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About Hari Thapliyal

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 Hari Photo Profession: Training, Coaching, Consulting, Mentoring for Project Leadership
Phone: +91 9535-999336, +91 80-49530550
Email: [email protected]
Skype: hari.thapliyal
Developer & Author:

I teach because I passionately love transforming the people and the organizations by giving them a new way of thinking.

I teach because I want to inspire the feeling of constructive team gaming. I mentor and coach because it helps me in knowing how much I have changed by doing.


MCA, MBA (Operations), PGDFM, MCITP, ZED Master Trainer, PMP, PMI-ACP, PRINCE2 Practitioner, SCT, CSM, MCT, SDC, SCM, SPOC, SAMC with 23+ years of experience in IT Delivery, Training, Consulting, Agile/Scrum. 16+ years in various IT delivery positions, 7 years as Project Management Trainer/Coach/Mentor for industries like IT, BPO, Chemical, Banking, Petrochemical, Pharma, Construction.

  • Trained 3500+ leaders in India and internationally in many countries in 250+ corporate or open-house training on PMP®, Agile Project Management, PMI-ACP®, PRINCE2, PMI-RM®, PMI-SM®, CAPM®, Microsoft Project® 2007 & 2010, Enterprise Microsoft Project Server® 2007 & 2010, AgileEVM, Earn Value Management, Function Point Estimation (FPA)
  • Certified Trainer for Scrum, Agile, PRINCE2, Microsoft.
  • Consultant, Mentor, Coach for Project Management, Agile, Scrum, PMO, CMMI, ISO9001:2000
  • Delivered many trainings at international location for the citizen of Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan
  • Passionate learner and experimenter of training methodologies.
  • Class room training experience of around 7000+ hours
  • Average Rating of training feedback of all trainings is 9.6 out of 10
  • Managed delivery centre of 100+ people
  • Project Management experience of managing 30+ IT projects of 40,000 Mandays
  • Managed projects as scrum master and scrum coach
  • As PMO Head experience of PMO setup & running, defining PMO scorecards, KPI, dashboard
  • FPA counting experience of more than 30000 FP of 15+ proposals/projects
  • Sound understanding of Enterprise Risk Management practices
  • Setup a software delivery center from base.
  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills in competency/capacity building like recruitment, interview, team building, motivation, appraisal, retention, career planning, identifying & building leaders and training
  • Experience at strategic & tactical management level
  • Experience in IT Product development life-cycle from conceptualization to selling to improvisation
  • Solid experience in Managing OPA & process institutionalization.
  • Established Thought Leader & Practice Professional in implementing CMMI (1.1, 1.2), ISO9001:2000 initiative roll-out in organization for process improvement. And sound understanding of ITIL and ISO-20000, ISMS/ ISO-27001
  • Profound experience of Business and Delivery Process Engineering; defining, implementing processes and defining metrics and quality goals for process improvement
  • Core competence in making detail project plan, process tailoring, review, SQA audits, PPQA audits, implement & align processes for Management & Delivery
  • Estimating, Budgeting & Scheduling for any type of project, product, delivery initiatives
  • Experience in responding to RFPs, project evaluation, Vendor Management, EVM, AgileEVM
  • Developed PMP Prep Question Bank of 1000 question and hosted on
  • Worked in all major metros of India with people of different values, ethnic & culture in India and overseas


