PMI North India Chapter organized a practitioners' workshop, “Steering
Project Success – What more is possible?” in Gurgaon on 18 July. The
workshop was designed to go beyond the conventional project management
methodologies and processes, and bring in entrepreneurial thinking to
steer projects towards success. It was conducted by Madhavan S. Rao,
PMP, who has over two decades of experience in providing leadership for
delivery, business performance management, project management
competencies, and innovation enablers businesses.
The chapter organized a series of presentations, in partnership with
Ericsson in the company’s premises in Noida on 7 August. There were
presentations by V. Krishnan, cofounder, Just Dial, on Just Dial’s
journey and entrepreneurship today; Iqbal Singh, head of delivery for
SDE TAS – Nokia, on challenges in transition projects; Sanjay Bharti,
group general manager, TCIL, on complexities in executing telecom
projects; and Anand Prakash, vice president quality, HCL Info systems,
Noida, on the ecosystem needed to plan it right.
The Uttarakhand Energy Department hosted a seminar on 18 September in
Dehradun that focused on challenges in project execution in government
and public sector. The speakers were Lt. Col. Ajay Bhattacharya, who
spoke about “backend loading” in government projects as against
“frontend loading” as prescribed by PMI; A.K. Singh, who provided
insights on the attributes that makes a successful project manager; and
B.C.K. Mishra, PMP, who shared his experiences on the successful
execution of a hydro electric power station.
Iris Software Inc. hosted a series of talks on “Empowering Self and
Teams to drive Project Success” in Noida on . It included a presentation
on capacity building in project teams by Ajay Malik, PMP, delivery
head, DC Delhi, IBM India; the principles of mind mapping by Maneesh
Dutt, former head, Business Excellence and Innovation, STMicro
electronics; and low level design in software development by Bibhuti
Das, certified Six Sigma Black Belt from ASQ and Certified Scrum Master.
The chapter held its first meeting in the Lucknow region on 7 November.
There were participants from different industry domains and
organizations. It provided an occasion for practitioners to network and
learn about PMI membership.
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