On 21 January, the PMI Chennai Chapter launched its first
knowledge-sharing session of 2023. Bhanu M. Viswanadha, president of the
PMI Silicon Valley Chapter and PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP)
instructor, spoke about “Kanban for Predictive Value Delivery.” The
session provided an opportunity for the audience to understand Kanban at
a basic level and learn the steps in implementing a successful Kanban
framework. Viswanadha emphasized that the framework must not be
introduced as a new tool to the team, but as a part of the existing
The chapter conducted a knowledge-sharing session on 11 February at Anna
Centenary Library in Chennai. Chandrasekar Pandyan, a knowledge
management and design thinking expert, spoke on the topic, “Design
Thinking for Business and Customer-Centric Innovation.” He discussed the
main elements of the design thinking framework ─ empathize, define,
ideate, prototype and test.
D.C. Mathangi, a wellness and lifestyle coach, explained the importance
of the well-being of working professionals, considering the long working
hours and high stress levels of today’s work life.
Additionally, the chapter, in partnership with Aura Holistic Wellness
Centre, hosted a health camp for its members. More than 45 members
participated in the holistic health drive.
On 17 December 2022, the chapter conducted an insightful session on the
theme, “Business Storytelling for Project Managers.” Sundararaman
Chintamani, a distinguished toastmaster, explained the various elements
of business storytelling and how it differs from personal storytelling.