Project Management Concepts for the Student Community
Launched in September 2009, an Annual PM Primer event is held by PMI Bangalore India Chapter to cater to the student community. It is an initiative aimed at advocacy and creation of appreciation of the project management profession among the students. Over the last 5 years PM Primer had participation from over 50 colleges, around 1000+ students and over 100 student faculties. The program is a 3 hour session that gives the students an understanding of Project Management, highlighting the knowledge areas mentioned in the PMBOK.
1. Eligibility criteria
PM Primer is offered to final year Engineering Students and Post-Graduate Management students in Karnataka. Principals and faculties of the respective colleges are also invited as special guests.
2. Training program course content
The program gives an overview of how a project is initiated, planned, executed, monitored and closed. It also gives awareness about the 10 knowledge areas - Integration Management, Scope Management, Time Management, Cost Management, Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Communications Management, Risk Management, Procurement Management and Stakeholder Management.The course uses real world examples to establish the connection, so that the students can correlate and grasp much better.
The program starts with registration of the participants, followed by the inauguration by an esteemed and renowned personality. The session is then conducted in 2 parts of 1.5 hours each by practicing project managers in renowned industries.
This is a complimentary program conducted annually by the PMI Bangalore India Chapter
4. Next PM Primer
The Previous PM Primer was conducted on following date:
Date : October 19, 2016
Venue : NIMHANS Convention Centre, near Dairy Circle, Bangalore
5. Essay Competiton
An essay competition will be conducted as a part of PM Primer. Click here for more details
6. Registration Process
Registration for the program is done online by logging into the corporate registration portal. Access to the portal is restricted to following people:
- Placement Officers of the College
- Professors of the College
- Student Coordinators authorised by the College or Department heads of the college
Click here to download the PM Primer 2016 – Coordinator Nomination Form.
Chapter will process the request within 2 business days and access will be provided to the coordinator.
The authorized person listed as Coordinator can then register the students / faculties online by clicking the Register Now button below which will be announced soon.
Seats are limited and so hurry !
To download detailed brochure of PM Primer 2016, please click here.