Course Introduction

MSP® Foundation training covers the principles and concepts of MSP® Training. This provides candidates with adequate knowledge of program management. Learning the fundamentals of a methodology such as Managing Successful Programmes increases the efficiency of practically applying this to program management scenarios.

MSP® Foundation Training for any course is essential in order to move on to the higher qualifications - Practitioner Upgrade, Professional. Completing this course will give you the highest chance of succeeding in a programming environment. Accommodating flexible principles, MSP® Foundation Training is valuable due to the ability to apply these principles to a variety of scenarios and stages within the MSP® Foundation Training process.

Interaction within a business is a key factor to a successful movement and this is especially important surrounding MSP® Training. There are many different teams within the MSP® courses with different sets of skills but all teams need to be compatible with others. This skill is one of the core focuses within MSP® Foundation Training. Interaction, communication and understanding are valuable skills to an effective working structure, these are all taught and developed within the MSP® Foundation Training course here at Datrix Training. Being able to interact with work colleagues means you will be more involved in the progress and are working efficiently alongside other team members, thus maximising success within the business.


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What's Included

Find out what's included in the training programme.

Course Content

The MSP® Foundation training course includes the following topics:

  • Principles of MSP®
  • Governance theme
  • Organisation
  • Vision
  • Leadership and stakeholder engagement
  • Benefit realisation management
  • Blueprint design and delivery
  • Planning and control
  • The business case
  • Risk management and issue resolution
  • Quality management
  • Transformational flow overview
  • Identifying a programme
  • Defining a programme
  • Managing the tranches
  • Delivering the capability
  • Realising the benefits
  • Closing a programme
  • Tailoring MSP® Foundation Training to the programme environment.


Introducing different teams into the workplace allow complex concepts and structures to be broken down and shared to different sectors. Teams include business change team and project delivery team. Datrix Training offers an intensive MSP® Foundation training three-day course, covering the principles, concepts and themes of MSP®. It is required of candidates to have revised the ‘’Managing Successful Programs’’ workbook for at least 15 hours. Trainers will set a minimum of 2 hours homework every night of the course to ensure the highest chance of passing the MSP® Foundation training examination at the end of MSP® Foundation training course.

There are a variety of benefits from taking this MSP® Foundation training course. One benefit of taking the MSP® Foundation Training course at Datrix is that all of our trainers have over ten years of experience specialising in the methodology of MSP®. Our trainers have the greatest ability to guide and inform you throughout the MSP® Foundation Training course. Another benefit of MSP® Foundation Training is the flexibility of the skills acquired. Skills including organisation, vision and risk management are all concepts that can be applied to different scenarios and areas of a  business. Datrix Training offers three different formats to complete the MSP® Foundation Training Course.


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MSP® Foundation Examination

  • Multiple choice exam with 75 questions.
  • 5 of these are test questions and will not be counted as part of the final score.
  • The requirement to pass the MSP® Foundation Training exam is a score of at least 35/70 or 50%.
  • The exam is 60 minutes in duration and has a ‘closed book’ procedure.


MSP® Foundation Training Online Training is a beneficial format for a client with a busy schedule and using this course as an addition your former job. Spacing the MSP® Foundation Training course over 90 days with a total of 10 hours to study allows customers to be flexible with your learning. Available 24/7 means that timing is not a problem and can fit around your lifestyle.

MSP® Foundation Training Online with Datrix Training is also a cheaper alternative to classroom training as travelling costs are eliminated. Even though there is a lack of personal contact with our trainers, there is an online alternative. Our support suite offers all the support you need from tutoring to technical to administrative advice. There is also now the ability to discuss your learning with other online students through our discussion suite. Our online MSP® Foundation Training classes do not lack anything compare to our training courses due to our fantastically structured engaging and interactive courses.

MSP® Foundation Classroom Training is the most popular option for our clients here at Datrix Training. Interacting with other clients with the same aims allow you to expand your knowledge and perspectives. Having peers that you can exchange ideas with is beneficial for communication skills and team building.

Another factor that makes MSP® Foundation Training in the classroom so popular is that our highly qualified classroom trainers with over 10 years of experience in the industry and specialising in MSP®. Offering the most efficient MSP® Foundation Training three day course we can offer. Our trainers guide clients through problems and provide valuable advice.


Course Schedule

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What are the exam details for this course?

MSP® Foundation Examination
The Foundation Exam is a multiple choice exam with 75 questions. 5 of these are test questions and will not be counted as part of the final score. The requirement to pass the exam is a score of at least 35/70 or 50%. The exam is 60 minutes in duration and has a ‘closed book’ procedure.

What are the prerequisites for the exam?

There are no prerequisites for the Foundation examination, however, candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before attempting the Practitioner examination.

What does Datrix provide me with during the course?

Datrix offers pre-course reading, the official Managing Successful Programmes manual, courseware folder, official certificates and refreshments.

What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?

All of our instructors at Datrix are accredited and have over ten years of experience worldwide.

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.

How can I find more information?

If you would like to know any more information about our courses, please contact us on 0800 781 0626 or send us an e-mail on