Newsletter – May 2020

Member Benefits May 2020

Newsletter – May 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

Did You Know?

Newsletter – May 2020
1.  PMP Exam can be taken Online from comfort of your home/office. For more details & FAQs, please visit: https://www.pmi.org/certifications/types/project-management-pmp/exam-prep/online 2. PMI India Webinar Series- "Common Ground" Free for all We to invite you for a series of carefully curated webinars that form the Common Ground for deep-end discussions by highly experienced professionals. We look forward to your presence at these webinars which will take place every Saturday, 4:30pm to 6pm starting 2nd May. Attendance is free for all stakeholders, but prior registration is essential. Click here for schedule  https://www.pmi.org.in/events.aspx?id=Events 3. Manage India- Gain in-depth understanding of the need, relevance, current practices, challenges and research issues involved in

PM Quiz May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
Compiled by Himadri Sekhar Chowdhury Questions: Once baselined, how is a project management plan updated? How can you use product analysis? What do you find in an activity list? What are management reserves for? What are pre-assigned resources in a project? Answers: Through the Perform Integrated Change Control process To define products and services including use, characteristics among others Activity Identifier and a scope of work definition for each activity To address the unknown unknowns that can affect a project When physical or team resources for a project are determined in advance, they are considered pre-assigned  

PM Member’s Corner May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
We welcome all new members and thank members who have renewed their membership in April 2020. Members completing their Anniversaries in April 2020 A total number of 163 chapter members completed their anniversaries in the month of April 2020. 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.  20 Years (Since April 2000) Mr. Madhavan S Rao 14 Years (Since April 2006) Mr.  Prakash Sarangapani 11 Years (Since April 2009) Mr. Kiran Sahadev Mr. Manjunatha B.V. 10 Years (Since April 2010) Mrs. Bindu Valapil Mr. Nagesh Ramamurthy For any queries or suggestions, please write to Sachin Sood, VP Membership, PMI Bangalore India Chapter at membershi

FREE web-based seminars (webinars) for May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
Appended is the list of FREE web-based seminars (webinars) for May 2020 exclusively for PMI Members (and some for all stakeholders). The “Did You Know” section has some interesting updates and information on PMI products and services, request you to definitely go through the same and share it with Chapter board, Chapter members and within your organization/coordinates

PM Article May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
Motivation is the key to success Prabodh Kumar Gupta Prabodh, is a B.Tech. from (IIT) and has corporate experience in companies like IBM, Infosys & Tata. He is active PMI Champion & PMP, PMI-ACP, ITIL, Data Analytics, Blockchain & Cloud certified professional. In 2019, he has been awarded by PMI India as “Eminence & Execution” award in PMI Champions Annual meeting. Motivation is the key to success. Any good organization has different means to motivate its employees. Generally, it has different reward schemes in various categories to encourage its employees. In addition to rewards, companies come out with different recognition schemes to motivate employees.  Why is motivating employees so important for a successful organization? Why do companies emphasize this? To understand

PM Guest Article May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
Remote working – Unlock your infinite potentials! Devikala Thangaraj Devikala is currently working as Senior Technical Writer with Innovatia India IT & Knowledge Management Solutions. Devika has 18 years of experience that includes patent editing, managing onsite and offshore product documentation releases and business consulting. Her hobbies are reading books, storytelling for kids and gardening. Devika loves to learn new things and is passionate about problem solving.  Nature has asked us to separate from one another, it's also science that tells we are hard-wired for connection. Nothing replaces face-to-face connections, we are so adapted to that culture. It's been more than 2 months; we are suspended from routine life! When theaters in England were closed due to the plague,

PM Guest Article May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
How to STOP Procrastinating Brij Sethi Director, Dost Expertise Pvt. Ltd. Brij helps you apply Head Heart Hands to work (see HeHeHa.org). Head - Build and Share Expertise. Heart - Care and Persist. Hands - Stay Healthy and Get things done with grace and ease. Jayesh is in an IT job in the busy and traffic ridden city of Bangalore and life is a boring routine of stress, coffee and missed deadlines. Jayesh wants to do well and be successful. That is why he moved here from Dahod, after finishing his engineering. As soon as he is back in the apartment at 7:00 Jayesh puts the laptop bag on the small dining table, that is also his work desk and settles on the sofa. He looks for the TV remote. Where would it be, after the binge watching last night? “I must exercise, before starting dinner”, he t

Editor’s Note May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020
Editor's Note Dear Readers, Hope you are safe and healthy in your home environment. Hasn't the way of working (WoW) completely changed during this lockdown? Aren't we dreaming about getting back to 2019 lifestyle, and wish that luxury of spending time with friends, catching up with school mates, attending the lavish weddings with crowds of hundreds of people or simply getting into a vehicle and driving towards nowhere. While our wish is very simple to live a life that we had lived in past, Lockdown 4.0 will bring numerous challenges and let's not forget to be more vigilant and protective than lockdown 3.0. As we cherish our previous life style to return as a "wish", we do have numerous instances where we have got normalcy with continuous and conscious efforts like Project Tiger of...