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Project Management Institute

Pune Deccan-India Chapter

Making project management indispensable for business results. ®

 Invitation for the 96th Monthly Seminar

PMI Pune Deccan-India Chapter is pleased to invite you for interesting and thought provoking seminars on: 

  Venue: Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh, Cummins Auditorium, 193 Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk, Near Alka Talkies, Garware bridge & S. M. Joshi hall, Pune 411030 

v     Interactive Session on General Management – Myths vs. Realities – (Retd.) Vice President (Operations), Tata Power Limited 

Speaker: Umesh S Bapat, (Retd.) Vice President (Operations), Tata Power Limited

Mr. U S Bapat is an Electrical Engineer from Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad with a Post graduate Diploma in Management (DMS) and Masters in Marketing Management from Jamanalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai University. He is also a Fellow of Institution of Engineers, India. He has completed 38 years of meritorious service in TATA Power before retiring as Vice President Operations.

Mr. Bapat has held key positions within TATA Power i.e. Chief Hydro (In-charge of three hydro stations comprising of 447 MW), GM – T&D (In-charge of Transmission & Distribution System of TATA Power supplying the city of Mumbai), Sr. GM – LA Generation comprising of 1777 MW (Trombay Thermal – 1330 MW, Hydro – 447 MW and Wind – 78MW (OLA)) before retiring as Vice President-Operations (Eastern Region) comprising 547 MW Jojobera, 120 MW Haldia and 80 MW Belgaum DG Plant.

Some other key positions held by Mr. Bapat are: Director – Tata Power Trading Company Limited (TPTCL), Director – Industrial Energy Limited, Chairman – Energy Committee, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of INSSAN (Indian National Suggestion Schemes Association), Past Hon. Secretary – The Institution of Engineers (India), Maharashtra State Chapter, Member – IEEMA Technical Committee, Past Vice President – TELEC Sports Club, representing TATA Power on Electrical Licensing Board of Government of Maharashtra and visiting faculty for several management institutes..


Topic: Interactive Session on General Management – Myths vs. Realities 

With 38 years of vast management experience in mission critical responsibilities such as supplying power to entire city of Mumbai, Mr. Bapat has gained valuable General Management experience and has been part of the senior management of Tata Power.

We welcome you to a 2-hour interactive session titled “Interactive Session on General Management – Myths vs. Realities”, where Mr. Bapat would share his general management experience and also answer queries, guide our audience on what it takes to make it to the top slot.

Monthly seminar is FREE FOR ALL / NO Entry FEE; one does not have to be Pune Chapter member to attend this seminar. 



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2.     Practicing PMPs can earn 1 to 2 PDUs by attending seminar 

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Patrakar Bhawan
Shramik Patrakar Sangh, Cummins Auditorium,
193 Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk, Near Alka Talkies, Garware bridge & S. M. Joshi hall
Pune, Maharashtra