MBA, PMP, PfMP Managing Director of Conart Engineers Ltd PMI Chapter Member Advisory Group Member

Tejas Sura

Tejas Sura has been managing director of Conart Engineers Ltd., an Indian publicly listed company, with over 20 years of construction  project experience with multinational organizations. After leading the business, implementing international best practices and growing the company revenues, he saw an opportunity to grow another business, integrating his passion for the value of project, program and portfolio management. He founded Cubic Turnkey Private Limited, utilizing a PMO framework and sound financial planning.

Mr. Sura has been an enthusiastic volunteer and served PMI for 18 years in various capacities including founder, vice president/finance, president and advisor for the PMI Mumbai Chapter, region mentor (South Asia), Chapter Member Advisory Group (MAG) and currently International Standards Organization (ISO) MAG. He has volunteered for the PMBOK® Guide and Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide, and is a recipient of several honors, including PMI leadership awards. He is the head of the Indian delegation for the ISO Technical Committee for project, program and portfolio management.

A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in civil engineering, Mr. Sura also holds an MBA in finance. In addition to his PMP® and PfMP® credentials, he is a graduate of the PMI® Leadership Institute Master Class of 2010.

Presentation:  Organizing to Navigate Complexity in Programs and Projects

Complexity in programs and projects has always existed. However, globalization, new technologies, and fragmented supply chains have signicantly increased and compounded the complexity of what project and program managers are being asked to manage. The keynote proposes the need for organizational support structures to align people, programs, and projects to navigate such complexity. It will also look at leveraging PMO Support and Governance for success of such projects and programs