Conference Agenda Friday Apr 13th 2012, Inaugural CeremonyS.NO Timings Topic Description (IST)1 17:15 to 17:25 Kick start of celebrations Ten year celebrations to kick start, along with welcome note and briefing of the agenda by the chapter.2 17:30 to 18:10 Inaugural Address Project Management Discipline has been an underlying current in the transformation that has happened to our Nation in every field; be it in Information Technology, Science, Engineering, Defense, Bio Technology, or Medicine or even Policy making. The time has come to see that Project Management practice precipitates out beyond the Business improvements and Process improvements, to transform and reap benefits in Economic Growth. Importance of Project Management - A Catalyst in Economic Growth.3 18:15 to 18:30 A decade it was! PMI Pearl Chapter milestones of last ten years, membership growth, innovative initiatives, remarkable achievements, global recognitions; expansion in City Chapter Journey terms of benefits and value to the member community, challenges faced in the journey and measures taken to overcome them.4 18:35 to 19:25 Project Management as a The 20th century brought organizational management of routine operations to a high level. But executing change in an increasingly Strategic Competency fast-paced and competitive world remained a challenge – one that project management has evolved to meet. This session followed by Q&A with participants emphasizes that project management is a profession distinct from “management in general” and gives examples of organizations that are aligning their projects and programs with strategic goals.5 19:30 to 19:45 Role of PMI India in Brief of initiatives taken by PMI India during the last few years to reach out to Government, Industry and Academia in promotion and adoption advocating Project of professional Project Management practices in India. Management in our country6 19:50 to 20:20 Special Recognitions Recognition of exceptional chapter volunteer leaders, past chapter board members and advisors who have remarkably contributed for the chapter in promoting project management profession within the region during the last few years.
Conference Agenda7 20:25 to 20:30 Closing note Highlights of the next day sessions Dinner follows Note: Counters & Help desks to support Registrations and Seating plans will be available at the venue from 16:00pm. PMI Credential holders will get 2 PDU’s for attending inaugural ceremony. Saturday Apr 14th 2012, Conference Sessions S.NO Timings Topic Description (IST) 1 09:15 to 09:25 Welcome note Welcome note with briefing of inaugural session and agenda for the day by the chapter. 2 09:30 to 10:00 Key note Address Key note address to Inspire, Ignite & Initiate actions in making Project Management - A Catalyst in Economic Growth. 3 10:05 to 11:05 Challenges and trends in the Guest lecture from Infrastructure and BFSI sectors. execution of large projects; Inherent complexity of Infrastructure projects involves multiplicity of stakeholders, compliance to regulations and Infrastructure clearance, implementations through public private partnerships. Recession also had an adverse affect on daily collection of BOT (Build operate and transfer) projects BFSI especially road and water. Banking sector has seen tremendous expansion in the recent years; especially in core banking and commercial solutions and hence security, risk management need to be given primary importance in the implementations of large projects. Session Break
Conference Agenda4 11.20 to 12.20 Challenges and trends in the Guest lecture from Automobile and Oil & Gas sectors. execution of large projects; New product development, time to market, innovations, varied product families are considerations for Indian automobile Automobile sector. When consumers seek Comfort, Safety, Reliability, Solid build, Responsiveness, Mileage and effective Customer Service facility at a low cost! Oil & Gas Oil & Gas sector is challenged to bridge the gap between demand and supply. Long term, innovative and high-quality project management, engineering and design are needed to manage successful projects. Summarizing key learning’s and upcoming trends in5 12.20 to 12.25 Quick learning’s and Infrastructure, BFSI, Automobile and Oil & Gas Industries from upcoming trends in all the the above sessions. four industry sectors6 12:30 to 13:30 Project Management as a tool How can Project Management become a tool in playing a significant role while improving socio economic status of India? to improve Socio Economic status of our country Panel discussion with Academia, Civic Society and Government representatives. Lunch7 14:45 to 15:45 Turnaround of Challenging Experience sharing sessions from IT and Defence sectors on turnaround of challenging projects. Projects - applying lessons learnt from failures to The desire to achieve self reliance and technology recovery towards profitable enhancements through long duration projects offers challenges growth in Defence sector. IT IT projects have been facing significant failure rates and both vendors and buyers of services and product organizations have had many lessons to learn. Defence Turnaround and learning: a mechanism for turning-round a challenging project and ways of improving learning – in the widest sense – to avoid repeating the same mistakes again and again!8 15:50 to 16:50 Strategy to Action: Program Overview of various common models of PMOs, and also how to address some of the common questions like: “isn’t it an Management Office (PMO) 2.0 unnecessary bureaucratic process?”; “Is it a control or a - Graduating from Tools & support function?” This would also provide an insightful Operations to Strategy for perspective on the evolution of PMOs and moving to the next Transformation! generation version PMO 2.0, in the Indian context, the challenges and demands from the PMO 2.0 as indispensible for “business transformation” and as “Strategy Execution Offices”.
Conference Agenda Session will be followed by Q&A that would address ways to overcome current hurdles to PMO maturity among others.9 16:55 to 17:05 Felicitations Felicitation of conference speakers10 17:10 to 17.40 Valedictory address Summarizing event proceedings of both the days, guidelines and suggestions to shape the Next decade of PMIPCC along with Thank you note.Note:Counters and Help desks to support Registrations and Seating plans will be available at the venue from 8:00am.PMI Credential holders will get 8 PDU’s for attending these conference sessions.Disclaimer: PMIPCC has the right to amend the agenda- timings, topics and speakers without prior notice.