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Positive Leadership in Project Management the Focus of New IIL Publishing Book

NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IIL Publishing, a division of International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL), and leading provider of project management educational resources, announced today the release of Positive Leadership in Project Management: A Practical Guide to Enhancing Individual, Team and Organizational Performance by Author and Project Management training expert Frank P. Saladis, PMP.

Positive Leadership is the seventh book by Saladis, and the book is aimed at project managers with highly readable and engaging reference material, resource lists, and ways to track personal growth and professional progress. Positive Leadership is based on Saladis' in depth research, over 30 years of expertise in telecommunications project management, as well as his familiarity with transforming relevant and often complex source materials into practical, real-world applications.

"IIL is delighted to be able to provide professionals with a book like Positive Leadership," commented E. LaVerne Johnson, President, Founder and CEO of IIL. "The book supports IIL's desire to provide our clients top tier educational resources and deliver on our commitment to intelligence, integrity and innovation."

Positive Leadership is a guide for managers looking to build strong teams and aimed at enhancing performance and success. "As publisher of allPM.com, I have already seen the success and high readership of Frank's articles on Positive Leadership some of which inspired chapters in his new book," said Judith W. Umlas, Senior Vice President of IIL and Publisher of allPM.com, a project management web-portal and online community for project managers around the globe. "I am thrilled that Positive Leadership is such a comprehensive goldmine of invaluable project management and leadership resources."

Saladis is the founder of International Project Management Day, a yearly recognition and celebration of the role of project managers around the globe. He was PMI®'s Person of the Year in 2006 and past president of PMI New York City Chapter. Saladis is a senior trainer with IIL, and currently he lives in New York.

The release of the book will be celebrated at a launch event that will be held on March 18, 2013 at Rizzoli Bookstore in Midtown Manhattan. Wine and cheese will be served and the author will perform a number of songs he composed related to the subject of the book.

Members of the press and other interested parties are invited to attend.

About International Institute for Learning

IIL is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for many top global companies. IIL's core competencies include Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Business Analysis, Microsoft® Project and Project Server, Lean Six Sigma, PRINCE2®, ITIL®, Agile, Leadership and Interpersonal Skills, Corporate Consciousness and Sustainability. To learn more please visit: www.iil.com.

CONTACT: Vanessa Innes Vanessa.Innes@iil.com (212) 515-5177Source: IIL