PMIEF awarded a grant to Special Olympics, Inc. in 2017, which has since strengthened the project management capabilities of Special Olympics’ staff across the globe through in-depth training to support its fundraising, programming and communications.
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Gutiérrez-Pacheco has experienced the power of project management throughout his career as an IT systems engineer and manager. But it wasn’t until he took his granddaughter to a PMIEF session on project management and robotics that he saw how easily it could be absorbed by one so young.
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—shares how PM skills are necessary at nearly every age.
In this article, four dedicated PMIEF advocates and donors to the PMI Educational Foundation share their thoughts on the impact of the foundation and why they feel it’s critical for youth to learn and practice a project management skill set.
Since the PMI Educational Foundation narrowed its strategic focus in 2019, it has dedicated its efforts to focusing on partnerships with youth-serving nonprofits that share the same sentiment. PMI and PMIEF are proud to announce the first four partners.
PMIEF awards scholarships that are provided to support project managers, nonprofit volunteers and everyone in between. With the 1 September application deadline fast approaching, consider if one of these opportunities might be right for you!
Celebrating PMIEF's 30th Anniversary: How a Scholarship Helped an Infantry Officer Transfer to the Private Sectorby
In this article and video, Dan Kurber shares how project management has made a difference in his personal and professional life, the impact of PMIEF's scholarship and awards program, and the first step you can take to get the next generation involved in project management today.
Learn more about how far PMIEF has come—and the impact of the foundation on youth around the world. Looking to learn even more? Register for the 30 Years of PMIEF Webinar to hear about what the future has in store!
Read how this former board member of the PMI Oklahoma City Chapter believes project managers have a rare opportunity to provide children with their first exposure to project management—and how you can help.
Jim recently took time to answer some questions about the history of the PMI Educational Foundation—its past, present and future—in a revealing and inspiring interview.