2019

Industry Visit to Toyota Kirloskar and Bosch

The study tour to two industries at Bidadi Industrial Area in Bangalore was organized by the Institute for the benefit of One-Year PGPM students. The PGPM students accompanied by course instructor Dr R. Jagadeesh and Chairperson of the program Prof. Malathi Sriram visited Toyota Kirloskar and Bosch on March 15, 2019. The industry visit started with the visit to Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Limited, Bangalore. SDMites were greeted by the staff and explained the safety rules to be followed. Later the students went through different manufacturing plants and understood the production of auto components used in the Toyota cars which are assembled in another plant. The VP Mr Baligar explained the safety and quality systems followed by the company. During the post-lunch session, the students visited the Bosch (Bidadi Unit) Company and were given details about the quality practices followed by the company. Mr Naveen the head of the QMS division explained about the quality practices in Bosch. The industry visits were very helpful to the students in relating the classroom interactions in the 'Strategic Quality Control (SQC)' course with the actual practice. It was a very good learning experience for the group.

HEF Award to Dr. M.R. Suresh

Higher Education Forum (HEF), Mumbai, the professional body of academicians, has honored with the award to Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor-Marketing, SDMIMD, Mysuru, in the area of Academic Excellence for the outstanding contribution to teaching and research factoring the contribution to various institutions that Dr. M.R. Suresh has worked. The award was given in a ceremony held at HEF Convention in Bangalore recently.