CANCELED - PM Insights - Foster City: How to prevent spectacular project failures




PM Insights Foster City - 

How to prevent spectacular project failures



When:   Tue, March 24, 2020  6:30pm-8:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
Where:  Foster City Community Center - Port Room  1000 E Hillsdale Boulevard Foster City CA 94404
 Last Date for On-line Registration is Sun, March 22, 2020 

Projects fail at Spectacular rate. Do you want to improve changes of success for your project? Do you want to Spot problems before they go out of hand?

Avinash has introduced innovative risk identification methodology to software industry which helps identify big problems, fatal flaws in projects, programs, initiatives & improve changes of success of project.  This helps you identify risks, which can’t be found with traditional risk identification techniques. With this technique you can find risk and fatal flaws in the plan/project at the beginning of the project so that you will have time to act on those and improve changes of success of your projects. This technique has been used in many industries like oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals and construction which helped save 100’s of millions of dollars. Avinash has used this methodology extensively in software industry with great success. This technique can be used in any industry or business and even in your personal life. This methodology is very easy to use.




  • Learn an innovative risk identification methodology to help find fatal flaws in projects/initiatives which will improve chances of success of your project.
  • Step by step guidance on how to use it in your organization.
  • Understand advantages of using the methodology.


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About the Instructor:




Avinash Patil

Avinash possesses 20+ years of experience in managing complex global PMO’s, portfolios, and programs in enterprise and consumer products and services, with domain experience in SaaS, mobile Apps, Containers, virtualization and Cybersecurity. He has led many business, Agile and Digital transformations. 

A “Stanford Certified Program Manager”, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified SaFE practitioner, and Kanban practitioner, Avinash has a “Master of Technology” degree from Mysore University, India. His corporate experiences include working with VMware, Cisco & HP. 

Avinash is also recognized domain expert in cyber security and Privacy regulations.


Meeting Leader:  Eugene Chen

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PDU Info:     1.5 - Technical 

PDU claiming instructions  

Program Agenda:

6:00 PM - Sign In and Networking

6:30-7:45 PM - Featured Speaker

7:45-8:00 PM: Q&A and Raffle

8:00 PM - Meeting Adjourn

Food: Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages


Online Registration

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $10  (Log in to to activate discount)

Non-Members: $20

Full-time Student: $5 (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring Student ID card to the event)

Veterans: Free (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring appropriate ID card to the event)

At-the-Door Registration

A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $20

Non-Members: $30

(Only Check or Cash accepted; make checks payable to "PMI Silicon Valley")

Cancellation Policy

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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Event Properties

Event Date 03-24-2020
Event End Date 03-24-2020
Registration Start Date 02-14-2020
Cut off date 03-22-2020
Individual Price $20.00 (Login for Member discount)