Vittal Anantatmula

 

Vittal S. Anantatmula

Associate Professor

Director, Project Management Programs

vittal@wcu.edu

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Presentations at Research Conferences

  • Anantatmula V. (2011). Critical Chain Method in Traditional Project and Portfolio Management Situations. PMI India Academic and Research Conference, Pune, India, 9-10 December 2011.
  • Adams S. and Anantatmula V. (2010). Social and Behavioral Influences on Project Team Process. 2010 PMI Education and Research Conference, 12-16 July, Washington, DC. Won the best paper award.
  • Villax C. and Ananatatmula V. (2010). Understanding and Managing Conflict in a Project Environment. To be presented at 2010 PMI Education and Research Conference, 12-16 July, Washington, DC.
  • Rad P. and Anantatmula V. (2009). Characteristics of a Project-Friendly Enterprise. AACE International's 53rd Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington June 29 - July 1, 2009.
  • Rad P. and Anantatmula V. (2009). Attributes of a Harmonious Project Team. AACE International's 53rd Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington June 29 - July 1, 2009.
  • Anantatmula V. and Anantatmula M. (2008). Use of Agile Methodology for IT Consulting Projects. Project Management Institute Research Conference, Warsaw, Poland: July 13-16, 2008.
  • Bradey-Robichaud L. and Anantatmula V. (2008). The Greening of Project Management: Adapting Project Management Practices to Deliver Cost Efficient Green Building Constructio. n. Project Management Institute Research Conference, Warsaw, Poland: July 13-16, 2008.
  • Anantatmula V. and Thomas M. (2008). Global Projects: How to Manage Them Successfully? Project Management Institute Research Conference, Warsaw, Poland: July 13-16, 2008.
  • Trevino S.  and Anantatmula V. (2008). Capitalizing from the past projects – The Value of Lessons Learned. Project Management Institute Research Conference, Warsaw, Poland:  July 13-16, 2008.
  • Anantatmula V. (2008). Applying Project Management Concepts to Academic Planning. Academic Business World International Conference, Nashville, TN: 26-29 May 2008. Won the best paper award.
  • Anantatmula V. and Kanungo S. Modeling Enablers for Successful KM Implementation. 40th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii: January 3-6, 2007.
  • Anantatmula V. Improving Project Performance through Leadership and Technology. Project Management Institute Research Conference, Montreal, Canada: July 16-19, 2006.    
  • Han B and Anantatmula V. Knowledge Management from Employees’ Perspective in IT organizations. 39th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii: January 4-7, 2006.
  • Anantatmula V. and Kanungo S. (2005). Role of IS and KM in Project Performance. IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, St. John’s, Canada: September 11-14, 2005.
  • Anantatmula V. and Kanungo S. (2005). Establishing and Structuring Criteria for Measuring Knowledge Management Efforts.  Presented at the 38th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS), Hawaii: January: 3-6, 2005.
  • Anantatmula V. and Sharif S. (2004). Towards Project Success: Leadership Attributes Model.  Presented at the 16th IPMC Conference - PMI College of Performance Management, Tyson’s Corner, VA: 14-17 November 2004.
  • Anantatmula V. and Gokhale A. (2004). Project Selection and its Role in Project Success.  Presented at the 16th IPMC Conference - PMI College of Performance Management, Tyson’s Corner, VA: 14-17 November 2004.
  • Anantatmula V. (2004). Advancing Project Management Tools beyond Quantitative Methods. Presented at the 18th IPMA International Congress on Project Management, Budapest: 19-20 June, 2004.
  • Anantatmula V (2003). Improving Project Management Performance through Innovation. Keynote address at the Project Management and Innovation Conference, State University of Technology and Management, Moscow: 3 June 2003.
  • Anantatmula V. (2003). Improving the Performance of Project Management through Knowledge Management. Presented at the 17th IPMA International Congress on Project Management, Moscow: 4-6 June, 2003.
  • Anantatmula V. (2002). Improving the Effectiveness of a PMO by Integrating Knowledge Management Concepts. Presented at the 14th Annual IPMC Conference- PMI College of Performance Management, Tyson’s Corner, VA: 18-20 November 2002.
  • Anantatmula V. (2002). How do you transition into a learning organization? Presented at the 2001 Knowledge Management Training Conference – The New Knowledge Management: A Generational Shift, by Knowledge Management Consortium International, Arlington, VA: 20 March 2002.
  • Anantatmula V. (2001). Vedic Mathematics: Ancient Method of Doing Multiplications Faster.  Presented at the 24th Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM) Conference at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA: 9-10 March 2001.
  • Anantatmula V. (1996). Decision Support Model for Choosing Power Plant Technologies and Management Approaches in Developing Countries. Presented at the 1996 annual meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), Washington, DC.
  • Anantatmula V. (1989). Operating and Maintenance of Power Generation and Distribution Systems of Gujarat Refinery, Baroda, India. Presented at the 4th Refinery Technology Conference at Baroda, India: 1989.

