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"Building A Better Tomorrow - Leveraging Project Management"
Friday, March 10, 2017 Grand Ballroom, The Leela Palace, Bengaluru

The Industry Symposium connects you to emerging trends, expert knowledge, best practices and unlimited networking opportunities with PM professionals and thought leaders

Industry Thought Leaders
Panel Discussion
Case Study
PM Poster Presentations
Networking Opportunities

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. PMI Bangalore India Chapter (PMIBC) is an accredited chapter of PMI established to serve the project management community in Karnataka through dynamic advocacy of standards and practices to advance professional development. PMIBC Engineering & Construction (E&C) Forum is a focused interest group of PMI Bangalore India Chapter that aims to bring about advancements in the Engineering & Construction industry through advocacy of project management standards and best practices.


This Forum, one of its kind in India, shall provide a platform for the professionals to benefit not only from the immense knowledge base that PMI offers, but also by providing opportunities to network, collaborate and share best practices in the E&C industry. Construction projects involve a diverse set of Project Stakeholders that includes Owners/Developers, Architects, Design & Engineering Professionals, Specialist Consultants, Investors/Financial Institutions, Government Bodies, Corporates, Project & Property Management Consultants, Builders, Suppliers, Contractors and Academicians. E&C Forum aspires to be a nurturing ground for all construction professionals aiming to achieve Excellence through Project Management.


Vision: To be the most admired Professional Forum for advancement of Project Management profession in the Engineering & Construction Industry.


Mission: To serve E&C Project Management community by active advocacy of project management standards & best practices, to elevate the professional pride and to attract talent to the industry.


The objective of E&C Forum is:
  1. To provide a platform to create & share best practices, enhance knowledge through professional association and networking.
  2. To encourage innovation and thought leadership in the domain of construction project management.
  3. To provide a robust and sustainable framework for all stakeholders to benefit from better project delivery.
  4. To increase the competency of professionals in the industry through trainings, workshops, knowledge sharing, networking, mentoring and recognitions.
  5. Evangelize the value of project management accreditation in Construction Industry and encourage professionals to leverage them for their growth.
Project Management Industry Symposium for Engineering & Construction

"Building A Better Tomorrow - Leveraging Project Management"


Date: Friday March 10, 2017 Venue: Grand Ballroom, The Leela Palace, Bengaluru


PMIBC E&C Forum is proud to announce its second Project Management Industry Symposium for the Engineering and Construction Industry. The chapter has been conducting large project management conferences for past 11 years including the conference for Engineering and Construction Industry. The National Conference 2016 was attended by over 800 delegates and first E&C Symposium 2016 by 200 delegates.


The future of construction lies in the hands of Project Managers on how they apply the emerging technologies, innovate and achieve the sustainable development. Construction Industry will come into sharper focus now than in previous years as REITs promise to open up the real estate market to smaller investors in the coming years.


The country’s construction industry is poised for growth in the medium-to-long term on the back of higher transparency and further consolidation. Due to improvements in structural reforms and liberalisation of the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy industry is expected to raise up the governance ladder further. India came 4th in developing Asia in terms of FDI inflows as per the World Investment Report 2016 by the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development. As we are in the cusp of transformation of India from emerging economy to one of the largest economies of the world, construction industry is poised to play vital role. This Symposium aims to look for opportunities for the professionals to be prepared for these exciting times.


Project Management Industry Symposium for Engineering & Construction industry aims to bring together the industry professionals on a common platform to share, learn and network. The Symposium, with the theme "Building A Better Tomorrow - Leveraging Project Management", will be held at Grand Ballroom, The Leela Palace, Bengaluru, on Friday, March 10, 2017.


