2018

International Symposium 2018

 
An International Symposium was held on January 8, 2018 at SDMIMD, Mysuru. The symposium was mainly directed at the students from Texas A & M’s Mays Business School, with whom SDMIMD has an exchange program. Dr. Julian Gaspar, Clinical professor, Texas A&M University and Dr. Pradeep Rau, Professor-Marketing, George Washington University graced the occasion.
 
The program began with Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, welcoming the gathering.  Dr Neetu Ganapathy, Associate professor, SDMIMD provided an overview of the programme. Dr. Gaspar made the opening remarks and spoke about globalisation and its effects. 
 
Dr. Rau, who delivered the keynote address, opined about the challenges in the field of education. He spoke about the evolution of graduate management education and the diverging trends in global management education across the world. He compared management education in the U.S to that in India. He also elucidated the role executive education plays in the development of professionals and mentioned about the changing trends with respect to executive programs. 
 
Later, the students from Texas A&M university interacted with the students from SDMIMD. Team building and knowledge sharing sessions were facilitated to help them to get to know each other better. Post-lunch, a cultural extravaganza was organised by Team Kalanubhav of SDMIMD. This event showcased the culture of India. The students from Texas also participated during the cultural programme. In the evening, the exchange students visited SKDRDP, Mysuru and learnt about its activities.

ALT 2018 by Prof. Dr. Stefan Wilms

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) is organizing the 10th edition of Annual Leadership Talk (ALT) on Tuesday, February 21, 2018 in SDMIMD Auditorium. This year the talk will be delivered by Dr. Stefan Wilms, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Transport, Heilbronn University, Germany. 
 
The event, which has been held since 2008, has had speakers who are luminaries from various fields like Dr. Michael A. Consumano (Professor, MIT Sloan School), Dr. V. Prakash (Former Director, CFTRI, Mysore), Dr. H. Sudarshan (Hony. Secretary, Karuna Trust), Dr. R Balasubramaniam (Founder, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, Mysore); Mr. Anil Sachdev, Founder and CEO of Grow Talent Company Ltd; Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, The President, Global Research Alliance; Prof. Gita Gopinath, Professor in Economics, Harvard University; Mr. Sid Mookerji, Global CEO and Co- Founder, Software Paradigms International Group LLP (SPI); and last year Mr. Salil Ravindran, CFO, Marlabs delivered the 9th edition of Annual Leadership Talk. 
 
For more information please visit the event webpage available at www.sdmimd.ac.in/alt or call 2429722 / 2429161.
 
About the Speaker of ALT 2018 – Prof. Stefan Wilms
 
Prof. Stefan Wilms, is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Transport, Heilbronn University, Germany, and CFO of Buy & Build AG, Gomaringen. He has held various executive positions at the publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck. 
 
He is a doctorate from University of Cologne in the area of Mechanical Engineering and teaches Corporate Accounting and Controlling at Heilbronn University. 
 
The Faculty of Business and Transport attaches importance to a deeper business qualification, which enables students to work in a variety of industries and functions. As the Dean, Prof. Stefan Wilms with his rich experience in teaching business studies and trade, has greatly contributed to the Faculty of Business and Transport in preparing students for the changing and increasing demands of the labor market. 

SDMIMD & CII - 2-Day Workshop for Educationists

2-Day Workshop on 'Restructuring and Redesigning the Higher Education Curriculum to Meet Industry Needs' January 24 & 25, 2018 | SDMIMD, Mysuru
 
SDMIMD is collaborating with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) - Southern Region is organizing a 2-Day Workshop on 'Restructuring and Redesigning the Higher Education Curriculum to Meet Industry Needs'. The workshop is organized as part of Education Initiatives of CII.
 
For Whom:
Principals, Directors, Deans, HODs and Senior Faculties from the Colleges and Institutions
 
Objective and Purpose:
The key objective of the workshop is to discuss on curriculum restructuring and redesign and to help higher education institutions gain advantages in ‘producing’ graduates who will meet the changing skill and knowledge demands of the industry. The workshop provides platform to institutions in enhancing learning outcomes; to establish a collaborative, mutually satisfying relationship between the industry and higher education institutions.  
 
The purpose of the workshop is to:
 
  • Increased ‘placement’
  • Upgrade in quality of collegiate education through practice-orientation
  • Enhancement of faculty competencies through exposure to industry best practices
  • Industry immersion for students through targeted industry collaboration

About the Workshop | Program Schedule 

Contact Details:

Sandhya T.G. 
Executive - Skill Development
Department of Development Initiatives
CII Southern Region
Mobile : +91 8940032581 | Email: sandhya.tg@cii.in
 
Venue:
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development 
No. 1, Chamundi Hill Road, Siddharthanagar Mysore - 570011