Teaching project management prepares students to be college and career ready. Read about one teacher’s journey to bring PM to the classroom using no-cost resources from the PMI Educational Foundation.
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Problem solving, creativity, analytic thinking, collaboration, communication, ethics, action and accountability…what better way to teach children these 21st century skills than through project management?
A practitioner took the time to teach project management skills at the local high school with his own curriculum called iProject Leaders of Tomorrow, or PLOT. Here, teacher and student take time to explain what the experience meant to each of them, and what’s coming next.
The MIS-699 project capstone is a course at Metropolitan State University in which students are placed into project teams consisting of four to five team members. Here, a community faculty member shares his experience from teaching.
Higher education institutions that fail to understand and adapt to the current paradigm shift will face serious difficulties in the future. They must make profound structural changes in providing quality education and services to their students by adapting quickly and effectively to this new world marked by technological advances.
While volunteering for his local PMI chapter one day, this practitioner received a phone call that would set his career path in motion.
Like so many project managers, this practitioner fell into the project management profession. Here's how she brought her career full circle, starting her career as a teacher and now wrapping it up by teaching project management.
We have an obligation to teach our subject with excellence—and that begins with a foundation of quality curriculum for project management students.
Quality curriculum can be an ever-moving target and is sometimes subject to accreditor’s thoughts and opinions. There are a few ways you can work to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to quality curriculum for your program.
This practitioner is certain he didn’t begin teaching project management at the university level in a traditional fashion, or perhaps even in a recommended fashion. But it worked for him. Here is his story...