Critically analyse simple and complex management theories that underpin project and program success. You’ll learn how to skilfully negotiate, map and design systems, and evaluate project management processes. These include integration, portfolio management, systems mapping, flexibility and adaptability.

Students will undertake structured and problem-based, scenario learning, converting the theoretical and practical application of managing complex portfolios.

In this unit, you will study:

  • Integrating projects into programs
  • Mapping projects as systems
  • Complexity in projects
  • Risk and complex projects
  • Accepting and managing project complexity
  • Managing multiple complex projects.


Please refer to the teaching and assessment breakdown for this unit.


You can study this unit as part of the Master of Project Management.


Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your SCU Online student advisor on 1300 589 882 for more information based on your particular circumstances.