Course Code: GES385
Receive an introduction to MSP best practices and functions. Understand governance themes and programme management principles.
Learn about transformational flow, programme organization, vision, and leadership.
Learn about benefits management and categorization, as well as an overview of blueprint design and delivery.
Cover planning and control, business cases, and risk and issue management.
Understand quality and assurance management, identify programmes, and define a programme from beginning to end.
Complete the course by learning about managing tranches, delivering capabilities, and realizing the benefits of programme management.
I. MSP Course Introduction
II. Introduction to MSP
A. Using MSP
III. Programme Management Principles
IV. Governance Themes Overview
A. Governance Themes and Transformation Flows
V. Transformational Flow Overview
VI. Programme Organisation
A. The Programme Board
B. Programme Organisation within the Transformational Flow
A. Vision and Transformational Flow
VIII. MSP Overview of Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
A. Stakeholder Engagement Process
B. Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement within the Transformational Flow
IX. Benefits Management and Categorisation
A. Benefits Management Cycle
B. Benefits Management and Transformational Flow
X. An Overview of Blueprint Design and Delivery
A. Designing the Blueprint Delivery
B. Blueprint Design and Delivery within the Transformational Flow
XI. Overview of Planning and Control
A. Planning and Control Activities
B. Planning and Control within the Transformational Flow
C. Information Documents Used in Planning and Control
XII. Introduction to Business Case
A. Business Case Review and Roles
XIII. Overview of Risk and Issue Management
A. Introduction to Risk Management
B. Introduction to Issue Management
C. Risk and Issue Management within the Transformational Flow
XIV. Quality and Assurance Management
A. Scope of Programme Quality
B. Overview of Assurance Management
C. Quality and Assurance Management within the Transformational Flow
XV. Identifying a Programme
A. Identifying a Programme-Roles and Documents Used
XVI. Defining a Programme-Steps 1 to 4
A. Defining a Programme-Steps 5 to 12
B. Defining a Programme-Steps 13 to 17
XVII. Managing the Tranches-Steps 1 to 7
A. Managing the Tranches-Steps 8 to 13
XVIII. Overview of Delivering the Capability
A. Roles Involved in Delivering the Capability
XIX. Realising the Benefits Step1
A. Realising the Benefits Step 2
B. Realising the Benefits Step 3
XX. Closing a Programme
A. Steps in Closing a Programme
Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and agile expert. He has over 15 years of leadership experience in project management and agile at companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5,000 professionals globally.
Tim Jerome is a project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor and project management consultant.
You must be generaly familiar with business English proficiency. To apply for the MSP Foundation Level Exam, there are no prerequisites. To apply for the MSP Practitioner Level Exam, candidates must pass the Foundation-level exam to be eligible for the Practitioner examination.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
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Yes. This course prepares for the MSP® Foundation Level and Practitioner Level.
Click here for more information on the MSP® certifications. The exam fee is not included with this course.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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To apply for the MSP® Foundation Level Exam, there are no prerequisites. To apply for the MSP® Practitioner Level Exam, candidates must pass the Foundation-level exam to be eligible for the Practitioner examination. Click here for more information on the MSP® certifications.