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India Chennai: Launch Event


Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (IST)

India Chennai: Launch Event

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** This event has been moved from Feb. 23rd to March 9th. We apologize for this change, but if you cannot attend this new date, please unregister from the event.**

We will also be giving away MPUG memberships worth $129 USD! 

There is NO entry fee for this event.


Location:  IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - location map here

Please note the parking charges for four wheeler is Rs.50 and for two wheeler is Rs.25 at IIT Madras Research Park.


The objective of this meet is to discuss in detail one or two most commonly used features followed by questions and answers. This meet also gives you the opportunity to share your best practices and network with other Project users. 


9:30am - 10:00am Networking
10:00am - 10:15am  MPUG Introductions
10:15am - 11:30am Microsoft Project 2010 Essentials
11:30am - 11:45am MPUG Meeting Interests, frequency, etc
11:45am - 12:00pm Questions and closing


Learning Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to explain and apply the essential features of Microsoft Project 2010 to perform the following tasks in building a schedule
1. Schedule from project start/finish date
2. Create WBS
3. Sequence Tasks
4. Add Resources
5. Assign Resources
6. Set Baseline
7. Track progress


Presenter: B Sai Prasad, PMP, PMI-SP, MCTS (Project 2010)

B Sai Prasad, Senior Manager – Learning & Development, has been with service provider Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd since 2001 where he was named winner of the company's Global Trainer of the Year award.

He has conducted 7,000-plus hours of training in technical and project management topics. He has trained around 4000-plus practitioners on project management concepts, risk management, scheduling, estimation techniques and Microsoft Office Project.

He is a certified PMP, PMI-SP and Champion of Project Management, PMI India. He is also working with Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) for promoting project management concepts to colleges. He has participated as a speaker, panelist in many PMI REPs and Chapters events.

He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Project 2007 and Project 2010. He started the first Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) India Chapter to promote and help practitioners within and outside India on Microsoft Office Project.

He's also the editor of the project management book, Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010. You can reach him via sai@sainivas.com



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When & Where

IIT Madras Research Park
Hall 5, 1st Floor
1, Kanagam Rd, Tharamani
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113

Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (IST)

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