PMI Bangalore Chapter


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                                                                                    – Capt. L. N. Prasad, PMI Bangalore India Chapter


PM Footprints: A PM Footprints session was held on 8th October 2015. Mr. Babu Patil, Chief Manager, Continental Automotive Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd., spoke on the subject cross competency dependencies in Product Development. The speaker brought out how project delays and failures occur due to failures in interfaces. He also gave several methods to improve the interfaces. Nearly thirty members attended the talk.



Agile Foundation Program: Corporate Connect: One day agile foundation training was conducted on 31st October 2015. A total of ten member attended the training program.

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Corporate Connect : Chapter joined hands with HTIPL (Huawei India)’s PMCoE to “Collaborate to Win” for the second HTIPL PM Connect session held on 14th October 2015. Around ninety HTIPL managers from the PM community attended this four hour event and the sessions were well received. As part of this event, Mr. Ravi Kanniganti, VP – Corporate Relations from the Chapter delivered the keynote talk on “It is time for Product Leadership”. There was also two in-house sessions in the form of an experience sharing session by Business Leader, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Das and a presentation of a successful case ctudy by a Project Manager, Mr. Deepak B. A.
Huawei India’s PMCoE and Q & OD has set up this forum, HTIPL PM Connect, for their program and project managers with the aim of making a thriving, competent & connected PM community. To achieve this objective, PM Connect events are being organized for bringing in learning from both in-house talent and experience as well as industry/ external contacts.
PM Accomplishments:  The Bangalore Chapter repeats history again by winning the “PMI Chapter Award for Collaboration & Outreach Category IV for 2015” for the outstanding work done by the Chapter in the 2014. Two years back the Chapter won “PMI Chapter Award for Member Services”. This year’s award was conferred upon the Chapter for all round performance of the Chapter in reaching out to NGOs, Academia, Corporate and Government. Chapter managed a social project for installation of Solar charged study lamp kits in 140 schools and installation of eTeaching Kits in 72 schools (Vidya Deepa Project) in a short span of 2.5 months for Rotary International. The PM Primer program conducted by the Chapter every year for over 400 students is another significant outreach program for taking Project Management knowledge to College Campuses. In addition the Chapter has participated in several Corporate PM Day programs and also conducted training programs for Fiscal Policy Institute, Govt. of Karnataka. All the programs were well supported by a large number of Chapter volunteers. The award was received by the Chapter President at a function held by PMI at Orlando, USA on 10th October 2015. PM Accomplishments