Program Management

Effective Program Management is critical for organizational strategies to succeed. Program Managers are required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the program management team, several project teams, third-party service providers and other stakeholders. Strong leadership and management skills are critical along with a good knowledge of Risk Management and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs.

Our two-day Certificate Program helps you to:

  • Understand the role and importance of Programs in an IT organization
  • Appreciate the competencies needed to manage a program successfully
  • Play the role of a Program Manager effectively so as to achieve desired business objectives
  • Identify and utilize the most appropriate tools and techniques to manage programs
  • Provide effective governance and tracking of a Program through the PMO

Program Content
  • Introduction to Program Management
    • What is a Program? When is it needed?
    • What is the lifecycle of a Program? How does a Program differ from a Project?
    • Types of Programs in IT and other industries
    • What is Program Management?
    • Critical success factors in Program Management
    • Challenges in Program Management
    • The role of a Program Manager
    • What are the essential competencies of a Program Manager?
  • Program Governance Themes
  • Identifying a Program
  • Defining a Program
  • Executing and Monitoring a Program
  • Closing a program

Who should attend?
Senior Project Managers, Program Managers, Delivery Managers, Business Unit Heads, Account Managers and Strategy Managers in the IT industry across different industry verticals.

Prof. Ravi Bhuthapuri is an independent performance consultant, expert trainer and mentor in the areas of Project and Program Management, Team Management, and Emotional Competence. He has over 18 years of international experience in the IT industry, and has delivered several successful training programs for companies including Cap Gemini, HSBC, RBS, Scope, Persistent, Orange Business Services, Wipro and Orchid Pharmaceuticals. His experiential and interactive workshops with real-life examples take you to whole new levels of leadership and effectiveness, both professional and personal.

Date : 19 - 20 April, 2013
Time : 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue : Great Lakes Institute of Management,
Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus,
East Coast Road, Manamai,
Tamil Nadu – 603102
Program Fee : INR 20,000 + Service Tax
*Food, Accommodation and hospitalities included*

For Registrations, please contact
Shriram Bhagavath at +91 98847 08285, Email:

Student Achievements

Winner of Ernst and Young Knowledge Quiz

Lathish Venugopal, Viral Patel. More than 2000 teams across India participated in this

Runners up at TATA Crucible Campus Quiz

Lathish Venugopal and Viral Patel.

Article published in March edition of Markathon – Marketing magazine of IIM- Shillong

Kriti Dua and Sankalp Parihar. The article was on Marketing Trends 2013

Winner at Hyundai Global Youth Marketing Camp

Shouvik Das. The event was held in S.Korea and the team comprising of 4 Korean students, 4 Indians and 1 Chinese student won the award for the Best BTL Strategy

Second Prize for Article writing in NMIMS Banking

Namratha and Mahesh. The article was on “Policy expectations for the Indian Economy” and was published in the BankAge Magazine of NMIMS.

First Place- The Clan,IFMR

Krishnan Chidambaram and Hariharan Subramaniyan. The event was Abhyudhaya, the flagship HR event of IFMR. They competed in the finals against teams from K.J. Somaiya, IIT Madras, BIM, Welinkar and LIBA

I Runner up at Goa Institute of Management

Gajendra Sisodia and Kriti Dua. This was a national level case study competition (Samiksha 2013). Total of 127 teams participated in the event

Article published in NITIE’s In-Fin-NITIE

Manshi Gandhi. The article was on “Quantitative Easing”

First prize in case study competition at SIMC

Harleen Wahi and Abhishek Jain. The case study was a real case of declining sales of next gen publishing magazines a unit of Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Ltd. Great Lakes competed with 11 teams in the final campus round with the likes of SIMS,MICA, NITIE, Narsee Monjee,etc