Phalguna Ramaraju, Agile Transformation Coach, Agile Trainer, Management Consultant & Advisor.

Phalguna photo is our lead trainer with 30 years of seasoned experience including 5 years at client sites in USA, Phalguna Ramaraju stands out with skills ranging from “Coder to CEO”. He is a passionate Enterprise Lean | Agile Transformation Coach, Agile Trainer, Agile Evangelist, and a Management Consultant on Change and Agility. His innate skills make him unique trainer, coach, a motivational speaker, team builder, and an enthusiastic learner of NLP.

He holds the following professional certifications to his credit:

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant (SPC) SPC
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) CSP Logo
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) CSPO
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) CSM Logo
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® PMI-ACP
Project Management Professional PMP® PMP

He has experience in implementing Agile practices including XP, Scrum, Lean, Kanban for over 10 years, and is a senior Trainer, Coach, Mentor for project teams.

Our clients and workshop partiticipants will benefit from his expertise and vast experience & skills in Technology, Project Management, General Management, Operations Management, and Business Leadership.

He stands out by being one of the first 500 certified PMI Agile Certified Practitioners in the world, and the very first member on the Board of PMI Chapters in India who obtained a PMI-ACP® certification. His zeal for promoting more Project Management professionals motivated him to be one of the pioneers in Agile Trainings in India. He conducts frequent Agile training workshops and has been contributing to promotion of Agility in India and across the globe. His trainings helped significant contribution to PMI-ACP® certifications eversince he started trainings in April, 2012. He is one of the reviewer contributors of the latest standards of PMI – ‘A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), 5th Edition’.

Over the last decade, he trained over 2000 professionals in Agile Practices as well PMI Project Management Standards PMBOK®, including Agile practices. His workshop participants would benefit from his rich real-time experience that include implementing best Agile practices for business results like engineering practices, building high-performance teams, coaching & mentoring teams as well individuals on teams. His workshop participants have 100% success rate in agile certifications.

He had been an honorary trainer in Project Management standards & practices, mentoring hundreds of practioners from across industries. He served on the Board of the local PMI Chapter at Hyderabad ( for two consecutive terms between 2008 and 2012.

He is currently a consulting Scrum Coach on large Scrum Transformation along with Lean Kanban Implementation. He is a management advisor on Change & Agility with extensive expertize in BOT, with rich varied experience in developing large scale product development in areas like ERP, CRM, Supplier Management solutions. He worked in various capacities all thru his experience: As Managing Director for 5 years at CVM Solutions Pvt Ltd between Aug 2007 and Oct 2012; Sr. Manager R&D at ADP India for about 5 years between Nov 2002 and Aug 2007; Onsite consultant in USA between Sep 1997 and Feb 2002 as Technical Project Manager on large multimillion dollar projects implementing Baan ERP software for various clients like Solectron Corporation, Wix-Dana Corporation, Nortel; Between Aug 1995 and Sep 1997 he worked as Project Manager / Senior Software Engineer at Baan Info Systems where he was leading a development team; As Systems Executive at Mahindra & Mahindra Limited for 11 years between Dec 1983 and Aug 1995.

Phalguna believes in simplicity – “The most sophisticated art of resolving complex things!”.

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Training Program Name:
3-day PMI Agile Certified Practitioner PMI-ACP workshop

Location: Radisson, Gachibowli-Kondapur Road, Hyderabad. Dates: Dec 25th (Fri), 26th (Sat) & 27th (Sun) 2015. Timings: 9:00AM to 5:00PM on all days.

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Training Program Name:
4-day PMP preparation workshop

Location: Radisson, Gachibowli-Kondapur Road, Hyderabad. Dates: Dec 19th (Sat), 20th (Sun) & 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun) 2015. Timings: 9:00AM to 5:00PM on all days.

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