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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 (  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; 13-20 age bracket has been granted for this program.  Also see

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. 


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