2014

Food Carnival 2014

The Annual Food Carnival at SDMIMD provides a platform to the Institute students, to bring out their showcase their cooking flair and marketing skills Simultaneously. The Institute has students from over 20 states in the country and in a friendly competitive environment, students prepared special dishes in the Institute Mess. In the process, they worked on inventory management and marketing of their products. Also, entrepreneurial skills of the students comes into focus as they need to take decisions regarding the extent of investment and to analyze the risks and rewards involved. The event was held on September 27,2014.
Andhra Vantillu by Sathish Kumar & Group bagged the FIRST prize the delicious Andhra food; Indori Chatkara by Ruchi Jain & Group won 2nd Prize and Pann Ri Dhani by Vaibhav Bhandari & Group won the 3rd Place.

National Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The need for companies to shed compalacency and work towards identifying possible risks to status quo was emphasized by Mr. Dinesh Pillai, CEO, Mahindra Special Service Group (Mahindra SSG). He was delivering the Keynote address during the inaugural session of the National Conference on Strategies, innovations and Paradigm shifts in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM 2014) organized by Shri Dharmsthala Manjuntheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD).
 

Chess Blaster Winners

Mr. Alwyn Miranda of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) won the “Chess Blaster” the corporate chess tournament organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. The annual tournament conducted by the Student Sports Committee of the institute attracted participants from Accenture, ITC, TCS, SPI, JK Tyres, Robert Bosch, IBM, AIG and other companies.This annual event was started a few years ago in memory of late Smt. D. Rathnamma, mother of the Chairman Dr. Veerendra Heggade. Year after year the tournament has gained in stature and quality of participation.Mr. K.V. Shripad and Mr. Y.G. Vijayeendra were the arbiters for the tournament and announced the result. Mr. Alwyn Miranda from TCS won the first place, Mr. B.G. Poobesh from Accenture and Mr. B.R. Karthik from AIG stood second and third respectively.

Swayam's CERABRA 2014 Quiz Competition

SDMIMD E-Cell Swayam organized CERABRA-2014, an Entrepreneurial Quiz Competition on August 24, 2014. The Masterminds Team with Mr. Prateek Jain, Mr. Anand S., and Harish Kumar Janghel emerged as winners by successfully completing three rounds of intensified cerebral activity. Team TPH with Mohammed Mr. Tauheed Ur Rahman, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Meena and Mr. Himanshu Kumar Singh were the Runners Up of CERABRA 2014.

Talk on Importance of Entrepreneurs in Emerging Economy

​Mr. Sukumar Rangachari, Director, Pointcross.com Pvt. Ltd., was the invited speaker for the special lecture organized by E-Cell Swayam – the entrepreneurial cell of SDMIMD on September 20, 2014. Mr. Sukumar addressed the young managers on the topic “Structuring and developing a management team for a start-up and the way of fundraising”. In his talk, he stressed on the importance of entrepreneurship for an emerging economy and illustrated with live examples from the industry. The achievement of Delivery, a food delivery business that has sprung up in New Delhi, was introduced in his talk. Earlier Prof. M.R. Suresh welcomed and introduced the speaker. 

Launch of PGCPME Program

​SDMIMD is launching the Postgraduate Certificate Program in Management and Entrepreneurship (PGCPME) for graduates. The course effectively acts as a bridge offering in between the graduation course and the flagship PGDM of the Institute. The wide array of subjects in the course would enable candidates to get a flavour of a wider array of knowledge that is needed in a Management program. ​

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Tent Library @ Dasara 2014

SDMIMD supported the Tent School and Tent Library operated by District Administration for the children of Kavadies and Mahouts who accompany the elephants of Mysore Dasara. SDMIMD donated stationeries and drawing books. Orientation about use of books and reading habits was also provided by Dr. Sunil M.V., Librarian.