Program management is the discipline that helps manage resources and dependencies across multiple projects whilst implementing strategic changes to the organization. [+]
Program management is rising in popularity. Program management is the discipline that helps manage resources and dependencies across multiple projects whilst implementing strategic changes to the organization. This course covers the basics and main principles of the MSP® methodology for managing successful programs. MSP® is an internationally recognized methodology.
The purpose MSP Practitioner certification is aimed at project managers, business change managers (BCMs) and those working within a Programme Office or in a specialist or governance position within an organization. It demonstrates your ability to understand and apply the MSP principles, governance themes and transformational flow processes when managing a programme.
This level is also a prerequisite for programme management professionals progressing toward the MSP Advanced Practitioner certification, and those aspiring to become programme management professionals in the future.
How to identify additional value as a result of managing the described change as an MSP programme.Applying each of the MSP principles, the governance themes and the transformational flow processes and their activities.
The relationship between the MSP principles, governance themes, the transformational flow, programme information (documents) and the MSP defined programme management roles.
How to produce and evaluate examples of MSP programme information (documents).
MSP Philosophy and Structure:
What is a program and how it differs to both business as usual and project work.
Relationship between the MSP Principles, Governance Themes and the Transformational Flow.
The 7 MSP principles:
Remaining aligned with corporate strategy
Envisioning and communicating a better future
Focusing on benefits and threats to them
Designing and delivering a coherent capability
Learning from experience
The 9 MSP Governance Themes:
Leadership and stakeholder engagementv
Blueprint design and delivery
Planning and control
The Business case
Risks and issue management
Quality and assurance management
The 6 MSP Transformational Flow Processes:
Identifying a program
Defining a program
Managing the tranche
Delivering the capability
Realising the benefits
Closing a program