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Project Management Skills For Life (PMSFL): A Joint Teenage Youth Outreach Program
PMI-MN and Northern Star Council (NSC) of the Boy Scouts of America invite Twin Cities boys and girls, ages 13 to 20 (scouts and non-scouts), to learn to manage projects in this multi course event taking place this spring and summer in a variety of metro locations.
The program has two levels of courses; Introduction and Fundamental, each offered twice a year.
- Introduction: Basic project management skills using resources from the PMI Education Foundation (www.pmief.org). Satisfies project management requirements for BSA Venturing Pathfinder award. Great for managing Eagle projects and planning high adventure trips, among others. Introduction is offered in Spring & Fall University of Scouting, each course is a 2-hr. class.
- Fundamental: Using Project Management Skills For Life resources from the PMI Education Foundation; hands-on project exercise; hands-on BSA Team Building exercise; eligible to take the NOCTI Digital Badge assessment test. Fundamental is offered in Winter & Summer as stand-alone training, each has three 2-hr. classes. See http://pmief.org/learning-resources/learning-resources-library/student-badging; 13-20 age bracket has been granted for this program. Also see https://www.youtube.com/user/NOCTINBS.)
See the program flyer for details on how to register, or download as a PDF.
One of the gold nuggets for the Fundamental course is that the student (boys & girls, scouts or non-scouts) will have a chance to earn a widely recognized Digital Badge credential on Project Management Fundamentals that they can put in their resume for college admission or job applications.