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Mr. Adesh Jain

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President

Phone: (215) ***-****  HQ Phone
PM GURU Inc.
1812 Spruce Street Apt No. 3R
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19103
United States

Company Description: Project management training taught to project management, online or multiple Indian locations, World-wide specialists in organizational development, consulting and...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chairman
    PM GURU Inc.
  • President
    International Project Management Association
  • Honorary President
    PMA
  • National President
    PMA
  • Managing Director
    Centre for Excellence in Project Management
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Centre for Excellence in Project Management
  • Honorary President
    International Construction project Management Association
  • President and Deputy Chair of the Council of Delegates
    International Construction project Management Association
  • Deputy Chairman
    CoD
  • National President, PMA and Chairman
    CoD
  • Independent Director
    NTPC Ltd
  • Government Nominee Board Member of Directors
    NTPC Ltd
  • Executive Director ( Finance )
    NTPC Ltd
  • Chairman
    Heavy Engineering Group
  • Managing Director
    centre for Excellence in PM
  • President
    centre for Excellence in PM
  • Chairman
    I2P2M
  • Non-official Part Time Director
    National Hydroelectric Power Corporation
  • Official Part Time Director
    National Hydroelectric Power Corporation
  • President
    non-European
  • Chairman
    non-European

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Science
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
  • Masters of Engineering , Control Systems
  • MS , Control Systems
    Carleton University
  • BS , Mathematics
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
  • BS , Electrical Engineering
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
  • B.Sc , Mathematics
    Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore
  • BS , Electrical Engineering
    one of the foremost global institutes
  • BS , Mathematics
    one of the foremost global institutes
  • MS , Control Systems
    Carleton University , Ottawa
  • Baccalaureate degree , engineering
  • Masters Certificate , Project Management
    George Washington University
177 Total References
Web References
Adesh Jain
www.icpma.net, 17 Dec 2014 [cached]
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Adesh Jain
ICPMA Honorary President Director Incharge of the Centre for Excellence in Project Management President of Project Management Associates (PMA), India President of PM Guru, Inc. (USA)
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1973 Adesh returned to India to help the country embark on major computerization programs. 1974 He introduced Process Automation in the steel plant using IBM Computers. 1975 Head of IT & Project Management Services in Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited, the largest Govt. of India Engineering Undertaking. He was the youngest CEO ever to head a division there. 1982 Becomes Chairman of the Heavy Engineering Group comprising of 22 large Public Sector Undertakings. 1992 Started the Centre for Excellence in Project Management in India.
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In short, Adesh Jain is a legendary figure whose passion and dedication for strengthening project management is recognized worldwide. He is a visionary leader who has helped to shape the PM profession globally and is known for his dedication and concern for the global community.
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The Government of India has appointed Adesh as one of the 6 top most professionals to become a member of a high level task force to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for leading petroleum sector companies in India. Recently, he has also been appointed as an Independent Director of NTPC Ltd
Contact for Project Management Help
www.pmguruonline.com, 9 Jan 2014 [cached]
Mr. Adesh Jain , M.Engg, PMP Chairman PM GURU Inc. 1715 Spruce Street, Suite # 3F, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA Phone: +1-215-985-5715 Email: adesh@pmguruonline.com
Globally renowned and visionary project management guru with a profound insight in project management. Most sought after speaker in global forums.
pma-india.org, 23 Sept 2014 [cached]
Adesh Jain Profile
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Adesh Jain, M.Eng., MPD, First Assessor IPMA
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Adesh Jain Profile
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Distinctions/ Achievements of Adesh Jain
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Mr. Adesh Jain is Honorary National President of Project Management Associates (PMA), a not for profit registered society since 1993 and Chairman International Institute of Projects & Program Management (I2P2M), a not for profit company.
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Mr. Jain is truly the Father of Project Management in India. He has contributed immensely not only in India but also globally in strengthening project management movement. He was elected as the first non-European President of IPMA in 2005 in IPMA's history of 48 years and Chairman of IPMA in 2007. Till date he is the only non-European to have this distinction . In 2008, he also became the first Asian to become President of the International Construction Project Management Association (ICPMA) incorporated in Switzerland. He is currently Member of the Advisory Board of the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) comprising of 50 countries from all over the world.
In 1997 Mr. Jain received the "1997 Distinguished Contribution Award" from PMI, USA for laying a strong foundation of PM globally and is the first person from outside North American to receive this prestigious award. He is also a recipient of the First Global Project Management Leadership Award in 2008. He was one of 6 project management leaders elected to the Steering Committee for the Global Project Management Forum in Boston in 1996.
Mr. Jain received his Bachelor of Science in 1962 and was topper in his college and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (1965) with Distinction from one of the foremost global institutes - the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He received his Masters of Engineering in Control Systems (1967) from Carleton University, Canada. Adesh was named a Fellow of IPMA in 2006. He is also a Fellow of CIOB, UK, of Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), CSI, India and AIMA, India. He was appointed as Honorary Chairman of the China Project Management Committee (CPMC) in 2006.
