Australian SMEs Partner with ICCPM


The International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) is pleased to welcome Australian SMEs: Aquanex Pty Ltd, Camelia Pines Pty Ltd and Five Eyes Consulting Pty Ltd as SME Members. Each of them are currently working on projects to benefit the public sector and private industry. ICCPM will provide the SMEs with training in complex project leadership to support their organisational capability in responding to complex issues and enhance their core Defence-ready skills.

About Aquanex

Aquanex is a water management consulting company focused on providing strategic water planning, water management advice and project management solutions. Their current projects include the Adelaide River Off-Stream Water Storage (AROWS) for the NT Government in association with the Power and Water Corporation and the National Water Grid Authority; and the Electro-Chemical Research and Development Project (EC R&D) for the University of Queensland in partnership with the Water Corporation (WA), Power and Water Corporation (NT), Hydro-dis Australia and Dematec Automation.

We are looking forward to being a partner with ICCPM to assist us in increasing our capabilities in strategic project management and, in particular, how to deal effectively with complexity and uncertainty in complex projects.

– Eric Vandeyweld, Aquanex Director & Principal Consultant

About Camelia Pines

Camelia Pines offers project management and contracting services including advisory, consulting and delivery services, with more than 25 years of experience having delivered projects across diverse technology sectors including business solutions, ICT infrastructure & technology, and operational improvements. Their clients have included Transport for NSW, NSW Health and Origin Energy to name a few.

Partnering with ICCPM gives us an excellent opportunity to receive extended training in the subject of complex project leadership. The added training means we can provide end to end delivery of services more effectively for the benefit of our clients and create new opportunities for business development.

– Michael Parkes, Camelia Pines Principal Consultant & Director

About Five Eyes Consulting

Five Eyes Consulting is a growing Information Security and Technology Consultancy that provides Portfolio, Program and Project (P3) Delivery, Cyber Security and Architecture services to Federal Government and Defence Organisations.

We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with ICCPM to help us upskill our staff in complex project management and provide increased value to our clients by leveraging their project management knowledge and expertise.

– Zachary Harrigan, Five Eyes Consulting General Manager

Professional Development

Employees from Aquanex, Camelia Pines and Five Eyes Consulting are currently attending the Certificate IV in Responding to Project Complexity (10916NAT). It is an accredited course specifically designed to help project leaders develop the skills and attributes needed to respond effectively to complexity as defined in the Complex Project Manager Competency Standards. The Cert IV is comprised of three workshops: Complexity in Project Environments, Systemic Risk in Decision Making and Complex Project Leadership to improve the outcomes of complex projects.

“We are delighted to partner with Australian SMEs as they serve a vital role in strengthening our Defence capability,” says ICCPM CEO Collin Smith. “ICCPM is fully determined to support their project teams through training in complex project leadership. It is one of the most relevant and crucial skills needed in today’s project landscape.”

ICCPM is a Registered Training Organisation (#41394) under the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

To learn more about how ICCPM can support your organisation, please visit the ICCPM Membership webpage.

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ICCPM supports organisations through training in complex project management. Areas of expertise include project complexity, risk management, systems thinking, leadership and team development, and stakeholder engagement among others. As a registered training organisation (RTO #41394), they deliver accredited and short courses online, in-person or in-house. ICCPM Members benefit from exclusive access to webinar recordings, communities of practice, training discounts and more. ICCPM is the custodian of the Complex Project Manager Competency Standards on behalf of the Department of Defence.