Lean PMO – delivering success globally
2013 06 20 pradeep

Pradeep Chankarachan 
Senior Manager, IT Projects – Global PMO
Harman International India Pvt Limited

6.30 PM to 8.00 PM


Royal Orchid Central Hotel,
47/1, Manipal Center,
Dickenson Road, Bangalore

Profile of Speaker:

Pradeep has more than 13 years of industry experience from Software development, Large Project/Program Management, IT Governance and PMO.

Currently playing Senior Manager, IT projects with HARMAN International driving global projects/programs on SAP and Engineering/Manufacturing IT for HARMAN Corporate cutting across all divisions.
Prior to HARMAN spend 10+ years with Infosys in leading key engagements with high tech and discrete manufacturing clients.

Pradeep is certified for PMP, ITIL V3 Foundation, Function Point Estimation Specialist, IT Benchmarking, He has won organization wide excellence awards for Project Management. 

Topic Description:

Over the last few decades, a significant shift has happened in the manufacturing and operations footprints of large MNCs in emerging countries. It has evolved from a mere back office or captive centre utilizing the best cost country benefit to fully fledged P&L organizations.

This has created both opportunities and challenges in grow-the-business projects.

This session brings the lessons learned and best practices followed in the lean PMO organization in mitigating and riding on the success factors. The Solution Delivery Model built is based on the PMBoK and PM best practices simplified. The framework has helped the organization o successfully rollout large ERP project to the emerging countries ranging from India, China, Russia and Japan. 

Expected Take-away:

Knowledge sharing on PMO practices aligned with PMBoK and Industry best practices catering to global needs.

Best practices in building a lean PMO and governance for a transforming organization where growth in emerging countries is faster.

Effective project lifecycle management practices (from demand planning to closure activities) for CIO organizations working within internal and external constraints and challenges.