Arun Kumar is working as Project Manager at NTPC Ltd, India’s largest energy conglomerate. He has more than 10 years of experience in Field Engineering, Project Coordination, execution, Contract dealing with Indian as well as International bidders and commissioning of different Power Plant Packages. He earned many Technical and Management certification such as AutoCAD, Pro/e, Ansys, RT L-2, LPT-L2, MPI, Certified welding inspector, 21 Module of Harvard Business Publication, Project Management, MS Project, Foundation in general Management from IIML etc. He has vast experience to execute the EPC Contract, post termination of main EPC contractor.  His problem solving, strategic thinking and decision-making skill has not only settled all the claims of multiple vendors and service providers but also provided resolution to few high value claims without arbitration and cleared bottleneck for remaining more than 4500Cr worth of contracts to commission the plant.

Moreover, He is a consistent performer from school and cracked many national level examinations like BARC, ISRO, NTPC etc and secured AIR 4th in ISRO examination. He has been recognised through CEO Meritorious awards, Group General Manager Awards, Honour/Appreciation from different association, Professional Circle awards etc almost every year in his organization. He served as Organizing Secretory of welfare association, body member of executive association and Magazine publication in his organization.

 Why did you choose PGPpro programme?

 I worked with many MSME, big contractor and foreign associates in power sector in last 10 year and being an executive of mid-career professionals, I believe ISB PGPPro offers unparalleled opportunities of learning through industry expert, diversified peers and world class Professors in the fields of entrepreneurship, project management, leadership skill, global business environment, team work, strategic thinking and decision making. This will not only fill the gap between my technical works to business management environment but also enhance my career from mid to high executive level. 

Talking to the students, alumni and professors, I am impressed with their willingness to go to great length to assist each other. The program is uniquely designed for working executive with many flexibilities. The blending of international immersion will help to learn the diversified working culture.

Arun Kumar

PGPpro Class of 2021 | Delhi Cohort