** Please Note: An entry fee Rs.100 will be collected at the venue**
Location: IIT Madras Research Park, Hall 5, 1, Kanagam Rd, Tharamani, 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.
09:45 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:10 MPUG Introductions
10:15 - 11:45 Topic 1: Make Your Schedule Realistic By Using Calendars
11:45 - 12:15 Topic 2: Manage Your Team Work With Team Planner
12:15 - 12:30 Questions and Closing
Attendees may bring their laptops and try the options discussed.
PDUs: 2.5 PDUs for PMP and PMI-SP credential holders
At the end of this session, you will be able to do the following tasks in Microsoft Project 2010:
- Define Calendars
- Explain the different types of calendars
- Create exceptions and work-weeks
- Apply calendars at project, resource and tasks
- Explain how calendars schedules tasks
- Share calendars with other projects
- View your team’s work with Team Planner
- Move a task to a different time in the schedule
- Fine-tune your schedule with Team Planner view
- Customize your team planner view
Presenters: Prakash K P and B Sai Prasad
Prakash K P, Director of Project Management, Grade Results, Inc. would speak about how to make your schedule realistic by using calendars.
Prakash has 8-plus years of experience in leading and managing project teams and has in depth experience on courseware/content development, Project management, Learning/Content/Course Management System (LMS/CMS), capacity planning, operations, and quality control.
He has a unique expertise in the nexus between content and technology. He has conceptualized and managed development of leading software products for e-learning. He has built and managed extensive content and software development teams to support the products.
He is certified Six Sigma Green Belt champion and has won awards for contribution to the growth of project management profession.
He has conducted the trainings in technical and project management topics. He has participated in PMI India National conferences.
B Sai Prasad, PMP®, PMI-SP® would speak about how to manage your team work with Team Planner
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 is a Champion of Project Management from PMI India. He is awarded the Champion of the Quarter (Q4 – 2012) and Delivery Excellence Award (2011-2012) from PMI India. He works with Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) in promoting project management concepts to colleges. He has participated as a speaker, panelist in PMI REPs and Chapters events.
He's also the editor of the project management book, Forecast Scheduling with Project 2010. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Project 2010. He started the first Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG) Chapter in India. He is the President of MPUG India Chennai chapter - http://chennai.mpug.com - to promote and help practitioners on how to effectively use Microsoft Office Project