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Project Management Institute

Pune Deccan-India Chapter

Making project management indispensable for business results. ®

 Invitation for the 106th Monthly Seminar

PMI Pune Deccan-India Chapter is pleased to invite you for interesting and thought provoking seminar: 

  Venue: Damle Hall, 85/20 Prabhat House,V.G. Damle Path, Behind Indsearch, Law College Rd, Erandwana, Pune 411004

High Level Agenda

10:15 to 10:30 Registration

10:30 to 11:30 First Topic: “Adaptation of Informal Project Management Best Practices

                     Theme : Project Management Tools and Techniques 

                     Format: Interactive workshop

                     Speaker: Vivek Dixit

11:30 to 11:35 Recognising new PMPs

11:35 to 11:45 Presentation by sponsor of August month seminar

11:45 to 12:00 Networking with Tea/Coffee & Refreshments

12:00 to 13:00 Second Topic: “PMBOK v4 and v5”

                     Theme : Project Management Tools and Techniques 

                     Format: Presentation

                     Speaker: Himanshu Warudkar


Topic abstract for “Adaptation of Informal Project Management Best Practices 

In this workshop, participants will engage in discussions about some real-life challenges faced by Project Managers and talk about how PM is being used by a Homemaker without use of any specific terminology or jargon. Correlate this to our PM topics and areas.


Profile of the speaker – “Mr.Vivek Dixit”

Vivek Dixit has been associated with PMI for a very long time.He is one of the founder members of PMI Pearl City (Hyderabad) chapter. He was also VP Education at initial stages, and at the first PMI conference at Hyderabad, he received the best paper award when he presented a paper on Project Management in Research projects.

He has also been associated with OPM3 for very long time. Initially in ver 1.0 he was a team member, and then in OPM3v2.0 he was a Core team member, initially as Deputy Quality Lead, and then as Quality Lead. He played these roles for 3 yrs, and then had to give up due to time constraints. Then he was the Director at Large (India) for PMI-Metrics, SIG for 2 yrs.

Now he has shifted to Pune and is a member of PMI- Deccan chapter.

He has worked with Dell, Microsoft, Atos-Origin, IBM, Ingersoll-Rand, Siemens in the past. Currently he is a Management Consultant, operating from Pune.


Topic abstract for “PMBOK v4 and v5” 

Talk about the changes in latest version V5 of PMBOK.


Profile of the speaker – “Himanshu Warudkar”

13+ years of IT industry experience primarily in BFS sector. Currently working as Vice President, Barclays Technology Centre India in Africa Technology, handling deliveries of up to USD 6 MM and large / diverse teams of permanent staff and vendor partners

He is currently volunteering for PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter as Vice- President – New Initiatives.


Sponsor for the month:

Monthly seminar is FREE FOR ALL / NO Entry FEE; However, prior registration is necessary 


1.     Please share this information with other interested acquaintances / your friends, they need not have to be Pune Deccan Chapter member 

2.     Practicing PMPs can earn 1 to 2 PDUs by attending seminar 

3.     Non paid members may subscribe to On Target Newsletter by paying marginal amount of INR 100/- annually. All payments must be paid in advance. Checks payable to: "PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter", Payable at: Pune, India. You may bring the check on seminar day and handover to Sangeeta Zaparde (Finance Director), Shyam Bhavsar (Marketing & Communications Director) OR Himanshu Warudkar (Programs Director). Please write your Name, email ID & Date of Subscription backside of the check.


 About PMI Pune Deccan Chapter

PMI Pune Deccan Chapter is committed towards Supporting PMI's goal: "Worldwide, organizations will embrace, value and utilize project management and attribute their success to it."  To promote project management discipline in the region. To provide various knowledge enriching benefits to the members of PMI Pune chapter. To promote Project Management as a functional discipline in Engineering & Management schools with active participation and support from PMI Pune Chapter 

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Damle Hall
85/20 Prabhat House, V.G. Damle Path, Behind Indsearch,
Law College Rd, Erandwana
Pune, Maharashtra