MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

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MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) seeks to bring about this change through the coordinated management of projects that change an organization to achieve benefits of strategic importance.

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21 Jul 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Strengthened my understanding across projects and programs.


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Great to hear, thanks. When you are ready to strenghten your portfolio management understanding we look forward to welcoming you back.

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21 Jul 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Explanation of MSP terms from a very experience professional made the time well spent


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Thanks for your review. We take pride in the experience of our trainers.

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07 Jul 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Good linkage with the real life scenarios


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16 Jun 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Training is always stimulating.


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02 Jun 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Trainer's style through Foundation course was exceptional


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02 Jun 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

It was well organised, instructor was fantastic kept me alert. I enjoyed that there were group activities.


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26 May 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Very well run, with a nice blend of learning - I can't think of any improvements. Relaxed, enjoyable but learned plenty. I like that I didn't realise how much I was learning until I sat the exams - it seemed like my days (at least the first three) were just spent discussing ideas but, in the background, a lot of learning was happening.


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19 May 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The course was very compressed, so despite pre-reading and evening review, I didn't feel confident with the terminology even by end day three. Also though the overall model makes a lot of sense and aligns with how I've always experienced change programs/projects should occur, the models 'organisational structure' was new with very specific terms and constructs applied. Hence this made the testing more about remembering the specifics of roles and functions and terminology, which was then complicated with language of test not aligned with language in resources. Thank you.


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19 May 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

It could have been better by perhaps attempting to control a particularly disruptive participant earlier so we didn't have to rush through some of the material to get it done.


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12 May 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Delivery style was very engaging and never a boring/dull moment. Kept me awake through the entire course.


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05 May 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Well presented and good pace. Excellent preparation and contact prior to the course


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05 May 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The materials (folder and text book) are some of the most useful resources I've ever come away from a course with. I know there'll be even more tags and highlighting in them as they move from being a text book for a course to a 'how to' guide when I incorporate them into my practice.


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28 Apr 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

It was hands on with practical workshops.


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28 Apr 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Thank you Brian Phillips from Yellowhouse for an excellent course on Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). I really enjoyed the workshop and the collaborative environment. I feel more confident than ever in applying these practices at work and look forward to utilising your services in the future.


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07 Apr 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The interactive discussions with other members of the group were very helpful


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31 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Friendly presenting style


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31 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Extremely friendly, supportive and intelligent/educated staff that made the course thoroughly enjoyable. The course content was interesting and our presenter regularly related it to our workplaces to ensure we could apply the learnings. The location and catering was incredible... almost too much food! :-)


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24 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

I liked the flow of information and interactive approach. No recommendations for changes, it is a well presented and worked through course. I was impressed how we did not have to skip over sections which is common in some training I have been to


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17 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Thought pace and content was good, liked that we were able to relate to our business.


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10 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Brian is always a wealth of knowledge and can always back the theory with the practical side. Excellent work as always; Yellowhouse !!!!


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10 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The course was very good. Not a lot I would change. I liked the way the presenter focussed on important content and did not dwell on commentary


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03 Mar 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The ability to connect it back to the day to day of what we do and align that with where we want to be


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17 Feb 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Brian - very entertaining, but can you please make the exam easier?


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10 Feb 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

well presented, good mix of slides & group work, included time to consolidate learning and practice for the tests.


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10 Feb 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Probably one of the best training sessions I’ve ever attended. Excellent venue, good materials, good class size, motivated attendees and great food. Sometimes it’s the little things such as a well organised venue that make content driven training like this more enjoyable. My only suggestion would be a longer course or perhaps a day or 2 private time between the foundation and Practitioner exams to allow the content to ‘sink in’. A document containing ‘highlights’ from each chapter may also be handy… perhaps a page of dot points with the key points to be used during the course and after the course as a refresher when required. Overall I think it would be very difficult to offer a better course in 5 days. Thanks again Yellowhouse, I will be back for more….. after I recover from this one!


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03 Feb 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Course structure and the workshops... plus the stories


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27 Jan 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The stories and anecdotes that Brian included when explaining MSP helped to understand the theory and how it might be put into context. I liked the group interaction and being able to discuss certain areas of MSP. And liked the location and food :)


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13 Jan 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The learning material was of a high standard and Brian was able to thread real world examples of the MSP methodology in action through his own extensive experience across the private and public sectors.


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06 Jan 2017


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The open environment for discussion for me made the most difference - hearing the experience of others.


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30 Dec 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

I liked the content, presentation style, facilitator. Just continue the same way


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23 Dec 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Brian has a very narrative style which was good in providing practical examples to reinforce a MSP core element but he would improve training quality by focusing or tightening their use. Other areas of possible improvement are: 1. MSP is quite tiered and interrelated and more focused discussion on how MSP is constructed and the framework would help in initial understanding and improve ease of understanding later on 2. More worked examples of key strategies or plans might help student understanding of what they look like and help understanding. When worked examples of benefit maps were handed out it was a lot easier to understand


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23 Dec 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

It was a good size group with a good mix of people from different companies. The style the content was delivered was great, having a mix of power point, and working in groups on activities was valuable


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16 Dec 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Instructor delivery style and experience


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09 Dec 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Mixing of the 'lecture-style' with working examples and interactive sessions


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09 Dec 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Facilitator knowledge and ability to transfer many years of knowledge in a short time frame


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25 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

I learnt a lot from the real world examples. The presenter didn't just talk to slides - gave good examples and stories. I liked the sample exams as it helped me prep for the final exam


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25 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

the course really cements the real world application of MSP, it is not academic it is a body of knowledge based on real experience


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18 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The variety of learning techniques and the challenging exam style that didn't only rely on the learning. The exam had a good mix of theory and application which contributes to confidence in the work environment.


