Knowledge Sharing Session on Risky Business or Project Success and Leading Future teams – 22nd September 2018

22/09/2018 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Raman Hall, IIT Madras Research Park, Kanagam Road, Tharamani, Chennai 113
Free Event for PMICC Members; PMICC Non Members : Rs. 300/-
Mr. Raghumani Udhayakumar

We are looking forward to your presence at our upcoming KSS on 22nd September 2018 at IIT Madras Research Park where our esteemed chief guests Mr. Karthik Ramamurthy, Ms. Sripriya Narayanasamy and Mr. Syed Nazir Razik will preside the two sessions which will revolve around “Risky Business or Project Success? Proven Risk Management Success Secrets from Many Continents” and “Leading Future teams : All about millennials and Gen Z” respectively.

About Mr. Karthik Ramamurthy

Mr. Karthik RamamurthyKarthik Ramamurthy is Founder & Principal Consultant of KeyResultz. A Project, Program & Portfolio Management (P3M), Leadership and Social Media expert, he has 30+ years of experience delivering project success across many continents. This experience was reflected in the recent global book, “Say YES to Project Success” which is #1 in Average Customer Rating of all PM books on He is a powerful keynote speaker, presenter, moderator, and panelist at several national and international events, including many PMI Global Conferences and Leadership Institute Meetings.

He is a guest faculty at prestigious institutions such as the IIM, L&T, SAIL, PMI chapters, etc. He has trained thousands of professionals in project management best practices, global certifications, and soft skills in hundreds of sessions across industries. Karthik has served as a volunteer and volunteer leader with PMI since 2005. He was President of the PMI Chennai Chapter from 2009 to 2013, when PMICC won the runner-up award for Best Chapter in Category 3.

A graduate of the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class (LIMC), he has also volunteered with many other global roles: PMI’s Chapter Excellence Awards Committee, PMI India Awards Committee, etc. Karthik currently serves on PMI’s global Ethics Member Advisory Group. His passions include Quizzing, Cricket, Cryptic Crosswords, Reading, and Volunteering. He has been a Quiz Master, Cryptic Crossword Compiler, and writer on cricket for several decades.

About Ms. Sripriya Narayanasamy

Ms. Sripriya NarayanasamyPriya is an accomplished Project, Program & Portfolio Management (P3M) professional with a 25-year track record of leading project success in many industries and countries.

As co-founder of KeyResultz, Priya has helped many organizations achieve project success through her areas of deep expertise: Project Management Office (PMO) set up and optimization, Executive Dashboards, and Project Knowledge Bases. Coauthor of “Say YES to Project Success,” Priya leverages her bubbly personality by helping teams harness the power of increased morale through Gamification, implementing the Fish philosophy at work, and Appreciation Circles.

She is an expert trainer in various project management and soft skills topics. A volunteer with the PMI Chennai Chapter since 2005, she served as Associate Vice President for Certification. She won the 2012 “Volunteer of the Year” award. Priya was also recently part of PMI India’s Excellence Enablers’ Forum. Her passions include Writing, Music, Reading, Volunteering and Mentoring the next generation to achieve their fullest potential.

About the topic: Risky Business or Project Success? Proven Risk Management Success Secrets from Many Continents

Do you think Project Management is the unluckiest profession in the world? You are not alone!

Unexpected fires seem to start frequently, and you’re often forced into firefighting mode. Risk Management techniques can really help, but are often done as theoretical exercises, primarily to pass project audits.

This very engaging session which will discuss eight extremely practical and proven success secrets from global projects. It will be presented at the PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles on 7th & 8th October, but you can benefit from it in advance!

Understand how merely theoretical approaches to Project Risk Management are very risky, and damage chances of project success. Learn eight proven risk management success secrets used in projects across four continents:

  • Conducting a Project Pre-mortem?
  • Making Risk Identification Sessions Fun
  • How do you mine risks with a Project Diamond?
  • Creating your own luck
  • Increase stakeholder confidence with the Risk ROI
  • Increase team motivation with Risk Ownership
  • How do you manage your project’s riskiest path?
  • Don’t just be 95% effective!

About Mr. Syed Nazir Razik

Mr. Syed Nazir RazikSyed is the Associate Vice President of Eli India. Agile practitioner by habit, mentor by choice. Have been part of technology product development teams serving on Agile practice. He has constantly delivered projects on the SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) domain for the last 20 years. I have delivered ERP systems, CMS solutions, Big data based visualisation platforms, Cloud based health care solutions for ophthalmology and online publishing services. At Eli India, he manages a remotely distributed team of 75+ members across US, Philippines and India

Some of his leading certifications are as follows

  • Data Protection Officer trained on GDPR 2018
  • Certified in Digital Marketing and Analytics from Columbia Business School, US
  • Hubspot certified in Outbound marketing, Email marketing, Content Marketing, Sales enablement, Social media marketing
  • PMI – ACP Certified since 2014
  • ISO9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certified
  • Certified PMP at 2005
  • Certified Scrum Master since 2008

About the topic: Leading Future teams : All about millennials and Gen Z

As we enter 2020 a new generational workforce is joining our teams at workplace. Gallup suggest that 53% of our work force will comprise of millennials and Gen Z. This generation is influencing the way businesses and organization conduct their operations, their technological advancements and engagement. Mobile first approach, App-onomy, digital tools, on demand viewing and social and digital media engagement are some of the key influences of this generation. As project leaders it is important that we understand the dynamics of this young workforce and what makes them tick . Come and attend a lively discussion on this topic as a precursor of the upcoming conference of PMI Chennai.

Audience will be able to gain the following:

  • All about digital natives
  • Technology defines millennial behavior and habits
  • Social hiring trends and Gig & Sharing Economy
  • Brand engagement with millennials and Gen z
  • A brief insight into micro markets within the millennials


09:00 AM – 09:30 AM: Registration & Networking
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM: First Session
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Second Session
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Chapter Updates & Other activities

PDUs: 3.0

Session Fees

Package Member Fee Non Member Fee
Knowledge Sharing Session Free Rs.300.00