Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th Edition

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Publised On:Nov 21, 2020


Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a globally recognised framework for best practice programme management. Programmes are temporary structures used by organizations to lead investments in change. 

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is specifically designed to address the most common challenges that organizations encounter when leading investments in change. It is designed to align programmes and projects to organizational strategy and to provide governance. It focuses on the outcomes of benefits, whilst mitigating risks and actively engaging stakeholders. 

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th edition consists of a set of principles, themes and processes that provide a clear roadmap for the programme lifecycle and ensure successful organizational outcomes: 

  • The 7 Principles
  • The 7 Themes
  • The 7 Processes

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th edition emphasizes more flexibility, adaptability, and responsiveness by adopting an incremental approach to the programme lifecycle and thus enabling organizational agility. 

Certification scheme 

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) consists of guidance, training, and certification. There are two certification levels – Foundation and Practitioner. 

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th edition Foundation - for individuals that are interested in learning how to manage multiple projects and programmes successfully. The 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, those working in a programme office, business change managers, and programme and project delivery team members, that wish to gain a greater understanding of the MSP guidance to work more effectively in large scale project or programme environments. 

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) 5th edition Practitioner - for project, programme and business change managers that want to build on their knowledge of MSP, in order to practically apply the MSP framework to real life scenarios, providing the skills to lead and manage a programme. It is a must-have certification for both project and programme management professionals to deliver organizational value to their employers and boost their careers. 

Certification is accompanied by a content subscription service, My MSP that offers MSP practitioners a wide range of content designed to help them achieve exam success, excel in their professional roles, and advance their careers. 

Tecknologia has published its MSP® 5th edition courses schedule.


•MSP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

•Based upon AXELOS® MSP® materials. Material is used under licence from AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.