About PMI India Academic Advisory Group (AAG)

The PMI India Academic Advisory Group was formed in December 2009. The members are all eminent academicians from reputed colleges across the country and also senior practitioners from Industry. The group is led by an elected Chair and the names of the members and chair of AAG are as follows:


Dr. K. Satyanarayana

Director IIT, Tirupati


Prof. Saji Gopinath

Director, IIITM-K, Thiruvananthapuram

Dr. (Ms.) Karuna Jain

Professor, Shailesh.J.Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay

Dr. Tapash Ganguli

Dean, Executive Development,

Mr. V T Chandra Sekhar Rao,

Dean, L&T Institute of Project Management, Baroda

Dr. Ganesan Kannabiran

Director, IIIT, Sri City, Chittoor

Dr. Krishnamurthy Kesavasamy,

Advisor,H.R; TCS, Thiruvananthapuram

Academic Advisory Group's activities


The primary objective of the AAG is to lend support to PMI in the following ways:

  • To render advice on ways and means to promote and popularize Project Management education in academia including Teaching and Research.
  • To provide thought leadership and assistance in the dissemination of information related to Project Management education.
  • To influence peer group of academicians.