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MSP Foundation
MSP Foundation Training and Certification

MSP Foundation Training and Certification

The MSP® Foundation course is designed for people that are interested in learning how to manage multiple projects and programmes successfully.

The MSP course provides the theoretical knowledge of how to plan, manage and deliver programmes from start to finish. It is designed to support programme or project managers and those working in a programme office, business change managers and/or programme and project delivery team members. The course provides a greater understanding of the MSP guidance to work more effectively in large scale project or programme environments.

Following the completion of the MSP course participants should:

  • Understand key concepts relating to programmes and MSP
  • Understand how the MSP principles underpin the MSP framework
  • Understand the MSP themes and how they are applied throughout the programme
  • Understand the MSP processes and how they are carried out throughout the programme
  • Pass the MSP Foundation exam to get the MSP certification
  • Project managers/senior project managers
  • Business change managers
  • Other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including project board members (e.g. executive), project assurance, and project support
  • Operational line managers/staff (e.g. process owners) operating within a programme environment
  • Other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of programmes, including: programme board members (e.g. senior responsible owner), programme assurance, and programme management office personnel
  • Portfolio management staff
  • Specialist programme staff
  • 1 hour (75 minutes for non-native speakers)
  • 60 questions
  • Objective Test Questions
  • 60% pass mark
  • Closed book

Upon successful completion of the exam and following confirmation of the results, the participants will receive a unique, secure and auditable electronic certificate from PeopleCert.

It is desirable, but not essential, that participants have some work-experience on programmes. Some pre-read material is provided prior to the MSP training and is expected to be fully read before attending the course.

The following course material is included for this MSP training:

  • Pre-Course Study Materials

The course preparation materials include a structured Pre-Course Study Guide – available online

  • MSP Foundation Material

This material contains the MSP Manual, case study, exercises and solutions, MSP Glossary, Foundation test-exams and hints & tips for the Foundation Examination.


  1. We guarantee a comprehensive learning experience. Our course includes pre-course material, manual, practice tests and the official exam.
  2. We have a 100% pass rate on the MSP Foundation exam! We are confident that you will pass your Foundation exam at the first attempt.
  3. Take advantage of our 20 years’ experience delivering best practice training across the world.
  4. We provide expertise: QRP trainers are carefully selected from our specialized network. Most trainers are accredited on multiple Best Practices.
  5. Our MSP training courses are fully accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of Axelos.
5 half days
CHF 1990
  • MSP Foundation Exam
  • Take2: Free Exam Resit
  • Live Expert Guidance
  • Pre-Course Study Guide
  • Official Digital Manual
  • Digital Course Material
  • Practice Tests
  • Simulated Mock Exams

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