|Lt. Col. (Retd.) L. Shri Harsha, PgMP, PMP||
A versatile project management professional, who has successfully managed projects in challenging environment, his passion is turning around troubled and stalled projects. Post retirement, he juggles his time on driving projects, enhancing his knowledge, sharing knowledge with real time experiences with aspiring project management professionals and volunteering activities. His papers, contemporary thoughts on people and project management, have been presented at national forums and also published in reputed professional journals. Strongly believes that while the past make good stories, the capability to leverage learning and experiences of the past to meet future challenges is the hallmark of a successful professional.
About how many total hours did you volunteer in 2011-2012 till date?
Roughly how many hours per week did you spend? More than 500 hours. Peaking to about 25 hours per week during the preparations for the PMPC, my involvement varies depending on the requirements of the chapter.
What motivates you to volunteer for PMI?
What have been the challenges for volunteering at the Chapter?
PMI Volunteering, Professional commitment, Personal commitment – How do you balance the three?
Name any 1-2 best volunteering experience
Appreciation from both, speakers and participants, for the selection mechanism and selecting excellent speakers for PMI India Conference in 2011. The challenges of mentoring novices and seasoned authors/speakers to raise them to the standards of Bangalore Chapter has been intellectually stimulating and professionally satisfying.
Tell us your hobbies, or things you are passionate about, other than volunteering at PMI
While I enjoy adventure sports, basketball, golf, philately, photography, and reading, I am also an
What will be your message for your fellow volunteers
Volunteering is an excellent platform to sharpen your soft skills, especially communication. Experiment with people skills without inhibition and accept challenges, you always have support at call. All this is free. Exploit to the hilt.
What is your thought on preferred recognition for volunteering?
Lt. Col. (Retd.) L. Shri Harsha, PgMP, PMP