On 25 January, the chapter kicked off the year with a knowledge sharing session at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. Over 120 chapter members attended the session. Babu Krishnamoorthy from Finsherpa spoke about financial habits for wealth creation. Visukumar Gopal from Atos Syntel highlighted the complexity of executing projects in a dynamic environment with changing business needs and technologies. The session concluded with a book review by chapter volunteer Dilip, who reviewed the book, Atomic Habits by James Clear.

Another knowledge sharing session was held in Kumaraguru College of Technology in Coimbatore, which is the latest college to become part of the chapter’s academic outreach program. An agreement was signed by Sivaram Athmakuri, vice president - certification and outreach, PMI Chennai Chapter, on a visit to the college campus on 14 February. The knowledge sharing session Mr. Athmakuri conducted had about 30 students and faculty members of the institute.

Mr. Athmakuri also conducted a corporate knowledge sharing session on “value prioritization - product owner toolkit" at Rencata, Chennai, on 26 February for their project managers, business analysts, and scrum masters. Eighteen employees attended the session.