Faculty Outreach Activities 2017-18

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Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
LLBFCSFICWADBF, Ph.D.
Director & Professor - Finance

  • Was invited to deliver the 3rd Malathi Bolar Memorial Lecture at Siddaganga Institute of Technology (SIT), Post Graduate Department of Management Studies & Research Centre, Tumkur, on November 12, 2017. It may be recalled that Prof. Malathi Bolar was a Director of SDMIMD in the late 1990s.
  • Addressed the delegates of the 10th International Accreditation Conference organized by the Standards for Educational dvancement & Accreditation (SEAA) Trust, New Delhi on November 6, 2017. Dr. Parasuraman explained the process of EFMD - EPAS accreditation and how SDMIMD geared itself to succeed in the process. ​​
  • Invited as a Chief Guest for the One-Day Workshop Program on New Regimes of Indian Business Environment organized by University of Mysore, Department of Studies in Commerce & the Institute of Company Secretaries of India Mysore Chapter, Mysuru on September 15, 2017.
  • Was the Chief Guest for the ​20th Representative Council Meeting of The GIC Employees' Union-Karnataka held on September 2, 2017 in Mysore. Dr. Parasuraman delivered the Keynote Address during the event. 
  • Invited by Indian Institute of Management, Kohzikode (IIMK) for a course on Financial Derivatives. This course will be completed over 3 visits.
  • Invited as a Distinguished Speaker for the 8th Indian Management Conclave 2017 organized by MBA Universe and Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML) during August 4-5, 2017.
  • Delivered a speech on Pedagogical Improvements at the Indian Management Conclave (IMC 2017), hosted by MBA Universe, a student portal and the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML), NOIDA Campus on 05 Aug 2017.  Prof Prasad SN was invited as a delegate.  The event, held on 04-05 Aug 2017, was attended by the directors of more than 10 IIMs in India, the Chairmen of the AICTE, NBA.  International representatives of the EFMD, AACSB along with several other private organizations involved in the management programme accreditation processes also attended the program.  Dr Raman Roy, Chairman of NASSCOM and Dr Janat Shah, Director IIM, Udaypur, the current Chair for the AICTE committee on ranking of B Schools,  were key speakers during the course of the program

Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Dean - Academics & Professor - Operations
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  • Presented a research paper titled “A Model Curriculum in Operations Management Using a Blended Pedagogy’ on 15 January 2018, in the Annual Conference on Future of Learning, held at IIM Bangalore. It was well attended by academics, corporate, and research scholars from all over the country.
  • Invited to the ‘Capacity Building Workshop for Teachers-Towards Enhancing Quality of Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Colleges’ as a Resource Person to give a talk on the topic ‘Recent trends in teaching and learning’ on December 19, 2017, organized by St. Philomena’s College (Autonomous), Mysore. More than 100 faculty members participated in the workshop.
  • Invited to judge the Quality Control Circles annual competition on 18 December 2017, organized by M/s Rane (Madras) Limited, Mysore, in their production plant, wherein five teams participated.
  • Reviewed the paper titled "The Adoption of Lean Principles and Practices: Transforming Human Resources Delivery System Model" submitted to the International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), published by Inderscience Publishers.
  • Invited by Rane (Madras), Mysore division, to judge Quality Improvement Teams’ (QIT) annual projects that are shortlisted for final round presentation for the President’s Award QIT competition. Eight teams participated and the top three teams were recommended.
  • Reviewed the paper titled "Workplace Spirituality: Insights From The Bhagavad Gita" submitted to the International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), Inderscience Publication, SCOPUS indexed.
  • Reviewed the paper titled "Case-Method Teaching: Advantages and Disadvantages in Organizational Training" submitted to the Journal of Management Development, Emerald Publication, SCOPUS indexed.
  • Acted as the resource person for a module on Literature Review as a part of Two Days Workshop on Research Methodology organized for the research scholars of JSS University, numbering around 110, and held at SJCE premises on 18 & 19 November 2017.
  • Acted as the resource person for four sessions during the One Day Workshop on Research and Publications, organized for the research scholars of different universities, numbering around 30, and held at SDM IMD premises on 19 November 2017. 
  • Reviewed the manuscript ID TQM-10-2017-0115 entitled "TQM implementation in 3PL organizations vs. organizations with in-house logistics department. A literature review" submitted to The TQM Journal, which is an Emerald publication and Scopus indexed. 
  • Reviewed the manuscript entitled "Analyzing the feedback structure of production defect management" submitted to The TQM Journal - which is from Emerald publishing and Scopus indexed. 
  • Invited to deliver a talk on “Teaching and Learning in Higher Education” at St. Philomena’s College, Mysuru on June 1, 2017.
  • Acted as member of Assessment Council for the assessment of candidates working in the Technology Development and Transfer Board, CFTRI, Mysore, on 27 April 2017.
  • Acted as Examiner for the final viva - voce of Ph.D. under VTU by a faculty member of NMAIT, Nitte, DK District, on 21 April 2017. The Ph.D. thesis pertains to research conducted on quality initiatives and quality awards.
  • Conducted two sessions at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore, on 20 April 2017,  for the MBA students on the topic “MBA and Beyond” and for the faculty members on the topic “Research and Innovation”.
  • Delivered a guest lecture on “Business plan and project appraisal” to the participants of Entrepreneurship Development Program on Food Processing Industry, organized by CFTRI, Mysore, on 17 April 2017.

