Project Management Institute

Kannan Sachidanandam, PMP, PgMP




Location: Singapore

Title: Project manager

Organization: DBS Bank

Sector: Financial services

What's the biggest challenge in your current project?

Resources are often tied up in multiple tasks, and this requires close monitoring.

What do you know now that you wish you'd known on your very first project?

How to respond to risks effectively.

What famous person would you want on a project team?

Legendary author Ken Blanchard—to enhance my leadership skills.

What advice do you have for new project managers?

Have a broad picture of the project, and identify how your contribution adds value.

What's the best project management advice you've received?

If you don't know, find out.

How do you explain your role to friends?

I align objectives with the organization and create value to the end users by delivering benefits through digital projects and programs.

PMI is celebrating its 50th anniversary. What project in the past half-century has inspired you?

The Mars Orbiter Mission, launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation. It has many record-breaking achievements despite many challenges. PM

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