Campus News

Big Future: the B-Plan Competition 2015

Swayam – the Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of SDMIMD has organized national level B-plan competition – Big Future, in which premier B-schools across India were participated in this event. It was a platform where the budding entrepreneurs got a chance to fulfil their dream plan into real. The competition was organized as a part of Naissance 2015. The event scheduled on January 29 & 30, 2015 were adjudged by the SDMIMD alumni members - Mr. Ravi Shankar, CEO, Aim High Consultancy and  Mr. Murali Mohan, Managing Partner of Gopika Perfumeries. Dr. M. R. Suresh & Prof. Rajendra Todalbagi the faculty members were present.
The B-Plan competition organized by SDMIMD E-Cell – Swayam was very encouraging. The team from Goa Institute of Management - findadspot.com comprising of Mr.Ankur Jhunjhunwala and Mr.Suneet Dashora emerged as winners of this event.

66th Republic Day Celebration

SDMIMD commemorated 66 years of Indian Republic day with the usual enthusiasm and zeal.  Dr.  M.R. Suresh, Professor – Marketing, was the Chief Guest of the function. The function began with the hoisting of the flag by the chief guest followed by the singing of the national anthem.  Prof. M R Suresh and Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharma, Professor – Business Ethics and Strategy spoke on the occasion and gave away the certificates to the winners of various sports events organized recently. Several students shared their thoughts on the country.  This was followed by a community breakfast at the Institute mess.  Many faculty members including the Director were present.

JK Tyre & Industries CMDP Batch III – January 27 to 30, 2015

The III Batch of the JK Tyre & Industries Customized Management Development Program (CMDP) is organized during January 27 to 30, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD Mysore in the presence of Mr. Gowri Prakash, Manager – HR, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore. The program delivered over 4-days witnessed participation from 28 participants representing the Vikrant Tyre Plant (VTP) and Chennai Tyre Plant (CTP). 
This is the third in a series of programs designed for Identified High Performers (IHPs) of the company identified by the management, who are being trained across all the functions of management comprising of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Operations, Strategy, and Information Technology. Mr. Umesh K. Shenoy, Vice President – Works, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore will be the Chief Guest for the valedictory session. This program was coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.

JK Tyre & Industries CMDP Batch II – January 20 to 23, 2015

The II Batch of the JK Tyre & Industries CMDP was organized from January 20 to 23, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysore, in the presence of Mr. Gowri Prakash, Manager – HR, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore. The program delivered over 4-days witnessed participation from 28 participants representing the Vikrant Tyre Plant (VTP) and Chennai Tyre Plant (CTP). 
This is the second in a series of programs designed for Identified High Performers (IHPs) of the company identified by the management, who are being trained across all the functions of management comprising of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Operations, Strategy, and Information Technology. Mr. Umesh K. Shenoy, Vice President – Works, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore was the Chief Guest for the valedictory session. The program was coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.

Ra-Ga Sisters Musical Melody

SDMIMD had organized a Carnatic vocal concert on January 19, 2015 at SDMIMD Auditorium. Ranjani and Gayathri known as Ra-Ga Sisters, kept the audience bound to their music from start to finish. The entire Carnatic musical program was filled with melody and was greatly appreciated by the large audience.The program was held under the aegis of Kalanubhav, a student cultural forum at the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) . Every year this student body conducts an event pertaining to music or arts to sensitize the students on Indian culture.

International Symposium 2015

Students of Texas A&M’s Mays Business School visited SDMIMD on January 12, 2015 as a part of International Student Exchange Program. The visit gave students of the partnering institute a platform to share the cultural insights and technological advances as well as to competing to prove their might. To understand the business scenario in India the student visitors were given a chance for Industry visit to visit Infosys, TVS and other companies in Mysore. 
Coinciding with the visit, the annual International Symposium was organized on Monday, January 12, 2015. The day long program was dotted with events that interspersed learning with fun. Keynote address by Mr. Robert Grobbauer, Vice Chairman AT&S started the day. Dr. Julian Gaspar, Clinical Professor of International Finance at Mays Business School spoke on the occasion. 
The International Symposium began with the welcome address by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD. In his welcome message, Dr. Parasuraman emphasized on how effective it is for the countries across the globe to adapt to practices for globalization and free trade by studying specific aspects of the host countries’ environment.
The inaugural session was followed by the interactive session between students of SDMIMD and Mays Business School, Texas A & M University, USA. Business quiz and the brain teasers were the part of the interactive session. The post event was spent with cultural programs of Indian regional dance, and songs. The whole program was enjoyed and appreciated for the thoughtful way it was put together.