ABOUT EVENT

About PMI Bangladesh Chapter Event 2021

Bangladesh Project Management Symposium, a two-day exceptional, informative, inspiring and interactive signature Conference by PMI Bangladesh Chapter is scheduled to be held on 5th & 6th November
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2021, designed to enrich the Project Management Practices.This year the theme of the Bangladesh Project Management Symposium is set to Project Strategy, Disruptive Technology & Sustainable Growth. The theme is selected to focus on the strategic adaptation and materialization of disruptive technology for the sustainable growth of project management practices amid the new normal scenario.The event will be graced by the high officials of Bangladesh Government, International Project Management Consultants, Corporate Icons, and PMI Asia Pacific Leaders.We are looking forward to a great success of this event, where professionals from different industries will exchange knowledge, make useful contacts and receive valuable insights in the practice of making projects successful. We are expecting over 400+ project managers and other industry professionals to attend this virtual symposium.We are honored and privileged to invite you to be a part in this grand event by sharing your great insights. Our efforts will reach maximum effectiveness with positive impacts from community leaders like you.

Features

Symposium

Each year we provide Project Management Excellence Awards to recognize the
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Project Managers (PM) as well as the Project Management Offices (PMO) for showing outstanding contributions to the development of the country. This will improve the practices of the project management profession, while demonstrating leadership and innovation by advancing project management best practices, concepts, theories and techniques.

Broad Opportunity:

Country’s most respected annual Project Management Symposi
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um. 8 PDUs for PMI Certification Holders. 20+ Top Tier Speakers sharing their stories, professional skills, expertise & industry trends. And, 400+ PMs Engagement

Networking:

Networking opportunities in between sessions. Networking wit
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h professional peers giving your exposure to the project challenges and opportunities for today and tomorrow.

Awards & Recognition

Special gift hampers for the quiz winners. Project Managemen
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t Excellence Awards 2021 in the 4 categories. Attendees & volunteers will get PMI Bangladesh exclusive certificates. PMI credential holders will earn up to eight (8) Professional Development Units (PDUs)

Showcase:

Value-added experience sessions by renowned thought leaders
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are available at the event. You will return to your day-to-day job focused on Project Management tools and techniques and be passionate about your journey

Speakers

Our Performers

Annesha Ahmed PMP

President, PMI Bangladesh Chapter

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State Minister, Bangladesh Govt.

Tony Appleby, MBA, CDir, PMP

Chairman of the Board at Project Management Institute

Srini Srinivasan

Regional Managing Director at Project Management Institute

Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam

Chairman at Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)

Syed Abdul Momen

Experienced in SME Banking field in emarging markets with a strong Technology background

Lila Rashid

Executive Director (Retd.), Bangladesh Bank

Selim R. F. Hussain

Managing Director & CEO, BRAC Bank Limited

Sydul H. Khandaker

Managing Director

Nowshaba Durrani PMP

Director, Marketing & Public Relations

Shamima Begum

President Strategic Transformation Consultants (Bangladesh and California, USA)

Tom Wujec

Founder, The Wujec Group

Farhana Islam, PMP

Director, Membership and Certification

Mohammad Zahirul Islam, PMP

Director, Administration

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Senior Secretary

Nowshaba Durrani PMP

Director, Marketing & Public Relations, PMI Bangladesh Chapter

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State Minister, Bangladesh Government

Sk.Naureen Laila PMP

Director, Volunteer, PMI Bangladesh Chapter

Mohammad Shahadat Kabir PMP, CBAP, ASQ CSSBB

Director, Programs and Sponsorship, PMI Bangladesh Chapter
About Conference

Program Schedule

Day 1. NOVEMBER 5, 2020

  • 03:00 PM To 03:05 PM
    Welcome Note
    Annesha Ahmed PMP
    President, PMI Bangladesh Chapter
    • 14+ Yrs. experience in Business Development Strategy, Project Management, Marketing, Business Research and Consultancy in ITES and Power Generation industry
    • Currently working as Director, Business Strategy and Supply Chain Management, Diesel Power Services Limited, a 30 years old off Grid power supply management company with 80% of area coverage in Bangladesh and $20 million project delivery each year.
    • Involved in Volunteering with PMI® Bangladesh Chapter from 2013 and with PMI® Global from 2015
    • BSc in CSC (BRAC University), MBA in International Business (Dhaka University), Mandarin Language Efficient (IML-Dhaka University)
  • 03:05 PM To 03:15 PM
    Inauguration Address
    To be determined
    State Minister, Bangladesh Govt.

