Real Project Management by Peter Taylor



Latest book by the UK’s ‘Lazy Project Manager’ from Kogan Page hits bookshelves in the USA

25 March 2015 – London, UK and Philadelphia, PA, USA – Real Project Management: The Skills and Capabilities You Will Need for Successful Project Delivery is the title of the newest book by Peter Taylor. Peter is also the author the popular books The Lazy Project Manager and Leading Successful PMOs. This newest book is published by Kogan Page International.

150325-pmwj33-Taylor-BOOKAccording to the publisher: Real Project Management takes an in-depth look at the challenges we face in running projects in today’s complex and global environment. In this groundbreaking work, leading specialist Peter Taylor examines issues such as the complexity of projects, the virtual nature of projects, executive sponsoring, benefits management and international dilemmas integral to completing a project or programme on time and within budget.

Supported by the experiences of project managers around the world and relevant insights from a series of surveys commissioned by the author, with examples and case studies covering the strategies they are using to future-proof their projects, and tips to help you achieve and maintain success, Real Project Management will provide you with the tools you need to boost your skills portfolio and tackle head-on the challenges that projects and programmes present. These include: making effective use of new communication tools; managing projects with virtual teams; time management and how to do more with less; finding and connecting with effective project sponsors; connecting projects with business strategy; managing a multi-generational project team, and staying in control.

Real Project Management is a fast-moving, practical read that will help the reader become a real project manager- and enjoy real project success. More about the book can be found at http://www.koganpage.com/product/real-project-management-9780749471217

150325-pmwj33-Taylor-PHOTOPeter Taylor is one of the world’s most popular project management speakers with more than 200 speaking engagements in the past three years, in over 20 countries. A member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association for Project Management, he regularly runs workshops through the International Project Management Association, PMI and other project management communities around the world. With over 25 years of project management-related experience, Peter also acts as an independent consultant and coach to executive sponsors, PMO leaders and project managers.

Kogan Page has been a major presence in international business publishing since 1967. Their publications range from technical business on subjects such as logistics, risk analysis, marketing and finance, to books to help business leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, managers and students develop their personal and business skills. Kogan Page books are available throughout the world with distribution in the Asia, Australia, India, UK and USA, with e-editions available from various e-book resellers. Kogan Page – Innovative Ideas for Business Success – see their project management titles here.

Source: Kogan Page International