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International conference on “Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting”

It was as though SDMIMD campus had turned into a virtual "global finance village" on 3rd and 4th of August 2012, with the presence of Academicians, Corporate Executives and Research Students from India and abroad on the occasion of "International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting". Shri Pascal Alan Nazareth Former Ambassador, Govt. of India, delivered key note address. The conference witnessed presentation of 58 research papers in the area of finance and accounting by the participants from India and abroad.

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Deccan Herald | The Hindu | Star of Mysore | Times of India

Foundation Day Lecture

Founder and Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya group of hospitals Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty opined that the health sector would drive the world economy in future. Delivering the Foundation Day Lecture at the campus on July 21, 2012, he advised the students to consider the growth factor of any industry before opting for their career. Health sector is one among them with a size of $ 2.5 Trillion, which is second after agro industry in India. Earlier Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDM Educational Trust, in his speech extolled Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty for initiating Yashaswini Scheme by which lakhs of farmers from rural region could be able to avail medical care in the State.

Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, welcomed the gathering and shared the journey of SDMIMD from 1993. Dr. H. Gayathri, Dean Administration, introduced Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty to the audience. Prof. M.R. Suresh proposed the vote of thanks. The lecture was followed by the question and answers session which was interactive, informative and illustrative.

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Deccan Herald | Indian Express | Star of Mysore | PrajaVani | Vijaya karnataka | Andolana | Kannadaprabha

Seminar on Traditional Health Systems

A seminar on ‘Opportunities and challenges for traditional health systems’ was held at SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) on July 10, 2012.

G.N. Srikantaiah, Director, Department of Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Sidda and Homeopathy (AYUSH), Government of Karnataka, who was the guest of honour, inaugurated the seminar.

SDM Institute for Management Development (SDM-IMD), Mysore; the Department of AYUSH, Government of Karnataka; Global Alliance of Traditional Health Systems (GATHS), Mysore; and Mind Body Spirit Society of India (MBSSI), Mysore, had jointly organised the seminar.

CPBM Concludes

CPBM The theoretical sessions of Certificate Program in Business Management, the Executive version of our flagship program Post Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) concluded on May 27, 2012. The Participating Business executives are now on their 10 hours of project assignment. The pedagogy designed for the working executives was interactive and application-oriented to encourage participatory learning. The program was intended to gear participants to face intense competition in the external environment in which they operate.

Workshop on Social Media Management

sm The institute had organised a one-day workshop on Social Media on 2nd June 2012. The workshop which had participation from both Industry and academia was facilitated by Prof. Malathi Sriram, Dr. Neetu Ganapathy and Prof. Mohamed Minhaj. During the workshop, Mr. Danny G Sam, Director-Operations of Adroitte, Bangalore discussed various aspects related to building social media presence for companies and Mr. Vinay, Founder, RoyalMysoreWalks explained how he leveraged social media for his entrepreneurial advantage.

Workshop on R-Excel

The Hands-on Workshop on R-Excel was held during June 01 & 02, 2012 at SDMIMD Mysore. Dr S Ravi from Department of Statistics, University of Mysore, inaugurated the workshop and delivered the Keynote address on “The Cult of Statistical Significance”. Dr Ravi called on Researchers to give adequate importance while understanding a problem, defining objectives and connect themselves deeply with the dynamics of Society, while collecting the research data. Earlier, Dr N.R. Parasurman, Director of the Institute welcomed the participants. The researchers are expected to be benefited with a wide variety of advanced statistical techniques in Microsoft Excel and to move further by using freeware add-in. Prof. Malathi Sriram, Professor-Systems; Prof. J. Balaji, Professor - Quantitative Methods, and Dr. Srilakshminarayana, Professor - Statistics, of SDMIMD, Mysore were the resource persons.

MDP on “Finance for non-Finance Executives”

with a view to survive and grow steadily in domestic and international business. Non Finance Executives need to know the basic nuances of Finance and its Management. To cater information on this very important area, a short Management Development Program was conducted on 11th and 12th 2012 at SDMIMD. Dr Ullas Rao, Asst Professor – Finance coordinated the Program.