Leadership Skills for Project Managers

Preceded by PROMSG AGM

Wednesday 14 October 2015

6.00pm - 9.00pm

BCS London, Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA | Maps

Free to attend for both BCS Members and non-members

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be followed by a talk on 'Leadership Skills for Project Managers' by Susanne Madsen.


The Group will meet to transact the following business:

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Apologies for absence
  • Minutes from the previous 2013-2014 AGM (available online)
    • Matters arising from the minutes?
    • Accept 2013-2014 AGM Minutes

2014 - 2015 AGM Slides

  • A report from the Chair and others on the activities for the year
  • A report from the Treasurer, including a review of income and expenditure for the year ending 31 August 2015.
  • NO amendments to the PROMS-G Constitution proposed
  • Election of Chair and Treasurer and other committee members
  • Any other nominated business. (must be sent in advance)
  • AGM Ends

Items for inclusion on the AGM agenda must be received no later than fourteen days prior to the meeting and should be emailed to the PROMS-G Secretary at:-promsg.sec@bcs.org.uk.

Please go to the secured members’ area of our website to view the previous PROMS-G AGM minutes and the current AGM slides, in advance of the meeting.  Members should email any AGM queries or comments to the PROMS-G Secretary (promsg.sec@bcs.org.uk) no later than 30 September 2015.

Any PROMS-G member wishing to become a Committee Member must download a nomination form from the secured member’s area of the PROMS-G website and email it to the PROMS-G Secretary no later than noon on Monday 14 September 2015.

Please note that only PROMS-G members (any grade) are eligible to stand for election to the committee or vote during the AGM.

Talk Description:

For projects to succeed and have lasting impact, project managers must be able to strategize, innovate, motivate, empower and collaborate - in other words, project managers must learn how to lead.

In this thought provoking talk, Susanne Madsen will discuss the differences between management and leadership and how it relates to you as a project manager. Through powerful strategies she shows you how to shift your managerial and task orientated mindset into one of inspiration, motivation and collaboration.

No matter your role or your level of experience there will be powerful lessons to be learnt from this talk. It will help you to:

  • Understand the differences between management and leadership
  • Apply the strategies that will make you a project leader
  • Understand how teams and individuals are motivated
  • Overcome resistance to change
  • Create a highly engaged team of critical thinkers


6.00pm - 6.30pm
Registration and Networking
6.30pm - 7.00pm
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Presentation: Leadership Skills for Project Managers

About the speaker:

Susanne MadsenSusanne Madsen is an internationally recognised project leadership coach, trainer and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook (2012) and The Power of Project Leadership (2015). Prior to setting up her own business, she worked for 17 years leading large change programs of up to $30 million for organizations such as Standard Bank, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase. As a fully qualified Corporate and Executive coach, Susanne now specialises in helping managers improve their leadership skills so that they can gain control of their projects and fast-track their career. You can visit Susanne’s website.