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Newsletter – November 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 November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
Compiled by Himadri Sekhar Chowdhury Questions: What are the three baselines in a Project Management Plan? What is the 100 percent rule in WBS? What is attribute sampling in Control Quality? What is the downside of keeping too much inventory? What is push communication?   Answers: Scope, Schedule and Cost Total of work at the lowest levels should roll up to the higher levels so that nothing is left out or no extra work performed The result either conforms or does not conform It may result in high operations cost and reduce the organization's profit Sent or distributed directly to specific recipients who need to receive the information  

Thank you Raju!

Newsletter – November 2020
The PM Essence team would like to thank Raju for his dedication and commitment to the newsletter. Raju has been a contributor, editor and AVP since 2017 and without his contributions we would not have seen so many changes and improvements to the effort. Always ready to take up any task, he was the person behind introducing and fine tuning several processes that helped streamline the effort. He was also instrumental in the major redesign of the newsletter in the recent past. We wish him all the best and hope to continue to see his articles - whenever the muse strikes. Be part of the PM Essence Editorial Board The PM Essence team is looking for volunteers to be part of the editorial board. You need to be passionate about project management, communications, and stories. You need to be a PMI B...

Chapter News November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
Arun Malavalli Chapter successfully completed ONLINE INSTRUCTOR LED TRAINING for PMP Certification on 3rd, 4th, 10th & 11th October 2020.  Participants from several other countries & India participated. PM Footprints Webinars and E&C PM Footprints Webinars were conducted. PM Footprints Webinar: Mr. Harmeet Chawla, spoke on Topic “Business Transformation driven by HR” on 10th October 2020.  There were more than 100 participants. E&C PM Footprints Webinar: Ms. Bindu Bhatia, spoke on the Topic “Personal Branding & Executive Presence” on 10th October 2020.  There were more than 100 participants. Upcoming Events: PM Footprints Anniversary on 28th November 2020 E&C Industry Symposium on 5th December 2020 Important Online PMP QUEST Training Dates : December 5th, 6th, 12

PM Guest Article November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
Organizing a Virtual Conference – An overview N R Prasad, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CSCP, SP Prasad is a PMP Certified Software Professional possessing extensive experience in the IT Sector. He is a Scrum Master, IT, in Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. Work from Home is the new normal with meetings, discussions, and training, including conferences and events, hosted virtually. The article below highlights the salient features of hosting a virtual conference and can be considered a planning checklist. These are based on my recent experiences and can be used as a general template with minor customizations based on a specific conference. The first step is to form a core team to plan and execute the conference virtually. It is preferable to create a team 6-8 weeks before the event. A general recommenda

PM Book Review November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
Secrets of Productive People  - by Mark Forster 50 Techniques to Get Things Done    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. Productive people make a real and measurable difference to the world. Mark Forster (read blog) is a productivity guru, who IMO stands taller than David Allen because he dismantles the building blocks in ways you can put them together on your own and explores more of them, all the time. He teaches you to be creative yourself (in solving your productivity problem), rather than giving a prescription. The pillars of Productivity Mark Forster defines - Productivity = Efficie...

PM Guest Article November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
Grit, Focus, and Logic: Essential ingredients to complete PMP Certification Elizabeth Chen Elizabeth is a PMP Certified Strategic Communications Lead and Program Manager in Cisco Customer Experience (CX) Centers. She possesses over fifteen years of experience in Public Relations, Brand Building, and Media Relations, spanning leading brands in the IT/Telecom, Consumer Technology, and FinTech space.  PMP is considered one of the most challenging certifications in the world. Two important reasons being that it aims to test an individual's logical thinking and encourages practical application. As established professionals and a student with a distinction scorecard, not clearing the PMP in the first attempt can be a significant blow for many. In this interview, we hear from Ashok about his...

Editor’s Note November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
Editor's Note Dear Readers, If you are reading this edition, you are either already a project manager, or aspiring to be one. And somewhere along the way, many of us have become certified project management professionals as well. Some of us took the test like any other test we have in the past and got through. Others were not so lucky, and may have had to make another attempt and hope to have had better results. One thing is certain. You cannot do the same thing and yet expect different results. Einstein had a term for it - Insanity. And this applies to certification programs as well. So if you are re-attempting the PMP examination, what can you do differently this time? Even as a first timer, there's one article you must read. In this edition, we talk to one such candidate who att...

PM Capture November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020
"No Matter Howsoever Was Yesterday, Let's Start the New Day With a Song." Bird in the Photo: Olive-Backed Sunbird a species of sunbird found from Southern Asia to Australia. Photo shot at: Jogimatti Forest, Chitradurga, Karnataka Photo shot by: Mr.Sachin Halemane Linganna 2nd year student of MBA, Sambhram Academy of Management Studies Bangalore