Hybrid and In-person Meetings
PMI Kerala Chapter

The chapter conducted a virtual get-together for its new members on 2 April. Chapter board members gave an overview of the chapter’s activities. In a 30-minute session, chapter leaders discussed the benefits of membership, and the various volunteering and professional development opportunities available. The new members also interacted with older members.

The chapter also acknowledged a group of passionate volunteers who created a white paper on ‘Agile Practices in Core Industries.’ Dr. Srini Srinivasan had released the white paper on 6 February. It was an outcome of interactions, reviews, and discussions with industry experts. It captures some of the agile practices being followed in construction, healthcare, product development, and the banking sectors.

The chapter conducted a full-day in-person volunteer meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on 20 March. It was a formal induction program for the extended board members and the volunteers’ team.

The Kochi branch committee conducted a similar event on 23 April. The event saw discussions on improving volunteering efforts. Priyesh Gopalakrishnan, director - Project, Cognizant, presented a talk on ‘Role of Emotional intelligence in Managing Stress.’