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This interview is between ICCPM CEO Collin Smith and Dr John Bensley, Academic Director, QUT Canberra & Learning Innovation, QUT Graduate School of Business. Dr Bensley is a subject matter expert in systems thinking.  Collin and Dr.Bensley draw out some key discussion points around the topic of complex program leadership and the need to be able to respond to an increasingly complex project and program environments.

In this 2018 Roundtable Catch Up, you will hear from senior delegates at the Melbourne Roundtable discussing key highlights from the event and future opportunities for in-depth discussion and research on crucial points raised.  Panel representatives in this podcast: • Collin Smith, ICCPM CEO (Moderator) • Dr Maurizio Floris (Director Leadership Development, John Grill Centre for Project Leadership) • Peter Sexton (Partner Management Consulting, KPMG) • Susannah Thelander (Project Director, Toll).

ICCPM Members Exclusive. This interview podcast discusses square kilometre arrays (SKA) w/ Dr Sarah Pearce and Dr Phil Crosby from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Sarah is currently the Deputy Director of CSIRO’s Astronomy & Space Science (CASS), where she chairs the CASS Executive. Sarah has a particular responsibility for CSIRO’s role in the Square Kilometre Array project, and manages the CSIRO SKA Centre that co-ordinates CSIRO SKA activities. She has been Australian Science Director on the SKA Board, and part of the negotiating team for the SKA Convention.

Phil is CASS Business Strategist and major project consultant, with responsibilities including long range planning, risk reviews, new program studies, industry engagement, and oversight of CASS’s Project Review Board. He is also a Fellow Member of ICCPM. Interview by Dr Naomi Mathers, ICCPM Director, Industry Liaison and Member Services.

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What does a project manager of the future look like?

30 October 2019 | Event Highlights, Knowledge Bites

Resource Tags: Complex Project Management, Complexity, Future Skills, Project Management

This is a one-page summary of highlights from ICCPM’s Breakfast Panel Discussion in Canberra on 28 March, 2019.

Complex Project Management | Global Perspectives and the Strategic Agenda to 2025 | Compendium of Working Papers

17 October 2019 | Case Studies, ICCPM Resource, Recommended Reading, Research, Thought Leadership

Resource Tags: Complex Project Management, Complexity, Decision Making, Future Skills, ICCPM, Leadership, Project Management

Managers of complex projects need to be capable of juggling a mix of technical, business and human challenges simultaneously while taking a holistic view of the entire scheme. They must be able to influence others and balance conflicting stakeholder interests while defining what ‘success’ is while reconciling considerations of time, cost and quality against benefits […]