East RegionPMI Education Foundation (PMIEF) organized its first initiative in east
India with a project management training program in Kolkata for the team
of the non-government organization, Save the Children.
A team of three comprising Subhajit Ghosh, PMI India Champion, Arabinda
Bhar, director, training, PMI West Bengal Chapter, and Jaydeep
Chakraborty, senior Champion, developed the training material. The
sessions on 14 January and 21 January were attended by 11 participants.
On the first day of training, participants learned ways to adapt project management best practices from PMI’s A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
to meet challenges in their day-to-day work. On the second day,
participants formed groups and presented case studies. There were
extensive discussions on risk, stakeholder, and communications
management. It was an enlightening experience not just for the
participants from Save the Children but also for the PMI India
Champions.South RegionA meeting was organized between PMI India Champions in Bangalore and
members of PMI Bangalore Chapter. Fifteen Champions and Champion
Advisory Committee member Prasanna Patil attended the meeting in which
there were discussions on avenues for collaboration between Champions
and chapter members, and several actionable items were identified.