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Key Project Management Practices
 
S. A. Kumar


S. A. Kumar
Head – Business Excellence
Infineon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.,
Bangalore
Date:
13-MAR-2014

Time:
6.30 PM to 8.00 PM

Venue:

Royal Orchid Central Hotel,
47/1, Manipal Center,
Dickenson Road, Bangalore


   

Profile of Speaker:

S. Anil Kumar Electrical Engineer from UVCE, Bangalore. MBA from Sikkim Manipal University with specialization in Marketing & HR. 

Total of about 25 ½ years in different software and product companies. Currently working as Head – Business Excellence / Head of Quality Management in Infineon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and is part of the Infineon Technologies, India Management Team.

o Involved in many state-of-the-art complete Product Development projects and delivered products to international markets:

o Digital Satellite Set Top Boxes, DVD Recorder, Hard Disk Recorder, Media Centre, Mobile Phones, LCD TV and Digital Beam Forming (DBF) system for Radar application for LRDE (DRDO organization)

o Various GUI based VC++ Applications (Subscriber, Call Routing, Call Record Validation, Billing and Centrex) for a Digital Telecom Switch for Siemens Communications, Bangalore

o Electrical System and Avionics for LCA Project (Fighter Aircraft) at ADA, Bangalore

o Played the role of Global Software Manager in Philips Consumer Electronics Division with responsibility for entire software stack (Driver, Audio and Video Streaming, Services, GUI, Applications and third party Applications with multi-site program management (7 sites across the globe in Asia, Europe and USA). Managed projects with budget of 2 to 7 Million Euros.

Created and lead teams with size of 50 to 200 in both Indian and MNC companies for different product development projects

Defined processes for the entire SW organization based on ISO 9001:2008 and SEI CMMI Level 5 and deployed them in projects and support functions.

Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2008

SEI CMMI and Agile Process Expert

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

Teach ‘Personality Development’ topics for blind students as Volunteer at Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, Bangalore on the weekend.

Married with one son 


Topic Description:

The topic consists of sharing of five key project management practices namely:

1. Performance Outputs & Priorities
2. Output, Feedback & Resources
3. Linked Teams
4. Work Previews
5. Group Decision Making

These practices have to be applied together by project teams to make the project successful.

The topic covers how to set project goals & priorities and to meet them in a collaborative way by using these key project management practices. 


Expected Take-away:

The project managers can learn and implement these five key project management practices in their respective projects to make them successful.