MSP® Practitioner Training (5th Edition)

The MSP Practitioner certification training is designed to give professionals guidance on the application of principles, processes and tools under the MSP framework to manage programmes. The course shares best industrial practices and techniques of the MSP 5th edition framework. This training will walk participants through fundamental principles, governance themes and processes across a programme lifecycle. It will prepare professionals to confidently clear the MSP Practitioner exam. This course is ideal for professionals working in project, operational or programme management and holds the MSP Foundation certificate.

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  • 16 Hours Training
  • Online / Classroom / Onsite
  • 28 Jul, 2024 / 28 Jul, 2024
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What is an MSP Practitioner course?

The MSP Practitioner training is a comprehensive course that offers professionals a deep understanding of the MSP 5th edition framework. It provides participants with a chance to build an advanced level of knowledge on the application of MSP framework in direction, management, support and delivery of programmes or large projects. With interactive case studies, hands-on exercises and live projects, participants can gain first-hand experience in the application of the MSP framework. The course familiarizes participants with the principles, governance themes and processes underpinned in the latest edition of the MSP framework, which is crucial for clearing the MSP Practitioner certification exam. 

Why is this course important?

The MSP Practitioner certification is a globally recognized credential for both aspiring and existing programme managers. Getting trained as an MSP Practitioner will equip professionals with the fundamentals of the MSP framework and practical, step-by-step guidance for designing and operating successful programmes. Through this training, participants can expand on their knowledge of the MSP framework and its application for running successful projects. Furthermore, this training is the key to a fascinating career in programme management as it will prepare professionals to clear the MSP Practitioner exam. 

Why do companies hire professionals with MSP Practitioner certification?

The MSP Practitioner certification is a global standard of excellence for professionals employed in programme management. MSP Practitioner certified professionals have extensive knowledge of the fundamentals of the MSP framework and an advanced level understanding of its application. These professionals, with their advanced knowledge and skills, can help companies in directing, managing, supporting and delivering programmes or projects successfully and efficiently. Their ability to implement principles and governance themes in the MSP framework to optimize their organization’s project or programme management process makes them valuable assets. 

Industry Trends

Designed for professionals who lead, manage or support transformational change in a business environment, the MSP framework holds a significant position in today’s business landscape. The MSP Practitioner certification is an advanced-level credential and comes with its own set of merits and opportunities. Let us see how.

Market trends

The PMI forecasts jobs in the project or programme management-oriented roles to grow by around 33% within 2027, which will create nearly 22 million new job openings in the sector. With companies across industries embracing the benefits of effective programme management, there is a strong demand for certified programme managers in the market. With an above-average growth rate, skilled programme or project managers have their ways open to a myriad of opportunities. 

Salary Trends

Considering the meteoric growth of employment in the programme management sector, a career in this field is a lucrative one. With the MSP Practitioner certification in hand, job opportunities and increased earning potential are assured for programme managers. According to, programme managers in Dubai typically earn AED 30,000 per month.

Demand & Opportunities

The job outlook for programme managers is positive as organizations across the globe are on the lookout for skilled and talented professionals to successfully implement their programmes and projects. The MSP Practitioner certification gives an assurance of enhancing the necessary competency level in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

Here are some of the roles that benefit from the MSP Practitioner certification in Dubai (as observed in popular Dubai job portals):

  1. Project Managers — they are responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure that they are completed on time 
  2. Programme Managers — they take charge of planning and designing the programme and monitor and managing programmes
  3. Program Analysts — they conduct research to determine the requirements and make necessary recommendations to optimize programs
  4. Project Management Specialists — they are responsible for coordinating the schedule, budget and other requirements for successful project completion
  5. Project Directors — they oversee the overall operations of the project team and supervise the members of the project team

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the MSP Practitioner certification course will help you to:

  • Gain advanced knowledge of the fundamentals and applications of the MSP framework. 
  • Learn the best practices in programme management to deliver transformational change successfully
  • Understand the steps and processes involved in managing the transition 
  • Implement MSP framework for maintaining the performance and effectiveness 
  • Accommodate flexibility and agility and lead business transformation efficiently
  • Utilize the MSP framework to reduce the risk of project or programme failure

