2014

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.

International Finance Conference 2014

‘Billions of dollars are lost every year due to fraud related activities. Financial fraud and the then consequent bankruptcy of a business was one of the reasons for the global financial crisis and usually it is an extremely costly event. Downturn in financial and economic conditions has triggered a jump in the fraudulent activity in the corporate world’ thus opined Dr. Kuldeep Kumar, Professor of Economics, Bond University, Australia, in his keynote address on the topic “Fraud, Corruption and Bribery: How to prevent and how to detect?” at the Inaugural Session.

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