Practitioners Turn Actors for the Day
The Dramatic World of Project Management, an event organized by project
management mentor and PMI India’s registered education provider,
Dhananjay Gokhale, took place on a larger scale as it entered its five
year this year.
Teams from different organizations presented skits around project
management over two days, 4-5 March, at Jyotsna Bhole Auditorium in
Pune. There were seven industry teams, 102 participants, around 265
attendees, 19 volunteers, three judges, two members of the jury, and two
The first performance by Sailpoint Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. was on
demonetization. In the next skit by Resilient Cosmeceuticals Pvt. Ltd.,
the team used characters from the Mahabharata to highlight common
project challenges in today’s times. A team from Allscripts India Pvt.
Ltd. raised the problem of insufficiently defined project scope in their
skit. Home Ministry Vs. Chicken Butter Masala by Inautix Technologies
was a humorous take on finding resolution between warring parties. Alfa
Laval India Ltd. used film production as a lesson in project management.
KPIT Technologies Ltd. also used mythology to drive home the importance
of execution, among other aspects, as key to success. A production by
Aker Powergas Subsea Pvt. Ltd. explored ways to overcome one’s demons to
The themes got the audience interested in project management concepts and PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
For the first time, participants received a trophy that was especially
designed for the occasion. The trophy that represents ‘the hand of
project management’ shows how it’s an art of fine balancing.