PMI Bangalore Chapter

Newsletter – April 2021

Member Benefits April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
Member Benefits: 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 https://www.pmi.org/membership

PM Quiz April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
PM Quiz Compiled by Nikita Pareek Questions: . ____________ is an acronym for a popular scaled agile framework. __________, ___________-&___________ are the three vertices of the traditional Iron Triangle. ______________Model is the earliest Software development cycle approach. __________________ is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. Also called 'smart factory'. _________ % is the yield for a six sigma process 5)           __________ are used to solicit information, quotations, or proposals from prospective sellers.   Answers:  SAFe Budget, Scope & Schedule WaterFall Industry 4.0 99.99966%  

PM Member’s Corner April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
PM Member’s Corner Balakumar Chinnaiyan, VP Membership Services, PMI Bangalore India Chapter We welcome all new members and thank members who have renewed their membership in March 2021 Members completing their anniversaries in March 2021 A total of 120 chapter members who have completed their anniversaries in March 2021. We from the chapter would like to thank them all for being with us through thick and thin and support us for these long years. Some of the notable long terms (10 years and above) are given below. 22 Years (Since March 1999) Mr. Amar Bhaskar   20 Years (Since March 2001) Ms. Chandramukhi Radhakrishnan   16 Years (Since March 2005) Mr. Kalyanaraman Ramkumar Dr. Nalini Omtri   15 Years (Since March 2006) Mr. Sumit Sinha Mr. Srinivas D

The PM Essence team thanks

Newsletter – April 2021
The PM Essence team thanks Nibu Thomas & Elizabeth Chen Thank you Dear Nibu Thomas for all the wonderful contributions over the last 3 years towards the PMI Essence group. Looking forward to having you back. Thank you Dear Elizabeth Chen for the contributions and the great enthusiasm that you brought to the team. Looking forward to having you back.

Chapter News April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
Chapter News Arun Malavalli The Chapter conducted below events successfully PM Footprints Webinar:  Mr. Sridhar Laxman, presented the Topic “Mindful Leadership” on 13th March 2021. There were more than 100 participants. E&C PM Footprints Webinar: Mr. Laurie Bowman, spoke on Topic “Human factors in Project Portfolio Risk Management” on 13th March 2021. There were more than 100 participants. PM Open Space: Mr. Sudhanshu Mani, presented the Topic "The Train 18 Experience" on 26th March 2021. More than 300 participated. PMP QUEST: PMP QUEST program under PMI ATP guidelines was conducted on 20th, 21st, 27th & 28th March 2021.

Thank you Note

Newsletter – April 2021
Thank you Note from Lt Col L Shri Harsha Good morning folks. My time to pack up my bags and move out of this group has come. Today is my last day on the board of Bangalore India chapter. This journey as a part of the leadership team of a vibrant and energetic chapter lasted seven years. Memories of this journey are weaved by the threads of time which I spent with each one of you. From the bottom of my heart I thank each one of you for being a part of this journey of my life and for the support along the way. Difficult to call out each one of you to express my gratitude for your support. But as leader of this pack, I will  call out  Girish Kadam on your behalf, for keeping all of us moving forward. Look forward to meeting all of you in better times. Wish all of you a very memorable associat

Voice of Volunteers April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
Voice of Volunteers Deepa Lakshminarayanan Being a volunteer helps in improvisation of problem solving skills, networking, development of creative abilities and discovery of inner passion and purpose. A volunteer feedback session is anytime a valuable addition to an organization as it reaches out to every participant ensuring their voice is heard which is critical in determining the program's impact. PMI Bangalore India Chapter hosted 'The Voice of Volunteers' session on 3rd April 2021 with the tagline 'Let us collaborate and share our thoughts on volunteering'. Collecting volunteer feedback is one of the best ways to empower volunteers, improve their volunteering experience and reinforce retention. The event attended by senior management, new chapter members; active volunteers as well as...

PM Guest Article April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
Human Factors in Project Portfolio Risk Management Laurie Bowman Laurie Bowman is a member of PMI Queensland and is a former director of the Asia Pacific Chapter of American Institute of Cost Engineering (AACE). Mr. Bowman is presently working with Synchrony Projects, a leading project and risk consultancy in Australia, as an adviser and trainer. His focus areas are on projects related to Defence, Transportation and Oil & Gas. His interests include teaching, mentoring and playing cricket. This article is an excerpt from the virtual Engineering & Construction (E&C) Footprints helmed by Mr. Laurie Bowman on 13.03.2021. At the outset, Mr. Bowman emphasised on the importance of social, economic and environmental impact of projects. The above three aspects are rapidly changing due ...

PM Guest Article April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
Projects beyond a lifetime Somashekar N T, PMP, Prince2, LSSBB, PSM, ITIL Somashekar is a Project Portfolio Manager with 18 plus years of experience with leading brands like Diageo, Capco Technologies (Consultant for HSBC), Crisil GRA Poland (Consultant for Credit Suisse), Deutsche Bank, Thomson Financials. He is certified in PMP, Prince2 Practitioner, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PPAC, PSM1, and ITIL foundation. He has also trained colleagues on Project Management methodologies, Six Sigma, and Design thinking.   Projects are usually characterized by a defined scope, duration and cost. Most projects fit into this description, however the delivery may span beyond the life of the initial project team. When exploring this topic, I came across a few amazing projects that I wanted to share,...

PM Guest Article April 2021

Newsletter – April 2021
The PMP® Certification Exam Has Changed: Are You Ready? Chankit Jain, PMI Volunteer Chankit has over 6 years of corporate experience.  Accustomed to working in demanding R&D/Aftermarket /Research & Validation project team environments continually meeting the strict deadlines. Excellent at driving technically complex engineering projects, defining main goals, and allocating project tasks.  The new PMP exam requires you to have experience in, and answer questions from, three domains: People (42%) Process (50%) Business Environment (8%)   Within each of these three domains, there are: Tasks (what project managers need to do) and Enablers (the actions we take to complete the tasks)   The new PMP examination gives even (50:50) representation to: