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MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Certification Training

MSP® Foundation & Practitioner Certification Training accredited by AXELOS aims in strategic business approach involving smooth transition of changes for effective Program Management.


Project Management

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  • Includes material and exam fee
  • Best price in the industry
  • Express certification
  • 18 PDUs
  • AXELOS accredited course material
  • Courses led by experienced Instructors

Certification specifics

MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes) Foundation and Practitioner course deliver an understanding of program management methodology. MSP® course will help you to understand the treatment of each governance theme and how each governance theme is applied through transformational flow. However, it will give you the knowledge of the MSP® framework and its benefits to act as an informed member of a program management team.After completing MSP® practitioner exam, you can apply towards advanced MSP® practitioner certification.

Candidates can choose to take the MSP® Foundation and Practitioner exam paper based or computer based exam.

The exam format of MSP® Foundation is as follows:

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 5 questions to be trial and not checked in scores
  • 50 percentile required to be passed
  • Time duration: 60 minutes
  • Closed book

The exam format of MSP® Practitioner as follows:

  • Multiple choice
  • 8 questions: 10 question items per paper
  • 55 percentile required to be passed
  • Time duration: 150 minutes
  • Open book: Official MSP® manual

The MSP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification aims at:

  • The MSP® Foundation and Practitioner certification are ideal for senior project managers, operational managers, and quality assurance professionals.
  • Project Managers who want to build their career in a program management role.
  • Experienced project managers and candidates who are seeking a professional qualification in programme management.


  • A general comprehension about program and venture administration will be adequate.
  • The basic understanding of project management will help you to understand how the program works with these projects.

The MSP® course covers the following topics:

MSP® philosophy and structure

What is a program and how it differs to both business as usual and project work?
A relationship between the MSP® principles, governance themes and the transformational flow.

The 7 MSP® principles

  • Remaining aligned with corporate strategy
  • Leading change
  • Envisioning and Communicating a better future
  • Focusing on benefits and threats to them
  • Adding value
  • Designing and delivering a coherent capability
  • Learning from experience

The 9 MSP® governance themes

  • Organisation
  • Vision
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Benefits management
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Planning and control
  • Business case
  • Risk 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
  • Realizing the benefits
  • Closing a program
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Helping organizations transform at scale

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Custom training plans tailored to your teams, projects and business objectives.

Data, reports to analyze skill gaps and progress.

Course plans and case studies created by expert trainers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can enroll in an online, classroom or virtual course directly from our website by filling up the booking form. Alternatively, you can contact our sales team who can book you for a course.

We have 3 modes of payment-

a) Using PayPal account

b) Using credit or debit card

c) Wire transfer

The credentials for the online course will be emailed to you within 2 hours of your enrollment and payment of the course price. The hard copy materials for the virtual training will be shipped to you 7 days before the class commencement date.


The payment must be done before the training starts. For classroom and virtual at least 15 days before the class commencement date. For online mode of training the materials will be accessible only after the receipt of course fees.


After completing the course you will receive the course completion certificate from Certprime as well as the PDU certificate. After successfully passing the MSP Foundation Certification exam you will receive the certificate from the exam body (AXELOS). And after completing the MSP Practitioner exam successfully you will receive the certificate for Practitioner from the exam body (AXELOS).

If you fail in the first attempt you can ask for a free retake or ask for a refund. Kindly refer to our money back guarantee policy*.


Yes. Certprime is an accredited training organization (ATO) which is accredited to AXELOS and Peoplecert.

It will take 5 to 7 days to get certified for both MSP Foundation and Practitioner provided you pass the Foundation exam in the first attempt.

After successfully passing your certification exam, you can validate your certificate immediately in the Peoplecert portal. You can choose your name to be displayed in the successful candidate register (AXELOS website). However, you need to opt for this during exam registration and it may take up to 5 weeks to have your name listed after successfully passing the exam.

If you fail in the first attempt you will be given a free retake. If you fail in the second attempt you can ask for refund. Refer to our money back guarantee policy.*

You can ask for a refund within 24 hours of enrollment. Kindly refer our refund policy*.

MSP is one of the top courses in the project management field. It helps to maintain a strategic view over multiple projects simultaneously. It enables the candidates to align and coordinate successfully, a set of projects in a programme.

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