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Project management 101

Project management 101

Today, success in just about any field, at any rank, demands project management skills. That's why FranklinCovey, a performance improvement company, is launching seminars titled "Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager." Though oriented to the workplace, its practices can be applied to any "endeavor with a start and finish, undertaken to create a unique product, service or result," as it defines a project — being asked to oversee the garden club's spring plant sale, for instance.

"Project management today isn't just about managing logistics," said Kory Kogon, productivity practice leader for FranklinCovey. "The skills of...