June 02, 2020 08:11 PM

Chandigarh  (Face2News)

Webinar on The Art and Science of Managing Projects organized by Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology on  Tuesday.

Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology organized a webinar for faculty and students on the topic “The Art and Science of Managing Projects” on June 02, 2020. 

This webinar started with a welcome address by Ms.Nidhi Singhal and Ms. Harjit Kaur, Assistant Professors and Coordinators of the Webinar. Honor’ble Vice Chancellor of Panjab University, Prof. Raj Kumar, was the Chief Patron for the Webinar. The Key speaker Mr. Abhishek Mittal , who is an Alumni of UIPS, Panjab University and is currently working as General Manager – R&D Operations and Risk Management with Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Pvt. Ltd. , Hyderabad shared his knowledge and experiences on Managing Projects. 

The webinar was conducted to acquaint the participants with different aspects of project management vertical and as a career option. The speaker employed real-life case studies and used online questions to make the session interactive ensuring audience participation. The session highlighted the various aspects of project management, project lifecycle. Various matrices used in the industry to assess the success of a project and importance of project management.

Besides discussing about the science behind managing projects, Mr. Abhishek stressed on the art of managing teams, conflicts, negotiations to ensure the timely and successful completion of projects. The key take-away of this webinar is that no-doubt learning and using various tools to manage projects is important but leadership and managing intangibles are the most significant elements for successful completion of projects. 

During the presentation as well as during the question and answer session, Mr. Mittal advised the students to look beyond the traditional approach of meeting deadlines and consider each project as a strategic initiative for future growth of an enterprise. 
Prof. Sanchita Chauhan , Chairperson, Dr.SSBUICET, PU, Chandigarh, concluded the webinar by thanking the speaker for such an interactive and insightful session into practical aspects of project management and project management as a career for the students. The organizers included Ms.Nidhi Singhal (Assistant Professor, Dr.SSBUICET) ,Ms. Harjit Kaur (Assistant Professor, Dr.SSBUICET) and Mr. Prabhash Diwedi (Student, Dr.SSBUICET) who worked wholeheartedly for the smooth conduct of the webinar.


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