Shailesh Thakkar has over 18 years of broad-based and successful experience in Project Management, Program Management, and Portfolio Management within IT and IS domains and Consulting, Banking, Mortgage Insurance, Logistics, and Manufacturing industries. He has led and managed Project Management Offices (PMO), multiple projects and teams, enterprise-wide initiatives, and large-scale ERP and EPM system implementations.
He managed projects and programs in the areas of infrastructure, application development, product development, and system integration utilizing System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Project Management framework.
He is talented and experienced at defining, modifying, and implementing Project Management methodologies, processes, standards, best practices, and IT governance and compliance.
Shailesh has a Master of Science Degree in Project Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a certified Program Management Professional (PgMP), and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He holds a Master’s Certificate in IT Project Management and a Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate.
• Portfolio/Program/Project Management • PMO • Business Process Improvement & Optimization • EPM (MS Project Server, Artemis, Primavera, PlanView, and Clarity) implementations • Project Management Methodology • Project Audits • PMBOK • OPM3 • EVM • Reporting Metrics • Change Management • Risk Management • SOX • SDLC • Software Process Models [Waterfall, Iterative Development, Agile – RUP and SCRUM] • CMMI • ITIL • ISO/IEC 20000 • MOF • CobiT • ISO/IEC 27002 • Six Sigma - DMAIC, DFSS & Lean
PMP [Project Management Professional] from PMI
PgMP [Program Management Professional] from PMI
CSSGB [Certified Six Sigma Green Belt] from ASQ
ITIL v3 Foundation from EXIN
ITIL v3 Service Strategy from CSME
ITIL v3 Service Design from CSME
ITIL v3 Service Operation from CSME
CISA [Certified Information System Auditor] from ISACA
CISM [Certified Information Security Manager] from ISACA
Master's Certificate in IT Project Management from GWU
CobiT 4.1 Foundation from ISACA
CSOE (Certified Sarbanes-Oxley Expert) from SOXCPA
CSM (Certified ScrumMaster) from ScrumAlliance
ITSM according to ISO/IEC 20000 Foundation from EXIN
Foundation Certificate in MOF 4.0 from EXIN
Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27002 from EXIN
MCTS: Managing Projects Project 2007 from Microsoft
CAQ-PMO [Certificate of Added Qualification-PMO] from PMI
CAQ-ITS [Certificate of Added Qualification-ITS] from PMI
CCE [Certified Cost Engineer] from aace International