ABB, ABM Knowledge Ltd, Accenture, Acer Dubai, Airtel, Allsec, Amadeus, Analoug, Andritz, ANZ bank, Arcelor Mittal, Aurovision, Avaya, AXA Technogogies Shared Servies (Assets Management), Bank of America Continuum, Bank of New York, BFL Hydro Power, Birla Sunline Insurnace, Birlasoft, Caliber Point, California software, Capgemini, CBAY Systems, CGI, Chemfab Chemicals, Cisco, Cognizant, CSC, Dell, Delphi, Department of Finance (Ph), Deutsche Bank, Dover India, Dreamorbit, ECCI, EDS, Ellucian, Emerio, Emerson, Ericsson, Federal Mugal, Feedback Infra, Flipkart, Future Focus, Gammon India Ltd, Genpact, Godrej, Gujarat gas, HCL, HDI System Technologies, Hewitt, Hibu, Honeybell, HP, HSBC, Huari Telecom, Huwei, IBM, ICICI Pru, Infineon, Infinite Computers, Infosys, INSEAD, Intelenet Global, ITC Infotech, ITC , ISKCON, JP Morgan, Kale consultants, KPMG, L&T Infotech, LeoTech, Mayniland Waters, Microland, Mphasis, Multi Media Communication, NCS, Netambit, NICT , NIIT Technologies Limited, Nokia Seimens , Opera Solutions, Orange, Pata Infotech, Pepsico, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Pyramid IT, Qualcomm, RBS, Real Page, Reckitt , Reliance Communication , Reliance Industries, Rockwell, Rolta, SAP Labs, S & P Capital IQ, Samin Tech. India Pvt Ltd., Schneider Electrics, Service India, Smart Communications, Smart Telecoms, Standard Charted Bank, Sun Guard, Sutherland, SXChange, Tagros Chemicals, Tally Solutions, TATA AIG, Tata Elexi, TCS , Temenos, Thales Software India, Toshiba Embedded Software, TOYOTA, Turner & Toronsent, TWISS, Tyco Fire & Security, Uninor, United Health Group, Verizon, Vikram Solar, Wheels India, Wipro, Wire & Wireless India Ltd, WNS, Xansa, Xerox, TEAM (Titanium Equipment and Anode Manufacturing), Zamil Infrastructure, Mercedes Benz, VGL Group,Sanofi Ltd, Kongberg


Information Technology, Cargo, Banking, Securities, Finance, Insurance, Hydro Cleaning, NGO, Petroleum Refinery, Pharmaceutical, ITES, Management Consulting, Solar Power, Construction


Product Development, Custom Application Development, Work-flow Management Systems, Process Improvement, Quality Initiatives, Training, Knowledge Management


  • Independent Project Management Trainer, Mentor, Coach, PMO Consultant & Evangelist empaneled with various REPs., Dec-2009 to Till Now
  • Aurovision Pvt Ltd (ISO 9001:2000), Mumbai, AVP Delivery
  • Pyramid IT Consulting, Noida, India (CMMI4), Project Manager
  • AMSYS Infotech, Noida, India (ISO9001, CMM),  Project Manager/Lead


  • MBA (Operation)
  • MCA (Computer Application)
  • PG Diploma (Finance Management)
  • B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry & Maths) in 1992


  1. PMP from PMI USA in 2006
  2. MCITP using Enterprise Project Server 2007 from Microsoft
  3. MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer)
  4. PMI-ACP from PMI USA
  5. CSM from ScrumAlliance
  6. SDC (Scrum Developer Certified)
  7. SMC from ScrumStudy
  8. SAMC from ScrumStudy
  9. SCT (ScrumStudy Certified Trainer)
  10. PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner from APMG
  11. Trained on CMMI Overview 1.1 by SEI, USA & KPMG
  12. Trained on CMMI Overview 1.2 by SEI, USA & KPMG
  13. PRINCE2 Trainer APMG
  14. ZED Master Trainer from QCI


  • Agile Methodologies
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Communication Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Software Sizing, Estimation, Costing & Budgeting


  • Ex-Vice President- Volunteer Development with PMI Chennai Chapter
  • Ex-Vice President- Volunteer Development with PMI Mumbai Chapter
  • Ex-Chair of Ethics Committee of PMI Mumbai Chapter
  • Member of PMI Mumbai Chapter & PMI Bangalore Chapter
  • Member of PMI (Project Management Institute) USA
  • Member of AMFI (Association of Mutual Funds of India)



  • EPM Implementation in my organization
  • Setup a PMO and optimize it as per the organization culture and need
  • Motivated & mentored many project managers to become PMP
  • Evaluated, Implemented & Managed Project Server 2007 and MOSS 2007
  • Identified, evaluated, selected, installed, customized and implemented many systems including open sources tools for process automation
  • Defined, developed, tested, rolled out many systems for system integration and process improvement
  • Strengthened key processes like Training, Senior Mgmt Review, External Testing, Review, Release, measurement, project closure Lessons Learned etc.


