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Industry Visit to UJJIVAN Small Finance Bank, Mysuru

The industrial visit (part #1) to UJJIVAN Small finance bank, mysuru and SKDRDP Mysuru office was organized by the Institute for the benefit of One-Year PGPM students. The PGPM students accompanied by course instructor Prof.Kannadas visited both the facilities on March 23rd, 2019. The industry visit started with the visit to  UJJIVAN Small finance bank, mysuru.  The Branch manager Mr.Padma Prabha elaborated the origin and developments of the bank and introduced the departmental heads to the students during the post-lunch session, the students visited each and every departmental heads i.e. loan appraisal to recovery management and were given details about the protocol followed by the bank. Students have collected the required details and left to SKDRDP office. In SKDRDP office, students were given the inputs about the origin and evolution about the SKDRDP Projects. Mr.Vishwas, branch project officer and Ms.Vishala, Principal and Mr.Shiva kumar, SKDRDP official explained about each and every projects with the assistance of visual projections. Students were taken to each and every training facilities within the premises to make them understand the procedure the followed. The industry visits were very helpful to the students in relating the classroom interactions about the microfinance and micro lending with the actual practice. It was a very good learning experience for the group.  

SDMIMD & EFMD organized IMPACT 2019 Workshop

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SDMIMD in collaboration with EFMD organize a One-day program IMPACT 2019 on the theme ‘Measuring the Impact of Business School Education in the 21st century for Excellence in Quality’ on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Bengaluru. The event brought together a number of leaders from various B-schools.

Mr Bhaskar Bhat, CEO, Tata Vistara – Singapore Airlines, discussed several important issues in conversation with Mr Nishith Jain on the topic ‘How can BS collaborate with corporate to enhance the Impact? focusing on management education and corporate connect.

The panel discussion on the topic - Are the Indian B Schools doing enough in terms of Impact?  included the panellists - Dr Ajoy K Dey, Professor and Chairman, Centre for Management Case Development, BIMTECH; Dr Michel Kalika, BSIS Co-Director, EFMD Global Network; Dr Sourav Mukherji, Professor and Chair for Teaching and Learning, IIMB; and Dr Preeta George, Professor and Chairperson – PGEMP - EMBA program, SPJIMR, Mumbai. The panel discussion was moderated by Dr (Lt Col) Prasad SN, Chairperson - Accreditation Process & Professor – Strategy, SDMIMD, Mysore. 

AACSB Membership adds to SDMIMD's international presence

SDMIMD known as the only B-School in India offering PGDM Program with EFMD-EPAS and ACBSP international accreditations has received AACSB Business Education Alliance membership.
 
The membership has added colour to the celebration of the SDMIMD's silver jubilee commencing from June 2019. The institute is known for its flagship program - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Doctoral Program in Management (Ph.D.), Management Development Program (MDP), Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) and Certificate Program in Business Management (CPBM). The Institute has demonstrated the commitment to quality of management education over the years and meeting the requirements of the corporate world in the programs offered. 
 
Access to the AACSB’s knowledge-based resources with the accorded membership provides SDMIMD opportunity to enhance the quality, educational intelligence and professional development services. 

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.

Achievement of our Students

Our students’ team consisting of V Harisankar Nair and Athul TP of PGDM 2017-19 batch has won the Mysore regional finals of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2019, the biggest campus quiz in India. The quiz was hosted by Giri Balasubramaniam was popularly known as Pickbrain, one of the renowned quizmaster in India. A total of 400 teams participated in the quiz and the team representing SDMIMD came out victorious. The team will now represent Mysore region and SDMIMD in the zonal finals which will be held in Coimbatore in the third week of March.