UNK-– “Maximizing Project Success” is the topic of a seminar being offered Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., through the Learning Edge, a fall seminar series sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

“Keeping a project on track is vital for success,” said Dr. Jeanne Butler, seminar presenter. It’s important to know how to set up a project plan, including scheduling, tracking ad monitoring project progress.”

Participants will also learn techniques to deal with crisis when a project goes off track. In addition, the best practices and most successful approaches, as well as the best computer-based tools, for project management will be taught.

Dr. Butler, a management consultant, has more than 15 years of experience working with corporations, government agencies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. She specializes in team building and management, change management, career planning and organizational assessment.

Dr. Butler’s clients have included NASA, Ford Credit, Hewlett Packard, TransAmerica Life and others.

Cost of the seminar, including lunch, is $109 or $99 if registered by the Oct. 20 deadline. Checks should be made payable to UNK and mailed to: Division of Continuing Education, Communications Center, Kearney, NE 68849. For additional information, call (308) 865-8211 or (800) 865-6388.

College Park is located at 3180 West Highway 34, in Grand Island, across from the Stuhr Museum.