  • 03:15 PM To 03.20 PM
    Speacial Address,PMI
    Tony Appleby, MBA, CDir, PMP
    Chairman of the Board at Project Management Institute

    I am passionate about organizational project management and helping organizations across the globe achieve their business objectives. Throughout my extensive career, I have been involved with project / program management and organizational change management engagements across six continents, as well as worked with the senior leadership and country executives of Fortune 500 / Global 2000 companies, international not-for-profit associations, and governmental entities. I specialize in organizational maturity and strategic transformation, and I have assisted numerous organizations with successfully advancing and transforming their capabilities and effectively achieving business success. Additionally, I have spent more than a decade as an advisor to corporate boards of all sizes helping them to enhance their strategy development and execution capabilities.

  • 03:20 PM To 03:25 PM
    Speacial Adress, PMI
    Srini Srinivasan
    Regional Managing Director at Project Management Institute

    As Managing Director of South Asia, Srini Srinivasan will oversee business development and represent the chapters in the region. The PMI South Asia team will report to him. Srini also will lead the IT Systems Working Group.

    Srini has more than 20 years of global experience as a CEO, business unit leader, business builder and entrepreneur at the intersection of professional services and technology. He is a subject matter expert in strategy, organizational transformation, operations improvement and analytics-based digital solutions.

    Before coming to PMI, Srini was the Managing Director of Arthur D. Little India, based in New Delhi, re-establishing the firm in India while growing the business opening up three offices for the company in New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. He established the firm with a mix of local and multinational clients in industries such as automotive, telecom, health care and financial services. Srini also served in senior leadership roles at Altran Technologies and the Hay Group India.

    Srini has a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Madras in India, and a Master’s degree from the University of New Mexico in the United States.

  • 3:45 PM to 4:05 PM
    Keynote Speech
    Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam
    Chairman at Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)

    Professor Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka is a renowned educator in the field of Finance and Banking. He has been in the field of education for more than last two decades.

    During this period, Professor Shibli has played an active role in many Business, Chamber, and Research related to Finance and Banking field at home and abroad. He is the author of the Finance and Banking text book for the secondary students published by the National Curriculum and Textbook Board of Bangladesh.

  • 4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
    Panel Discussion: How disruptive technology transforming Financial Industry?
    Syed Abdul Momen
    Experienced in SME Banking field in emarging markets with a strong Technology background
    Syed Abdul Momen is the head of SME Banking at BRAC Bank. He joined BRAC Bank in August 2005 and has been instrumental in making BRAC Bank the undisputed leader in the small business lending space in Bangladesh. He has over 18 years of multifaceted experience in the Banking Sector across Technology, Operations and Business Functions.
  • 4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
    Panel Discussion: How disruptive technology transforming Financial Industry?
    Lila Rashid
    Executive Director (Retd.), Bangladesh Bank

    Lila Rashid is a former Executive Director of Bangladesh Bank, she served the central bank from

    April 1989 to March 2021. She completed a Masters in Physics from the University of Dhaka,

    Bangladesh, an MBA from the University of New Orleans, USA, and a PhD in Economics from

    Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.

    During her career she worked in different departments of the central bank in various capacities.

    Some notable departments were Foreign Exchange Policy Department (FEPD), Human Resource

    Department, Banking Regulation and Policy Department (BRPD), Financial Institutions

    Department, Agricultural Credit Department, Payment Systems Department and SME & Special

    Programs Department of Bangladesh Bank. She extensively worked with the Payment Systems

    Department of the Bank for a few years to improve payment eco-system in Bangladesh that

    included digitalization and automation of the system.

    Formulating policies for the microfinance sector and helping the government in establishing the

    Microcredit Regulatory Authority (the MRA) are among her notable career contributions. She

    assisted the National Steering Committee of the Government in institutionalizing and bringing

    NGO-Microfinance organizations of Bangladesh within a legal framework. She received ‘Gold

    Medal’ from Bangladesh Bank in 2008 for outstanding performance and contribution at national

    level.

    Aside from various article and journal publications, Lila Rashid has also published two books on

    financial matters titled Microfinance Regulations for Development- Global Experiences (2011),

    and Institutionalising Microfinance in Bangladesh-Players, Games & Outcomes (2019), both

    published by The University Press Ltd (UPL), Dhaka.

