AXELOS MSP® Foundation & Practitioner - Only 3 Days

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 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 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’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 65,217 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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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65,217 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.57% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"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® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.10.20 to 2017.10.22)

"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® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.7.17 to 2017.7.19)

"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® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.7.17 to 2017.7.19)

"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® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.6.16 to 2017.6.18)

"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® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.4.14 to 2017.4.16)

"Excellent course and materials, pre course reading and the venue is really good."
N.E. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.4.14 to 2017.4.16)

"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® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.4.14 to 2017.4.16)

"An excellently well run course, with a Tutor who had brilliant knowledge and kept the course interesting - despite the long days. "
Ganesh Gnanamoorthy. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.4.14 to 2017.4.16)

"The training was brilliantly structured. The trainer was very knowledgeable and helpful. Not only did he explained the concepts perfectly, he also taught from the examination point of view which was helpful in taking on the exams. Highly recommended."
Gaurav Gupta, JP Morgan. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.3.24 to 2017.3.26)

"I would recommend Firebrand. It seemed like a lot of money to spend on training, but it has turned out to be very good value. The course is very well structured and intensive. Not a minute is wasted. The tutor was very knowledgable and approachable. The experience exceeded my expectations"
N.H. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2017.3.24 to 2017.3.26)

"The Firebrand Training course provides an intense and focused leaning opportunity to fully grasp the necessary understanding, skills and awareness to meet your learning objectives and exam requirements."
C.W. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.12.19 to 2016.12.21)

"Firebrand provided a great experience for achieving certification which is necessary to achieve my work and stay updated with industry qualification standards and requirements."
Kwesi Jhannon Fanus, Xrosp Technologies Ltd. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.12.19 to 2016.12.21)

"Time is Money, this course is ideal for gaining the required certifications. Intensive but very educational."
Paul Hiles, EDM Consultants (EMEA) Ltd. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.12.19 to 2016.12.21)

"Great tuition from a well versed trainer. Would recommend to anyone looking to get certified "
Daniel Singer, Vantage Referral Management. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.12.19 to 2016.12.21)

"Great experience in training class, due to well paced delivery by our instructor."
Michael Graston, SHELL. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (2016.12.12 to 2016.12.16)

"Intensive three days, but covered the material well and fully prepared us for the exams"
Joanne Jones , Thermo Fisher Scientific. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.11.30 to 2016.12.2)

"An excellent way to learn a complex subject area in a very short span of time. "
Lasitha Gamagedara, Canada Life. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.11.4 to 2016.11.6)

"Firebrand provide excellent, fast paced and effective training They have equipped me with fundamentals to go on and properly utilize PRINCE2 back in my organisation."
Alex Huda, Brunel University. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.11.4 to 2016.11.6)

"I am a Production Operations Manager with a busy work and family life. I have been wanting to get Prince2 qualified for 3 years but just could not get round to seeing it through. Firebrand made the entire process easy by providing the accelerated course option. Great facilities and outstanding course delivery."
Worthmore Tim Munyeza, Essentra Packaging. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.11.4 to 2016.11.6)

"Excellent training, clean facilities, knowledgeable trainer"
Lakhbir Chhokar, L C Financial LTD. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.11.4 to 2016.11.6)

"Full-on but very good training with knowledgeable instructor"
Anonymous - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.11.4 to 2016.11.6)

"Well delivered with deep understanding instructor."
Paul Loates, GLAXOSMITHKLINE. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.8.15 to 2016.8.17)

"Training at Firebrand achieves the best results in the shortest possible time."
Nicholas Revington, SimCorp Ltd. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.7.25 to 2016.7.27)

"Focused, intense, brilliant! Highly recommended!"
Briana Wherry, Alfresco Software Ltd.. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.7.25 to 2016.7.27)

"Everything is sorted here, you dont need to think about anything but the course you are attending for, which compliments the learning style. "
Lyn Osbourne. - AXELOS PRINCE2® Agile Certification (2 days)

