Campus News

Prerana - Entrepreneurship Case Writing Competition

SDMIMD is committed to experiential learning, where students learn by doing. Entrepreneurship dimensions can be grasped better when we endeavour to understand entrepreneurs in action in addition to learning from readings of cases and articles.  Swayam E-cell encouraged SDMites to get inspired by the journey taken by entrepreneurs and organized Prerana -Entrepreneurship Case Writing Competition. Platform was provided to aspirants of management assimilators to study local entrepreneurs and write an informative case study on an entrepreneur’s journey to success. Different teams examined the success stories of entrepreneurs such as Mr. Ravi Shankar, AIM High Consulting; Mr. Jagadeesh Kumar, Neulite Products Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Saeed Manju, Tindipotha; Mr. Bharath Shetty, Yogea India; Mr. G. Srinivasa Babu (Digital Babu). The teams presented their case studies in an event on July 17, 2014. Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor-Marketing, judged the case presentations. 

International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences

The conference jointly held by SDMIMD and J A Alpha on 11-13 July 2014 at Chennai was a successful event with a number of insightful national and international papers being presented. The conference was well attended and included several thought provoking special lectures. Another highlight from the SDMIMD angle is the award of the Best Research Paper for the paper “Are smaller private sector commercial banks in India a likely target for takeover in India? An Investigation” written jointly by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman & Dr. Ullas Rao.

Khoj 2014

KHOJ 2014, the talent search event of SDMIMD, shouldered by Team Samprati was a glimpse into what's in store for the upcoming festivals. With a myriad of events and plethora of new activities, it marked the beginning of the academic year and assured a scintillating festival season in college.
 

Workshop on Avoiding Plagiarism

‘It is considered as the responsibility of institutes to introduce the concept of and consequences of plagiarism in academic literature, among students and to sensitize them about academic integrity’. To discuss various aspects of this, a 2-Day workshop on avoiding plagiarism was held at SDM Institute for Management Development. 
 

SDMites donate much-needed school stationery to centurial school

SDMites distributed notebooks and stationary to more than a 150 students on Monday, June 23, 2014. The beneficiaries of this institute’s CSR program included poor students enrolled in lower primary and middle schools in centurial old Government Higher Primary School at Jockey Quarters Body Guard Land.

‘Crystallize your thoughts’ – Praveen Kamath of Wipro BPO

Mr. Praveen Kamath, General Manager & Global Head- Talent Transformation, Wipro BPO, Bangalore, conducted a workshop for the new batch of PGDM 2014-16 students on June 21, 2014. Mr. Kamath called upon the future young managers ‘to be the best and to be brutal in competition  and to be winners all the way’. He said ‘viewing things in multiple angles and crystallizing thoughts will help to face the competitive world and develop the ability to manage risk’. Speaking on placement preparation activities he advised SDMites to get equipped with the thorough basic knowledge of all key subjects and to develop the ability to present these to groups; and how these can make a big difference at their workplace.The workshop was organized as a part of the week long induction program for the new batch.