Chapter News February 2018

Chapter News

Capt. L. N. Prasad

PM Footprints:During the month of January 2018, two PM Footprints session were held.

On 4th January 2018, Ms. Rupali Dash, Managing Director of Base for Innovation Research Design Support and Sustainability (BIRDSS World), spoke on the topic “Industry and Academia: Why Collaboration”


On 18th January 2018, Dr. Asoke Talukder, Chief Science Officer, Vibrant Health Ltd., spoke on the topic “Project Management Challenges in Big Data Analytics”.

Both the talks were well attended and received.

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E&C PM Footprints:

The Footprints session of the E&C forum was held on 20th January 2018. Mr. Alastair Stubbs, Country Manager, Humanscale, spoke on the topic “Designing Healthy Work Environments”.


During the Second session, Mr. M S Hiremath, an Independent Consultant and Project Management Professional, spoke on the topic “Buffers Management in Projects (Critical Chain)”. Both the talks were well attended and received.



Training classes were held on 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th January 2018.

Agile Foundation Course:

The one-day agile foundation course was held on 6th January 2018.

PMBOK® 6 – New Edition:

As many of you are aware PMI has released a new standard of PMBOK®(Edition-6). The Chapter conducted a one-day bridge course focusing on changes incorporated in PMBOK® Edition-6 with respect to the previous version. The course was held on 13th January 2018.