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PMIEF provides no-cost project management learning resources to change the way children learn, live, and plan for the future and magnify the power of nonprofits and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in delivering their missions through the knowledge and application of project management.

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PMIEF and Nelson Mandela Children's Fund: Leveraging Our Strengths to Support Our Youth

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A 2018 grant to the NMCF enables staff to acquire and to apply project management knowledge to enhance the organization’s efficiency.

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PMIEF: Inspiring Youth Through Project Management 

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PMIEF believes when we teach the world’s youth to apply project management skills in their lives, we unlock their potential.

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Here you will find a variety of materials for youth, nonprofits and NGOs.

Managing Life's Projects

Managing Life's Projects

Managing Life’s Projects was developed by volunteers from the PMI Delaware Valley Chapter for use in their outreach to nonprofit organizations.  It is a versatile resource for providing training in the fundamentals of project management to a variety of audiences. 

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Tower Game

The Tower Game is a fun project management exercise that can be used by students of all ages, as well as adults.

The game teaches participants to consider time, cost, quality and risk. The game can be used as an ‘ice breaker’, a stand-alone exercise or as part of a class. Watch the fun video below to learn how Pablo Lledo, PMIEF Board Chair, uses the Tower Game resource to teach his kids the importance of project management.

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Project Management in NGOs

Since 2008, the PMI Mumbai Chapter has been helping to build the capacity of grassroots non-governmental organizations (NGOs) through project management training. To date, they’ve trained more than 85 employees from at least 37 organizations using this training course.

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How Project Management Can Be Used in Your Nonprofit

Nonprofits and NGOs run projects all of the time, yet many have not been introduced to project management tools that can help them function more efficiently and effectively.

This 90-minute workshop shows organizations how to implement and manage projects on a daily basis and includes an instructor MS Power Point® with notes and a participant workbook.

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Project Management Skills for Life® 

Project Management Skills for Life® is a guide that provides an introduction to the basics of project management as well as tools and techniques to help develop skills to become a great project manager leading successful projects.

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Project Management Fiction Books for Youth

Project Management Fiction Books for Youth

As a parent and project management professional, Gary M. Nelson, PMP, has written a series of six youth fiction books that describe project management using age-appropriate language and examples that will resonate with youth, ages 9 – 12+. Because of his passion for teaching project management to youth, he has generously offered to donate digital copies of the books.

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