Event type: Online and in-person delivery modes available

Duration: 2 days online OR in-person

Participation: Minimum of 12 participants

Cost: Price incl. GST $1,204.50 for online and $1,775.68 for in-person (Discounts available for ICCPM Members)

Location: Online OR Canberra/Melbourne locations TBA for in-person

Supported by: Department of Defence

Learn the fundamental lessons in complex project management including how to identify, approach and respond effectively to complexity. Participate in an online complex project simulation and work with your virtual team to test your skills and achieve the best project outcomes.

Who can benefit from this course?

This course is intended for project and program managers, project team members, senior managers, and project sponsors.


Over two days this interactive workshop will teach project professionals how to:

  • understand complexity thinking as an essential and necessary complementary skillset to traditional project management practices
  • use a sense-making framework to determine whether you are dealing with a simple, complicated, complex or chaotic problem context and how best to respond
  • recognise the presence of different types and varying scales of project complexity
  • have insight into the impact of complexity across teams/projects/organisations
  • use tools, frameworks and methodologies to aid appropriate responses to project complexity
  • develop an optimal contract strategy
  • analyse and manage risk
  • manage the early stages of a project
  • plan and control a complex project
  • manage stakeholder-driven trade-offs

Upcoming sessions

Register your interest to learn more about this course and join the waitlist for a session below:

  • 24-25 August 2021 (in-person — Melbourne, venue to be advised)
  • 16-17 September 2021 (online)
  • 8-9 November 2021 (in-person — Canberra, venue to be advised)

Registrations will be confirmed once the minimum number of course participants is reached.

You can also book this course to be conducted in-house at any time for a minimum of 12 people.