Working Together to better Support the Future Social Development Project Managers

October, 2019

Enactus Canada and PM4NGOs announce their partnership to share methodologies and best practices with the members of the Enactus Canada. Enactus Canada, an experiential learning platform, helps students unleash their entrepreneurial spirit and develop the talent and perspective essential to leadership in our ever-changing world. With over 3,400 students involved in over 260 projects, Enactus Canada is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada.
The program is part of a global network of 37 countries, with 72,000 students in 1,730 universities whose projects and work annually impact 1.3M beneficiaries. Besides accessing the PMD Pro and Program DPro best practices guides, other PM4NGOs methodologies and tools, students who acquire one of the PM4NGOs certifications will have access to the continuing professional development program PMD Pro+ Jennifer Falzon, Enactus Canada Vice President, Programs & Marketing, states that “by partnering with PM4NGOs, Enactus Canada students can expand their project management knowledge and the skills gained through our program. It’s a great opportunity for Enactus students to build their professional brand.” According to Edson Marinho, PM4NGOs Executive Director, “the partnership will not only make our best practices more accessible to the future entrepreneurs and leaders, but also help PM4NGOs improve its tools and methodologies – through the practical application developed by Enactus members. It is a great opportunity for PM4NGOs to learn from the feedback provided by Enactus.” About Enactus Canada Enactus Canada, a national charity and the country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform, is shaping entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 3,400 post-secondary students led 267 community empowerment projects and business ventures last year in communities coast to coast, directly impacting over 50,000 lives. As a global network of 37 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca. About PM4NGOs PM4NGOs is an international non-profit organization that seeks for an equitable and sustainable world where social investment achieves the greatest impact. PM4NGOs promotes excellence in the management of social investment projects and programmes through the creation and development of best practice guidance for development professionals, certification schemes for those working in the sector who will be proud to hold an internationally recognized qualification and a forum for communication and discussion about international development sector best practice. The PM4NGOs mission is to promote and sustain the professionalism of program and project management in the international development sector. www.pm4ngos.org
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