Invited as Speaker

  • Relevance of Project Management: Today and Tomorrow. Confederation of Indian Industry and PMI sponsored 2nd Annual Conference on Harnessing the Power of Project Management, Bengaluru, India, 14-15 December, 2011.
  • Role of Industry-Institution Interaction. Indian Society for Technical Education: Conference on XXI Century: Priorities in Technical and Higher Education, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat, India, 3 August 2011.
  • Managing Global Hydrocarbon Projects: Challenges and Opportunities. Seminar at Knowledge City, Larsen and Toubro Limited, Baroda, India, 16 February 2011.
  • Team Development: Behavioral Issues. Presented at Project Management Institute Pearl City Chapter, Hyderabad, India, 21 January 2011.
  • Successful PM Practices of Enlightened Enterprises. Presented at the Professional Development Day of PMI Metrolina Chapter, Charlotte, 17 September 2010.
  • Managing Global Projects. Presented at Project Management Institute Metrolina Chapter, Charlotte, NC, 17 November 2009.
  • Greening Project Management: Adapting project management practices to deliver cost efficient green building construction. Presented at Project Management Institute Triad Chapter, Greensboro, NC, 12 January 2009.
  • Chief Guest Address: Integrating Project Management and Knowledge Management. Delivered to Project Management Institute Pearl City Chapter, Hyderabad, India, 19 December 2008.
  • Operational Excellence in Managing Projects. Conducted a seminar for senior level executives of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd at IndianOil Institute of Petroleum Management, Gurgaon, 16 December 2008.
  • Guest Lecture: Integrating Project Management and Knowledge Management.  Lecture delivered to MBA Students of Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India, 16 December 2008.
  • Keynote address: Project Management Office Implementation Strategy: Operational Excellence in Managing Projects. 2008 Project Management Office Summit, 15-17 October 2008. Conference organized by American Strategic Management Institute, Arlington, VA.
  • Modeling Project Performance Factors. Presented at Project Management Institute Keystone Chapter, Camp Hill, PA: 14 May 2008.
  • Integrating Project Management with Knowledge Management for Better Results.  Presented at the Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, 6 December 2007.
  • Modeling Enablers for PM Success. Presented at the Project Management Institute North Carolina Chapter, 26 October 2006, Durham, NC.
  • Improving project performance through leadership and technology. Presented at Project Management Institute Keystone Chapter, Camp Hill, PA: 14 December 2005.
  • Project Leadership Attributes Model: Role of leader towards project teams. Presented at Project Management Institute Savannah River Chapter, Augusta, GA: 21 April 2005.
  • Anantatmula V. (2005). Role of IT in Project leadership and Performance. Presented at 2005 Joint Meeting of the South Carolina Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies (SCCESS), 21 April 2005, Columbia, SC.

 

 

 

 

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