Campus News

Workshop on Literature Review

A systematic and comprehensive Literature Review is the foundation for a good research.  A research will be ‘Good’ only when it advances our collective understanding on the research field. The collective understanding is possible with understanding the literature in the field. With this understanding a 2-Day Hands-on Workshop on Literature Review was held on December 19 & 20, 2013 at the Campus. 65 participants representing from the premier institutions, universities and corporate attended this workshop. The active involvement in the hands-on exercises of the workshop was very interesting. The resource persons provided a perfect blue-print for the literature review process and publication to the participants.  

Entrepreneurship Event at SDMIMD

SDMIMD has taken several initiatives to inculcate entrepreneurial orientation among its PGDM students.  These include setting up of Entrepreneurship Cell, signing MoU with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). A Business Plan competition was announced and series of workshops for students by eminent entrepreneurs was organised as part of the run-up to the event. Ten teams participated in the event; five teams have been shortlisted for the final presentation and would compete for the top cash prize. The final presentation of the business plans has been scheduled on Dec 18, 2013. The event starts at 9.15 am and would close by 1.30 pm. Mr Sid Mookerji, CMD, SPI, Mysore  and Mr Ravishankar, Founder – CEO, AIM HIGH, Bangalore are part of the esteemed panel of judges. From 2.15 pm to 3.00 pm a panel discussion on Entrepreneurship has been organised with eminent entrepreneurs, who are also SDMIMD alumni , as panelists.

2nd International HR Conference


 

News Clips - 
Times of India | The Hindu | Star of Mysore | 
City Today

Shri Dharmasthala Manajunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore (SDMIMD), has organized its 2nd International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the Workplace”, on December 13-14, 2013.  A galaxy of notable personalities, such as, Mr. Nishchae Suri, Head of People and Change Practice, Partner, KPMG India Private Limited, Mr. R. Venkatanarayanan, President – HR, IT & Education, Rane Holdings Limited, India; Mr. M. Krishna, Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer (CFO), AT&S India; Dr. Selvan D, Vice President, Capgemini, India; and Mr. Girish Karunakaran, President of Eurasia, SPI, India, have graced the occasion. 
The conference has witnessed large scale participation and patronage from research scholars, academicians, management practitioners. More than 375 research abstracts have been received in the various areas of Human Resource Management, out of which more than 260 papers were deliberated during the two days of the conference. More than 325 participants from India and countries, such as, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Nigeria, have attended the conference. A variety of emerging concerns in the areas of HRM, such as, Organizational Talent Strategies and Retention, Work Life Balance, Training and Development, Motivation, Cross-Cultural Issues, Performance Management and Competency system, Compliance and Ethical Issues at HRM, Big Data analytics in HRM, and so on, have been presented, debated and deliberated. 
 
Prof. S. Prabhakar, Secretary, SDME Trust, Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy- Director, SDMIMD, Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Conference Chair, and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Conference Co-Chair, and other faculty members were present in the conference.   

SDMIMD conducts Vittaaksh 2013

The Finnacle team comprising of the PGDM students from the finance stream successfully conducted Vittaaksh – a finance event comprising of competitions requiring application of theory and practices of finance. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Anil Joshi, Assistant General Manager (AGM), Postal Training Institute, Mysore. The event witnessed an enviable participation of more than 15 teams representing reputed B-Schools in India. The prominent institutions participating in the event included Welingkar, SIBM-Bangalore, MATS, and Christ Management School. The first-prize carrying a cash award of INR 15,000 was bagged by the team from Welingkar, Bangalore. The event was sponsored by India Post.

First Prize in Flight of fancy 2013

Ms. Sudipta Pan of PGDM 2013-15 batch has won First Prize in Flight of fancy 2013 - Creative writing competition conducted under the auspices of Literati at  Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB).

SDMIMD Student Excels!!

Mr Deepak Nesarikar Second year PGDM Student is one among the six winners in a National level B School competition organized by ABP Pvt Ltd. Kolkata. Mr Nesarikar's article "Empowerment & Social Businesses" was adjudged one among top six papers by Talent Partner KPMG India and will be published in IFLA 2013 Compendium. The top six winners will be making a 5 minute presentation during Finale on December 6th 2013 at ITC Sonar Kolkata to win prize money.

SDMIMD Students Excel in Paper Presentation

Ms. Akshata U and Mr. Abhinav Pandey PGDM Batch 2012-14 have won first prize in inter college paper presentation contest conducted by ICICI Direct on the topic "Effectiveness of Social Media in Financial Services"