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DG: Catalytic Enabler - Projects & People!

DG has enabled 17800+ professionals over 2490 days, assisted 43+  organisations for building PM Culture & Competencies, developing leadership, setting up PMOs and PM Practicesagile transformation, This is 25th year of his servicesDownload PDF Profile 

  • Dhananjay Gokhale – DG is PMP, PMI-RMP, PRINCE2, MBTI(APP), TOC-FE certified.
  • Psychotherapist & Practicing Healer!
  • Received Man of the year – 2012 Award of American Biographical Institute for his work in PM Education.
  • Received PMI-2013 Eric Jenett PM Excellence Award for his outstanding contributions in PM professions.
  • Ministry of HRD: Government of India invited DG for PM sessions.
  • DG has crafted PM & PMO Oath, and Prayer for Agile teams.
  • Coined first of a kind concept of World of Project Management with Drama.
  • Presented a path-breaking concept – “A mindset of Renunciation! in PM & Leadership”.
  • DG offers coaching for Soothing 40s: simple solutions on “Mid-life Crisis.
  • DG plays on harmonium.
  • Published 9 books so far and 85 hours of edutainment products.
  • DG conducts Certificate Courses, & crafted eBooks, Audio-Video Books, Speeches, Video Series in Applying, and Teaching Atharvasheersh (Leadership Sookta) & Bhagwadgeeta.
  • DG offers his expertise across globe including India, Singapore, Dubai, Qatar, South Africa, Greece, SaudiArabia, Chicago, China.

Education & Accreditations:

  • B.E. Mechanical Engineer, MBA 
  • PMP® (Project Management Professional),
  • PMI-RMP® (Risk Management Professional),
  • Practicing Healer & Psychotherapist
  • TOC-FE Certified (Theory of Constraints),
  • PRINCE2-Practitioner (Projects In Controlled Environment)
  • MBTI (APP) Accredited (Myers Briggs Type Inventory – Australian Psychologists Press)
  • World’s View Accredited Facilitator for 9 Conversations in Leadership
  • PMI’s Registered Education Provider – PMI REP since 2011 and now a PMI ATP (Authorized Training Partner)

Interesting thoughts

When to & not to Agile?

Discovering the directions

Sense of time: A game-changer feedback

Process: Arjuna's Yorker

PMP Exam: Do not read PMBOK

Focus on Proces

अस्थिरता से स्थिरता तक

Harmonium: Raag Mishra Pilu

Awards, Achievements & Recognitions


Best Transition Award

It is awarded by NatWest Bank, Athens, Greece for successfully setting up the PMO (Project Management Office) and transitioning it tointernal resources.


Best PMI Chapter in World Award

As a Founder & Former President (2002-08) he led PMI Deccan India Chapter Pune. The chapter won Winner of the Best Chapter in the World for the year 2007 under his leadership.


Man of the Year

This is awarded by American Biographical Institute, USA for his contribution to the field of Project Management Education & Skill Development.


PMI Eric Jenett PM Excellence Award

PMI (Project Management Institute, USA) awarded this to DG for his outstanding contributions for demonstrated leadership and initiative in advancing project management concepts, techniques, practices, and theories.


Ministry of HRD – Indian Government invited DG

Ministry of HRD – Indian Government invited DG for offering the sessions on Project Management for the Smart India Hackathon (2018 -19).

Innovative Edutainment - PrakalpTaru

Founded a podium named PrakalpTaru:
It is a podium that takes science & art of project management & leadership to the society in an entertaining way.

  • Crafted the Oath of Project Management
  • Crafted the Oath of Project Management Office
  • Crafted the Prayer for Agile Teams
  • Developed 61 trainers, coaches, & facilitators in last 14 years through his master class “Creating Wonders in Facilitation”
  • Crafted and conducted Dramatic World of Project Management since 2013
  • Developed a unique and effective yet simple framework of Project Management Competency Assessment & Development is used by many organizations. He presented this model PMI Global Conference in Singapore in 2005.

International works

  • PM enabling services at NCS, Singapore.
  • Dubai Civil Aviation, Dubai.
  • Silica Funds Johannes Berg South Africa.
  • NatWest Bank, Greece.
  • Arab National Bank, Mitsubishi Elevators Saudi Arabia.
  • Cognitive Arts Chicago, US.

  • Axiata-Robi Telecom Bangladesh.
  • AMDOCS Melbourne, Australia.
  • Rockwell Automation, Shanghai, China,
  • Unicef
  • University of Delft, Netherlands for PM Laboratory for PMI Netherlands Chapter

Learning Products & Experience Development Support

  1. DG has creatively designed & developed Project Management syllabus for select B-schools in India like SP Jain Institute of Management Research, SIBM, MIT-DM, Bharatee Vidyaapeeth
  2. DG did a successful project management training transition of GPM (Group Project Management) from SKF Sweden to India
  3. He has served as subject matter expert for content development for & with NIIT Ltd., Accenture, Honeywell, Cognitive Arts

Past Experience

DG, before starting his own Catalytic Enabling services, was associated with

  • CEAT Tyres as a Manager Maintenance Curing Division
  • Mercedes Benz India as a Manager Dealer Development
  • KPIT Systems as an Officer in charge Project Management Office