  • Management Representative for ISO 9001:2000 initiatives and helped organizations is successfully getting certified
  • Presented projects to CMMI assessment team for CMMI L4, successfully assessed.
  • Defined delivery and operational processes, baselined key metrics
  • Completed & Reviewed PIID for SCAMPI audit for 10+ projects
  • ATM for SCAMPI


  • Led organization in becoming Microsoft Gold Certified in 45 days.
  • Motivated many technical people to become Microsoft certified professionals
  • Defined, developed and implemented 360-degree appraisal system
  • Started KYO (Know your organization) initiatives


  • Implemented agile/scrum in 15+ projects as scrum master and scrum coach.
  • Developed initial architecture of Enterprise Document Management System
  • Developed architecture for Portfolio performance reporting system
  • Developed Three products in BFSI domain MATS, CASE, FILAC from base zero. These products are for accounting, share brokering houses and customers who buy/sell shares from brokers.
  • Developed an ERP product CXD for Cargo domain
  • Competed impact analysis of 24X7 banking functionality on UI, BO & DO of huge BMRS system
  • Helped many people in aligning their aspirations, efforts, education, natural talent and identify opportunities for them
  • Successfully implemented Agile practices on various customer projects


PMO/ Quality/ Process/ Knowledge base/ Org Infrastructure

  • Setup a Project Management Office, institutionalize Project Management Best Practices
  • Management Representative for ISO 9001 and CSO for ISMS (ISO 27001)
  • ATM (Assessment Team Member) for CMMI L3 & CMMI L4 assessments of the organization
  • Internal Auditor for Delivery & Support functions
  • Conduct Configuration, Process, Risk, Procurement audits
  • Write Project Plan, Define, Tailor and Implement Project Processes
  • Managing PMC, PMO & EPM solution projects
  • Owner of organization assets library and knowledge base
  • Strengthen Project & Program Management practices in the organization
  • Develop, improve and support all the internal system development of the organization
  • Budget forecasting
  • Capacity planning & demand management
  • Cost & Resource optimization
  • Resource allocation to the project, managing & Motivating team
  • Develop project estimates, budget, size, schedule, risk plan, configuration & release plan
  • Helped project managers in making a doable project plan, software sizing
  • Ensure updated project dash board is available at enterprise level
  • Managed multiple projects with the help of architects, tech leads & project leads.
  • Evaluated, developed and implemented software systems to support the process automation
  • Periodic senior management review of projects
  • Ultimate responsibility for 24×7 IT infrastructure availability
  • Conduct customer satisfaction survey
  • Define and Monitor the SLA of support functions

 Project Management

  • Managing end-to-end delivery of multiple projects with the help of project managers
  • Helping project managers in defining development processes & practical risk management plan
  • Stakeholder expectation Management & Change management


  • Impart trainings around PM, risk management, scheduling, cost & software size estimation, delivery & engineering processes
  • Discuss the training need of organization and finalize training plan & calendar

 Scoping & Architecture

  • Requirement understanding, maintaining WBS & traceability
  • Participate in Architectural reviews
  • Defining product roadmap
  • Requirement gathering, analysis; developing SRS, FS, use-cases, architecture, design


  • SharePoint 2007
  • Extensive coding in C#, VB.NET, VB, Clipper, TSQL, PLSQL, Pro*C, Pro*Cobol
  • Technology Leadership: Support for MS-EMP 2007 & 2010, SharePoint 2007, 2010, MSP 2007/ 2010
  • Code review and walkthrough
  • R&D for Document Management System
  • Started a new development centre, recruiting, vendor management, IT infrastructure management
  • Involved in reviewing technical architecture of a project using latest technologies like TFS, WFP, Wix, Expression Blend, MS Sync, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Codesmith
  • CMS (WordPress, Joomla), CSS, PHP, HTML, Apache,MySQL


  • Responding to RFP and write EPM, PMO and IT solution proposals
  • Executing Fix bid projects in Agile Methodology
  • Providing technical support to sales team in estimating, evaluating and risk identification of any opportunity


  • Trained on ISO-9001 Certification requirements & implementation, from TQMI International, Delhi & EPRAMA, Mumbai
  • Attended Certificate Course in Oracle 7.1, D2K, from STG International, Delhi
  • Trained on Web Development with Advance Java 1.2, from WEB Tech. Calcutta
  • Attended Certificate Course in UNIX & C, from Computer Point, Dehradun
  • LAN/WAN Technologies (100 Hours) by SiliconUniv, New Delhi
  • Trained on Web Administration with Linux & Apache Web server, from WEB Tech, Calcutta
  • IRDA 100 Hours Training on Insurance, ING Vysya, New Delhi
  • Trained on Team Building and Leadership, from Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Delhi
  • Attended and contributed in many workshops and knowledge sharing sessions conducted by PMI. Themes of these sessions varied from ERM- Enterprise Risk Management, Earn Value Management, Earn Schedule Management, Contract Management, Change Management, Measuring Customer Satisfaction, Managing OAL & Lessons Learned, Six Sigma and CMMI and many dozens other.

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