Project Management

PM4L, PMI Melbourne Chapter and PMIEF: Shifting to Virtual Delivery During COVID-19

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It goes without saying that this year has brought new challenges to the way we work and learn—especially for the global youth and Gen Z. With an estimated 61 million Gen Z job seekers globally, it's imperative the next generation is equipped with skills that help promote confidence, communication and collaboration to help them prepare for the future—whatever it may have in-store.

Vikki Kapoor (Vik), PMP®, Project Management for Life (PM4L) Founder and Vice President of the PMI Melbourne, Australia Chapter, couldn’t agree more.

“Project management isn’t just a career, it’s a way to learn life lessons regardless of your age,” says Vik in an interview with The PMI Educational Foundation. “The earlier these basic principles can be taught, the more beneficial they can be.”

As one of the co-founders of PM4L—an initiative aiming to provide early education and awareness to students about project management not only as a career choice, but also to provide learning experiences and outcomes that can be applied in daily life—Vik believes PM skills are necessary at nearly every age.

“In 2014, our chapter tasked us [Kapoor, Guinevere Gilbert and Zeina Assouad and the PMI Melbourne chapter as a whole] with thinking of ways we could engage with our community, and I thought helping local youth could be a…


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