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1 Project Management for Social Good Mike DePrisco PMI Educational Foundation PMI VP, Academic and Educational Programs PMI Memphis, TN Chapter PDD 27 September 2013

2 Project Management for Social Good

3 What does the word community mean to you?

4 PMIEF’s Reach PMI Focus: 20 Million PMs PMIEF Focus: Project Management for the World of 7 Billion People

5 PMIEF Areas of Focus

6 PMIEF No-Cost Downloads Careers in Project Management Project Management Skills for Life SM PM Methodology for Post Disaster Reconstruction PM for Nonprofits PM Workshop for K-12 Educators PM Toolkit for Youth SM Case Studies on Youth Programs PM Toolkit for Teachers TM NEW!

7 Working with Nonprofit Organizations Nova Scotia volunteer conducts community classes in Kenya Oklahoma member volunteers with Chamber of Commerce Washington, DC members train vets through Wounded Warriors Volunteers in New York trained United Nations Association employees in Mexico Member in Minnesota helps plan a local bike race fundraiser When you look at the resources of PMI and PMIEF coupled with some of the most pressing and unmet needs of nonprofit organizations, implementing no-cost project management training creates a win- win situation. -Kedisa Johnson PMI Los Angeles Chapter Volunteer & Nonprofit Employee

8 Working with Schools and Youth Organizations Illinois team partners with program that serves at-risk girls in Chicago Singapore and Arizona members host programs with “Junior Achievement” Italy members created a development program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Volunteers in Washington mentor students in technical education programs Member in California uses project management to run an after-school program

9 At what age can youth begin benefiting from project management?

10 Benefits of teaching youth project management and through projects Success in school Preparation for 21 st century workforce Project Learning Engaged Students = Some of the students who undertook the training last year have actually scored really good marks since then. I think they’ve got their head around planning how to achieve the ‘good results’ before actually doing the ‘good results. -Elizabeth Beatty Teacher at Mill Chase School Hampshire, United Kingdom

11 PMIEF Strategic Focus: PM for 13 to 19 year olds Research New curricula and materials Multiple translations Teacher training Strategic partnerships Collaboration with Ministries of Education Strategic and Global

12 4 “C”s Reading · Writing · Arithmetic 3 “R”s Critical Thinking · Collaboration · Communication · Creativity Project Mgmt

13 Building US State and Country-Wide Programs North Carolina Washington State Wisconsin – New! PMI members starting to work with Ministries of Education

14 1. Communication Get Involved with PMIEF Sign up for: Project Management for Social Good® Join Our Mailing List Now! Text PMIEF to to get started.

15 2. Identify your connections Schools Nonprofits Scholarships Get Involved with PMIEF Team-Building Activity at Nonprofit PM Training

16 3. Use project management for social good Identify scope and bandwidth Communicate with PMIEF Enjoy making a difference! Get Involved with PMIEF Use PMIEF Educational Resources to help others! PMIEF can make a difference to all sorts of people...PMIEF is a complementary tool [to PMI] that chapters can use to demonstrate the value of project management while changing the lives of thousands in their communities. -Monica Gonzalez, PMP PMI Nuevo Cuyo, Argentina Chapter Nonprofit Volunteer

17 Feedback from Volunteers Our chapter’s outreach programs with local nonprofits and schools are some of the most exciting and meaningful activities of the year. Francisco Herrera, PMP PMI Sinaloa, MX Chapter President Our work with local schools has created new and engaging ways for me to work with, and get to know other chapter members, all while we’re helping make a difference in our local community. Bruce Vapnitsky, PMP PMI New York City Chapter Volunteer Through volunteering with PMI and PMIEF, I have grown personally and professionally as a leader…I can honestly say that I attribute my success to the many relationships gained from collaborating with others around the globe through these organizations. Nealand Lewis, PMP PMIEF Engagement Committee for PMI Communities

18 Get Involved! Bring the power of project management to your community. Disseminate information Contact local schools and nonprofit organizations Help build partnerships Donate A Volunteer Conducts a Workshop for Secondary School Students in Sinaloa, Mexico

19 Video - PMIEF Donors, Volunteers and Supporters Making a Difference

20 Questions? PMI Educational Foundation Michael DePrisco PMI VP, Academic and Educational Programs l - Website – Join Our Mailing List! Text PMIEF to to get started.


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