"Cant wait to go back to work and begin using PRINCE2."
N.J.E.L. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"I attended a 3 day PRINCE2 course in June 2016. I found the timeframe much more convenient than a standard longer course. There was a lot of material to cover in a short time, but being on site with others was beneficial for sharing study tips and discussions scenarios. Thank you."
Alison Caldwell, Square Marble Technology Limited. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"Good course, excellent instructor."
M.B. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"Fast & focused training."
Ian Peckham, Zaizi Limited. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"Perfect opportunity to study and be assessed in a supportive environment with minimal distractions. Excellent trainer - made everything seem achievable."
Stuart Hunter, Montgomery Hunter Limited. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"Great venue, current & relevant course material, knowledgeable instructor, friendly atmosphere, all the ingredients for success."
Claire Peltier, The Berkeley Group PLC. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"Good method for quick revision and taking exams under supervision, ideally preparation needed first."
Elizabeth Marginson. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.6.3 to 2016.6.5)

"Its been one of the best training courses I have ever been on."
Mustapha El Mourabit, Data Metrix. - AXELOS M_o_R® (Management of Risk) (3 days) (2016.3.14 to 2016.3.16)

"The instructor was an incredibly engaging and knowledgeable. The course structure and content has facilitated a week of great learning and personal development. I am looking forward to applying my new found skills in the work place."
Rachel Wrigley, EMIS Health. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.4.30 to 2016.5.2)

"The training has been comprehensive and provided sufficient scenario based questions preparation for the exam."
L.M. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.4.30 to 2016.5.2)

"I attended Firebrand to further my knowledge & skills in project management and I have achieved exactly what I wanted to! All in all, a fantastic and VERY educational experience. "
Dan Kennedy, AKA. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.4.30 to 2016.5.2)

"Very intense but a great way to learn fast!"
Stuart Critchley, Olympus. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.4.11 to 2016.4.13)

"Firebrand have got it right in accelerating the course and allowing me to focus on the course."
Gilbert Trinidad, Self Funder. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.4.11 to 2016.4.13)

"Although very intense, the course material and tutor's knowledge was excellent."
R.B. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.4.11 to 2016.4.13)

"The instructor was great, really thorough. An excellent course."
Nick Raymond, L P Hart . - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.3.7 to 2016.3.9)

"Having come in with no experience of project management, I now feel I have a greater understanding and confidence, after only 3 days."
Mark Jackson, Self Funder. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.3.7 to 2016.3.9)

"Excellent tutorial, venue and content. Tutor was patient, understanding and with his good sense of humour, made the intensive course an enjoyment."
Savena Woolley, Askham Bryan College. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.3.7 to 2016.3.9)

"A great course that prepares you to set out on your own and apply structures & best practices in your daily work. Highly recommended. Really appreciated the instructors energy & ability to draw from experience."
Anonymous - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (2016.2.22 to 2016.2.26)

"I found the course extremely well run. It has a full packed week, but definitely a great way to learn."
Laura Wise. - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (2016.2.22 to 2016.2.26)

"Excellent training provided in an environment designed to enhance learning of MSP."
Anonymous - AXELOS MSP® Foundation, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner (5 days) (2016.2.22 to 2016.2.26)

"The training session is short and tough but the instructor made all the difference. Personally I don't think I'd be better off training anywhere else! Happy with the training at Firebrand and above all the instructor. Thank you!!!"
Rohit Sharma. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.2.15 to 2016.2.17)

"Firebrand training provided me with just the right facilities and trainer to expedite achievement of my required PRINCE2 training course."
James Nicoll, N/A. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.2.15 to 2016.2.17)

"Very good course."
J.L. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.1.25 to 2016.1.27)

"Intense - prepared well for exams."
Muhammad Hashmi, Self Funder. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2016.1.25 to 2016.1.27)

"The experience of the instructor and delivery if the course material is second to none. I would not hesitate to recommend Firebrand to anyone looking to take Prince2_3."
Sheena Hardy, Self Funder. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2015.11.6 to 2015.11.8)

MSP accredited by APMG

On this 3-day accelerated MSP® Foundation and Practitioner course you'll develop this 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 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.

The MSP® Accredited Training Organization 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 +44 207 907 1120.

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: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, 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 +44 207 907 1120 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.

Interested? See prices or call +44 207 907 1120