2016

Pre-Conference Workshop on HRM: The Road Ahead

SDMIMD has organized the 5th International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the workplace” on December 9 & 10, 2016. A pre-conference workshop was held on December 8, 2016, to discuss the latest trends in HRM, such as, HR Scorecard, role of HRM in organizational sustainability, Qualitative Research Methods in HRM, and IT in HRM
 
Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Conference Chair welcomed the participants of the workshop. Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD spoke on the need for HRM in organizations and the road ahead.
 
Dr. Ashly Pinnington Dean-Research from British University in Dubai spoke on the relationship between organizational culture and leadership style in the technical and vocational institutions.  Role of HRM in nurturing organizational sustainability, with an inclusive approach, was discussed by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, with various corporate illustrations. 
 
The other resources persons for the workshop were Professor Md. Minhaj and Prof. S.N Prasad. Dr. Gayathri, Deputy-Director, and other faculty members were present. 40 participants from all over the country attended the workshop. 

Karnataka Rajyotsava Celebrations

Karnataka Rajyotsava was celebrated at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore, on November 29, 2016. The event started with hosting of the Kannada flag by the Director of the Institute, Dr. N. R. Parasuraman. Students sang the Kannada Naadageete ‘Jaya Bharata Jananiya tanujaate’. A special lunch with unique dishes of Karnataka was served by the students of Karnataka to other 20 states students, faculty and staff members of the institute. Kannada songs were played in the campus. 
 
In the evening, sports and cultural programs were organized. Traditional local games were introduced to other state students. Students from other states sang Kannada songs and danced to the tunes. Kabaddi match played between the staff and students’ teams and the ‘Folk dance’ performance were the highlights of the celebrations.

Corporate Connect - Interaction on ERP

Mr. Sanjai K, Vice President - Product Management S/4HANA, SAP, was at SDMIMD on November 26, 2016. Mr. Sanjai interacted with the SDMites on 'Emerging Trends in the ERP Space'. The interaction created a platform to the speaker to share his insights on ERP on the cloud, big data analytics and the future of ERP with the students. Dr. Neetu Ganapathy, Course Instructor of ERP elective moderated the discussion. 

Workshop on Services Marketing

A Workshop of Services Marketing was organized on November 25, 2016 for the II year students of SDMIMD. Prof. Kasturi Rangan was the resource person for the workshop. Prof. Kasturi Rangan mainly focused on services in order to make student understand the importance of service design and to guide them how to look into minor details of services while designing on their journey of intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship. 
 
The Customer Benefit Concept (CBC), CUA Model, Internal Marketing Orientation (IMO), Line of Visibility (LOV), Consumer behavior in service setting, Physical and psychological cost of the service, and, Continuum of product attributes, were the topics covered in the workshop. The students had a chance to apply the learning in an assignment on start-up idea in the service industry.

International Economics Conference (IEC) 2016

 
The 2nd International Economics Conference was held on November 18 &19, 2016 on the overreaching theme of “Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development”. The Conference was inaugurated by Dr Kaliappa Kalirajan, Professor of Economics at Australian National University, Canberra. After formally inaugurating the conference, Prof. Kalirajan delivered the keynote address. His talk centred around Asia emerging as an economic power of the 21st century. Emphasising on the need for regional co-operation among the Asian countries, Dr.Kaliragan advocated that such co-operation would facilitate better trade relations, sharing of technological resources which in turn could help each other in becoming the economic powers of tomorrow. Read More>

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Talk by Dr. Stuart Locke of Waikato University

Dr. Stuart Locke, Professor of Finance, Waikato University, New Zealand, delivered valedictory speech of the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 on November 19, 2016. In his valedictory speech Dr. Stuart Locke analysed the empirical results reflecting how environmental factors, social factors and corporate governance would impact financial performance of the corporate organisations

Talk on Success Story of RSETI

“Role of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) in Inclusive Economic Growth & Sustainable Development” was the topic of the talk for technical session in the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 held on November 19, 2016. Shri. K.N Janardhana, National Director of RSETI presented the journey of RSETI in meeting the objectives of inclusive growth.