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Course Details

Course Objective

The 5th edition has seen many changes with updates related to content and terminology all the time. Nevertheless, the overall structure of MSP is identifiable, while retaining a framework of principles, themes, and processes. To learn more about the changes in MSP 5th edition, click here.

The MSP Foundation Exam aims to assess whether the candidate can demonstrate adequate recall and understanding of the MSP program management framework to successfully manage different projects and programmes.

Participants will be able to: 

  • Understand the basic concepts related to the program and MSP.
  • Understand how MSP principles support their framework.
  • Understand MSP topics and how they are applied.
  • Understand MSP processes and how they are implemented.

Targeted Audience

MSP Foundation is invaluable for individuals who are interested in learning how to manage multiple projects and programmes successfully. It is designed to support programme or project managers, people working in a programme office, business change managers, and programme and project delivery team members who wish to gain a greater understanding of the MSP guidance to work more effectively in large-scale project or programme environments.

Delivery Method

Online Training

  • 5 Days
  • Exam Simulation
  • Group Activity (Break-out Session) after each lesson
  • Practice Test
  • Access to additional References – Glossary/ Recommended Reading/ Syllabus
  • Material language will be in English

Exam & Certification

Exam Prerequisite

There is no prerequisite for the MSP 5th Edition Foundation examination.

Exam Format


  • Multiple choice questions
  • 60 questions per paper with one mark available per question
  • 36 marks required to pass (out of 60 marks available) - 60%
  • 60 minutes’ duration
  • Closed book


There is no expiry for Foundation certification.

Course Outline

  • Definitions
  • Key Concepts
  • MSP Framework

  • Organization Theme
  • Design Theme
  • Justification Theme
  • Structure Theme
  • Knowledge Theme
  • Assurance Theme
  • Decisions Theme

  • Process Overview
  • Identify the Programme
  • Design the Outcomes
  • Plan Progressive Delivery
  • Deliver the Capabilities
  • Embed the Outcomes
  • Evaluate New Information
  • Close the Programme

  • Appendix: Programme documentation

  • Lead with purpose
  • Collaborate across boundaries
  • Deal with ambiguity
  • Align with priorities
  • Deploy diverse skills
  • Realize measurable benefits
  • Bring pace and value


There are no prerequisites for the course.

Yes, it is accredited from PeopleCert on behalf of Axelos.


Currently, only online training is available.



Bakkah has an array of qualified and certified practitioners with several years in teaching.



1 Hour 30 Minutes.

Both Paper-Based and Computer-Based.

MSP exams languages are available in a variety of languages. Please check each module separately to find out the available exams.

Exam results will be announced within 2 business days after the candidate’s answers are officially submitted to us by the exam supervisor. In case you have received an email from PeopleCert informing you that there are pending actions from your side, please make sure that you complete the actions for the exam results to be issued.


Yes, you can retake it. PeopleCert offers the Take2exam re-sit service at an affordable price.

You can purchase it along with the exam.

  • If you succeeded, TAKE2 fees is nonrefundable.
  • If you failed, you can take another chance using TAKE2.

Rescheduling an online exam up to 48 hours before its start time is free. For more details about exam scheduling and rescheduling, please review PeopleCert's FAQs.

Foundation certificate is valid for life time.

Yes, you can get your Hard Copy Certificate. You need to order your hard copies through the PeopleCert Account with standard or courier delivery.

Their dispatch and delivery times are below:

Standard Delivery (dispatched within 3-5 business days)

  • 4-6 weeks - Europe
  • 6-8 weeks - Rest of the world (exc. Europe)

Courier Delivery (dispatched within 1-2 business days)

  • Delivered in up to 5 business days

Yes, you need to be a subscriber, have verified your certificate against the Successful Candidate Register and have logged 20 points of CPD activities to claim a digital badge.

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