Event type: Online and in-person delivery modes available

Duration: 3 workshops held within 12 months

Participation: Minimum of 12 participants

Cost: Prices are GST exempt — $4,869.00 Online delivery and $5,499.00 In-person delivery (Discounts available for ICCPM Members)

Location: Online OR Canberra location to be advised (TBA) for in-person delivery

Supported by: Department of Defence

The Certificate IV in Responding to Project Complexity is a nationally accredited course (10916NAT) designed to help project leaders develop the skills and attributes they need to respond to complexity.

This highly interactive course introduces project leaders to useful tools and methodologies with a strong focus on the practical application of concepts to real-world situations. Lessons in the course are defined according to the Complex Project Manager Competency Standards.

Who can benefit from this course?

This course is intended for project and program managers, project team members, senior managers, and other roles that contribute to the successful delivery of projects.


The Certificate IV in Responding to Project Complexity consists of 4 units of competency and is delivered through 3 workshops. Participants must attend the full duration of all sessions.

Throughout all 3 workshops, participants will learn how to:

  • recognise and report the presence of complexity
  • analyse the impact of complexity
  • develop and implement strategies to respond to different types of complexity
  • source and collect risk data
  • map risk in complex environments
  • decide on a decision support model
  • establish team member preferences and team profile
  • maximise team performance in a complex environment
  • evaluate and develop leadership capabilities

2021 course delivery schedule

Online and in-person options are available for the full delivery of the course. Refer to the ICCPM webpage for the dates of each succeeding workshop.

The starting dates for Workshop 1 are:

  • 3-7 May 2021 (Online)
  • 17-21 May 2021 (Online)
  • 24-28 May 2021 (Online)
  • 26-28 July 2021 (In-person – Canberra, venue TBA)
  • 13-15 October 2021 (In-person – Canberra, venue TBA)

How do I register?

Learn more about the Certificate IV in Responding to Project Complexity course and register your interest. Registrations will be confirmed when the minimum number of course participants is reached.

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