Faculty Outreach Activities 2016-17

FOA 2015-16 | FOA 2014-15 | FOA 2013-14
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
LLB, FCS, FICWA, DBF, Ph.D.
Director & Professor - Finance
  1. Delivered the class for Masters Students in University of Shanghai, China, on May 15, 2016. The session on specific aspects of interest rates, loans and how these could be calculated using MS-Excel.
  2. Delivered an invited talk during the inaugural session at 5th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UAE) and SDMIMD held at Chennai during April 1-2, 2016. He was also a panellist for a panel discussion. 

Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Dean - Academics & Professor - Operations
  1. Review a Paper entitled “Using data envelopment analysis to evaluate the performances of food Production companies based on EFQM's criteria and to present an improvement plan", submitted for the International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX).
  2. Was invited to be the reviewer for "Journal of Management Development" published by Emerald Publishing. 
  3. Was a jury for the annual quality competition organized by M/s Rane Madras, Mysore, to decide the best projects done by (1) Quality Improvement Teams, and (2) Quality Control Circles. Six teams participated in each category and demonstrated quality improvement using 7 Step Quality Improvement Process.
  4. Acted as an examiner to evaluate the Ph.D. thesis related to the work done on quality initiatives and awards, and submitted to Visveswaraya Technological University, (VTU), Karnataka.
  5. Benchmarking is a time tested and well proven methodology for improving the quality of any quality characteristic, as exemplified by many industries worldwide, said Dr. Jagadeesh on 1st July 2016,  while delivering the invited lecture at the One Week Faculty Development Program on Total Quality Management Practices in Power Sector, organized by the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya, Karnataka, under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program. 

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Appointed as the Honorary International Directors into the Board of Scientific Research and Publishing Company (SRPC), Abuja, Nigeria.
  2. Included as a panel member of PhD.D thesis external examiners for VTU , Karnataka for one of the PhD candidate's thesis evaluation.
  3. Invited by International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology( IJSA) to become a reviewer for their journal. IJSA is part of the academic journals group based in Mauritius and Nigeria and publish 111 journals. 

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRM, GradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Appointed as the Honorary International Directors into the Board of Scientific Research and Publishing Company (SRPC), Abuja, Nigeria.
  2. Participated in ‘Annual Environment & Sustainability Conference on Sustainable Urbanization’ organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Karnataka Chapter on April 19, 2016 at Hotel The Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru.

Dr. M.R. Suresh
PGDRM & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing
  1. Included in the Editorial Advisory Board of IUP Journal of Brand Management published by ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad. IUP Journal of Brand Management is currently in its 13th year of publication. It is included in Cabell's Directory, EBSCO and Proquest Database.
  2. Participated in ‘Annual Environment & Sustainability Conference on Sustainable Urbanization’ organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Karnataka Chapter on April 19, 2016 at Hotel The Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru.
  3. Chief Guest for the inaugural session of the Workshop on ‘Trends in Research and Publication’ organized by BLDEA College of Engineering, Vijayapura (Bijapur) during April 12 & 13, 2016.
  4. Resource Person for the Workshop on ‘Trends in Research and Publication’ organized by BLDEA College of Engineering, Vijayapura (Bijapur) during April 12 & 13, 2016 and delivered the following sessions: a.Report Writing b.Literature Review – an Overview

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Was invited by the Shanghai University in Shanghai, China to teach a course on Cross-Border Managerial Communication between September 3, 2016 and September 11, 2016. The course was part of the curriculum of the Global Local MBA program and was attended by 31 participants from across China and Spain.

Rajendra Todalbagi
BE(Mech), EGMP
Associate Professor - Operations
  1. Participated in  IoTNext - 2016, Global IoT  summit on Realities and Road ahead  on 9 and 10 November 2016 at Bangalore organized by IESA and TiE Bangalore.

Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Delivered a guest lecture on "Business Analytics" at Vidyavardhaka Engineering College, Mysuru on September 6, 2016.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
  1. Presented a paper on 'Do Flow of FDI and Stock Index Movements Corroborate Long Term Relationship? An Empirical Analysis of India' at the UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development' organised by Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore jointly with 'The Institute of Finance Management,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and  Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  2. Served as a Chairperson for a technical session at the UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development' organised by Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore jointly with 'The Institute of Finance Management,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and  Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  3. Attended a one week Faculty Development Programme on 'Applied Financial Econometrics' at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode between 26-30 September 2016.
  4. Was the external examiner to conduct Ph.D viva voce examination in Management at Christ University on 26 April 2016.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
  1. Was invited as Resource person to deliver the invited talk on Research data analysis on June 7, 2016 at Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development, Mysuru (V-LEAD).

