The purpose of the MSP Practitioner certification is to confirm whether you understand the MSP guidance well enough to apply it to your own work and are able act as an informed member of a programme management team. That is, someone responsible for managing, leading, supporting or advising on work within an MSP environment. You should also be capable of applying the MSP guidance in a relatively uncomplicated programme within an environment that uses MSP.
This level is also a prerequisite for programme management professionals progressing toward the MSP Advanced Practitioner certification.
Project managers, business change managers, experts and advisers working within a programme office as well as other specialist/governance roles involved in supporting programmes following the MSP guidance. This level is also suitable for SROs and those wishing to pursue higher level certifications (e.g. Programme Managers) and those aspiring to become programme management professionals in the future.
Eight questions per paper, 80 marks available in total