MSP® Foundation Training (5th Edition)

The MSP 5th Edition Foundation training is a comprehensive training program designed to help professionals develop their knowledge and skills to positively respond to issues and challenges faced during managing programmes. This course takes participants through the fundamentals of the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) framework, which is a globally recognized framework for best programme management. This course trains participants for the MSP Foundation exam where their understanding of the MSP programme management framework knowledge is assessed. This allows professionals to achieve the MSP Foundation qualification as well, which is crucial for attaining the MSP Practitioner credential. This MSP Foundation course is ideal for individuals with an interest to learn the fundamentals of managing multiple projects and programmes effectively.

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What is this MSP 5 Foundation course all about?

The MSP 5th Edition Foundation training provides participants with in-depth knowledge of the principles, themes, and processes included in the 5th edition of the MSP framework. This training trains professionals to plan, manage and deliver larger and more complex projects confidently. The course is intricately designed including case studies, hands-on exercises, and lectures to offer participants deep insights into the theoretical and practical aspects of the MSP framework. Our industry expert trainers enhance the quality of this MSP Foundation training by sharing the best MSP practices and the latest techniques implied for resolving challenges in managing programmes. Furthermore, this course trains professionals to clear the MSP Foundation exam and attain the MSP Foundation credential.

Why is getting trained on MSP 5 Foundation important?

MSP is a specifically designed framework that is widely used to provide governance and address the challenges faced when aligning programs and projects to changes and organizational strategies. This MSP Foundation training equips professionals with comprehensive knowledge of the MSP framework and the skills required to implement them for enabling organizational agility. Designed to support programme or project managers, this MSP Foundation training teaches the best practices for effectively managing programmes or projects from start to finish.

Why do companies hire professionals with MSP 5 Foundation certification?

The MSP Foundation qualification demonstrates its holder’s extensive knowledge of the MSP framework and the skills to enable organisational agility. Companies hire these professionals for their ability to plan, manage and deliver programmes using the principle and techniques underpinned in the MSP framework. These professionals put a strong emphasis on delivery outcomes that are highly beneficial while mitigating risks and engaging stakeholders actively.

Industry Trends

Today, project and programme management as a profession is growing at great speeds and becoming a way for professionals with non-technical backgrounds. The MSP Foundation qualification is one of the many credentials that can make the journey of a programme manager easy. It comes with a huge array of merits and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

As companies are realising the effectiveness of programme management in the new digital economy, the demand for programme managers and programme management skills is on the rise. It is in high demand in a wide array of industries. With a high job satisfaction rate, programme management jobs are taking the lead across the global employment market. As per the PMI, the project or programme management-oriented sectors are expected to grow by 33% by 2027. This will open nearly 22 million new jobs in the sector.

Salary Trends

Job satisfaction and impressive paychecks are the two most desired factors of a career in programme or project management. With above-average growth prospects, jobs in the field of programme management are becoming the best choices for professionals. According to, Program Managers in Dubai typically earn AED 30,000 per month. This can go up to AED 47,500 or more depending upon one’s experience and certifications.

Demand & Opportunities

Program management is a rewarding and promising career choice. With the right skills and qualifications, one can land high-paying and demanding job roles. The MSP Foundation certification gives an assurance of the necessary competency in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

A few of the most-sought program management jobs available in the Dubai region (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. Programme Managers plan and design the programme and proactively monitor and manage programmes
  2. Project Managers plan and oversee projects to ensure that they are completed on time 
  3. Project Management Specialists coordinate the schedule, budget and other details essential for the successful completion of the project
  4. Program Analysts determine the program requirements and make necessary recommendations to optimize programs
  5. Assistant Project Managers gather information essential for planning and overseeing projects

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the MSP Foundation course will help you to:

  • Gain foundational level knowledge of key concepts related to programmes and the MSP framework
  • Understand the MSP principles and how they are implemented in programme management
  • Learn MSP themes and processes and their applications in a programme
  • Explore the latest techniques and best industry practices of programme management using the MSP framework
  • Learn how to plan, manage, and deliver large projects from beginning to the end

Course Module

No prerequisites are required. 

