2017

Chairman Dr. Heggade receives SDMIMD's ACBSP Accreditation Certificate

Honorable Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade received the Accreditation Certificate from Dr. Steve Parscale, Chief Accreditation Officer and Dr. Ray Eldridge, Chairman of Board of Commissioners, ACBSP, on June 26, 2017 at Anaheim, US. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the institute joined Dr. Heggade for the award ceremony.
SDMIMD received the accreditation from Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA for their flagship management programme – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
 
SDMIMD is the first and only B School in India to get dual accreditation from European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and ACBSP. These Accreditations help students to learn from an environment that meets global quality standards and international orientation.
 
With the accreditations, SDMIMD had become a part of Global Education Network with ACBSP accredited campuses across the globe. The accreditation provides SDMIMD with access to exchange programs, research programs and cultural enrichment with other member institutions.

EFMD Awards EPAS Accreditation to SDMIMD's PGDM

At a special event during the EFMD Annual Conference of 2017 held at Berlin, SDMIMD was awarded the EPAS accreditation. The formal certificate was handed over by the Director General and CEO of EFMD to Shri. D. Surendra Kumar, Vice President of SDMIMD and Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of SDMIMD.

SDMIMD JoM gets UGC Approval

SDMIMD's scholarly peer reviewed publication 'SDMIMD Journal of Management (SDMIMD JoM)' got listed in UGC Approved Journals List.
 
Visit Link: http://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/sdmimd/index for submission of article.

Mr. Harsha Aadya, Managing Director, Wuerth Electronik India on Campus

Mr Harsha Aadya, MD, Wuerth Electonik India, was invited to address the PGDM 2017-19 batch as a part of the Orientation Program 2017. Mr. Aadya spoke about the importance of having a vision and goal and what the corporate world is expecting from the employees. During the course of his lecture, Mr Harsha Aadya also spoke about the leadership. The Q&A session was highly interactive and informative. 
 

Session by Emeritus Professor - Dr. Shamanna

Dr K. Shamanna, HR Consultant and Trainer addressed the first year students on June 20, 2017 at SDMIMD Auditorium.  Dr. Shamanna said how students can be change agents in organizations that are in. He emphasised the need for having positive attitude, enthusiasm and team work, during the session. The professor also stressed on the fact that collaboration is more essential than competition.
 

Interactive session on ‘Counselling’

Counsellor and Trainer Ms. Ruchika Naidu addressed the new PGDM 2017-19 batch on June 18, 2017. The interactive session covered the various aspects of counselling, such as ‘what is counselling?’, ‘Why people need counselling?’, and other myths about counselling. The session had role plays from students. There were other fun activities as part of the session. 
 

Session on Wellness Management

Mr. Brahmavar Raghunath Pai (BR Pai), a well-known industrialist, philanthropist, civic leader, wellness promoter and public speaker from Mysore, spoke on ‘Wellness Management’ on June 17, 2017 as a part of Orientation Program 2017. Mr Pai introduced the concept of Total Wellness Management and presented the comparison between healthcare and wellness. Imparting the difference between proactive and reactive measures in Wellness, he called that the students remain active, physically and mentally.
 

Talk on VUCA by HR Expert

Mr Praveen Kamath, Global Head – Talent Transformation (BPS Division), Wipro Limited, delivered invited talk on VUCA to the PGDM 2017-19 Batch on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Mr. Kamath spoke about the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) world and various aspects of VUCA world. The discussion on how one can overcome VUCA with the new batch was interesting.