Dr. M.R. Suresh
PGDRM & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing
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  1. Was an external reviewer for Ph D thesis on Consumer Behaviour focusing on conspicuous consumption for a leading university in South India.
  2. Offered an extended session as an invited talk on Getting Started in an Enterprise as part of Student Development Program at National Institute of Engineering, Mysore on November 4, 2017.
  3. Presented a paper on Strengthening Character Competence and Role of Leadership (this was from a strategic perspective) at the International Conference on Advances in Leadership and Management held at IBA Bangalore on Sept 5- 6, 2017. (This was based on our Chairman Dr Heggadejis Leadership over the years The external reviewer from a leading European had sent very positive comments on the same and the organisers kindly forwarded the same to me)
  4. Participated in the One-Day Round Table on Monday 28th August, 2017 on ‘National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF): An interactive session.’ At Welingkar’s Institute of Management at Bangalore.
  5. Attended the one-day program Blended MOOC program at IIMB on July 22, 2017. Due to intervention from the course coordinator I was included in the group on the theme on Designing strategy courses using blended MOOC. 

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  • Member of the Review Board of  IIGI global.com ( e editorial discovery) &  reviewed an article for the journal titled- “Formal and No Formal Skills of a Psychologist”. 
  • Invited to review an article for the International journal IJSA.
  • Reviewed the manuscript entitled "Role of US in Afghanistan’s Narcotic Dilemma" submitted to the International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology.
  • Attended the International Conference on Management & Behavioural Sciences (IC17Italy Conference), at Rome, Italy, 1-3 July 2017. Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta has delivered the special felicitation address on “Choosing the Right People on the Job” and also presented a joint paper on"Managing stress at workplace: A study on nurses in private hospitals in Mysore and Bangalore”.
  • Was invited as Key note speaker and Guest of Honor at. International Conference on Management & Behavioural Sciences (IC17Italy Conference), SDMIMD and Global Business Research, Italy, July 1-3, 2017 organized by Global Business Research Journal
  • Invited to review papers by International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (IJSA).International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (IJSA) is a peer reviewed open access journal. The journal is published monthly and covers all areas of the subject.IJSA has an h5-index of 8 on Google Scholar Metrics.
  • Attended evening talk on Management education held at ISTD chapter Mysore in the month of June 2017. 

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRM, GradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
Attended the International Conference on Management & Behavioural Sciences (IC17Italy Conference), at Rome, Italy, 1-3 July 2017. Dr. Mousumi was the expert in the Panel discussion on "Innovative Instructional Strategies! Emerging trends!” and also presented a joint paper on "Managing stress at workplace: A study on nurses in private hospitals in Mysore and Bangalore”.

