Dr. Madhu Fernando’s Summary

Dr. Madhu is a globally renowned project management expert, trainer & a consultant. She has provided her training and consultancy services for over 300 local & multinational organizations across various industries, and mentored many project professionals. Few of her clients; IBM, JKH, Dialog, Airtel, Mobitel, Hutchison, Sierra, Access, Ericsson, HSBC, Commercial, Sampath, HNB, NDB, Hayleys, Lion Beer, Orange Electric, Sri Lankan/ Indian Railways, IFS, Ericsson, Avery Dennison, MAS Holdings, and Virtusa.

Dr. Madhu Fernando’s qualifications include:
-Doctor of Business Administration, Swinburne University, Melbourne
-Master of Telecommunications Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne
– Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI, USA
– Founder/ Founder CEO/Director of PMI Sri Lanka Chapter
-Sponsor/ Initiator of PMI Colombo Chapter at Project Management Institute USA
-Team Member – PMI USA : Organisational Project Management Maturity (OPM3) Project
– Associate Fellow Australian Institute of Management
-Visiting Lecturer for many educational institutes in Sri Lanka including University of Moratuwa

Dr Madhu’s Innova Strategies is the first Registered Education Provider R.E.P” accredited in Sri Lanka by PMI USA. Before Innova, Dr. Madhu worked with Ericsson Australia in several management roles including ‘Project Manager Y2K Global Project’ where She was responsible for business continuity & contingency planning for telecom operators in the Asia Pacific region. She also worked as Head of Project Management Office/Project Director at Mobitel Sri Lanka

Some of Dr. Madhu’s published Articles in globally recognized magazines:
 Across the Board, Management Today, Australian Institute of Management
 To thine own self be true, Management Today, AIM
 Strong Feelings, PM Network, PMI USA

PMI USA, PM Network magazine selected Dr. Madhu as one of the world’s 25 influential women in Project Management in 2006. She has also been recognized in PMI PM Leadership Issue in 2005.


Project Management, Program Management, PMO and Project Portfolio Management, OPM3 Organizational Project Management Maturity, Project Governance, Project Risk Management, Change Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Team Development.

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