MSP® Practitioner

Course code: MSP2

Course description:

MSP® Practitioner is a training to consolidate and complement the knowledge gained during the MSP Foundation course, so a candidate would be able to sit and pass the MSP Practitioner exam. 


The training is focused on full understanding of the programme anatomy (themes), Transformation Flow (processes), ways of establishing and maintaining the programme governance in accordance with the principles and of course on MSP Practitioner exam preparation.

Target group: 

The training is meant for:

  • Medium and senior management who decides on programmes and takes part in their delivery,
  • Programme managers whose knowledge and competencies contribute to the success of each programme,
  • Persons who manage programme constituent projects,
  • Those who want to enhance their business change knowledge to programme management.


MSP Foundation knowledge. MSP Practitioner candidates must have already passed their MSP Foundation level examination. Project management knowledge and understanding PRINCE2 will be helpful to master MSP Practitioner level. 

Duration: 1 day course + exam day

Exam details:

MSP Practitioner is an exam to test understanding MSP and applying the concept to given sample specific programme scenario. This is 2½ hours exam composed of 8 group of question giving a chance to earn 10 marks for each group. (each question should be answered). The pass rate is 50% (50 marks). The exam is organized in the agreed date. There are different test styles used within the exam: multiple choice, multiple responses, matching, assertion/reason and the style is similar as to the one used in PRINCE2 Practitioner exam. 


Table of contents:

-- Pre-course work --

  • Reading MSP 2011 manual
  • MSP Practitioner exam candidate guidance
  • MSP Practitioner sample examination 1

-- Day 1 --

  • Introduction to MSP 2011 exam,
  • Pre-course debrief (MSP Practitioner sample examination 1)
  • MSP Practitioner mock examination 2
  • Comprehensive investigation of mock exam questions
  • Homework
    • MSP Practitioner sample examinations 1 and 2 review

-- Exam day--

  • MSP Practitioner examination (2½ hours+ time of administrative procedure).


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