Complex Project Governance

In today’s rapidly changing and interconnected world, traditional approaches to governance often fall short when it comes to managing complex projects. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the need for a different approach to governance in complex projects and explores the essential elements required for successful project delivery.

Participants will delve into the intricacies of complex project governance, adaptive leadership, decision-making, and the shift from conventional measures of success to outcome-focused approaches. Additionally, the course introduces participants to the understanding and application of some relevant frameworks and tools for complex project governance. Participants will also delve into systems governance, emphasising long-term sustainability and the importance of considering the broader impacts on organisations, the environment, and the economy. Through the exploration of emergent risk and opportunity, participants will gain valuable insights into effectively managing uncertainty in the context of governance.

Throughout the course, participants will engage in hands-on activities, group discussions, and practical exercises to reinforce their understanding of complex project governance. The course also incorporates real-world case studies and offers opportunities for applying frameworks and tools to enhance complex project governance practices.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Project Managers, Project Team Members, Project Sponsors, Senior Executives, Governance Professionals, and individuals involved in the management and governance of complex projects. It is also suitable for professionals seeking to broaden their understanding of project governance and its impact on project success.

Public Course

30 July 2024



Course Outline

This is a 1-day course. In this course, you will learn to:

  • Understand why a different approach to governance is needed in complex projects;

  • Understand the relationship between governance and delivery assurance in complex projects;

  • Appreciate the importance of adaptive leadership and decision-making in complex project governance;

  • Explore the need to reframe project success around outcomes, rather than measures such as time and cost;

  • Explore systems governance to support the long-term sustainability of the organisation, environment and economy;

  • Learn a framework for understanding emergent risk and opportunity in the context of governance;

  • Discuss relevant case studies and apply relevant frameworks and tools for complex project governance.

Course Price:
Discounts are available for ICCPM Members. Please refer to our pricing page for more information.

Refund Policy:
ICCPM is committed to fair and transparent application of fees and charges as well as the processing of refunds where applicable. Carefully read our ICCPM refund policy for detailed information pertaining to course refunds.

*Please contact us if you wish to enrol in this course and registrations have closed. ICCPM may be able to accommodate your request to enrol subject to availability.

This course is subject to a minimum viable number of registrations.  ICCPM reserves the right to postpone or cancel this event if required numbers are not met.

Expression of Interest
A wait list form is available to express interest for any of our courses. We will contact you when the next course is ready to be announced.