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18 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Enjoyed the relevance to my current role.


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11 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Knowledge of Brian and relevance of material to local industry


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11 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

I use average as a bench mark, the course was excellent and was a personal and professional development activity. It would be worth discussing the need for self-belief at the beginning of the course. I found it'd was a journey of self belief as much as the ability to understand UK English, the pressure created during the course could be better managed individually if the informal course lessons could be feed back. The other element that helped me was the end of day debriefs with the course members where we'd actually discuss snippets of information gleamed during the day or over our study at night.


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04 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Brian's in-depth knowledge of the methodology


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04 Nov 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

more organised beforehand. Slower delivery, or longer time (more days).


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28 Oct 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Great Instructor, full of knowledge, experience and exposure to the "real" world.


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28 Oct 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Great training - the trainer brought the subject to life in the instruction and group work


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21 Oct 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Course was well organised and presented, the interaction with others on the course was great as well


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30 Sep 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

From my perspective the style and content was presented professionally, enthusiastically and with excellent knowledge. Just keep it the great work.


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26 Aug 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Knowledgeable presenter


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19 Aug 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The exam detracts from the course. My suggestion is to provide a more lengthy set of multiple choice questions say 300, that would be completed by the candidate in the month following the course in an open book environment. That would achieve much better overall outcomes.


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12 Aug 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Great presenter - knew the content inside out


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12 Aug 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

interactive with practical real life "local" PgM examples supplementing the example case study and theory


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29 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Brian was a fantastic trainer. The course ran really well. We had a small group of 8, which meant everyone was able to contribute to discussions and while there was allot to cover in 3 days, it was all very relevant to my role and the programme I have just started on. Oh, and the food was amazing!!


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22 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Because I don't have much experience in the Program Management space (and the way my organization implements program management is not quite "correct") I found the course content just "floated" by me. I can't come up with any ways on how to improve it, though. :) The Hilton facilities and meals were ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! Thank you VERY much!


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22 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Friendly instructor and information was related to real-world experiences


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21 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Brain was excellent. A very intelligent, charismatic presenter who certainly had our best interests at heart. He always responded to our questions thoroughly to ensure we knew and understood as much as possible. The only minor issue I had was that I felt most of the material we were trying to learn was presented quite quickly, and there was slightly more time given to general chit chat/slightly off the topic conversations. While some of this chat was important and interesting, I feel a little more time to cement the MSP learnings would be beneficial for the course. I am still more than happy to recommend this course and also attend future trainings with Yellowhouse.


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15 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The trainer and his telling of stories to paint relevant pictures


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08 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Huge amount of material to cover in a short space of time. In order to obtain the accreditation there was the added pressure of the test. I did start to read the book prior to the training but found it only started making sense once the training was underway. In an ideal world it would be helpful if split into two sessions with weeks between the sessions. A introduction session, time for participants to read and answer practise questions (over a few weeks) then a second set of sessions to attend a course and consolidate the information - then the test.


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01 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Focus on getting the key messages of the content through to participant.


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01 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The presenter (Rob) made the course interesting and fast paced. He has a wealth of experience in program management and this helped to make the content more interesting. The venue was also great. I also found the general course content very practical. I have been able to apply the concepts immediately on my return to work which is a rare thing for training courses in my experience.


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01 Jul 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Very interesting content that was well presented. The real-world examples made the content more meaningful.


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24 Jun 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Pace and the mix of learning activities used. The interaction with other course participants. Hearing about programmes / projects others are working on


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24 Jun 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Element of fun while learning


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17 Jun 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

Professional presentation and very accessible. Yellowhouse did a good job delivering the course but I would have got more out of it if the assessment was focussed on enabling competency in MSP rather than trying to fail people through obscurely worded questions.


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10 Jun 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The course was enjoyable and Brian was great, knowledgeable and engaging. Venue was good.


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03 Jun 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

I think the content could be covered in a four day course. It seemed a little crammed for time. The reading material is really excellent. I have to think a bit more about the layers of Governance, Strategy Docs, Planning docs and who's responsible or them all. There may be scope to show this in another way to tie it all together. I might be just slow. But I passed!! Yeah.


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03 Jun 2016


Course Name : MSP Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

The course was great. Very well organised and the communication before the course was fantastic too. Brian was an excellent trainer. There was an awful lot of information to take in over the 3 days but you certainly wouldn't want to make the course any longer. I don't think you could do anything differently. I would certainly recommend Yellowhouse to others. Thank you!


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Price: aud $2599
Duration:
2 Days
Qualification name: Practitioner Certificate
Course details
Price: aud $999
Duration:
30 Hours
Qualification name: Practitioner Certificate