PMI Bangalore Chapter

Community Event

PM Open Space Community Event


PM Open space is one of the collaborative initiative by PMI Bangalore India Chapter and Corporate entities in ITPL & Whitefield Hub to connect with PM community on quarterly basis. The PM Open Space organises PM Industry Practitioners Event with the help of likeminded volunteers. These events provide opportunities of bringing together Project Management professionals to learn, share & grow. The event usually have a luminary speaker who covers topic about PM knowledge area from leadership perspective.


Till now this community has held 3 PM Open space events this is gaining lot of momentum. On October 13th 2016 PM open space event was organised @ ABB Global campus. Mr. Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman of Happiest Mind gave his talk on “Optimizing Business Value through Project Excellence”.


Mr. Soota touched upon number of factors with which PM can make a difference. He emphasised on Know Your Customers’ Customer (KYCC) for PM’s to understand where their project is making the strategic impact. His key message has been that “Project can fail and will fail but it’s important as Project Management professional how you identify risks and manage them along with managing key stakeholders”. After the session there was a lively Q&A session where he shared his personal experiences he had over his long career.

Overall there are 220+ people joined this event and event was also webcasted to a number of Whitefield organisations.


The main host of the event was Mr. Wilhelm Wiese Head, India Development Center, ABB Global supported by Mr. Srikanth Ranganathan, Vice President of Engineering Huawei. Core Volunteers who planned & executed this event have been drawn from various companies like Mr. Palash Gupta, Huawei, Mr. K.S. Bhat, Mr. Gladstoe Leslie Samuel from ABB Global, Mr. Ravi Murthy from SAP.

Next PM Open Space session will be held at SAP Campus.