International Conference On Project and Product Leadership at ISB Hyderabad on 15th December, 2012

This one day conference is designed for participation by key decision makers in the organizations who are involved in Project and Product Management activities across industries.

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News Release for Immediate use

"More than 250 delegates from India's Top Organizations Converge at Indian School of Business, ISB, Hyderabad"

IBPL is hosting an International Conference on "Project Management and Product Leadership", India's top leaders in the arena of Project Management and Product Leadership are going to be at the Prestigious Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad to attend the IBPL conference on Project Management and Product Leadership signaling the era of unleashing of Indian Prowess on Product Leadership and creating a deeper awareness of Project Management as a distinct discipline in Management.

The conference, themed "Organizational Excellence in Project Management & Product Leadership", draws together more than 250 delegates from India's leading organizations - including TCS, Infotech, Mahindra Satyam, Top academicians of India like Prof. Mendu Ram Mohan Rao, Dean Emeritus, Indian School of Business, Ministers from the Government of India like Honorable Minister of State for IT and Communications like Shri Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Govt of AP etc creating a powerful learning and mingling of Industry, Academia and Government.

Attendees will gather helpful insights, make new contacts, and leave the event with ideas for immediate implementation into their workforce. IBPL believes professional project management and Product Leadership delivers a competitive advantage by increasing organizational efficiencies and improving stakeholder satisfaction and leads to decision making. Heading a list of local and international speakers is Nucleus Group CEO Mr. Pradeep Adireddy, who will invite the Conference Chair Mr. Mendu Ram Mohan Rao, to welcome the delegates and formally begin the ceremony. Adireddy says the conference gives delegates the chance to mingle with some of the world's best and brightest leaders in project management and product leadership. "India has some of the best and innovative talent pool and time is right for us to scale up and professionalize the work force to get to next level in product development and innovative service delivery to keep the economy growing" says Mr. Prashant Pawar, Director for Products at Playject, an online Project Simulation product company. The world is going through a turbulent phase economically and India can make substantial contribution to elevate its world stature by focusing on better project management and innovation in product management, says Dr. Srinivas Telukunta, Executive President of IBPL for Asia Region.

Also delivering keynote presentations at the conference are:

* BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director of Infotech Enterprises will present the need for project management in organizational scale up - a key ingredient for growth.

* V Rajanna, Regional Head, TCS will present the Indian Scenario and deliver a note on "Is Indian IT Industry ready for Product Leadership". Joining him are from Government side is Shri. Sanjay Jaju, IAS, Secretary for IT and Communications, Govt of AP who will address the delegation on "Government support for Industry Infrastructure".

* Seminar talks are being presented by Mr. Srikanth Kota, Director for Projects Consulting from StarPMO on "Agile and Neuro Linguistic Programming". Mr. Ramesh Loganathan, MD for Progress Software will present an address on "Motivation of team for Product Excellence". Mr. V. Srinivasa Rao, Global Head, Mahindra Satyam will present a talk on "Fail fast to achieve 2X the performance".

In addition Six CXO round panel discussions (RTC) will present their findings on "New Product Innovation", "PMO Role in Organizational Excellence", "Managing Project and Product Quality", "Outsourcing and Risk Management", "Challenges of Project and Product Management Learning", "Role of HR as a Transformation Enabler". These are being chaired by CSR Prabhu, NIC, Rajesh Patil, Capgemini, Dasarathram, Ex Head of DST World wide services, Ram Mohan, Meta Soft Solutions.

For more information and to register for the IBPL Symposium 2012, visit http://ibpl.org/conference2012