Mr. Jain worked in Canada from 1967 to 1972 in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Super Computing. His love for India and passion to build India to become a Computer Savvy Nation brought him back to India in 1973 . He was involved in computerization at Bokaro Steel Limited and was one of the key persons to introduce Process Control Computerization in Bokaro Steel. Later in 1975, he moved to the Corporate Office of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) in New Delhi in charge of computerization and project management. He became the Head of one of the Divisions of BHEL in 1978 at the young age of 33 years . In BHEL, in 1979 he brought large scale mainframe computers at various locations of BHEL and interconnected them. He was the key architect in establishing BHEL's Integrated Project Management System (IPMS), a system through which the operations of BHEL were unified. In 1982, Mr. Jain became the Chairman of the Heavy Engineering Computer Group comprising of 22 large Public Sector Undertakings in the Ministry of Heavy Industry.
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In 1995, the then Finance Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, gave the Valedictory address in Mr. Jain's 2 day workshop on Project Management in Guwahati, Assam.
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Mr. Jain has organized the Global Symposiums on PM on an annual basis since 1992. Eminent persons like Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, S/Shri Pranab Mukerjee, P. Chidamabaram, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Smt.
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Mr. Jain has addressed or trained thousands of professionals world-wide. He is the author of the book "New Dimensions in Project Management" and over 50 articles. He has been invited to talk on varied topics of project management at major International Conferences and Seminars, the first one in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1995. In August 1999, Mr. Jain gave a 1/2 a day presentation in Stockholm, Sweden where he presented his redefinition of project management in today's context.
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Mr. Jain is a much sought after Keynote speaker globally. He is globally recognized as a distinguished thought leader in the field of management, and has been invited to give more than 40 Keynote presentations on varied topics of project management. Some major symposiums or conferences are listed below:
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Mr. Jain was again invited by NASA to speak at the NASA PM Conference in February 2012 in Florida. This has brought India a great recognition.
The Government of India (Department of Public Enterprises) had appointed Mr. Jain as a Member of the high level Task Force to finalize the Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for leading CPSEs from 2006 to 2012. He was also appointed as Independent Director of NTPC from January 2009 - 2012.
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In recognition of Mr. Jain's contribution to project management globally, a postal stamp (limited number of copies) in his honor was released in November 2010 by Government of Turkey.
In short, Adesh Jain is a legendary figure whose passion and dedication for strengthening project management in India is recognized worldwide. He is a visionary leader who has helped to shape the PM profession globally.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES
pma-india.org, 23 Sept 2014 [cached]
Adesh Jain Profile
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Adesh Jain, IPMA First Assessor, President, PMA and Dy Chairman, CoD, IPMA, Switzerland
The Project Management Association ...
ipmc-india.org, 7 July 2012 [cached]
The Project Management Association of Nepal (PMAN) has announced that Adesh Jain will deliver a majo Institute of Project Management Certification--Event Details
IPMC
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PMForum Global Advisor Adesh Jain to Address 1st I
The Project Management Association of Nepal (PMAN) has announced that Adesh Jain will deliver a majo
The Project Management Association of Nepal (PMAN) has announced thatAdesh Jainwill deliver a major speech, at their1st International Project Management Conference-Project Management for Results- in Kathmandu, Nepal in May. The conference will be held during 27-28 May 2011 at the beautiful Gokarna Forest Resort, Rajnikunj, Gokarna, Kathmandu. For information about the conference, visitwww.pman.org.np
Adesh Jain,M. Engg., is Director Incharge of 'Centre for Excellence in Project Management' (CEPM), Chairman of PM Guru Inc. (USA), and Honorary National President of Project Management Associates (PMA - India). He is the founder of PMA and also past President and Chair of the Council of Delegates of International Project Management Association (IPMA). Adesh is currently a global advisor to PMForum andPM World Today.
Adesh's career includes 40 years of project-oriented work, including projects for Litton Industries and Control Data Corporation in the USA in the early 1970s. In 1973, Adesh returned to India where he became No. 2 in one of the largest steel plants in India. In 1975, Adesh was asked by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, the largest Indian Government engineering undertaking, to head their IT and Project Management services, the youngest CEO ever to head a division there. He became Chairman of the Heavy Engineering Group in 1982. In 1991, the President of India honored him with a Fellowship award for laying a strong foundation for the IT industry in India. He has since been conferred with 6 major awards in India, including the 'Gem of India' award. Adesh started the CEPM in 1992, and founded PMA, India - a-not-for-profit registered society in 1993.
He was a member of the steering committee for the Global PM Forum during 1996-2005 and received the Distinguished Contribution Award from Project Management Institute (PMI®) in USA in 1997. In January 1999, Adesh became the first non-European to become the Vice President of IPMA, serving three terms through 2004. He was elected President of IPMA for 2005-2006 and IPMA Chair for two years beginning January 2007.
Adesh has addressed or trained over 50,000 people world wide, has made over 40 keynote presentations, is author of the book "New Dimensions in Project Management" (1992), and has authored over 50 articles on project management. Since 1999, Adesh has contributed significantly to modern PM in China where he has trained over 2,000 professionals. He is Honorary Chairman of the China Project Management Committee (CPMC), the first non-Chinese to enjoy such a privilege. In 2001, he was invited to give a keynote presentation in the Great Hall of China at a UNIDO conference. Adesh has been a keynote speaker at major conferences worldwide. Adesh Jain has a BS in Mathematics and BS in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and a MS in Control Systems from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Adesh received the IPMA Honorary Fellowship award in October 2006 and became a Global Advisor for PMForum in 2007.
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