The Power of Project Leadership by Susanne Madsen



14 March 2015 – London, UK and Philadelphia, PA, USA – The Power of Project Leadership: 7 Keys to Help You Transform from Project Manager to Project Leader by Susanne Madsen is a new book published in late January 2015 by Kogan Page. For projects to make an impact and add lasting value, the project manager has to be able to strategize, motivate, network, calculate risk and collaborate effectively with different stakeholders.  Project managers must learn how to lead.  

150314-pmwj33-Madsen-BOOK COVERThe Power of Project Leadership helps project managers transform into proactive, accountable project leaders.  It explains what good project leadership looks like and explains how to make the transition using concrete tools and strategies.

The book teaches project managers how to feel more confident and assertive as project manager and leader, gain control of a project by delegating 50% of their workload, handle conflict and poor performance, build a highly motivated and driven team, continuously look for opportunities to innovate, be comfortable taking risks, and become a project leader.

With underlying theories to help managers understand how teams and individuals are motivated, this book ensures that project managers lead with vision, continuously improve, work with intent, get closer to stakeholders, are authentic and establish a solid foundation for their projects.

Susanne Madsen is a project leadership expert and one of the world’s leading project management coaches. She has experience managing and implementing large change programs for major corporations worldwide, and she is a regular speaker for organizations including Citigroup, Alcatel Lucent, Expedia and APM. She lectures at leading business schools, such as Warwick Business School, Cass Business School and the University of Westminster. Madsen specializes in helping project, program and change managers improve their leadership

More about the book at http://www.koganpageusa.com/product/Power-of-Project-Leadership,2567.aspx?tab=books

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