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Invitation for Technical Paper

PMI, India is pleased to invite you to submit a high-quality abstract to be followed by the final paper for inclusion in the souvenir of the PM National conference to be held at Chennai, India on the September 28-30, 2012.

The central theme of the conference is: Project Management for Sustainable Competitive Advantage

The apex technical papers review committee consists of renowned persons in their respective professions. The review committee would select the final papers to be published in the conference souvenir. Based on the quality, content, intent and relevance of the papers, some of the selected authors would be invited to present their papers in the conference.

Your paper/contribution should focus on a subject pertaining to one of the four tracks or a sub-track within a track. We suggest that you cover the following aspects in your papers in each track/sub track:

  • Case studies, Best practices, lessons learnt, examples from real world experiences in applying project management.
  • Innovation and thought leadership in Project Management profession.
  • Tools, techniques and proven frameworks/methodologies etc.
  • Professional values, ethics in the project management profession.
Authors are requested to submit the Technical papers based on the following Topics:

Evolving Trends for competitive Advantage
The availability of enabling tools, reevaluation of processes and procedures, and individual adoption of new skills for competitive advantages. How is new trends in Project Management bringing competitive advantage in:
  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Agile Methodologies
  3. Role of a PM
  4. Estimation techniques
  5. Scope Management

Effective Management of Diverse Teams
Project management problems and issues directly related to being a project manager while working with Multi lingual, multi location team:
  1. Virtual Teams
  2. Distributed teams
  3. Diverse cultures
  4. Women in Project Management

Influencing successful Outcomes - Human Side
Behavioral aspects of Project Manager for influencing successful outcome which encompass a wide variety of soft skills that all individuals should have and includes:
  1. Thought Leadership
  2. Negotiation
  3. Communication
  4. Developing Talent
  5. Change Management
  6. Importance of mentoring

Integrating Innovation & sustainability
Today the market is growing at a rapid pace. Project Managers need to keep pace with the ever enhancing and evolving knowledge base to effectively run projects and add value to customers and organization. Discuss on key factors for sustainability with following:
  1. Go green
  2. Innovation in projects
  3. Innovative techniques

Projects Fueling Economic Growth
Discuss how project management has been utilized in the specific industry sectors which in effects fuels economic growth. What are the key guidelines for these project and the other distinct benefits to all stakeholders.
  1. Mobility (Automobile, Aerospace)
  2. Tourism, Hospitality
  3. Infrastructure & Government Projects
  4. Social Projects

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