Benefits for Delegates:

Apart from providing an immense learning opportunity from the sessions, the Symposium will provide:

•             Understanding of emerging trends from the industry leaders

•             Sharing of best practices from the industry thought leaders

•             Case studies on challenges, solutions, success stories and learnings

•             Networking opportunities with fellow professionals

•             Opportunity to earn up to 6 PDUs for PMI credential holders


Who benefits from the Symposium:

•             Project Management Practitioners, Senior Leaders and CxOs

•             Professionals from Developers and Builders

•             Corporates and Financial Institutions, Investors

•             Architects and Engineering Consultants

•             Government, PSUs and local bodies

•             Trainers, Academia, Students and Budding professionals


E & C PM Industry Symposium Papers:
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M AA Adj Canv PMP Quest 10PMP Quest: PMI Bangalore India Chapter is a Registered Education Provider (REP) with PMI. PMP QUEST is a 35-hour mandatory training program for candidates planning to appear for the PMP Certification Exam.


It is conducted by experienced faculty who bring with them experience from a wide range of industries. PMP QUEST program is conducted for 4 days spread over two week-ends for two simultaneous batches for the convenience of the working Project Management practitioners.




M AA Adj Canv Agile 01Agile Program: The Chapter has recently embarked on offering programs focused on theme of Agile Project Management. The volunteers who are Agile practitioners' have contributed in the design and development of the workshop and more programs in this area is in the offing.






M AA Adj Canv PM Enrich 04PM Enrich : PM Enrich is the PMI Bangalore India Chapter's initiative to bring ongoing education to experienced PM Practitioners. It is aimed to fulfil the needs of practitioners who are looking for knowledge on specialized topics on project management beyond the certifications and standards offered by PMI.







M AA Adj Canv PMPC 11PMPC: Project Management Practitioners' Conference (PMPC) is PMI Bangalore India Chapter's passionate endeavour to bring out the importance of successful project management aimed at progressively strengthening the professional community across industries. Under the banner of "ARCHITECTING PROJECT MANAGEMENT", the annual conference brings a new theme every year. The theme for 2015 was "for redefining India...".





M AA Adj Canv PM Primer 07PM Primer: The PM Primer program launched in Sept 2009 takes PM knowledge to the student community and creating an awareness of PM as a profession. As part of 'give back' to the community, the Chapter organizes a complimentary annual PM Primer program and the students receive a Concept Guide on Project Management. Since 2009, over 2100 students from engineering and management colleges have participated in this program.


The Chapter also organizes, on request and payment basis, a specific 6 hour program that includes a Case Study covering planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, handling changes and closing the project through a single easy-to-understand project.


M AA Adj Canv PM Essence 05PM Essence: PM Essence is the monthly newsletter of the Chapter launched in December 2006. It carries insightful articles, knowledge snippets, write-ups based on practical knowledge and Project Management experience across sectors.


It provides a platform to PM practitioners for sharing best practices and ideas with the 2000+ strong PM community and offers yet another vehicle for providing a 'give-back', enabling PM practitioners to enhance their knowledge and capability.




M AA Adj Canv Footprints 03PM Footprints: Started in Oct 2006, PM Footprints is an Experience and Knowledge Sharing Forum for PM practitioners. This program brings the experience of practising Project Managers to the PM Community and also provides the practitioners a forum for sharing their learning. The program is conducted fortnightly.






M AA Adj Canv PMIBC EnC logo 09An E&C extension of PM Footprints is started on 20th August 2016, as a monthly event held every 3rd Saturday of the month, catering to professionals working in the construction industry. The E&C PM Footprints is aimed at promoting adoption of professional project management practices in the construction industry through sharing of successful practices.






M AA Adj Canv PM Poster 06PM Poster: Launched in 2013, a simultaneous multi session activity, with objectives to provide an interactive forum to exhibit and showcase new trends in PM. It provides an environment during specific events, for individuals, entrepreneurs, new start-ups and small organizations with add-on products and tools to promote new and advanced PM practices and services. Presenters explain their concept or topic. The participants benefit by gathering good informative trends, choose the subject of interest and enhance their awareness.




M AA Adj Canv Enlight 02PM Enlight: In an increasing complex and dynamic work environment, the need for a professional guidance and support tuned to an individual's need is more profound than before.

The Chapter launched PM Enlight - a mentoring forum for the PM professionals, at PM National Conference, 2015, with three streams, viz., 1. Career Development, 2. Best Practices in Project Management and 3. Agile Development.


As this flourishes and matures with time, other relevant streams will be added to the bouquet of offering to strengthen this initiative to serve a wider and diverse audience.