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
  1. Presented a paper on 'Do Flow of FDI and Stock Index Movements Corroborate Long Term Relationship? An Empirical Analysis of India' at the UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development' organised by Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore jointly with 'The Institute of Finance Management,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and  Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  2. Was invited as Technical Session Speaker and delivered a talk on "Monetary Policy for Stable Economic Growth: Relevance & Emerging Trends" on 11th December, 2016 at the Faculty Development Program (FDP) organised by the Department of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka at St.Joseph's College, Madikeri. The four-day event between December 8 and 11 was attended by more than one hundred Lecturers in Economics from Mangalore and Kodagu districts. 
  3. The paper ‘Impact of central explicit subsidies on fiscal deficit in India: an empirical study’ by Dr. B. Venkatraja, Professor – Economics, SDMIMD, has won the Best Paper Award at 5th International conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences on the them ‘Global Business, Economics & Sustainability’ held during April 1 to 3, 2016 at Chennai. 
  4. Presented paper ‘Impact of central explicit subsidies on fiscal deficit in India: an empirical study’ in 5th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UAE) and SDMIMD held at Chennai during April 1-2, 2016.
  5. Chaired technical session at 5th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UAE) and SDMIMD held at Chennai during April 1-2, 2016.

Prof. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET (Ph.D)
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Conducted a session on Motivation and personality determinants to a batch of Horticultural Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on 29 December, 2016.
  2. Conducted sessions on Motivation and personality determinants to 2 batches of Horticultural Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on 1st & 8th of December 2016.
  3. Attended a 3 day FDP on Case Writing, Teaching and Research at XIME Bangalore conducted by Dr. Mathew J Manimala, Ex IIM B Professor and Prof. PD Jose, Professor, IIM B, on November 23 to 25, 2016.
  4. Attended a National case conferene at Christ University, Bengaluru and presented a case on “UK Exit of TATA Steel Port Talbot -a triggering point for increased unemployment and HR Challenges”, held on September 30, 2016.
  5. Invited as a resource person to handle a training session on Motivation to Nodal Officers as a part of Train the Trainers programme at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on August 4, 2016.
  6. Resource person for the session on “Personality” & “Managers in Making” to 1 year MBA & B.Sc (Textiles) students of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management on July 22, 2016. 

Dr. Sunil M.V.
M.L.ISc, Ph.D
Librarian
  1. Delivered a session on Use of Technology and Information resources for topic identification and literature review for PES College for Engineering, Mandya, on October 25, 2016.
  2. Resource Person for the Workshop on Research Methodology for the sessions on ‘Effective Search Strategy’ and 'Reporting Styles and Standards' organized by Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering, Moodabedri and Visveshwariaha Technological University (VTU) on July 21, 2016.
  3. Resource Person for the Online Certificate Course in School Librarianship for the sessions on ‘Library Automation using eGranthalaya and 'Developing Digital Library using Greenstone' organized by Regional Institute of Education, NCERT, MHRD, Mysore during July 19 & 20, 2016. 
  4. Member, Committee formed by Directorate of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT), Government of Karnataka. Attended meeting called to design ‘Manual for Teacher-Librarian’ on May 30 & 31, 2016 at Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Mysuru
  5. Chaired session on ‘Best practices in school libraries’ at 2-days National Conference on “School Libraries in Digital Age” (COSCOLIDIA), May 12 & 13, 2016. Belagavi: Bharatesh Education Trust’s Global Business school; Jain Heritage School; & Journal of Library Development. Jain Heritage School (JGI).  
  6. Resource Person for the Workshop on Plagiarism organized by National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysuru during April 14 & 15, 2016 and delivered the following sessions: Avoiding Plagiarism, Searching the Authentic Content & Reference Management System.​
  7. Resource Person for the Workshop on ‘Trends in Research and Publication’ organized by BLDEA College of Engineering, Vijayapura (Bijapur) during April 12 & 13, 2016 and delivered the following sessions: Plagiarism in Research and Publication, Plagiarism detection tools: demonstration of Turnitin, Viper and Plagiarism Checker & E-Resources for research in Engineering and Management.
  8. Member of the Doctoral Committee for the candidate Mr. Nagaraja S. (Ref. No. 47403), at Bishop Heber College, Tiruchinappali, the research center recognized by Bharathidasan University.