Pmi Pune-Deccan India Chapter : News August 2017
PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter

Monthly Seminars On 22 April, Debangshu Ghose, PMP, senior project manager, Mphasis, conducted a seminar on project best practices from the IT infrastructure sector. At the next monthly seminar on 20 May, members got a glimpse of project management in India’s space mission.

Dr. Suresh Naik, former project director, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) spoke on project management in ISRO’s Mangalyaan or the Mars Orbiter Mission. Dr. Naik gave a detailed presentation on ISRO’s project management governance, and the key project management principles and practices deployed in this project across Knowledge Areas. He answered queries from the audience regarding knowledge documentation, cost management and review mechanisms that were the key success factors behind this project.

The seminar on 17 June was focused on critical success factors for projects in India. Girish Kelkar, past president, PMI Pune- Deccan India Chapter, and founder director, V3C3E3 Consultants Pvt. Ltd., categorized the critical success factors into four groups — namely project feasibility, management support, clear and realistic objectives/ mission/goals, and industry or global changes.



Polio Awareness through Zumba
Rotary International, along with the World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund and other bodies, has been working in more than 200 countries over the past 30 years to eradicate polio. On 30 April, Rotary International organized a unique awareness program in Pune by organizing the largest Zumba fitness class in the world and thereby attempting an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter was the co-organizer of the event at Balewadi stadium. Chapter members and volunteers contributed by spreading the word and through