PMI North India Chapter re-introduced its newsletter, Synergy, in
March with a new look. It had articles on talent management, scope creep
in construction management, keeping small team motivated by simplifying
processes, and test driven development.
The chapter hosted two industry-academia interactions. The first
session, “Assessing Organizational and Portfolio Management Best
Practices using OPM3 – A Practice Approach”, was a half-day event that
was organized along with the International Management Institute. The
interaction with students and professors gave insights on new ideas and
the research work taking place in colleges and universities.
Mr. Raju Rao, PMP, SCPM and OPM3 professional, conducted an interactive
workshop for members and students. This was followed by a session by
Mr. Hemant, director – Riskpro India, in which he spoke about the nature
of risks and how to deal with them effectively. There were close to 150
participants. The second session was an interaction with infrastructure
project management veterans on 7 March. The half-day event was
organized along with ERA Business School. Mr. Harish Chawla, who has
more than 50 years of industry experience and over 30 years in project
and contract management, spoke at the event. Mr. Tanmoy Prasad,
consultant in the IT advisory group, Government of Haryana, presented as
how the Ministry of Corporate Affairs is transforming itself to meet
the ever-changing needs of the competitive world.
The chapter celebrated 26 April as Agility Day. Agile project
management methodology is a topic of growing importance today. This
full-day event started with a presentation on the “Agile Manifesto”,
followed by a session on scrum. There was a post-lunch session on “Pull
Planning, Lean and Kanban”. Before closing out, there was an open
discussion on the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
certification during which the speakers and the chapter guided
participants on how to prepare for the certification.
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 (P...Read More
Makarand Hardas, vice president, academics, PMI Pune Chapter discussed scope management. He started with an activity in which he illustrated how perceptions can...Read More
PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter conducted its 140th monthly seminar on August 20 at Patrakar Bhavan, Pune. There was a session on "Innovation and Project manageme...Read More