PM Essence

ssvraghavan            M.S. Hiremath
         BE, PMP, MBA, FIE.

Mr. Hiremath MS is currently an Independent Consultant operating out of Bangalore.

Prior to that he spent to close to four, decades as a project management professional in projects, products and services segments in the Defence Electronics, He has experience working in various roles including production control, production planning, engineering services.

In addition to this, he teaches at Alliance Business Academy for their MBA students in project management, at the Bangalore Chapter for PMP Aspirants and freelances for organizations for training in MS Project and Primavera. He is a PMP trainer. He has served 36 years as project manager in various capacities in Bharat Electronics Ltd Bangalore. He was management representative (MR), for QMS and EMS. He was qualified internal quality auditor for ISO quality standard and EMS standard. He is a fellow member of Institution of Engineers India, and a certified project management professional (PMP) by Project Management Institute U.S.A, and was on the Executive Committee/Board of PMI Bangalore India Chapter and was their Vice President, Programs. He has Master's degree in Business Administration with specialization in Project Management.

He is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) U.S.A

Roughly how many hours per week or per month you spend on volunteering for PMI activities?
Roughly five hours/week but it can go up during major Chapter events.

What motivates you to volunteer for PMI ?
My strong passion for project management.

What have been the challenges for volunteering at the Chapter?
I am visiting faculty to some of MBA colleges and trainer in M S Project. For PMI volunteering work, I may
have to reschedule the above mentioned assignments.

PMI Volunteering, Professional commitment, Personal commitment - How do you balance the three?

If planned well, balancing the PMI volunteering, professional commitment, personal commitment can be
achieved.

There will be harmony, not conflict among the three. Depending on situation, I prioritize and plan.

Name any 1-2 best volunteering experience?
Teaching in PMP QUEST program. I have 36 years of experience in project management.
Sharing this experience while teaching in PMP QUEST gives me tremendous joy.


Tell us your hobbies, or things you are passionate about, other than volunteering
at PMI?
Learning project management scheduling tools in depth and performing meditation for relaxation.

What will be your message for your fellow volunteers?

Learn, share and grow by volunteering for Chapter activities and by leveraging the Chapter events to
expand professional network with talented PM Professionals.

What is your thought on preferred recognition for volunteering?

Public verbal recognition can go a long way is motivating the passionate volunteers.

M.S. Hiremath, BE, PMP, MBA, FIE, PMP