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Using Project Management for Social Good

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A review of the PMI Educational Foundation\'s programs and charitable activities for your local community.

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Using Project Management for Social Good

  1. 1. Leading The Way… Bringing the Power of Project Management to Communities throughout the World www.pmief.org
  2. 2. PMI Educational Foundation <ul><li>PMI Strategic Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Principle #9 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PMI shall encourage individuals/groups to participate in and support social good causes. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. PMI Educational Foundation (cont’d) <ul><li>PMIEF’s goal is to leverage project management for social good </li></ul><ul><li>PMI Educational Foundation is the philanthropic arm of PMI </li></ul><ul><li>501 (c) 3 charitable organization </li></ul>
  4. 4. Leading the Way: Improving Society Through Project Management Improving responses to tragedies Helping college students realize their dreams through education Giving youth and communities a better chance of success
  5. 5. Thanks to our Partners
  6. 6. <ul><li>• PMI Arabian Gulf Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Baltimore Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Central Illinois Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Central Iowa Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Central Ohio Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Chicagoland Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Clear Lake/Galveston Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Coastal Bend Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI College of Performance Management </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Dallas Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Delaware Valley Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Great Lakes Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Hospitality SIG </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Information Systems SIG </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI KC-Mid America Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Madison/South Central Wisconsin Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Mile-Hi Chapter Educational Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Milwaukee/SE Wisconsin Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Minnesota Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI North Carolina Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Northeast Ohio Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Nova Scotia Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Orange County Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Phoenix Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Sacramento Valley Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI San Diego Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Sao Paulo Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI South Florida Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Washington DC Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>• PMI Web SIG </li></ul>Thanks to our PMI Component Donors
  7. 7. Accomplishments Careers in Project Management PMI Project Management Post-Disaster Recovery Methodology Project Management Skills for Life Academic Scholarships and Awards PMI Component Initiatives
  8. 8. A Better Prepared Workforce of the Future <ul><li>The PMI Educational Foundation will help support the development of the workforce of the future through: </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Scholarships and Fellowships </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored Internships and Apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Endowed Visiting Professorships </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Last year conferred $80,000+ Scholarships and $10,000 in Awards </li></ul><ul><li>This year will award $150,000+ in Scholarships and Awards </li></ul>A Better Prepared Workforce of the Future
  10. 10. A Better Prepared Society for Future Success
  11. 11. Giving Youth a Better Chance of Success <ul><li>Learning of 21 st Century Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Educating Students Through Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management as a Competency for Teachers and Administrators </li></ul>
  12. 12. A Better Prepared Response in Future Times of Need <ul><li>The PMI Educational Foundation will help humanitarian and development organizations provide a better response in future times of need through: </li></ul><ul><li>Local Training Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Tools and Methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management Maturity Resources </li></ul>
  13. 13. A Better Prepared Response in Future Times of Need <ul><li>Funded grant to investigate the value and potential of establishing a global network of centers for disaster-related project management research and education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advancing the body of knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing tools and techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disseminating knowledge and training people </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Getting Involved </li></ul>
  15. 15. Resources Available www.pmief.org
  16. 17. Community Outreach Resources
  17. 18. Community Outreach <ul><li>PMI KC Mid-America Chapter: Project Management for Kids </li></ul><ul><li>PMI Minnesota Chapter: </li></ul><ul><li>Community Mentor Coaching Program </li></ul>
  18. 19. Philadelphia High School Project Management Program <ul><li>Program target is inner city high school students </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum includes 21 st century and PM Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Delivered through interactive projects and lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Dual high school and college credit </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of the program </li></ul>Partnering for Success
  19. 20. Project Team Mentors Are the Key <ul><li>PMI Delaware Valley Chapter Members </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteered Time </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by Their Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Passed Clearances </li></ul><ul><li>Worked in the Classroom </li></ul>“ I saw leadership in development, as well as maturity and great teamwork.” - David Glaze, former student and now mentor
  20. 21. Students “ We learned a lot in 8 weeks…used PowerPoint for the first time and created a project charter. We used teamwork and learned how to manage time, and the importance of planning .” “ It's more than just learning project management. It is truly learning life skills that I can apply to other places.”
  21. 22. A Better Prepared Response in Future Times of Need
  22. 23. PM4NGOs <ul><li>Funded PM4NGOs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management Training for “Local” Disaster Relief/Recovery Workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided training for 107 people in 31 countries including: Myanmar, Uganda, Cameroon and UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided 29 NGO agencies with training including: Care, Mercy Corps and Catholic Relief Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helped LINGOS recruit subject matter experts, volunteers to facilitate webinars, evaluate materials and mentor PM4NGO class participants </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. PM4NGOs Training in Kampala “ 80% of all diseases are spread from contaminated water; our training here will help us prevent this and save lives in the future .” - &quot;Chief,&quot; Save the Children <ul><li>“ The project management skills we are learning will help us improve the lives of the vulnerable people we are serving.” </li></ul><ul><li>Businge Richard, </li></ul><ul><li>CARE Uganda </li></ul>
  24. 25. PM4NGOs Training in Kampala “ Project management training is like defensive driving training. Having done both for a long time, you do not think you can learn anything new, but then you realize how much better you can be through such training.”
  25. 26. Floods of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  26. 27. PMI Santa Catarina Chapter <ul><li>Pilot workshop that took place 10 December 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Participants evaluated PMMPDR and UN Sphere Project Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Both guides will be translated into Brazilian Portuguese and distributed to local governments most affected by the disaster </li></ul>Train the Trainers
  27. 28. Discussion ? ?
  28. 29. Leading The Way <ul><li>Turn to the person beside you to share: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar types of programs (community, component) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ways to reach out to the PMI community to share what PMIEF is doing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People/groups with whom the PMIEF should network or partner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What you are willing to do or how you would plan to act “Greater Than Yourself” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write them on the note cards </li></ul>
  29. 30. You CAN lead the way and bring the power of project management to your local community!
  30. 31. <ul><li>What Can You Do To Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Spread the word </li></ul><ul><li>Reach out to your local primary or secondary school </li></ul><ul><li>Work with your component </li></ul><ul><li>Help identify component programs for posting on the PMIEF website </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor a local non-profit </li></ul>
  31. 32. What Else Can You Do To Help <ul><li>Mentor a project learning/project management student competition </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer for PMIEF programs </li></ul><ul><li>Help build partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Donate to the foundation to help us sustain and build our programs </li></ul>
  32. 33. PMIEF Contact Information Debra Miersma 2009 Chair, PMIEF Board of Directors +1-413-329-9264 [email_address] Kathy Shawver, PMP 2009 Treasurer, PMIEF Board of Directors +1-419-610-7335 [email_address] Diane Fromm Administrator, PMI Educational Foundation +1-610-356-4600 ext. 1128 [email_address]
  33. 34. PMI Educational Foundation Leadership Board of Directors Debra Miersma, Chair Kathy Shawver, Treasurer Kay Fleischer, Secretary Ken Atwater Bob Cook Jo Ferguson Ken Hartley Pedro Ribeiro Hugh Woodward

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