The Examination Preparation Event is designed for anyone who has recently passed the MSP Foundation Exam and wishes to receive advice and guidance in preparation for taking the APM Group MSP Practitioner Examination.The event will help anyone who wishes to understand and appreciate how MSP is applied to a programme scenario. The event is not suitable for anyone wishing to learn or substantially revise the MSP Method. For revision of the MSP method, SPOCE recommends its MSP Passport e-Learning.. All Delegates attending the Exam Preparation Event must already have reached the standard of knowledge required and have passed the pre-requisite Foundation Examination.Download Course Outline
Officially launched in October 1999, "Managing Successful Programmes" (MSP®) is a guide that maintains a strategic view over a set of projects, aligning them to the required business change in order to realise benefits of strategic importance to the business.
The Practitioner Upgrade/Examination Preparation event provides an opportunity to apply learning of the MSP® methodology to programme scenarios. The scenarios used on this event are in the same format to those used in the APM Group Practitioner Exam. If you require the Foundation Exam, please contact SPOCE for the options available.
This course includes Course Materials, Practitioner Exam & Refreshments. *Manual not included* please bring your own copy from the Foundation course, if you dont have it then contact us for purchase options.
The focus of this event is to apply previous learning of the method to sample Practitioner style exam questions. No learning of any new MSP® topics should be expected, rather an enhancement of your existing knowledge.
What Are The Course Objectives?
The key objectives of the MSP® Practitioner course are:
What Is The Course Approach?
During the course, candidates will have an opportunity to try out the application of their existing MSP knowledge to a typical practitioner exam scenario and related objective tests questions.
It can be expected that this preparation event will improve the likelihood of passing the APMG Practitioner Exam.
This 2-day event is intended to prepare delegates for the MSP Practitioner Exam, and although a flexible timetable is applied, it will include the following elements:
By the end of day 2, delegates will have attempted sample questions covering all question types used in the Practitioner Exam, with some further questions being available for evening work.
What examinations are taken on the course?
MSP® Practitioner Exam: 2½ hours, open book (MSP® manual only) consisting of 8 scenario -based objective test questions.
Please remember to bring your Manual with you for the course and the open book practitioner exam
SPOCE delivers accredited training courses across the country. The following is a list of SPOCE's training venues. Residential accommodation (A) can be arranged at our Bournemouth venue. Refreshments (R) are provided at all venues. Lunch (L) is also provided at all venues except London.
Birmingham (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - Strathallan, 225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9RY
Bournemouth - West Cliff (A,L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - West Cliff, Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5JS
Bournemouth - East Cliff (A,L,R) - Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AN
Bournemouth - Best Western Royale (A,L,R) - The Best Western Hotel Royale, 16 Gervis Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3EQ
Bournemouth - The Cumberland(A,L,R) - The Cumberland, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 3AF
Bournemouth - The Suncliff (A,L,R) - The Suncliff Hotel, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 3AG
Bournemouth - The Trouville Hotel (A,L,R) - The Trouville Hotel, 5-7 Priory Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5DH
Brighton (L,R) - Holiday Inn Brighton Seafront, 137 King’s Road, Brighton, B1 2JF
Bristol (L,R) - Arnos Manor Hotel, 470 Bath Road, Avon, Bristol, BS4 3HQ
Cardiff (L,R) - Jurys Inn Cardiff, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3DN
Cambridge (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel Cambridge, Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8EU
Canterbury (L,R) - Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, 36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DU
Coventry (L,R) - The Welcome Centre, 47 Parkside, Coventry CV1 2HG
Exeter (L,R) - Gipsy Hill Hotel, Gipsy Hill Lane, Exeter EX1 3RN
Fleet (L,R) - GBS Corporate, Ancells Business Park, Oakmere, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UT
Leeds (L,R) - Mercure Leeds, Otley Road, Leeds LS16 8AG
Leicester (L,R) - Devonshire Place, 78 London Rd, Leicester LE2 0RA
Liverpool (L,R) - Jurys Inn, 31 Keel Wharf, Liverpool, L3 4FN
London (R) - SPOCE, 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London, EC3R 7LP
London (R) - ITIL - SPOCE, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YF
Manchester (L,R) - Trafford Hall Hotel, 23 Talbot Rd, Stretford, Manchester M16 0PE
Milton Keynes (L,R) - Hotel Novotel Milton Keynes, Saxon St, Heelands, Milton Keynes MK13 7RA
Newcastle (L,R) - Ramada Encore Newcastle-Gateshead, Hawks Road, Gateshead Quays, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE8 3AD
Nottingham (L,R) - Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SS
Norwich (L,R) - Mercure Norwich Hotel, 121-131 Boundary Road, Norwich, NR3 2BA
Oxford (L,R) - Oxford Milton Hill House, Steventon, Abingdon, Oxford, OX13 6AF
Portsmouth (L,R) - Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, St Helens Parade, Portsmouth, PO4 0RN
Plymouth (L,R) - Future Inn Plymouth, 1 William Prance Road, Plymouth International Business Park, PL6 5ZD
Reading (L,R) - Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel, Bath Rd, Calcot, Reading RG31 7QN
Sheffield (L,R) - Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel, Blonk Street, Sheffield, S1 2AU
Southampton (L,R) - Lancaster Court, Barnes Wallis Road, Fareham, Hampshire. PO15 5TU
Southampton (L,R) - The Learning Centre, 14 Annealing Close, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9PX
Stoke-on-Trent (L,R) - Quality Hotel Stoke, 66 Trinity Street, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, ST1 5NB
Swansea (L,R) - Mercure Swansea, Phoenix Way, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA7 9EG
York (L,R) - Hotel 53, 53 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PL