2014

SDMIMD & CII Invited talk

Dr. Gita Gopinath, Professor of Economics, Harvard University, will be delivering an invited talk on December 20, 2014 at the SDMIMD auditorium. The talk is organized in association with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Mysore and is open for public. 
 
For more information please contact Dr. Ullas Rao @ Mobile: 9986112019 | ullasrao@sdmimd.ac.in
 
Mr. Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman & President, Ingersoll Rand India will be delivering a Key Note Lecture on Building Organizations fit for the Future. 
 

Corporate & Academic Meet @ CSR Conference

A 2-Day Conference on “Corporate Social Responsibility – Approaches and Practices for Inclusive Growth” was organized by SDMIMD during November 13 & 14, 2014. The conference provided a platform for academics, practitioners, researchers and students to deliberate and reflect on issues pertaining to CSR strategies and building socially responsible businesses . More than 50 papers were presented at the conference.
Mr. J.P. Haran, Managing Director, Tata Consulting Engineering, the Chief Guest and keynotespeaker for the inaugural session of the Conference said that CSR activity would contribute in minimizing risk in business and corporates must take forward the social activity. Mr. Haran urged the participants to contribute 2% of their profit for CSR activity to support those in need. Eminent personalities who graced the conference as speakers and panelists were: Ms. Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC; Ms. Priti Parekh, Senior Managing Director, CopalAmba; Dr. B.R. Pai, Vijaya Foundation; Mr. Joseph Sunil, Tata Consultancy Services; and, Dr. L.H. Manjunath, Executive Director, SKDRDPMr. E.S. Chakravarthy, Centre Head, Bangalore, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), delivered the valedictory address.

Seminar on Cost Management & Business Sustainability

SDMIMD in association with The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Mysore Chapter organized one-day seminar on Cost Management & Business Sustainability on November 8, 2014 at Institute auditorium. CMA A. N. Raman, Former President — SAFA, inaugurated the seminar and delivered the keynote address on the seminar theme. The technical Session speakers of the seminar CMA A.R. Krishnamurthy, Retd. General Manager, BEL, Bangalore and Shri. Vishwaprasad Alva, Managing Director, Skanray, Mysore, touched upon the different dimensions of cost management & practices in industries. The deliberations at the seminar attracted the Charted Accountants, Practitioners, corporate Finance personnel from in and around Mysore. 

Mr. Navaneeth stood 2nd in DigIT @ IIMK

Mr. Navaneeth V.N. of PGDM 2014-16 batch has secured 2nd Place in the IIMK’s National level flagship event DigIT organized as part of annual management fest Backwaters 2014 held on November 2, 2014. The event comprised of two rounds in which first one was a live case study on 'Sun Bazar' and the second round was the case presentation at IIMK before expert panel having CEO of Sun Bazar as one of the member. Mr. Navaneeth secured the 2nd position challenging the participants from IIMA, IIMB, NMIMS and other B-Schools. 

Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences

SDMIMD is organizing International Conferences in the area of Finance, Economics and Global Finance in various parts of the country and abroad in collaboration with J.A. Alpha Business Research Publishers Pvt. Ltd., India. The first in this series was held in Chennai on July 11 & 13, 2014, Second at Singapore on August 1 to 3, 2014 and the Third at Dubai on October 10-12, 2014. 
 
The fourth conference in this series will be on "Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences" on the theme Reviving Economic Growth! is scheduled during December 19 to 21, 2014 in Mumbai. Venue: VITS Hotel, Andheri Kurla Road, International Airport Zone, Andheri (E), Mumbai.
 

International Conference at Dubai

SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, Chennai jointly organized the First Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking. This was held from October 10-12, 2014, at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel (Opp. to Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE. The conference attracted several research papers on the theme Achieving Global Financial Stability & Economic Growth! Delegates from different parts of the world took part in the conference and presented their research papers. Mr. Paras Shahdadpuri, President, Indian Business & Professional Council (IBPC), Dubai, UAE, was the Chief Guest for the inaugural session and delivered the special address. Prof. Abdullah Al Shamsi, Vice-Chancellor, The British University in Dubai was the Guest of Honor and Mr. Matein Khalid, Senior Trader & Strategist in Global Capital Market delivered the keynote address. Prof. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, delivered the special felicitation talk during the inaugural session of the conference.      

Convergence 3i – The Industry Institute Interface

SDMIMD in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Mysore Chapter has organized Convergence 3i on October 7, 2014 at SDMIMD Auditorium. The event organized to create a platform for interface between the recruiting industries and job aspirant students to share each other’s perspectives. Convergence 3i attracted more than 150 final year students from engineering, degree and management colleges in Mysore. 
 
Mr. Krish Ganesan, Vice-President, Global Talent Acquisition, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Chief Guest of the inaugural session said that students must gain all round knowledge including theoretical, practical and communication skills, to land jobs in industries. Apart from having technical knowledge, one should also develop their personality. Further, he said that students should think and focus on emerging fields and hone the professional skills. Mr. Ganesan shared the campus commune initiatives of TCS in his talk. Mr. Arun Nayar, Director HR at Safran Engineering Ltd., in his special address opined that India has good opportunity to play major role in global industrial market as it has 65% of the population below 35 years and major global players are looking at young India to offer jobs. Mr. Nayar advised the students to improve the soft skills and problem-solving ability besides graduating with flying colors. 
 
The inaugural session was followed by two panel discussions on ‘Student capabilities and their expectations’ and ‘Are you ready to work for me?’.  The panel members from the corporate were Mr Raghavendra Kadkol from Infosys, Mysore and Mr Ravikumar B from Skanray Technologies and the academic panel members were Ms Vidhya M from Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology (VVIET) and Ms Roopa Priya from Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE).
 
Earlier Prof S N Prasad, Co-ordinator for the event, welcomed the gathering. Mr R C Jagadesh, Chairman CII, Mysore gave the theme address of the event and the purpose of conducting the event. Dr N R Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD delivered the presidential address.