Convocation

22nd Annual Convocation

The 22nd Annual Convocation ceremony of the SDMIMD's flagship program - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - is scheduled on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Institute campus. Shri. Rajeev Dubey, Group President - HR & Corporate Services, CEO - Aftermarket Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra, has consented to be the Chief Guest and to deliver the convocation address.

Convocation 2016

Convocation Speeches

Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade
Chairman
SDMIMD, Mysuru

Shri. Arun Maira
Former Chairman, Planning Commission of India
Former Chairman, Boston Consultancy Group (BCG)

Director's Report
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
Director, SDMIMD, Mysuru

Excellence Awards for Students in convocation 2016

Ms. Kriti Shukla  (PGDM No. 14070)
Chairman’s Distinguished Student Gold Medal
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Human Resources Management
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Systems

Ms. Neetu Prabhakaran  (PGDM No. 14088)
Ankur Gupta Memorial Gold Medal For Best Overall Performance
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Marketing

Ms. Dronamraju Sirisha (PGDM No. 14049)
Ankur Gupta Memorial Alumni Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Finance

Mr. Anuraag S Shahapur (PGDM No. 14021)
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Operations

21st Annual Convocation

News Clips:

Indian Express | Times of India | Star of Mysore | Vijaya karnataka | Andolana | Mysuru Mitra | Prajavani

The Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala, laid stress on all round development of students and understanding of ethical dimensions during the 21st Annual Convocation of SDMIMD’s flagship program Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) on Friday, March 25, 2016 at SDMIMD Campus. He was presiding over the event whereat 170 students belonging to the 2014-16 batch were conferred the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
 
The Chief Guest of the Convocation Shri. Arun Maira, Former Chairman, Planning Commission of India; and, Former Chairman, Boston Consultancy Group (BCG) urged the young graduating students to continue learning and being patriotic.. New technologies are changing the nature of work very rapidly. We should ensure that young people become good learners thought out their lives, and they continue to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge that will be required as their profession evolve. The other reason to learn is to be better innovator. Innovators develop new ideas and new products & services’.
 
The Chief Guest presented the Gold Medals to the meritorious students. Winner of the Chairman’s Distinguished Student Award Ms. Kriti Shukla received the Gold Medal in Systems & HR. The Overall Achievement Award winner Ms. Neetu prabhakaran expected Gold Medal in Marketing. Mr. Anuraag Shahapur won Gold Medal in Operations; and Ms. Dronamraju Sirisha won Finance Gold Medal.
 
Earlier, the Director of the Institute Dr. N.R. Parasuraman welcomed the gathering and presented the Annual Report 2015-16. The presentation gave glimpses about the happenings in the Institute during the academic year. The report also shared the significant advancements made by the institute including Renews of CRSIL A** Rating, Brickworks A** Rating, activities with International Tie-up with five Universities around the world, a very high Research & Publication achievement by Faculty which ranks among the top 10 in the country, and the host of conferences and events held at the Institute.
 
The Deputy Director of SDMIMD Dr. H. Gayathri presented the vote of thanks.

20th Annual Convocation

Chairman Address 
Director's Report 
Photo Gallery 
News Clips

On Friday, March 27, 2015 the Twentieth Annual Convocation for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for batch 2013-15 was held. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala and Chairman of the Institute presided over the convocation and awarded Certificates of Merit to the 2013- 2015 batch students. Shri R.Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Group, India was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address. He conferred the gold medals to the students who exceled in various specializations – Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Operations and Systems. Read More >

Convocation 2015

Convocation Speeches

Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade
Chairman
SDMIMD, Mysore

Shri R. Seshasayee
Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Group, India

Director's Report
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
Director, SDMIMD, Mysore

Excellence Awards for Students in convocation 2015

Ms. Apoorva P.  (PGDM No. 13010)
Chairman’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Student
Ankur Gupta Memorial Alumni Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Finance
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Human Resources Management

Mr. Nishanth M. S.  (PGDM No. 13160)
Ankur Gupta Memorial Gold Medal For Best Overall Performance

Mr. Abhijit Vijayeendra Korti (PGDM No. 13002)
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Marketing

Ms. Kavita Mary Thomas (PGDM No. 13027)
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Systems

Mr. Vikas N. (PGDM No. 13120)
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Operations

20th Annual Convocation

On Friday, March 27, 2015 the Twentieth Annual Convocation for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for batch 2013-15 was held. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala and Chairman of the Institute presided over the convocation and awarded Certificates of Merit to the 2013- 2015 batch students. Shri R.Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Group, India was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address. He conferred the gold medals to the students who exceled in various specializations – Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Operations and Systems. In his address Shri. R. Seshasayee said youngsters constitute 60 percent of the population and they have massive power for change. But they have to think about what to change and how to change. He mentioned about many individuals from social and political movements, who have succeeded in bringing changes in the system. 
Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade spoke on the occasion and said that India is poised for high growth and development. Also, the high level of interest shown by the corporates towards the country is possibly a sign of improved wealth creation. He mentioned that in the modern corporate management, a disturbing feature is the phenomenon of falling moral and ethical standards. When we hear more about scandals and frauds, we feel about the lack of ethical and moral foundation of individuals. 
179 students were awarded PGDM certificates. Five top achievers were given gold medals. Apoorva P. bagged the highest with three medals – Chairman’s Distinguished Student Gold Medal, Ankur Gupta Memorial Alumni Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Finance and Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Human Resources Management. Nishanth M. S. was conferred Ankur Gupta Memorial Gold Medal for Best Overall Performance. Gold Medal for excellent performance in Marketing was presented to Abhijit Vijayeendra Korti, Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Systems was awarded to Kavita Mary Thomas and Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Operations was bestowed upon Vikas N.
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD welcomed the gathering and presented a glimpse of significant achievements & activities of 2014-15. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director, SDMIMD, proposed the vote of thanks. 
Chairman Address | Director's Report Photo Gallery
News Clips : Indian ExpressDeccan Herald | Times of India | Andolana | Vijaya Karnataka | Mysooru Mithra | Prajavani | Udayavaani | Vijayavaani | Prajanudi

Convocation 2014

Convocation Speeches

Prof. S. Prabhakar
Honorable Secretary
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Trust, Ujire

Mr. Subroto Bagachi
Chairman, Mindtree

Director's Report
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
Director, SDMIMD, Mysore

Excellence Awards for Students in convocation 2014

Mr. Varun Kumar  (PGDM No. 12175)
Chairman’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Student
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Marketing
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Operations

Mr. Deepak Nesarikar (PGDM No. 12135)
Ankur Gupta Memorial Gold Medal For Best Overall Performance

Mr. Vasudeva Nayak T (PGDM No. 12055)
Ankur Gupta Memorial Alumni Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Finance

Ms. Spoorthi S. Gowda (PGDM No. 12049)
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Systems

Ms. Juthika Kamdar (PGDM No. 12142)
Gold Medal For Excellent Performance in Human Resources Management