  • Organization Theme
  • Organization Structure
  • Individual Roles
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Justification Theme
  • Business Case
  • Financial Planning
  • Documents and Key Roles
  • Knowledge Theme
  • Knowledge Management
  • Information Management
  • Document and Key Roles
  • Decisions Theme
  • Issue Resolution
  • Risk Response
  • Data Gathering and Reporting
  • Options and Analysis
  • Document and Key Roles
  • Programmes
  • Three Lenses of MSP
  • Principles
  • Themes and Governance
  • Design Theme
  • Benefits
  • Risk Identification and Prioritization
  • Target Operating Model
  • Documents and Key Roles
  • Structure Theme
  • Delivery Planning
  • Dependencies
  • Benefits Realization Plan
  • Resourcing
  • Documents and Key Roles
  • Assurance Theme
  • Assurance at Multiple Levels
  • Assurance Planning
  • Document and Key Roles
  • Identify the Programme
  • Design the Outcomes
  • Plan Progressive Delivery
  • Deliver the Capabilities
  • Embed the Outcomes
  • Evaluate New Information
  • Close the Programme

Program Dates

20 Apr
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods



We, at Learners Point, take immense pride in our teaching methods and instructors. Our instructors are some of the best experts in their fields and employ a practical approach to learning. Many of them are globally recognised and have a diverse set of experience in their field of expertise. You are always sure to have the best in the industry as your teachers who are ready to guide you at every step and make the experience informative yet enjoyable.  Apart from the focus on learning your chosen course, our instructors also encourage students to develop communication skills and interpersonal skills necessary to excel in the practical world.

Our cutting edge teaching methods make every program an immersive and productive experience for the learners. Our learning methods are research-driven and are continuously updated to stay relevant to present times as well as the future. You will enjoy practical applications of everything learned through theory and regular mock examinations to help monitor your progress. Our courses are led by an instructor in a classroom setup and we do offer online high-quality sessions as well for individuals. We also monitor the training sessions with a progress tracker to maintain high standards of instruction & ethics.

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Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading provider of the MSP Foundation course in Dubai, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals get equipped with the necessary skillset for a successful career ahead.

Following are the USPs our MSP Foundation training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our MSP Foundation training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke MSP Foundation course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our MSP Foundation training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"I completed the MSP® Foundation Training and can't believe how much I learned in such a short time. The training has already had a positive impact on my career, and I'm excited to implement MSP principles in my organization."

Pylo Lili

MSP® Trainer

"As someone new to program management, I found the MSP® Foundation Training to be a perfect starting point. The course provided a solid foundation and helped me gain confidence in managing complex projects and programs."

Tolgey Ozbey

MSP® Program Manager

"The MSP® Foundation Training 5th Edition exceeded my expectations. The trainers were knowledgeable, and the course materials were comprehensive. I feel well-prepared to lead and deliver successful programs after completing this training."

Tunis Ali

MSP® Advanced Practitioner

"I had been struggling with managing multiple projects until I took the MSP® Foundation Training. The course not only taught me the principles of MSP but also how to apply them in real-world scenarios. It has transformed the way I approach program management."

Yunus Rahaman

MSP® Practitioner

"The MSP® Foundation Training 5th Edition was an eye-opener for me. It provided me with a structured approach to managing complex programs and projects. The practical examples and case studies were invaluable in understanding the MSP framework. Highly recommended!"

Yusuf Ali

MSP® Foundation Certified

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FAQs on MSP® Foundation Training (5th Edition)

Today, project and programme management as a profession is growing at great speeds and becoming a way for professionals with non-technical backgrounds. With a high job satisfaction rate, programme management jobs are taking the lead across the global employment market. This makes programme management the best career choice.
The MSP Foundation certification is a globally recognized credential accredited by PeopleCert. Achieved upon the successful completion of the MSP Foundation exam with a 60% pass mark, this credential validates one’s expertise in the MSP framework. This certification is a foundational level certification, which is a prerequisite for achieving the MSP Practitioner certification.
The MSP Foundation qualification demonstrates your extensive knowledge of the MSP framework and the skills to enable organisational agility. It will be your proof of domain excellence when taking up a career in the field of programme management. With this qualification in your profile, you can easily land demanding and high-paying jobs.
The training sessions at Learners Point Academy are interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can select their preferred one among an instructor-led classroom-based group or one-to-one training or high-quality live and interactive online sessions based on their requirements.
With above-average job growth prospects, jobs in the field of programme management are becoming the best choices for lucrative careers. As per the PMI, the project or programme management-oriented sectors are expected to grow by 33% by 2027. Thus, projects a positive job outlook for programme managers in Dubai.
The MSP Foundation certification, issued by PeopleCert is a valuable credential in the field of programme management. This certification is a foundational level certification which requires no recertification.
The MSP Foundation training is suitable for professionals wanting to enhance their understanding of the MSP framework. It is ideal for:
1) Project or Programme Managers
2) Business Change Managers
3) Programme or Project Delivery Team Members
At Learners Point Academy, if participants wish to not proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, they are entitled to a refund of the fees. The refund will be initiated only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of initial registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of withdrawal.
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