Program Management Training

Leading Complex Projects


Individual contributor (specialist – expert), front line, mid-level leaders

  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Leading Complex Projects provides a leadership-focused approach to assessing project complexity and deploying the best approaches and techniques to achieve success. Use the Complex Project Model™ to gain valuable insight into the variables that create the complexity of a particular project. Then assess the actual level of project complexity with The Complexity Indicator™ as the first step in developing a project management plan. The heart of the course is a progressive case study that provides hands-on experience in determining the true level of project complexity and managing it from a new perspective.

Learning objectives

  • Adopt leadership techniques to increase your odds of success.
  • Apply the concepts of complexity science to project management.
  • Utilize Complexity Indicator™ to assess your project’s complexity level.
  • Create an innovative framework for managing project complexity using Complex Project Model and Process™. 

Behavioral competencies

  • Resourcefulness
  • Manages ambiguity
  • Manages complexity
  • Self-development
  • Situational adaptability
  • Strategic mindset


  • Complex Project Model™
  • Complexity Indicator™
  • Project benefits management
  • Project business acumen
  • Project governing
  • Project integration management
  • Project management (complex)
  • Strategic project and program alignment


  • Onsite instructor-led: 3 days - 22.5 / 2 days - 15
  • Virtual instructor-led: 3 days - 22.5 / 2 days - 15