Course Module

  • MSP Foundation certificate
  • The Mandate and Programme Brief
  • The Vision Statement
  • Programme Definition
  • Use of the Blueprint
  • Business Strategy Flow
  • The Programme Business Case
  • Quality Management Strategy
  • The Programme and Financial Plan
  • Definition and Process
  • The Vision Statement and Blueprint
  • Direct and Indirect Benefits
  • Benefits Management Strategy
  • The Benefits Plan and Benefits Profiles
  • Programme Benefit Reviews
  • Programme Activities
  • Results, decisions and responsibilities
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Management Strategy
  • Responsibilities for Quality
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Control and Audit
  • Benefits Management
  • Benefits Management Strategy
  • The Blueprint
  • Benefits Plan and Benefit Profiles
  • The Programme Environment
  • Programme Scaling
  • The Programme Mandate
  • The Vision Statement
  • The Programme Blueprint
  • Programme Processes Flow
  • Programme Management Roles
  • Identification and Analysis
  • The Stakeholder Map
  • Communication Strategy
  • The Communication Plan
  • Communication Channels
  • The Issue Log
  • Programme and Project Issues
  • Programme Risks
  • Risk Management Strategy
  • The Risk Log and Risk Responsibilities
  • The Planning Process
  • Tranches and Programme Dependencies
  • The Programme Plan and Planning Activities
  • Programme Management Roles
  • Tailoring and Linked Roles
  • Organisational Structure
  • The Programme Director and Manager
  • The Business Change Manager
  • The Programme Support Office and Programme Assurance
  • Purpose
  • The Project Portfolio activities
  • Blueprint and Benefits Plan and Profiles
  • Benefits Management Strategy

Program Dates

28 Jul
  • 02:00 PM
  • Sun
  • Classroom
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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?

Learners Point Academy is not only the leading provider of the MSP Practitioner course in Dubai, we also help professionals get equipped with the necessary skillset for a successful career.

What can you expect if you enroll in our MSP Practitioner certification training course:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our MSP Practitioner 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 Practitioner 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 Practitioner training programme
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"The MSP® Practitioner Training (5th Edition) challenged me in all the right ways. It expanded my horizons in program management and helped me view projects and portfolios in a whole new light. I'm now more effective and efficient in my role."

Raqib Ali

Program Management Professional (PgMP)

"As a project manager looking to transition into program management, the MSP® Practitioner Training (5th Edition) was a fantastic choice. It not only prepared me for the certification exam but also equipped me with practical tools and strategies I use daily."

Zahir Ali

Master of Program Management (MPM)

"I'm thrilled to say that after earning my MSP® Practitioner designation, I was able to secure a promotion and lead major programs at my company. The training's practical approach and real-world examples were invaluable."

Sajid Ali

Certified Program Manager (CPM)

"I couldn't have asked for a better training experience than the MSP® Practitioner Training (5th Edition). The comprehensive curriculum and expert instructors provided the skills and confidence I needed to excel in program management. Thank you!"

Somair Ali

MSP® Foundation and Practitioner

"Completing the MSP® Practitioner Training (5th Edition) was a game-changer for my career. The in-depth knowledge I gained about managing complex programs and portfolios has made me an indispensable asset to my organization. Highly recommended!"

Suleman Ali

MSP® Practitioner

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FAQs on MSP® Practitioner Training (5th Edition)

Today, project and programme management as a profession is growing at a great speed and becoming increasingly popular with professionals from non-technical backgrounds. With a high job satisfaction rate, programme management roles are taking the lead across the global employment market. This makes programme management the best career choice.
The MSP Practitioner certification is an advanced level certification which is a globally recognized credential accredited by PeopleCert. Achieved upon successful completion of the MSP Practitioner exam, this credential validates one’s expertise in advanced concepts and principles of the latest edition of the MSP framework. This certification requires the MSP Foundation certificate as a prerequisite.
The MSP Practitioner qualification demonstrates your extensive knowledge of the MSP framework and the skills to develop strategic decisions for successful programme management. It will be your proof of domain proficiency and will enable you to step up to senior job roles in the field of programme management.
The training sessions at Learners Point Academy are interactive, immersive and an intensive hands-on programme. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can select their preferred one from among an instructor-led classroom-based group session, one-on-one training and high-quality live and interactive online sessions based on their requirements.
With above-average growth prospects, jobs in the field of programme management are becoming the best choice for a lucrative career. As per the PMI, project or programme management-oriented sectors are expected to grow by 33% within 2027. Thus, it projects a positive job outlook for programme managers in Dubai.
The MSP Practitioner certification, issued by PeopleCert, is an advanced level credential which allows professionals to be promoted to senior-level jobs in the field of programme management. This certification requires no recertification.
The MSP Practitioner 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 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 date of withdrawal.
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