MSP is a best-practice guide from the Home Office, describing a structured approach for managing programmes. It has been developed using the collective expertise and practical experience of some of the leading practitioners in the field. This means that it not only reflects best practice, but is also an accessible, workable technique that has been tested by those working in the real world.
This training event is designed for Programme Managers, Business Change Managers, Account Managers, Project Directors, Business Strategists, Consultants.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:
Plan for and gain crucial "buy-in" from the key stakeholders in your programme
Align projects to your strategy
Keep the focus on your change objectives
Provide your senior management colleagues with a flexible and relevant framework, so they can work with you to direct the change process
Achieve more efficient use of your resources
Better control the risks that may be hidden in the detail of activities and projects
Realise benefits during and after your programme through a formal process
Improve your control of costs, standards and quality
Effectively manage your programme's business case
Gain efficient control of a whole range of complex activities
Use clear role definitions to avoid confusion and conflict
Manage better the smooth transition from current to future operations
Be better briefed to work within programmes and Gateway Reviews
Gain a recognized Programme Management qualification
Some experience of leading or managing major change.
The standard recommended pre-course reading time is 15-20 hours.
Building your own map of a programme lifecycle
Designing your programme team
How leaders lead a programme
Drafting a Programme Brief
How to make sure benefits are realised by good transition management
Engaging the stakeholders;communications in a programme
Risk and Issue management
Ensure the quality of the final capability
Planning, tracking and controlling progress in the programme
Presenting a Programme Definition
Managing the developing new business capability and controlling changes
Integrating the processes, information and roles in the programme
Programme Management Processes
Identifying a Programme
Defining a Programme
Governing a Programme
Managing the Benefits
Closing a Programme
Fitting it all together with a Case Study
Daily review questions
This course is based upon the Guide leading to the Axelos Examination in Programme Management. Delegates will sit the Foundation and Practitioner exams during this course. The Foundation exam consists of 75 multiple choice questions (although 5 of the questions are for trial purposes only), to be completed closed book within 60 minutes. Candidates must score a minimum of 50% (35 marks) out of 70 to pass. The Practitioner exam is objective marking style, open book paper which consists of 8 questions to be completed within 150 minutes (2.5 hours). Candidates must score at least 50% (40 marks) out of a possible 80 to pass.
The exam is included in the course fee.
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