Faculty Outreach Activities 2017-18

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Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
Director & Professor - Finance

  • 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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  • 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. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  • 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”.

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

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  • 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. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
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  1. Reviewed a research paper titled "Rural Credit Delivery in India: Structural Constraints and Corrective Measures" for Global Business Research Journals.  
  2. 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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  • 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.