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– Capt. L. N. Prasad
CN1 PM Enrich: On 5th April 2014 a one-day advanced workshop on Project Management in New Product Development was held. This is the sixth workshop under the PM Enrich Program which was launched in Feb 2013. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Ravi Kanniganti of TYCO. He is presently the Director responsible for launching SPS products in APAC region. The program was well attended and received by the participants.   

New Board Members: On 12th April 2014 new EC members who were selected by the Nominating Committee, joined the Chapter Board as Members. The newly elected members Mr. Ravi Kanniganti, Mr. Raj Nandyala and Lt. Col. (Retd.) L. Shri Harsha joined the Chapter Board as Directors and strengthened the Board. 


PM Footprints: The 226th and the 227th fortnightly PM Footprints were held on April 10th and April 24th. On April 10th April Mr. Srinidhi Prahalad, CEO of Reinvento, spoke on the topic “Applying start-up principles in virtual project management”.

On April 24th Mr. Sesha Sai, Regional Manager, Project Management, Cushion & Wakefield, spoke on the topic “PM perspectives — Lessons learnt from Large Office construction Project”. The talks were well attended and participants exchanged a lot of ideas and held positive discussions.    
PM QUEST: The Chapter’s 35 hour contact program on PMBOK version 5.0 which helps meet the eligibility criteria for appearing for PMP certification exam has been regularly held by the Chapter on two weekends. During April the same was held on 12, 13, 19, and 20th at Hotel Royal Orchid Manipal Centre, Dickenson Road near MG Road.

Agile Foundation Program: The one day foundation program on Agile for those who want to have an exposure to Agile concepts was conducted by the Chapter on 26th April 2014. The overwhelming response to the course was very encouraging. The next Agile Foundation Program will be held on 24th May 2014.