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Project Management Institute

Pune Deccan-India Chapter

Making project management indispensable for business results. ®

 Invitation for the 140th Monthly Seminar

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



10:00 to 10:15

Welcome and registrations 

10:15 to 11:15

“Innovation and Project management: Linked to PMBOK” by Mr. Jay Dholakia

11:15 to 11:30

Networking with Tea/Coffee & Refreshments

11:30 to 11:40

Chapter Announcements

11:40 to 12:00

“Introduction to PMI-ACP” by Mr. Rahul Sudame

12:00 to 12:45

Open House on “Lean Project Management” by Mr. Makrand Hardas

12:45 to 1:00

Volunteer Meet

High Level Agenda

Topic Abstract:

Mr. Jay Dholakia will help linking innovation in Project Management to PMBOK in the first session. Post networking break we’ll have Mr. Rahul Sudate introduce us tp PMI - ACP. This will be followed by an open house session on LEAN Prject Management hosted Mr. Makarand Hardas.

Speaker Bio: 

Mr. Jay Dholakia -

A diverse professional with more than 25 years in IT Consulting and IT Delivery management in Manufacturing, Retail and Supply Chain domains. Currently working with KPIT Cummins as Program Manager leading Mobile Practice and Delivery Excellence for the Enterprise Solution SBU

Mr. Rahul Sudame -

Mr. Rahul Sudame is Account/Program Manager & Agile Coach at Persistent Systems Ltd.
Rahul is Senior Management Professional and Agile Thought Leader. He is a proven leader and Project/Program manager in the IT industry. He was Vice President (Corporate) and Director (Programs) at PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter. Rahul is PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Project Management Professional (PMP) and ITIL Foundation certified.

Mr. Makarand Hardas - 

Makarand has successfully managed the delivery and relationship of a portfolio that includes multiple product lines and technologies, for customers spread across the globe. He has played the double role of a technology leader and program manager at work. A strategic thinker who’s understanding of the bigger picture is based on rigorous analysis of the underlying processes and their interdependencies. 

Monthly seminar is FREE FOR ALL / NO Entry FEE; one does not have to be Pune Chapter member to attend this seminar. 

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.


To subscribe to PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter yahoo group: 

1.     Visit and click on - Join this group! button.

2.     Send mail to with following information: Name, Personal   Email, Home Phone, Mobile No, Company Name, Work Email, Work Phone, Designation, PMI Member (paid $119)? Pune Chapter Member (paid $10)?

3.     Chapter website: www.pmipunechapter. org


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Phone: +91-9922909060


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Ganjwe Chowk
Pune, Maharashtra