Shankar has over 18 years of Project management , Quality and Process engineering experience. He has won international recognition , when he spearheaded the Total Productive Maintenance ( TPM ) activities , as a Chairman of Quality Maintenance pillar and was instrumental in his company , getting the TPM Consistency award , from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance ( JIPM ) , Japan. He has great passion towards training and has rich experience in the field of Management trainings and has taught over hundreds of Project managers towards getting the PMP certification. Currently, he is based in Dubai and is a Director of ProXalt . ProXalt is a US based Management training institute and is a global registered education provider, approved by PMI, USA. He regularly conducts the training camps for the PMI credential exams like PMP ,CAPM, etc. He has designed and developed an elective course on “Project Management” as part of the academic curriculum for the MBA program conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka. Shankar is a mechanical engineer by profession, having completed a post-graduate diploma in Business administration. He graduated from the University of Mysore in India. He is a certified PMP from the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA and is a member of PMI, USA. He has experience teaching more than 200 PMP’s successfully both in India and in UAE.