PM FORUM GOES ONLINE
PMI MUMBAI CHAPTER

PMI Mumbai Chapter has taken its PM Forum series online in the form of webinars every week. These webinars of two hours each have helped members acquire two PDUs.

Every weekend members have had the opportunity to learn from a rich pool of speakers.

The following are the webinars the chapter organized in April and May:
“Project managers – brace the x-factor of digital transformation for success” and “Agility in COVID-19 era and beyond” by Priya Patra, program manager, Capgemini
“Agile mindset for leadership” by Preeti Kate, agile coach and consultant, Tata Consultancy Services
“The power of emotional intelligence – how it impacts agile teams” by Nagini Chandramouli, vice president and senior agile coach, BA Continuum
“Design thinking – from ideas to innovation” by Ashutosh Bhatawadekar, enterprise agile coach
“Servant leadership” by Kalpesh Vyas, consulting bid manager and technical solution lead, IBM
“Emotional intelligence for project leaders in the new normal” by Fahad Ahmed, former president, PMI Karachi Chapter and head of project management office (Pakistan), Avanza Solutions
“Robotic process automation for project and program managers” by Madan Upadhyay, founder and CEO, Emergen Teck

The chapter conducted a virtual workshop on visual thinking by corporate trainers, Agalya G S and Nitasha Nambiar, on 23 May. The paid workshop had 11 attendees.

The chapter has extended support to COVID-19 warriors through donations from members. The donations will go toward the following causes:
Providing water bottles to police personnel managing check posts and those on duty on the streets.
Helping migrant workers who want to travel back to their home towns with train fare, food packets and water.
Providing face masks to frontline workers.

So far the chapter has received donations of more than Rs 1.15 lakh.