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Project Management Institute

Pune Deccan-India Chapter

Making project management indispensable for business results. ®

 Invitation for the 108th Monthly Seminar

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

High Level Agenda

10:00 to 10:15 Registration

10:15 to 11:15 First Topic name: “Why you did not get that promotion”

Theme: Career Development

Format: Interactive session

Speaker: Vishwanath Joshi

11:15 to 11:25 Presentation by sponsor of Monthly seminar

11:10 to 11:15 Felicitation of new PMP certified professionals and announcements

11:15 to 11:30 Networking with Tea/Coffee & Refreshments

11:30 to 13:00 Second Topic Name: “Strategic Thinking and Decision Making”

Theme: Strategy

Format: Presentation

Speakers: Girish S Kelkar

Topic abstract for “Why you did not get that promotion” 

Often, executives in organizations are frustrated when their efforts are not rewarded as per their expectations. With limited budgets and career paths available in modern organizations, this challenge has become more acute.

In Speaker’s experience working with thousands of mid-level executives across dozens of organizations, he came across some interesting patterns on how they feel about missing such growth opportunities and how they cope with these ‘losses’.

In this seminar, he hope to present some of his observations and learnings. He will also share some research based insights on decoding some unwritten rules of corporate advancements and ways to take more ownership for self-growth and development.

Profile of the speaker – “Vishwanath Joshi”

Vishwanath Joshi, 36 years, is a Post Graduate in Human Resource Management from Pune University. Spanning his career of more than 12 years, he has worked with IT consulting organizations like Mahindra Consulting, Patni, KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd and Brainvisa Technologies, Pune. He was also an Advisor – Training and HR with Decos Software Development, Pune for more than 4 years.

He has also consulted with Infosys Technologies Ltd, one of the largest and reputed IT consulting organization in India, as a Certified Trainer on behavioral skills for their software professionals.

Overall, in the role of a facilitator, he has more than 9 years experience in designing and delivering value based programs like High Impact Communication skills, Customer Orientation and Management, Negotiation skills, Telephone communication, Managing Relationships, Mentoring and Coaching, Creating High Performance Leadership, Mentoring and Coaching, Performance Management etc.

He is also a Fellow student (equivalent to PhD) at Academy of HRD, Ahmadabad. (, India. He has also published and presented papers on areas of Innovation, Customer Centricity, Strategic Leadership and Creating High Performance Organizations in national and international journals.

Topic abstract for “Strategic Thinking and Decision Making” 

For achieving the expected business results, one must think strategically and then take decisions strategically.

Most of the mission critical projects/programs/portfolio scenario needs the business leaders think and take decisions strategically for achieving a win-win proposition for themselves and their customers.

The session will highlight various business scenarios requiring attention strategically and then the decision taken that drives the entire delivery process and customer engagements very productive.

There could be some sample hypothetical scenarios discussed with attendees and engage them to brain storm for  thinking strategically and take decisions to demonstrate the value of the strategic thinking and decision making.

Profile of the speaker – “Girsih S Kelkar”

Former President, currently part of advisory board of PMI Pune Deccan-India Chapter and Industry Veteran, Involved in Strategic Planning for the Chapter and involved in PMP Training and Consulting Group as well as in activities set up for NGOs, SME sectors for Project management Training & Consulting.

Currently he is busy with his research work on Performance Management of Project Teams at NITIE Mumbai. Additionally he has been trained and Certified as Executive Coach and has started work in this field handling coaching for CXOs

Girish has had a varied and experienced career ranging from Managing Director Satt Control India Ltd. Involved in Strategic Planning & Business Development for the Organization to Senior Advisor in Power Exchange India Limited as Head of IT involved in development of novel applications and overall Management of IT function.

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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