A Series of Monthly SeminarsA seminar was held on 22 March on project management best practices that
had over 90 participants. It started with Mr. Rajarama Rao Bannengala,
vice president - programs, welcoming the attendees. The speaker for the
day was Mr. Harish Honwad, who is a founding member of PMI Pune Chapter,
and senior program manager, Persistent System. He presented the first
part of the series, "Theory of Constraints: Why should Project Managers
Learn the Theory of Constraints".
He introduced a theory of constraints that according to him works
wonders if practised along with other concepts like lean methodology and
agile project management techniques. After the session, the chapter
felicitated new PMP® certified members and recognized three volunteers,
Mr.Vaibhav Kondekar, Mr. Dhananjay Pandit, and Mr. Vinod Katke.
The next session of the day was on "Making Test Automation Work for
You", in which Mr. Rahul Chaudhari, managing director and CEO, Qualitia,
discussed the importance of test automation and the problems faced in
the software test automation domain.
The 113th monthly seminar was held on 12 April in which there were over
70 attendees. Mr. Kapil Apshankar, associate director, Cognizant
Technology Solutions, spoke on ?Art of Managing Priorities?. He is an
expert in priority management for individuals, families, teams, and
organizations, and is the author of "Done! The Art of Managing
Priorities". The day ended with felicitation of new PMP credential
holders. In the next session, Mr. Honwad continued his series on the
theory of constraints.
The next monthly seminar on 10 May was attended by around 70 people. Mr.
C. S. Vidyadhar Phadke, company secretary, V. B. Phadke & Co.,
spoke on ?Insights of Project Finance for Effective Project Management?.
He discussed how project management is incomplete without a planned
focus on project financing techniques. In the second session, Mr. Honwad
completed the three-part series on the theory of constraints. The
chapter also felicitated new PMP® certified members.
(Chapter news is contributed by Ms. Rekha Unni, PMP; Mr. Soumen De, PMP; Capt. L. N. Prasad; and Mr. Rinoo Rajesh, PMP.)
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