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Newsletter – October 2020
The Basics of Disciplined Agile™ Online Course - Save 35% - offer till Dec 2020   Still trying to work within an agile framework, like SAFe™ or Scrum? Not getting the results you expect? The Basics of Disciplined Agile™ Online Course shows you how to use the Disciplined Agile Tool Kit to select the right agile options and take the best next step. It's the only way to get tailored guidance to find your team's Way of Working (WoW). PMI Members and Active Credential holders a special offer for you - Save 35% on our new Basics of Disciplined Agile™ Online Course. We are overwhelmed with the response received and thus extending the offer till Dec 2020. For more details write to <disciplinedagile@pmi-india.org Job Board – free Job Postings   Given the situation in the worl

Member Benefits October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020
PMI membership includes many free resources that can help you power your career and earn valuable PDUs. 1000+ tools, templates and webinars 4 virtual events each year Discounts up to 30% off live events, online courses and popular books in the PMI Store Networking with project managers around the world   Plus, PMI membership includes free access to these digital publications: PMBOK® Guide (available in 12 languages) 19 digital editions of the PMI Standards 57 digital editions of PMI-published books   Happy Learning and earning PDUs!!! Feel free to revert for any further clarifications

PM Quiz October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020
Compiled by Himadri Sekhar Chowdhury Questions: What does Strategic Alignment mean in a Benefits Management Plan? Organizations are turning to which professionals to collaborate with PMs for requirements management? Smooth/Accommodate is one of the five general techniques for managing ________. What is a risk workshop? What are the contents of a procurement file?   Answers: Determining how well the benefits align to business strategies of the organization Business analysis professionals Conflict A specialized project team meeting conducted to identify risks A complete set of indexed contract documentation including the closed contract  

Chapter News October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020
Arun Malavalli Chapter successfully completed ONLINE INSTRUCTOR LED TRAINING for PMP Certification on 29th, 30th August & 5th, 6th September 2020.  Participants from several other countries & India participated. PM Footprints Webinars and E&C PM Footprints Webinars were conducted. PM Footprints Webinar: Mr. Arun Sharma, spoke on Topic “ Design led Delivery” on 12th September 2020.  There were more than 100 participants. E&C PM Footprints Webinar: Mr.  Sai Charan Kuppili, spoke on Topic “Role of High Efficiency Photovoltaics Technologies in Solar Projects ”  on 12th September 2020.  There were more than 100 participants. PM Openspace was conducted virtually on 25th September 2020.  Mr. Mr. Amitabh Ray spoke on “Project Management from Doer's Diary” – A CEO's take based on p

PM Book Review

Newsletter – October 2020
Action Learning for Managers - by Mike Pedler Build your Expertise by Solving Real Problems and Learning from them, in small groups   Brij Sethi Brij Sethi, Partner - Dost Expertise LLP. Brij helps you apply Head Heart Hands to work. Head - Build and Share Expertise. Heart - Care and Persist. Hands - Stay Healthy and Get things done with grace and ease. This book – is a practical introduction to Action Learning helps managers explore how Action Learning could help them offers advice on how to promote Action Learning in your workplace.   Action Learning is an approach to individual and organisational development. Working in small groups – Sets – people tackle actual problems and learn from their attempts to change things. Reg Revans, the father of Action Learning sa

PM Guest Article October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020
2nd Generation PMP Families Mohankumar Rangaswamy gowda, PMP Mohan is a PMP Certified Manager with over 15 years Industry experience in IT Telecommunication Sector. He has worked with various companies like Nokia, Oracle, etc, providing 3G/4G/5G Solutions to a wide range of clients in the Telecommunication sector. As an AGILE practise Lead, he was consistently recognized  for performance excellence and contributions in LTE/5G Telecommunications. Many of us know the struggle behind completing the PMP certification. The PM Essence team got a chance to talk to two families that had 2nd generation PMPs! We put them on the hot seat to capture their perspective. Looking through the crystal ball through the prism of two different generations of a two such families. Coincidently, both cases invo

Editor’s Note October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020
Editor's Note Dear Readers, THE LONG ROAD TO COMEBACK We have discussed threadbare how COVID-19 impacted businesses, big and small, regional and international. As the days prolong to months and the year dawns to a close, the bubbling enthusiasm of the first lockdown seems like a distant dream. Months of staying at or working from home, adjusting to the schedules of the spouse and / or kids, speaking to colleagues over phone, balancing chores around the house with working around the clock to meet customer needs, have possibly made even the strongest among us question, is there a comeback? In the recent past, we have seen several decisions being made to bring workers back to their workplace and restart the wheels of the economy, and the battlelines between lives and livelihood are be...

PMI Webinars October 2020

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