  • 4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
    Panel Discussion: How disruptive technology transforming Financial Industry?
    Selim R. F. Hussain
    Managing Director & CEO, BRAC Bank Limited

    Mr. Selim R. F. Hussain joined BRAC Bank Limited as the Managing Director & CEO on November 8, 2015. Mr. Hussain is a career banker and an immediate past CEO & Managing Director of IDLC Finance Limited who is widely recognized and highly acclaimed across the financial sector for being the architect of IDLC Finance's meteoric rise over the past six years. He was also the Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2010 to 2012 of IDLC Finance's two subsidiaries – IDLC Investments Limited and IDLC Securities Limited.
    Mr. Hussain has an Honours degree in Accounting from Dhaka University and an MBA (Major in Finance) from the Institute of Business Administration, also from Dhaka University. He worked in various roles with the two largest multi-national banks in Bangladesh, ANZ Grindlays Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank, for twenty-four years, before moving to the IDLC Group in 2010. He has resided and worked in India and Australia for significant periods of his career and, prior to taking over the helm at IDLC Finance Limited, was the Head of Finance & Strategy for Standard Chartered Bank's Consumer Banking Division in Mumbai, India. Mr. Hussain was also CFO for Standard Chartered Bank, Bangladesh, from 2002 to 2007. Hussain was also a Director at the Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh (CRAB) and the Vice Chairman of the Bangladesh Leasing & Finance Co Association (BLFCA) since 2012.

  • 4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
    Panel Discussion: How disruptive technology transforming Financial Industry?
    Sydul H. Khandaker
    Managing Director

    Mr Sydul H Khandaker is the Managing Director of UCB Fintech Company Limited. Prior to joining UCB Fintech, he played the role of Chief Executive Officer of Nagad, where he played a critical role in launching the new brand

    Mr Sydul H Khandaker has 19 years of experience in various industries including Fintech, Telecommunication, Manufacturing and Advertising. He started off his career in Coats Bangladesh Limited in 2001 as a Supply Chain executive and progressed in different organizations, eventually becoming Head of Commercial Procurement in the Supply Chain Division of Airtel Bangladesh Limited. Mr Sydul also was the CEO of Freefall Studios Limited, which is one of the largest media production house in Bangladesh. Mr Sydul graduated in Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the University of Chittagong

  • 5:05 PM to 5:15 PM
    Energizer
    Nowshaba Durrani PMP
    Director, Marketing & Public Relations
    • 16+ years of banking experience comprising developing/co-creating products and solutions for various business segments and organizations with more than 7 years in project management
    • Currently working as the First Vice President of Project Management Office of United Commercial Bank Limited.
    • Ms. Durrani has been a member for PMI Bangladesh Chapter since January 2019 and volunteering
    • MBA in Banking (University of Dhaka) & BSC in Computer Science from (Independent University, Bangladesh). She also completed a short course in Project Identification, Management & Development under the Fellowship Program of Netherlands Government from Maastritch School of Management, Netherlands.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM
    Session 1: Quality Assurance focusing “Made in Bangladesh”
    Shamima Begum
    President Strategic Transformation Consultants (Bangladesh and California, USA)

    Professionally, with over $1 billion project delivery experience, she is now one of the most regarded projects, change, and strategy management experts in Bangladesh. She has more than 16 years of extensive experience in project, quality, project, and strategy management for different industries in Bangladesh. She is currently the President of Strategic Transformation Consultants (Bangladesh and California, USA)

    She conducted various training programs, among which many successful training programs were the first time in Bangladesh like; PMP® exam preparation course and Six Sigma Black Belt course, Six Sigma Green Belt, etc. she has trained 3000+ project and quality management practitioners, worked with 100+ corporate since 2010.

    Ms. Shamima Begum completed her MBA from Jahangirnagar University. She has achieved the PMP® credential from PMI (Project Management Institute, USA), Six Sigma Black Belt certification from ASQ (American Society for Quality, USA). She has achieved her master black belt from ISI (Indian Statistical Institute, India) and Certified KPI professional from The KPI Institute-Australia.

  • 6:20 PM - 7:10 PM
    Session 2: Wicked Problem Solving
    Tom Wujec
    Founder, The Wujec Group

    Tom Wujec Is a technology pioneer, TED speaker, entrepreneur, writer, and facilitator who helps people solve complex problems and create wickedly great outcomes. Tom has worked with more than 100 companies on four continents to find ways to solve their unique challenges.

    For over 25 years, Tom has created digital tools, like Academy Award-winning software Maya and Sketchbook Pro (used by 40+ million designers globally) to help organizations design and engineer better cars, stronger buildings, and more beautiful and sustainable consumer products. As an Autodesk Fellow and Singularity University Professor, Tom has consistently worked at the leading edge of exponentially growing technologies.

    Over 10 million people have watched his popular TED Talks. Every day, over 40 million people use software developed by Tom to build and design leading-edge products. As an author of six best-selling books and creator of design-thinking business tools, Tom uniquely brings together the worlds of emerging digital trends, business transformation and creative collaboration to help you do business better.


