Foundation OverviewThe MSP Foundation qualification is the first of three levels required to become a MSP Practitioner and is designed to test your understanding of MSP principles and terminology.
The MSP Foundation examination will test your ability in the following areas:
- Overview & Principles
- Stakeholder Management
- Issue Management & Risk Management
- Benefits Management
- Planning & Establishing a Programme
- Organisation, Roles & Responsibilities
- Quality & Configuration Management
- Managing the Portfolio
- Delivering Benefits and Closing a Programme
The MSP Foundation Course Suits:
- Senior Responsible Owners and Service Managers considering implementing a Programme Management approach to the whole business of change.
- Newly appointed Programme Managers who may have a background in managing projects but have not previously operated in a multi-project environment.
- Project Managers who are managing projects which are part of a larger programme and who need to be aware of the wider issues.
- Functional Department Managers, whose staff may be seconded to programme work and who may be the target beneficiaries for the end-products of the programmes.
- Business Change Managers in all areas of the organisation, project team members and functional staff who need to understand more about the implications of operating in a programme environment.
The MSP Foundation Course Exam
The qualification consists of 50 multiple choice questions to be answered in 40 minutes. The pass mark is 60%. This is a closed-book examination.