Capt. L. N. Prasad
The 8th Annual Session of PM Primer was held at NIMHANS Convention Centre on 19th October 2016. Nearly 400 students from various Engineering and Management colleges participated in the program. The program was inaugurated by Ms. Nemi Chandra, Chief Designer, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. The students were given an introduction to Project Management concepts and later a discussion on the various aspects of the Project Management practices were also held.
During the month of October 2016, two PM Footprints session were held. On 6th October 2016, Mr. Pavan Machavolu, Deputy General Manager at Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India Pvt Ltd., spoke on the topic “Implementing a complex project in a global context”.
On 20th October 2016, Mr. Ravi Murthy, Engineering Manager from SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd., spoke on the topic “What the Mountains have to teach us about team building”. Both the talks were well attended.
Saturday PM Footprints for E&C Forum:
As a part of the E& C Forum, during the month of October, two talks were held. On 15th October 2016, Mr. Velan Murali, Executive Director, Arcadis India Pvt. Limited, spoke on the topic “Golf Course Construction – Procurement and Cost Management Challenges”. The second talk was delivered by Mr. A. N. Prakash, Managing Director, M/s A N Prakash Construction Project Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd., on the topic “Humour Essential to Project Management”. Both the talks were well received.
The monthly PMP Quest training session was also held during the month of October.