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PM Quiz

Newsletter – February 2021
Compiled by Somashekar N T Questions: What is a management control point where scope, actual cost, budget, and schedule are integrated and compared to earned value for performance measurement? What is the reserve maintained for unforeseen work/risk that is within the scope of the project? What is the term for the amount of time whereby a successor activity can be advanced concerning a predecessor activity What is the relationship in which a scheduled activity has more than one successor? What is a current condition or situation that may have an impact on the project objectives?   Answers: Control Account Management Reserve  Lead Path Divergence Issue

PM Capture February 2021

Newsletter – February 2021, Uncategorized
                                                                                      Location, Odaiba, Tokyo            Picture Credit: Namita Jhakar, a Consulting Engineer in Cisco Systems. She developed a love for                                 Project Management during her frequent business trips to Japan in 2019.

Member Benefits

Newsletter – February 2021
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 Guest Article February 2021

Newsletter – February 2021
An Emotional Project Manager – Part I Manisha Bhattacharya, PMP, CSM, ISTQB, Certified Life Coach Manisha is on a mission to inspire 1 Million Individuals to prioritize themselves. She is a certified PMP with 15 plus years in Corporate, a Certified Life Coach, Trained Image Consultant & practicing Spiritual Coach. She empowers you to look good, feel good, and be good. It was just another day in the life of Harish. He reached the office after battling through the heavy rush hour traffic. As he was about to power-on the laptop, his manager called him to a meeting room. Harish knew that the discussion is not going to be an easy one. His project was running behind schedule, and there was a couple of customer escalation as well. Harish was managing a mid-sized software project with an adama

PM Guest Article February 2021

Newsletter – February 2021
Love conquers doubt – My PMP Certification Journey Elizabeth Chen Elizabeth is a PMP Certified Strategic Communications Lead and Program Manager. She has over fifteen years of experience in Public Relations, Brand Building, and Media Relations, spanning leading brands in the IT/Telecom, Consumer Technology, and FinTech.   I was a project manager without a title for over a decade of my professional span. I got introduced to the world of project management during my brief stint at a global consumer product giant four years ago. I loved the logical process behind successful projects - from planning, strategizing, breaking down the action items to their granularity, assigning the timelines, right to its closure, and noting the lessons learned. I wanted to know more about project management;

Appreciation Corner

Newsletter – February 2021
PMI Code of Ethics in Kannada A big thank you to our chapter volunteers for their efforts in achieving a major milestone by translating the Code Of Ethics to Kannada in January 2021. The Kannada version is available here  https://www.pmi.org/about/ethics/code Thank you, Himadri The PM Essence team thanks Himadri for his continuous contributions and ideas. Himadri was a regular contributor even after moving to Australia. We hope he continues to write for us whenever the muse strikes. Wishing him the very best from all of the PM Essence team.

Chapter News February 2021

Newsletter – February 2021
Arun Malavalli The Chapter conducted below events successfully PM Footprints Webinar:  On 16th January 2021, 100 plus participants attended Ms. Rajani Nair Deb's session on “Business Events - Reimagined.” E&C PM Footprints Webinar: On 9th January 2021, more than 100 participants attended Mr. Sameer S Nagapurkar's session on “The Art of Negotiation.” PM Openspace: PM Openspace hosted on 29th January 2021. Speaker Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder Director, GOONJ. Topic: The role of Individuals in Rethinking  the Society. PMP QUEST: PMP QUEST program conducted on 23rd, 24th, 30th & 31st January 2021. Graduation Day at Acharya Bangalore B-School : On 9th January 2021, Acharya Bangalore B-School celebrated its Graduation Day for its MBA students 2018-20 batch. The Guest of Hono

PMI Bangalore Chapter Board – Strategy Meeting

Newsletter – February 2021
PMI Bangalore Chapter Board met to discuss Strategy for year 2021 on January 29th and January 30th Highlights of the discussion: Detailed review of Financials for year 2020 Review of 2020 activities and plan for 2021 for each area. VPs from each area shared their thoughts about the plans for year 2021 and sought feedback from the board Ideas were exchanged, drafts for year 2021 plans are taking shape based on these discussions.

PM Guest Article February 2021

Newsletter – February 2021
Voice of Volunteers Lakshmi Ramachandran Lakshmi Ramachandran is an enthusiastic Program Manager, working in Software Applications Delivery and Services for about 20 years in multiple domains. Specialized in Agile enablement within the organization and at the customer site. She is currently managing Sustenance Services in the IoT Platform group at TCS Bangalore. A passionate and active volunteer at PMIBC.Volunteerism helps people actively seek opportunities to assist others in need, make considerable and continuing commitments to assist, and sustain these commitments over extended periods.To provide a platform to the chapter volunteers and prospects, Chapter has launched VoV – Voice of Volunteers (VoV). In this bi-monthly VoV event, volunteers can connect and share their experi

PM Guest Article February 2021

Newsletter – February 2021
How to prepare for and clear PMP in the first attempt Somashekar N T 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. Hi, could you please introduce yourself? Hi, I am Somashekar. I have 18 plus years of experience in change management and pre-sales, working with major brands like Thomson Financials, Deutsche Bank, Crisil GRA, Credit Suisse Capco, and HSBC. I lead the Process, Methods, and Tools in my cur...