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Project Management Institute

Pune Deccan-India Chapter

Making project management indispensable for business results. ®

 Invitation for the 111th Monthly Seminar

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

High Level Agenda 

10:00 to 10:05 Welcome, Start Quiz on Wiztango mobile app

10:05 to 11:05 First Topic name: What Organisations measure in IT industry

  Theme: PM Best Practices

                     Format: Interactive session

                     Speakers: Mr. Shrikant Chaphekar Head- Business Operations at TechMahindra 

11:05 to 11:15 Felicitation of new PMP certified professionals and announcements.

11:15 to 11:45 Networking with Tea/Coffee & Refreshments

11:45 to 12:45 Second Topic Name: “'Dealing with global cultural diversity for successful project/program execution

                        Theme: Soft Skills 

Format: Interactive session

Speaker: . Srinivas Mangena, Director & Co-Founder at Swift PLM

12:45 to 12:50   Announce Quiz competition Winners & prize distribution


12:50 to 13:00   Open house session for Q&A

Topic abstract for “What Organisations measure in IT industry”

In today’s competitive world it is necessary to anticipate what customer will measure for various types of engagements undertaken by IT vendor.

This necessitates IT vendor to check internal processes, tools, resources, capabilities for meeting customer expectations and help improve wherever necessary.  On

The session elaborates on ‘what’, ‘how’  and ‘when’ typical metrics are measured by customer  which are applicable to engagements  of all types.

Profile of the speaker

Mr. Shrikant Chaphekar Head- Business Operations at TechMahindra

Mr. Shrikant has over 25 years of IT Industry experience – having played major roles in Consultancy, PMO, and Quality Management apart from mainstream Application development/maintenance Projects execution. 

In last eight years have successfully led number of initiatives for major customers and was instrumental in design and implementation of home-grown tools.

As, Principal Quality Consultant, has responsibility to contribute to major quality initiatives organisation wide.


Topic abstract for  'Dealing with global cultural diversity for successful project/program execution'

Globalization made entire world a small place and we are required to interact and work with people belonging to different cultures and traditions. It is utmost important for individuals and professionals to understand the culture of the region that they are dealing with and be sensitive in order to be successful in accomplishing their objectives.

This one hour session/lecture is going to provide an overview of US Culture, their value system, differences with Indian culture and communicating with US Americans.

Profile of the speaker

Srinivas Mangena, Director & Co-Founder at Swift PLM

Srinivas has a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering and an advanced diploma in international business from ICFAI. He has overall 24+ years of Industry Experience, and proven track record in Global services delivery, PLM, Engineering design services and program management.  His past companies include PTC, Satyam-Venture, Arvin Meritor and Titan Industries. 

During these 24 years , Srinivas has traveled to 20+ countries as part of his profession, lived several years in Europe and US and  have extensively worked with customers and professionals outside of  India.


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Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh
Cummins Auditorium, 193 Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk
Near Alka Talkies, Garware bridge & S. M. Joshi hall
Pune, Maharashtra