Senior Project Manager Certification (PRINCE2® & MSP® Foundation & Practitioner, Exams)

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About the Certifications

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner

PRINCE2® stands for PRojects IN Controlled Environments and throughout the PRINCE2 course you will learn the seven PRINCE2 processes, themes and principles which are implemented into PRINCE2 projects using the PRINCE2 methodology. PRINCE2 can be applied to any type of project so you will learn how to manage projects of any size, in any industry effectively using the PRINCE2 framework.

The PRINCE2® Practitioner status is one that many organisations perceive to be a minimum requirement for anyone who is looking to lead a project or be a project manager.

Course Units

  • Principles of PRINCE2
  • Business Case Theme
  • Organisation Theme
  • Quality Theme
  • Plan Theme
  • Risk Theme
  • Change Theme
  • Progress Theme
  • Starting up a Project Process
  • Directing a Project Process
  • Initiating a Project Process
  • Controlling a Project Process
  • Managing Product Delivery Process
  • Closing a Project Process
  • Tailoring PRINCE2 to the project environment

Exam Format:

  • Foundation:

o   Multiple choice

o   Closed book format

o   75 questions

o   35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) – 50%

o   60 minutes’ duration

  • Practitioner:

o   Objective testing

o   8 questions – 10 question items per question, each worth one mark

o   44 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 55%

o   2 hours and 30 minutes’ duration

o   Open book exam (official PRINCE2 manual only)

MSP Foundation & Practitioner

MSP stands for Managing Successful Programmes and MSP is a globally recognised framework for managing groups of projects. MSP is a world-leading qualification for professionals who want to demonstrate industry best practice in project management and business strategy execution.

Course Units

  • MSP Introduction and MSP Overview
  • MSP Frameworks and MSP Concepts
  • Vision
  • Blueprint Design and Delivery
  • Defining a Programme
  • Planning and Control
  • Benefits Realisation Management
  • Organisation and the Programme Office
  • The Business Case
  • Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Managing the Tranches
  • Delivery the Capability and Realising the Benefits
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management and Issue Resolution
  • Closing a Programme
  • Practical Work

Exams

MSP Foundation

o   Multiple choice

o   75 questions

o   60 minute’s duration

o   50% needed to pass

o   Closed book

MSP Practitioner

  • Objective marking
  • 8 questions
  • 2 hours 30 minutes’ duration
  • 50% needed to pass
  • Open book exam

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