PMI-CII Hosts 2nd Conference on Project Management in Bengaluru

Mumbai, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) December 14, 2011 -- Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with Project Management Institute (PMI), is organizing the second edition of the Conference on Project Management on 14-15th of December 2011 at Hotel Leela Palace, Bengaluru. This year the conference will focus on “Harnessing the Power of Project Management.”

The conference will be addressed by Mr. Ambi Venkataraman Honorary Consul General India India to Luxembourg & Managing Director EMDI Europe SA Luxembourg. Mr. N Sivasailam, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation will be the key note speaker. Other noted industry stalwarts, who will present case studies and share their experiences, include: Mr. Pankaj Jain, IAS Additional Secretary, MoSPI, Govt. of India; Mr. Vittal Anantatmula, Global Management & Strategy Department Associate Professor & Director at MPM Program Western Carolina University, USA; Mr. Asim Prasad Chief General Manager GAIL, Mr. B S Sudhir Chandra Director – Project & Planning Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.; Mr. A Venkateswar Vice President Corporate Affairs, Tata Projects; Mr. S.N. Choudhary Executive Director Indian Oil Corporation; Mr. Sreenivasa Rao Vice President Mahindra Satyam Ltd.; Mr. Rajeev Chawla, IAS Spl. Secy to Govt. Revenue Dept and; Mr. Vijayaraghavan Seshadri Director, Program Management and Quality Automation Control Solutions, Honeywell Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Raj Kalady, the MD of PMI (India), highlighted on the objectives of the Conference, “The conference will help the Project Managers to learn advanced skills and applications of projects and would throw light on program and portfolio management. The conference will focus on understanding the difference between getting job done and achieving business results, and getting acquainted with the soft skills required in the arena of Project Management. Participants will also get deeper knowledge of various aspects of research project management ‘from project teams, leaders and managers to organizational over sight collaboration management and transition of projects from research into developments. The attendees can meet the peers and share and exchange knowledge and increase networks. Hear success stories from eminent Project Managers/ leaders.”

Mr. S Chandrasekhar Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council said, “The conference, targeted at Project Managers from Public and Private sectors, Leaders, Executives, Functional Managers, Human Resource Managers, Team Leaders and Members will also see Project Management Executives, Consultants, Planners, Engineers and Architects sharing their views on aspects of project management in their fields. The theme of the conference is aims to arrive at a comprehensive approach in going beyond the limits of just producing efficient goods and services.”

The previous edition of the conference was held at Chennai saw over 200 speakers and participants discussing on the theme of ‘Project Management – Orchestrating Complex Projects’. With the venue at Bengaluru this year, the conference is expected to get bigger and better.

About PMI:

The world’s leading professional membership organization for project managers, PMI shares knowledge with more than 500,000 members and credential holders in over 185 countries. Since 1969, PMI has impacted more than one million practitioners, businesses, governments, students and training organizations. Today, PMI’s products and services range from world-class standards for project, program and portfolio management to five professional credentials, including the gold standard Project Management Professional (PMP®). PMI’s exclusive Global Corporate Council and European Corporate Networking Group engage large multinationals and government organizations in endorsing the value of project management. The only project management association with an established academic research program, PMI has invested more than US$14 million in support of dozens of research projects since 1997. Learn more at

About CII

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded over 115 years ago, it is India's premier business association, with a direct membership of over 8100 organisations from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000 companies from around 400 national and regional sectoral associations. With 64 offices and 7 Centres of Excellence in India, and 7 overseas in Australia, China, France, Singapore, South Africa, UK, and USA, and institutional partnerships with 223 counterpart organisations in 90 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.

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