Adaptive Management

Adaptive Management
Capacity building

Adaptive Management

Rapidly responding to change

25 November–13 December 2019
The course is available in English

Recent research shows that standard project management methods are unsuccessful in cases of projects subject to high degrees of uncertainty. Adaptive, or agile, management is a structured process of decision making in the face of uncertainty, and aims to reduce uncertainty over time. In this course, participants deepen their knowledge of the methods and tools necessary for successful adaptive management.

Update your approach to project management. Join this course today.

Key features
Experiential learning

Participate in interactive presentations and discussions

High-level resources

Receive guidance from subject matter specialists

Proven procedures

Balance online studies with practical, in-person activities

Who attends this course?
  • Practitioners
  • Public sector managers
What topics does this course cover?

What topics does this course cover?

This blended course provides an overview of adaptive planning techniques and encourages a rapid response to change.

  • Recent research on complex social systems, adaptive management, and agile management.
  • “Soft” projects and programmes without clearly defined goals and subject to uncertainty.
  • Theories of change that assume linear relationships versus unexpected dynamics.
What will I learn?

Participants learn how to manage projects that require continual improvement and flexibility.

  • How to factor non-linear relationships, emergent behavior, and other patterns into project management processes
  • All about agile approaches, tools, and techniques
  • The importance of systems thinking as a way to cope with complexity
What will I be able to do?

This course aims to promote adaptive and agile management for development projects.

  • Adopt an adaptive management approach
  • Control project complexities
  • Join an international network of professionals
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its unconventional and effective learning methodologies.

  • Course facilitators are subject matter experts and specialists.
  • Training delivery includes online and in-person learning opportunities.
  • Participants exchange knowledge and ideas on best practices.
How to apply

Go to to apply before 22 November 2019.

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