ARIVAZHAGAN, B.E (Honors), PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, MBB, CFM (HFI, USA)
Mr. O. Arivazhagan , a PMP , PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, Master Black Belt(MBB)
certified, and a Honors Graduate in Civil Engg from University of
Madras, has in total 25 years of professional experience in Domestic
& International EPC/Turnkey Projects and Software projects. He has
Managed, Estimated, Designed, Planned, Tendered, Coordinated, Executed
projects in various capacities and has handled projects in
Industrial, Power sector/ Software fields worth
more than US$ 100 millions in
countries including India, Saudi Arabia and UAE. He has
developed / managed software projects for the automation of Industrial
structures, Foundation design, Preprocessors for Tower Analysis, CAD
fabrication drawings in Auto LISP/VBA/ BASIC. He has managed and
implemented large ERP projects for various industries. He is an user of
MS Project and Primavera. He was the General Manager of a large
contracting company in the middle-east. He is an active member of PMI®,
USA. He was on the Board of Directors of
PMI's DPC-SIG for 2 terms in the capacity of
Vice Chair / Director - Marketing & PR from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Arivazhagan is one of Founding
Directors of PMI Chennai Chapter. He was also one of the leaders in the
PMI’s DPC-SIG Leaders' group.
He is an active socialist and encourages rural development
through his own contribution as part Community Transformation Project.
His social activities can be seen at
He enjoys Teaching / Training / Consulting and his areas of interests /
specializations are Construction Project
Management, Software Project Management & Event / Movie Projects
Management. He is certified film producer and director from
Hollywood Film Institute, Los Angles, USA.
was recently interviewed by
‘JAYA TV’, ‘KALAIGNAR TV’ & ‘RAJ TV’
on Project Management & its need in India. His interviews have
also been published in The
Hindu- ‘Business Line’ Newspaper, MMA’s ‘Business Manadate’, ICFAI
University’s ‘Projects & Profits’ Magazine and ‘Thozhil Kanavugal’
Magazine on various topics
of Project Management and Six Sigma.
He is at present the CEO of International Institute of Project
Management (IIPM) and is a well-known Speaker, Author, Consultant and
Trainer in Project Management, PM Maturity Assessment, PM Software
Selection, PM Software Training, PM Consulting, Tender Management,
Training in PM Knowledge areas Project Risk Assessment.
He can be reached at + 91 98840 15136/ + 91 44 5207 1124 / 2435 9078 /
5264 1401 or through e-mail at
Jeffrey G. Hodgkinson, PMP, PMI-RMP, PgMP (USA)
has 30 years of experience in Program and Project Management. He
holds numerous credentials in Program and Project Management including
the PMP, PgMP, and PMI-RMP.
He is located in Mesa, Arizona. He is currently
the ‘Volunteer At Large’ with the PMI Phoenix Chapter.
He is well known and recommended on LinkedIn (
www.linkedIn.com ) and is the group administrator for several groups
and sub-groups on that focus on Program and Project Management. He has
had several articles published in various magazines and websites. Most
recently, he came in 2nd place semi-finalist, for the
2009 Kerzner International Project
Manager of the Year Award™.
Ms. Chitra Ramani, MBA, PMP,
Chitra brings with her an experience
of 10 years in driving Organizational Process Improvement
initiatives like SEI CMMI, ISO 9001, ITIL and Six Sigma. She
has facilitated process improvements for major clients around the globe.
Chitra has a solid academic background and professional qualifications. She
holds her Masters degree in Business Administration. She is a Certified
Quality Analyst, Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma
Master Black Belt. She has expertise in the areas of Project
Management, Process Management, Team Leadership, and Business Consulting.
She has executed projects for Major Financial and Healthcare domains for
international and domestic clients. She has very good experience in
training members on Project and Process Management.
Dr. C. Velan, Ph.D
C. Velan is a
Graduate in Civil &
Structural Engineering with a
Post-Graduation in Business Administration, as well as Ecology &
Environment. Has a Ph.D Degree in Civil Engineering and
for the Research work, he focused on an area which
based on the need of the hour subject “Sustainable Design of
Having over 25 years of professional experience in
various manufacturing and service industries including the Real Estate &
Infrastructure industry, has handled various functions that
include Business Development, Marketing, Project Development Management,
Acquisitions, Property & Facility Management and related business
disciplines and Training.
Has presented and published various papers both in National and
International Journals, Conferences.
Ms. C. A. S. Deiva Preetha, PMP, SSGB
Ms. C.A.S Deiva Preetha is a Certified Project Management
Professional (PMP) from PMI®, USA and a B.E , MS (Software Systems,
BITS Pilani). She carries with her a vast experience of 13 years in
software development projects with leading IT companies, which includes 6
years of experience in project management, handling sizeable teams across
various application domains.
Currently working as an Assistant Professor in Leading Deemed University she is
also pursuing Ph.D in “Software Reliability” at Leading Deemed University. She also
takes keen interest in Project Management training.
Mr. R.Narayanan, PMP, RMP
Mr. R.Narayanan is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP),
PMI-RMP from PMI®, USA and holds a Bachelor of Engineering from University of
Madras. He carries with him 15 years of experience in Manufacturing and
IT companies. His area of expertise is in BFSI domain.
Currently working as a Business Analyst Lead in the captive unit of
a MNC bank, he also takes keen interest in Project Management training.
Ms. Banumathy, PMP
Ms. Banumathy is a Certified Project Management
Professional (PMP) from PMI®,
USA and holds a Post Graduation in Science from University of
Madras. She carries with her a vast experience of 12 years in IT
Service Industry, which includes 5 years of experience
in Project Management. She is proficient in designing, developing,
delivering innovative global learning programs.
Currently working as a Senior Manager in a MNC,
she also takes keen interest in Project Management training.
Mr. P. RAMAKRISHNAN
Mr. P. Ramakrishnan is a Honours
graduate in Electrical engineering from Bombay University. Has over
thirty (30) years of experience
in the execution of large value projects in the role of Project Consultant,
Project Owner and Project Contractor. Has successfully executed turnkey
projects and EPC contracts in core sectors of Steel, Power and
Petrochemicals. Worked with Tata Electric Cos, Tata Consulting Engineers,
Steel Authority of India Limited and lastly
held Group General Manager Position in the Projects Division of Crompton
Has vast overseas experience in terms of project execution in Saudi Arabia
and Negotiations, Tie-ups, Sourcing with International Companies in Japan,
Austria, Germany, Belgium and USA.
He was chairman of Project Division of IEEMA, written several papers on
Project management, Coordinated International Project Seminars
and has been conducting Executive Development Programmes
in Corporate Sectors and Educational Institutions.