MSP® Practitioner Certificate in Programme Management

MSP® Practitioner Certificate  in Programme Management


Managing Successful Programmes® offers principles and processes for the implementation and management of a program. A program comprises a set of related projects and activities in order to deliver outcomes and benefits relating to an organization’s strategic objectives.


Target group

  • Project Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Experts and advisers working within a program office
  • Other specialist/governance roles involved in supporting programs following the MSP® guidance



Managing Successful Programmes® Practitioner is part of the Best Management Practice Portfolio. It is the follow-up on Managing Successful Programmes® Foundation and a prerequisite for the Managing Successful Programmes® Advanced Practitioner.


e-Competence Framework (e-CF)

 e-CF Area   e-Competence e-1 e-2 e-3 e-4 e-5
PLAN A.4. Product/Service Planning          
A.7. Technology Trend Monitoring          
ENABLE D.9. Personnel Development          
MANAGE E.2. Project and Portfolio Management          
E.3. Risk Management          
E.4. Relationship Management          
E.6. ICT Quality Management          
E.7. Business Change Management
E.9. IS Governance          
Legend for coverage



Managing Successful Programmes® Foundation


Exam content

  • Explain each of the MSP® principles, the governance themes and the transformational flow activities
  • Identify additional value as a result of managing the described change as an MSP programme
  • Explain the relationship between the MSP® principles, governance themes, the transformational flow, programme information (documents) and the MSP® defined programme management roles and can apply that understanding
  • Apply each of the MSP® principles, governance themes and transformational flow processes
  • Produce or evaluate examples of MSP® programme information (documents)
  • Identify activities that should be undertaken during each of the processes of the transformational flow together with the accountabilities and responsibilities of each of the defined roles
  • Understand which management products are input to, output from, and updated in each of the six transformational flow processes


Click here to download the glossary in the download section in the right column.


Exam Details

Exam duration: 150 minutes
Number of questions: 80
Pass mark: 50% (40 out of 80)
Open book:   Managing Successful Programmes Guide only
Electronic devices permitted: No


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