Prof. Prasad S.N.
BE, ME, PGDM, MDBA
Professor - Strategy & General Management
  • Prof Prasad SN, Chairperson-Admissions held an admission promotion session on MBA/PGDM entrance exams, application process for the SDMIMD PGDM 2018-20 admissions for the degree Final Year students of the SDM Degree College, Ujire and SDM College of Business Management, Mangalore on 15 Dec 2017.  Over 200 students at Ujire and approximately 70 students at Mangalore attended the event and interacted with Prof Prasad.  Prof Prasad was assisted by Mr Rajshekar. Library Staff SDMIMD.
  • 'India's group behaviour and team working' was the session delivered by Prof. S.N. Prasad, Professor - Strategy and General Management, at British University in Dubai (BUiD) to the MBA students.
  • Conducted 2 numbers of one hour Knowledge Sessions for the MBA/PGDM aspirants at NOIDA and Delhi along with Prof L Gandhi on 3 September 2017.  A total of 84 students attended the sessions.  
  • Prof Prasad SN was invited as a delegate at the Indian Management Conclave (IMC 2017), hosted by MBA Universe, a student portal and the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML), NOIDA, held on 04-05 August 2017, was attended by the directors of more than 10 IIMs in India, the Chairmen of the AICTE, NBA.  International representatives of the EFMD, AACSB along with several other private organizations involved in the management programme accreditation processes also attended the program.  Dr Raman Roy, Chairman of NASSCOM and Dr Janat Shah, Director IIM, Udaypur, the current Chair for the AICTE committee on ranking of B Schools,  were key speakers during the course of the program.

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  • Helped undergraduates from less privileged backgrounds to understand how to prepare and face an interview. Conducted mock interviews for 30 students on June 11, 2017.
  • Was invited as a guest speaker at Spoorthi: a motivational camp for undergraduates conducted by the Deenabandhu Charitable Trust, Mysore; Addressed undergraduate students on the topic of public speaking and interview skills on June 9, 2017

Prof. Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Associate Professor - Systems
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  • Resource person for a capacity-building workshop conducted on 19 December 2017 at St. Philomena's College, Mysuru. The workshop was organised as part of St. Philomena's academic quality enhancement initiative and the topics covered during my sessions included Technology Trends changing the landscape of Education, Information Harvesting for academic content development and technology tools/techniques for effective teaching.
  • Delivered the invited talk on 'Effective Use of Google'. Prof. Minhaj introduced the art of asking or communicating with Mr. Google. The filters, options and services available in simple and advanced search; and, Google Scholar were demonstrated. The talk has been organised as a part of the National Library Week Celebration, held from November 14-20, 2017
  • Attended a Master-class on Business Analytics organized by Data Center and Analytics Lab (DCAL), IIM, Bangalore on 14 October 2017.
  • Was the Chief Guest for the Librarians Day Celebration at JSS University, Mysuru held on 8th September 2017. He delivered a talk on Techniques for harvesting information from the Web.

 
Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  • Delivered a guest lecture on 'Capital Budgeting-Concepts,Issues and Techniques' at School of Management and Commerce, M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (RUAS), Peenya Campus on 16 December 2017.
  • Presented a paper on ​​'Do Firm Specific Characteristics and Industry Classification Corroborate Voluntary Disclosure of Financial Ratios:An Empirical Investigation of S&P CNX 500​​ ​​Companies ​'​at ​ICOM 2017 organised by College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University,Abu Dhabi jointly with Asian Academy of Management, Hong Kong on 19 and 20 November 2017.​
  • Served as a Chairperson for a t​rack​ session at ​ICOM 2017​ ​organised by College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University,Abu Dhabi jointly with Asian Academy of Management, Hong Kong on 19 and 20 November 2017​
  • Served as an external examiner and conducted the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting to finalize the course work for Ph D scholars at School of Management, Presidency University, Bengaluru on 24 October 2017.
  • Delivered a guest lecture on 'Foreign Exchange Risk Management and Special Financing Vehicles'' at Department of Commerce, PG Centre, Vidyavardhaka College, Mysuru on 26 April 2017.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
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  • Conducted a session for the Mechanical students of Vidyavardhaka College of engineering on “Queueing theory and its applications” on 17 November 2017
  • Reviewed a paper titled “Modelling and Forecasting Inflation Rate in Kenya Using SARIMA and Holt-Winters Triple Exponential Smoothing” for American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics.
  • Reviewed two Chapters of the book titled “COMPLETE BUSINESS STATISTICS” for McGraw Hill Education India (Private) Limited.
  • Reviewed a paper titled “Extremal properties of one-dimensional Cauchy-type measures” for American Mathematical Society.
  • Invited to be as an examiner for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, School of Post-Graduate, Studies Coimbatore and evaluated the thesis titled “A Study on Value Chain Analysis of Moringa in Tiruppur District”.
  • Conducted knowledge sessions for the students of Career Launcher at Hyderabad on “Skills corporate look for in a B-school Student”.
  • Resource person for a one day workshop conducted by Department of Studies in Commerce and Vidyavardhaka Research Foundation on “Exploring Research Avenues”. Conducted a session on “Statistical methods and their role in research”.

