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (17/7/2017 to 19/7/2017)

"With this training I feel I am ready to run a project to very high level of execution- having all tools in place and able to use them now!"
Oliver Friedrich, Universal Utility International BV. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (16/6/2017 to 18/6/2017)

"An intense but rewarding course which covers the material well. A good mix of theoretical and practice exercises reinforced with real world examples."
Mark Edwin, Lojo Systems. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)

"Excellent course and materials, pre course reading and the venue is really good."
N.E. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)

"The course has been fantastic. Accelerated learning is hard but definitely the way forward. The instructor has been excellent and has been very supportive to everyone attending the course. His delivery style is very effective, friendly and encouraging."
Jennifer Hamling-Hills. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/4/2017 to 16/4/2017)

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