Campus News

Invited talk on ‘Emerging Trends in Business Strategy’

Dr. Kabaly P Subramanian, Assistant Professor - Business Studies, Arab Open University and Adjunct Professor, VIT University, was the invited speaker to deliver on Emerging Trends in Business Strategy to PGDM 2017-2019 Batch on September 7, 2018. Dr. Kabaly gave an overview on how the big companies are creating value for their customers by innovative business strategies. Further, the speaker quoting the initiatives from Google, TATA, Microsoft, etc. and experiential learnings from various eminent personalities made the topic clearer on how the vision of creating something valuable for the people help companies to sustain for a longer run. Dr. Kabaly opined that future managers must always keep in mind while developing business strategies on how our decisions help in creating value for others.

‘Data Analysis using R’ – Invited Talk

Dr. K.A. Venkatesh, Professor, Myanmmar Institute of Information Technology, demonstrated the working on ‘Data Envelopment Analysis’ using R software and discussed the application of R in finance research. The talk was organized as part of the Pre-Conference workshop on Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting, held on September 6, 2018. 

Talk on Art of Writing Papers

Prof. S.R. Viswanath, Professor and Head, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi, discussed on the art of writing papers in major finance journals which are indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS, during the Pre-Conference workshop on Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting, held on September 6, 2018. 

Workshop on ‘Empirical Research in Finance’

The pre-conference workshop on ‘Empirical Research in Finance’ was held on September 6, 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. S.N. Hegde, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Mysore. In his inaugural address, Prof. Hegde highlighted how a systematized research in financial management can bring constructive changes in higher educational institutions. Earlier, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering and introduced the importance of research and publications in presenting institutional intellectual output. 
 
Prof. S.R. Viswanath, Professor and Head, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi, discussed on the art of writing papers in major finance journals which are indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS. 
 
Dr. K.A. Venkatesh, Professor, Myanmmar Institute of Information Technology, demonstrated the working on ‘Data Envelopment Analysis’ using R software and discussed the application of R in finance research. 
 
In the post-lunch session, Dr. Kabaly P Subramaniam, Faculty of Business, Arab Open University, Oman, introduced ‘Theory Building Research’ and emphasized on its relevance in research. 
 
The workshop culminated in a panel discussion on ‘Contemporary Issues in Finance and Accounting’. The panelists included Dr. Janakiramudu, Professor-Finance, Alliance University; CA. Raghunandan Rao; Dr. Kotreshwar, Professor, Department of Commerce, University of Mysore; and, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, SDMIMD. The panel discussion was moderated by Prof. S. Kannadas, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD.
 
The Conference Chair of 7th Edition of International Finance Conference, Dr. M. Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, coordinated the event.

Invited talk by SKDRDP initiative Head

Dr. Manjunath from Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) addressed PGDM 2018-2020 batch on September 4, 2018. Dr. Manjunath gave an overview on the Micro-Finance initiatives of Dharmasthala – SKDRDP and its achievements. Further, he introduced the plethora of career opportunities to the youngsters to shape their careers in Micro-Finance. 
 
Highlighting the socially responsible initiatives by Dharmasthala, he emphasized the achievement of Shuddhaganga project, a unique community effort to produce pure drinking water in the villages by purifying the drinking water at source by a process called “reverse osmosis”.  
 
Dr. Manjunath invited SDMites to join hands with SKDRDP Project to make a career with contributing to society. 

SDMites support to Kodagu and Kerala

To respond to the difficult situation faced by Kodagu and Kerala due to natural disaster, SDMites contributed generously to the affected area. SDMites showed their concern the affected people by contributing the amount collected for Onam Celebration and raised the fund. SDMites joined hand with Kerala Samajam Mysore and Kodagu in providing relief materials.