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The go-to-certification for programme management.

MSP is an established programme management framework and certification scheme for project and programme managers. MSP provides guidance and governance for managing programme and/or larger, strategic or complex projects.

Ready to take the next step in your career and boost your salary?

  • MSP certificate-holders typically earn an average of £65,911
  • Programme managers with MSP typically earn 34% more a year than project managers.*

*Arras People 2019 Project Management Benchmark Report

How MSP benefit you?

  • Build your capacity to lead business change – the vision, blueprint and programme plan will ensure you take a wider strategic view and coordinate multiple projects to the wider corporate objectives.
  • Manage complexity – issue and risk management are key governance principles and enable you manage multiple or large projects and assess risks
  • Manage resources effectively – the robust planning and review mechanisms ensure that people and cost resources are optimized, flagging when projects or activities should be re-directed or stopped
  • Know when to utilize a programme management approach – where the initiative is large, complex and with many interdependent priorities, a programme management approach would offer clarity
  • Take the next step in your career – with the industry-leading programme management certification, proven to contribute to a salary increase.

How does programme management differ from project management?

Programme management helps organizations align their projects and programmes to corporate objectives. If you are a project manager managing multiple projects, certifying in MSP will help you operate at a more strategic level.


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Did you know?

Organizations like these use the MSP framework: BP, Siemens, Barclays, GlaxoSmithKline and London 2012.

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