Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title by Kory KogonProject Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title by Kory Kogon

Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title

byKory Kogon, Suzette Blakemore, James Wood

Paperback | April 7, 2015

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No project management training? No problem!

In today’s workplace, employees are routinely expected to coordinate and manage projects. Yet, chances are, you aren’t formally trained in managing projects#151;you’re an unofficial project manager.

FranklinCovey experts Kory Kogon, Suzette Blakemore, and James Wood understand the importance of leadership in project completion and explain that people are crucial in the formula for success.

Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manageroffers practical, real-world insights for effective project management and guides you through the essentials of the people and project management process:

Initiate
Plan
Execute
Monitor/Control
Close

Unofficial project managers in any arena will benefit from the accessible, engaging real-life anecdotes, memorable "Project Management Proverbs,” and quick reviews at the end of each chapter.

If you’re struggling to keep your projects organized, this book is for you. If you manage projects without the benefit of a team, this book is also for you. Change the way you think about project management#151;"project manager" may not be your official title or necessarily your dream job, but with the right strategies, you can excel.
Kory Kogon is the Global Practice Leader for Productivity, focusing her research and content development around time and project management, and communication skills. Before joining FranklinCovey, Kory spent more than six years as the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations for AlphaGraphics, Inc. She was responsible for the t...
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Title:Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey TitleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194163110X

ISBN - 13:9781941631102

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"In this book, Kory, Suzette, and James have created the ultimate blueprint for ’unofficial’ project managers. You'll go from amateur to adept in seven easy chapters."—Jay Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Firespring"Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager gets to the HEART of a challenge so many now face in the workplace—the need to ORGANIZE Projects, on the fly, without training, to lead their companies to a new future. This is a GREAT book . . . you’ll take control fast with the knowledge in these pages."—Julie Morgenstern, New York Times bestselling author of Time Management From The Inside Out"The new benchmark for real and truly effective project management. This is a must-read"—Gerry Aquino, Organizational Development and Learning, Össur Americas, Inc."Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager is the best business improvement book that I have ever read. This book will become the guide for all of our future projects. . . . Any person who follows the advice in this book will find a tremendous, positive impact on their career."—Tim Rancourt, President of Engineering and Manufacturing at Northern Tool + Equipment"Finally! A project management book that acknowledges and supports the 'people' part of projects. . . . Practicing the Four Foundational Behaviors will help every ‘unofficial’ project manager engage their team."—Deanna Carrera, Director of Leadership and Learning at First Things First"In this age of lean corporate headcount, everyone, no matter what their title, is required to fill the role of project manager. And the new book, Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager, covers the core areas that any project professional needs to be successful."—Robert Fitt, Sr. Director of Human Resources , Broadcom Corporation"If you are involved with executing projects of any size, you owe it to yourself, and your team to read this book."—Kenneth Johnson, Director of Training and Development, State of Colorado"Sometimes we think as projects as large capital expenditures, but often all of our work is an ‘unofficial’ project, and too often, we find ourselves ill equipped to manage the process to a successful outcome. Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager ties together a process that everyone can use for project work, as it is for all levels of an organization."—Bonnie Stone, Centralized Learning and Development Manager at Central Arizona Project