Prof. Jayakrishnan S 
Bsc, PGDM, PGCAM & PR, FPM (NITIE)
Assistant Professor - Marketing
  • Was invited by British University in Dubai (BUiD) to deliver the sessions on Consumer Learning, Persuasion and Marketing strategy, Planning and Business Models to BUiD MBA Students. Prof. Jayakrishnan's visit during October 15-16, 2017, is the part of Student-Faculty exchange program between SDMIMD and BUiD.
  • Reviewed the research paper entitled Extrinsic Cues, Perceived Quality, and Purchase Intention on Private Labels submitted to the Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics (APJML) which is Scopus indexed and ABDC (B journal). 
  • Reviewed the manuscript entitled “The Employee Walkout at MARKET BASKET: Was the Negotiation Effective?”  submitted to The CASE Journal.

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
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  • Invited as resource person to a panel discussion on Banking Consolidation : A Tool for Stabilisation & Digitisation at Vidhyavardhaka First Grade College, Mysore on 14 October 2017. This event was part of the Conference on  “Consolidation of Banking Sector in India: Charting the Future”. 
  • Reviewed a research paper titled "Rural Credit Delivery in India: Structural Constraints and Corrective Measures" for Global Business Research Journals.  
  • Presented a research paper on the topic "What Drives Growth in India– Consumption Spending or Investment? An Exploratory Study" in the Thirteenth Asia-Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking organised by Global Business Research at Singapore on August 4-5, 2017 and invited as a panelist to the panel discussion on the topic "Creative thinking and problem-solving skills - How to teach these skills to our students?"

Prof. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
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  • Chaired a session in the National conference, on 'Trends and Prospects in Banking and Financial Markets', organized by JSS Center for Management Studies during 15-16, December, 2017.   
  • Panel member in the panel discussion on "Choosing specializations in MBA" organized by IMS, Patna on 6 December 2017.
  • Presented a paper on "Student Retention practices - A key yardstick to measure B-School’s teaching and Training efficiency- An Indian Scenario presentation" in ACBSP Region (10) conference organized at SDMIMD, Mysuru during 15-16, November, 2017.
  • Attended two-day CII National Higher Education Conclave 2017 at Coimbatore during 1-2 December 2017.
  • Attended a Faculty Development Program on "Innovative Approaches in Management Teaching" at IIM Kozhikode between September 11-16, 2017.
  • Conducted a knowledge session on MBA Specializations and their scope & Skill sets while hiring MBA students at Career Launcher, Jaipur center on 5 September 2017
  • Conducted a knowledge session on Case study Concepts and Discussions at Career Launcher, Agra center on 4 September 2017
  • Conducted knowledge sessions on Good Profile for a B-School- A B-School's Perspective at Career Launcher, NOIDA and Delhi centers on 3 September 2017 along with Prof. Prasad.
  • Was invited as a Panel member to discuss on "The Role of Technology in Education- Teachers' Perspectives" in the panel discussion held on August 1, 2017 at Coimbatore. The event was organized by Extramarks-an education technology solution provider and Dr. Nandagopal, Director, PSGIM, Coimbatore was the Guest of Honour. Over 120 educational institutions' Management members, Heads and Senior Teachers have participated in the program.
  • Conducted a training session for Range Forest Officers on Qualities of effective employees on May 25, 2017 at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore.
  • Conducted a training session for Range Forest Officers on Motivation on May 29, 2017 at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore.
  • Conducted team building activities for over 200 police officials including IGP, SPs and Inspectors of Mysuru range on July 5, 2017 at IGP's office, Mysore.

Prof. Kannadas S 
MBA, M.Phil, FDP (IIM K), FDP (IISc)
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  • Conducted knowledge sessions on Critical Interview Handling at Career Launcher, Varanasi center on September 17, 2017
  • Conducted a knowledge session on Critical Interview handling and What not to expect from a commendable B-School at Career Launcher, Lucknow centers on September 16, 2017
  • Conducted a knowledge session on GST and Monetary policy of India at Career Launcher, Kanpur center on September 15, 2017
  • Conducted team building activities for over 200 police officials including IGP, SPs and Inspectors of Mysuru range on July 5, 2017 at IGP's office, Mysore.