Campus News

SDMites get First Place in Debate

Ms Ekta Burman and Mr Dronamraju Subhakar of PGDM 2018-20 Batch have secured first place in the preliminary round of Maria Philip Memorial Intercollegiate Debate Competition conducted recently in Mysore on September 25, 2019. The Winners will be participating in the finals that will be held at XIME, Bangalore.  

Inputs on 'Preparation for Interviews' by Expert

Mr Kiran Joshi, former Career Consultant and Former Manager - Learning & Development, IIM Udaipur, delivered invited talk on 'Preparation for Interview' to PGDM 2018-20 Batch on September 23, 2019. The interaction with the speaker on various aspects of interview and interviewing was the major takeaway for SDMites. The talk concluded with Q&A.

SDMites Win Arthayudh Fest 2019 of Christ University

The students of PGDM Batch of 2018-20 emerged as the winners of ‘Arthayudh 2019’, organized by the Department of Management Studies, Christ University, Bengaluru, held during 20th and 21st September 2019. Mr Jeffrey Joshua Durai and Mr Dronamraju Subhakar were the winners of Marketing Event, Mr Abhilash R and Mr Yashank Uthappa won the Finance Event, Ms Shoba Reddy and Ms Yerupula Haripriya were the runners up of the Human Resources event, and Mr Bellurkar Vijay and Mr Anand Sharma were the runners up of B-Quiz event. Ms Srinidhi, Mr Harshith and Mr Revanth T were the runners up of the Best Management Team event. The winners received cash prizes worth Rs. 85,000/- in addition to trophies and certificates. 

Invited talk on 'Product Management'

Mr S. Chandramouli, Insights Feedback, Bengaluru, was the guest speaker on campus on September 21, 2019, delivered the talk on 'Product Management' to the PGDM 2018-19 Marketing Specialization students.
 
Mr Chandramouli with his various research and consulting engagements across diverse industry sectors, impacting close to 200 clients shared valuable experience to the students. The customer services were detailed bringing the anecdotes by his experience in conceptualizing and designing Feedback’s customer satisfaction framework, which primarily integrates aspects of satisfaction, loyalty, advocacy and value for money along with expectations, business benefits, brand image and other futuristic aspects to derive takeaways for clients. The experiential sharing by the speaker helped the students to know about the customer relationship.

OBT Activity for SDMites

The 2nd year PGDM 2018-20 students of SDMIMD, specializing in the HR discipline took an active part in the Out Bound Training (OBT) organized by the Institute at LEAD Out Bound Training, Kerala. The students of HR Elective participated in OBT as a part of the course Workplace Learning and Development anchored by Prof. L. Gandhi. The main objectives of the Out Bound Learning were to provide a recreation to the students while also enabling them to develop their confidence, conquer fears, an ability to take calculated risks, to hone their team building skills, for gaining knowledge and enhancing practical wisdom by challenging their limits, which is crucial for them to become successful managers. The two-day trip provided a bouquet of adventure activities such as trekking, jumaring, river crossing, rappelling, rope-based adventures, fire walking, and other management games. The students had an enriching learning experience through these OBT activities.

Invited talk on ‘Career in Sales & Marketing’

Mr. Ashwani Khanna, Head of Marketing, FunderMax India, delivered an invited talk organized for PGDM 2018-20 Batch on September 11, 2019 at SDMIMD.
 
Mr. Ashwani gave insights into the sales profession and the opportunities available to build a career. He emphasised the importance of sales in an organization as it generates revenue to the organization and the performance results are measurable as it is linked to targets. These challenges create opportunities, which in turn help in professional growth. At the end of the day results in job satisfaction.
 
The talk concluded with the interactive session with the speaker.