2017

Naissance 2017

  
The students of SDMIMD organized the flagship student event of the institute Naissance 2017 edition - a National Level Management Fest during February 3 & 4, 2017. The event was designed under the theme “India-The Promised Land” which reflects India as a jewel in the emerging market crown. Naissance’17 challenged the management students from across the country on various fields of management through 8 events, namely, The Best Manager, Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations and Logistics, Systems, Business Plan and Photography challenge. 
 
The event which was a host to around 140 participants from different B-Schools, was inaugurated by Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director, SDMIMD, by lighting of the lamp, Dr. R Jagadeesh, Student Coordinators Mr. Narendran V and Ms. Shushma Chengappa joined. The event began with the welcome note by Ms. Shushma Chengappa followed by an address by Dr. R Jagadeesh and Dr. H Gayatri. The two day event was sponsored by Acer Incorporation, Vijaya Bank, Reliance Jio and GRS Fantasy Park Mysore. 
 
The valedictory function of the management fest held on February 4, 2017. Prof M. Sriram of SDMIMD, Mr. Rajagopal of Reliance Jio, participants and the students of SDMIMD were present during the prize distribution and valedictory ceremony.
 
Mr. Nirmal Abraham from DCSMAT Cochin was recognized as the “Best Manager” in Naissance 2017. St. Joseph’s Institute of Management Bangalore was identified as the Overall Champions for bagging the maximum number of awards in the event. The two day fest came to an end with the vote of thanks delivered by the Student Coordinator Mr. Narendran V. 

Budget Conclave 2017

SDMIMD in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mysuru jointly organised the 4th edition of 'Union Budget Conclave 2017' the Post Budget Analysis of 2017-18 on February 7, 2017 in SDMIMD Auditorium. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering and set the tone for the discussions. The conclave included invited talks by eminent persons from the Industry followed by a panel discussion featuring a question and answer session. A team of first year PGDM students presented on ‘Reflections of Union Budget 2017-18’ which set the platform for the deliberations by the panelists.
 
Dr. N. Muthukumar, Chairman, CII Mysuru highlighted on some of the bold initiatives taken by the government in terms of transparency in operations and impetus to infrastructural development, but was of the opinion that the budget was devoid of roadmap for GST implementation. Mr. Bhaskar Kalale, Senior Vice President and Head-India Operations, Theorem Inc, outlined on cyber security issues and the challenges for the economy to move to a digitized era. 
 
Mr. Utsav Agarwal, Director, Bhoruka Fabcons Pvt Ltd. spoke on the nuances of how the budget has evolved over the years and highlighted the provisions in the budget for a fillip to MSMEs’. The panel members were of the unanimous view that the budget was inclusive and growth oriented. Dr. M. Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD and Coordinator of the Conclave, proposed vote of thanks.

Naissance 2017

The students of SDMIMD organized the flagship student event of the institute Naissance 2017 edition - a National Level Management Fest during February 3 & 4, 2017. The event was designed under the theme “India-The Promised Land” which reflects India as a jewel in the emerging market crown. Naissance’17 challenged the management students from across the country on various fields of management through 8 events, namely, The Best Manager, Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations and Logistics, Systems, Business Plan and Photography challenge. Read More>

Seminar on VUCA times & Challenges for HR

The National Institute of Personnel Management-NIPM, Mysuru Chapter organized a Seminar on VUCA Times and Challenges for HR in association with SDM Institute of Management Development and Wuerth Elektronik India Pvt. Ltd, on the 3rd of February 2017.
 
Keeping in view the challenges faced by HR professionals in the present era, who are being considered as strategic partners for ensuring effective progression of a company, the topic on VUCA times & Challenges was found necessary. 
 
The term VUCA was introduced by the US Army War College  to describe the more Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world in the post-cold war era. The term was subsequently adopted by the business world to describe the rapidly changing business environment, underscored by globalisation of markets, rebalancing of the global economy, advances in technology, changing demographic trends, new customer needs and disruption of existing business models.
 
Distinguished speakers from Academia and Corporate who are well versed with the concept were invited to share their perspectives with the delegates who attended the seminar, consisting of HR professionals, Academicians and students in HR from various colleges from Mysuru and Mangalore and Virajpet.
 
The speakers, Dr.Vasanthi Srinivasan, Prof. IIM-B, spoke on ‘VUCA Times & HR – Moving ahead- Challenges and preparations. Mr. N Balachandar, Vice President- HR, Coffee Day Group spoke on ‘ New Frontiers of HR Leadership in VUCA Times’. Mr. Anil Patro, Director HR Asia Pacific Meritor CVS India Pvt. Ltd  spoke on HR as a strategic Business Partner in Emerging Business Scenario’ and Mr. Harsha Adya, Managing Director Wuerth Elektronik India Pvt. Ltd who spoke on’ Technology driven HR’. 
 
The Session was chaired by Dr.Moushmi Sengupta, Professor in HR, SDM Institute of Management Development & Chairperson of ISTD, Mysuru Chapter. 

YB Debate 2017

The 5th Edition of ‘Prof. Y. Bhagavan Memorial National Level English Debate’ was jointly organized by SDMIMD and Rotary Mid-town Mysore, on February 3 & 4, 2017 at SDMIMD. Dr. C. Naganna, Visiting Professor, and Former Professor of English & Director of Prasaranga, University of Mysore, delivered the inaugural address. Dr. Naganna in his address said ‘oratory fulfils the lofty purpose; it is up to us to realize its elevated office. Hence, there is need to recover and understand the dignity of a Debate. Our younger men and women have wonderful argumentative ability. My only plea is that they should adopt their superior communicative skill to a higher purpose. It is easy for them to side with rich and powerful because of the verbal mastery. But, their personality will acquire and undimmed lustre if they speak for the weak and voiceless’. Read More>