PMI Pune meeting – “Production Support” and “Earned Value Management”

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

Production Support – a Value proposition to Organizations by Mr. Prabhu K.B.

Earned Value Management – Challenges in Implementing EVM in IT organizations by Mr. Alok Khandelwal

Venue: Cummins Auditorium, Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh, 193 Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk, Near Alka Talkies, Garware bridge & S. M. Joshi hall, Pune 411030. Reception (Tel) – +91(20) 24534190

Date/Time: Saturday, September 13, 2008, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Topic 1: Production Support – A Value proposition to Organizations

Mr. Prabhu will present an overview of Production Support and its need. He would present different methodologies adopted in Production Support and detailed discussion of the process. The seminar would also cover benefits of Production support to Organizations and comparison between Project and Production Support.

Speaker 1: Prabhu K.B.

Mr. Prabhu comes with 17 years of rich experience in the business & operations of Banking & Investment Banking, and IT Project Management, IT Support and Service Management.

He has lead a large team of 24*7 Production Support, managing different countries & time zones and redefined the Support process. Rated as the Best “Support/Service Manager” in SCB.

He is currently heading the Global Production Support in Barclays (Barclays Technology Centre India Pvt Ltd) for its Core Baking, Treasury and Cards business is responsible for maintaining the Application Stability and Availability. He is a Management graduate from one of the reputed institutes in India is also accredited with professional certifications like PMP, ITIL and JAIIB.

Topic 2: Earned Value Management – Challenges in Implementing EVM in IT organizations

The primary objective of Project progress measurement is controlling cost, raising alarms, highlighting areas of concern and implementing corrective actions to achieve objectives of the project. For a given scope, Cost and Time are important attributes in measuring project success. Measurements should direct managers to the point that needs their attention. There are multiple challenges in implementing right measurement tools to get the information efficiently and effectively.

This seminar would provide an insight on how to implement EVM in IT organizations.

Speaker 2: Mr. Alok Khandelwal

Alok is a Mechanical Engineer from Government Engineering College Jagdalpur (CG). He is a PMI Certified Project Manager and has about 10 years of experience in IT industry. He started his career with Infosys Technologies Ltd in Pune and worked as Project Manager during his association of 8 years with them.

He is currently associated with Redknee India. Redknee is a leading global provider of innovative communication software products, solutions and services. It provides real-time monetization and personalization products, solutions and services to over 30 mobile network operators globally. ( His current responsibilities involve managing all deliveries from Pune R&D.


Monthly seminar is FREE FOR ALL / NO Entry FEE; one does not have to be Deccan Chapter member to attend this seminar.
Practicing PMPs can earn 1 to 2 PDUs (Professional Development Units) by attending this seminar.
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