  • 7:10 PM to 7:15 PM
    Vote of Thanks
    Farhana Islam, PMP
    Director, Membership and Certification
    • 14+ Yrs. experience in various positions including Project Management, Sales, Engineering BP and Operations in the telecom industry.
    • Currently working as Project Coordinator, Center of Design Excellence in edotco Bangladesh Ltd .
    • Involved in Volunteering with PMI® Bangladesh Chapter from 2020.
    • BSc in Civil (CUET), MBA in Finance (Dhaka University)

Day 2. NOVEMBER 6, 2020

  • 3:00 PM to 3:05 PM
    Welcome Note
    Mohammad Zahirul Islam, PMP
    Director, Administration
    • 20+ Years Exp. In Project Management in Utility, Telco, Banking and Apparels industry
    • Currently working as Group Chief Information Officer, Partex Star Group
    • Working with PMI® Bangladesh Chapter since its inceptions as Director of Chapter
    • BS in CSC, City University of New York, USA. Continuing Education in Project Management, New York University
  • 3:05 PM to 3:15
    International Project Management Day Celebration
    PMI Bangladesh Chapter Event
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  • 3:15 PM to 4:05 PM
    Employee to Entrepreneur
    To be determined
    Founder

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  • 4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
    Project Strategy, Disruptive Technology, Sustainable Growth
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    Senior Secretary
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  • 5:05 PM to 5:15 PM
    Energizer
    Nowshaba Durrani PMP
    Director, Marketing & Public Relations, PMI Bangladesh Chapter
    • 16+ years of banking experience comprising developing/co-creating products and solutions for various business segments and organizations with more than 7 years in project management
    • Currently working as the First Vice President of Project Management Office of United Commercial Bank Limited.
    • Ms. Durrani has been a member for PMI Bangladesh Chapter since January 2019 and volunteering
    • MBA in Banking (University of Dhaka) & BSC in Computer Science from (Independent University, Bangladesh). She also completed a short course in Project Identification, Management & Development under the Fellowship Program of Netherlands Government from Maastritch School of Management, Netherlands.
  • 5:30 PM to 6:20 PM
    Entrepreneurship: Behind Success
    To be determined
    Founder
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  • 6:20 PM - 6:45 PM
    Project Management Excellence Award Announcement
    PMI Bangladesh Chapter Event
    PMI Bangladesh Chapter
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  • 7:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    Research Survey Insights
    PMI Bangladesh Chapter Event
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  • 6:45 PM - 6:55 PM
    Closing Speech
    To be determined
    State Minister, Bangladesh Government
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  • 7:15 PM to 7:30 PM
    Volunteer Recognition
    Sk.Naureen Laila PMP
    Director, Volunteer, PMI Bangladesh Chapter
    • Over 12+ year of experience in Project Management for Civil Engineer Consultancy industry for Government projects on infrastructure
    • Currently working as Resilient Transport Specialist with CARE for South Asia project under Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
    • Registered as Professional Engineer (Peng) with IEB,
    • Voluntary role as Treasurer of ICE Bangladesh Association
    • Professional Paper Published on Bridge Engineering at IABSE-JSCE joint Conference in 2015
    • Extensive volunteering experience for professional workshops and conference held both in Bangladesh and abroad. Performed duties as head and committee Member of several committees under student union of AIT and BUET.
    • BSc in Water Resources Engineering from BUET, M Engineering in Water Engineering Management from AIT, Thailand
    • Actively involved with PMI Bangladesh Chapter since 2019
  • 7:30 PM to 7:40 PM
    Vote of Thanks
    Mohammad Shahadat Kabir PMP, CBAP, ASQ CSSBB
    Director, Programs and Sponsorship, PMI Bangladesh Chapter
    More than 20 years of experience, Mr. Shahadat, presently working as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Infinity Infotech Ltd, is an IT professional with exposure in Software Development and Services Sector, Banking Industry, Capital Market, International Donor Agency, Government Organisation, Manufacturing Industry, and NGO.

    He has extensive experience in Business Analysis, Project Management, Software Product Design, End to end UX/Customer Service Design, Software Product Management, IT sales, and Digital Transformation. Besides, He has onsite project management experience in Uganda, Tanzania, and Pakistan. He holds ASQ CSSBB, PMP, CBAP, OCP DBA, MC DBA for MSSQL, MCAD for Microsoft .Net Certification.

    In academics, he carries B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Physics from DU; PGD(ICT) from BUET; Master in IT from DU. He is also serving PMI Bangladesh Chapter as Director, Program & Sponsorship, and IIBA Bangladesh Chapter as Vice-President, Professional Development.
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Founder & CEO

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