"MSP defines programme management as the action of carrying out the coordinated organization, direction and implementation of a dossier of projects and transformation activities (i.e. the programme) to achieve outcomes and realize benefits of strategic importance to the business."
- from Managing Successful Programmes
It provides a framework whereby large, complex change can be broken down into manageable, inter-related projects. For those managing this overall delivery the principles of programme management are key to delivering on time and within budget.
Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) comprises a set of principles and processes for use when managing a programme. It is founded on best practice although it is not prescriptive. It is very flexible and designed to be adapted to meet the needs of local circumstances.
Download the MSP overview brochure (PDF, 3.0MB).
The MSP qualifications are aimed at members of a programme office, business change team members, project delivery team
members - anyone who needs to understand the terminology and concepts underpinning MSP and those wishing to pursue higher level qualifications.