Faculty Outreach Activities

Faculty Outreach Activities 2017-18

FOA 2016-17 | FOA 2015-16 | FOA 2014-15
Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Dean - Academics & Professor - Operations
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  1. Acted as member of Assessment Council for the assessment of candidates working in the Technology Development and Transfer Board, CFTRI, Mysore, on 27 April 2017.
  2. Acted as Examiner for the final viva - voce of Ph.D. under VTU by a faculty member of NMAIT, Nitte, DK District, on 21 April 2017. The Ph.D. thesis pertains to research conducted on quality initiatives and quality awards.
  3. Conducted two sessions at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore, on 20 April 2017,  for the MBA students on the topic “MBA and Beyond” and for the faculty members on the topic “Research and Innovation”.
  4. Delivered a guest lecture on “Business plan and project appraisal” to the participants of Entrepreneurship Development Program on Food Processing Industry, organized by CFTRI, Mysore, on 17 April 2017.

 
Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  1. Delivered a guest lecture on 'Foreign Exchange Risk Management and Special Financing Vehicles'' at Department of Commerce, PG Centre, Vidyavardhaka College, Mysuru on 26 April 2017.

Prof. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Conducted a training session for Range Forest Officers on Qualities of effective employees on May 25, 2017 at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore.
  2. Conducted a training session for Range Forest Officers on Motivation on May 29, 2017 at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore.
  3. Conducted team building activities for over 200 police officials including IGP, SPs and Inspectors of Mysuru range on July 5, 2017 at IGP's office, Mysore.

Faculty Outreach Activities 2013-14

Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
LLBFCSFICWADBF, Ph.D.
Director & Professor - Finance
 

Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Professor - Operations
  1. Invited to be on the Editorial Review Board of the journal – Journal of Management Development, published by Emerald Publishing, UK.
  2. Attended the 5th Biennial Conference held at Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, at Songjiang Shanghai, China on October 27, 2013. The conference was host to premier b-schools from BRICS countries. SDMIMD, PSG, XIME, Hindustan were the premier B-schools participated from India.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Benchmarking India’s innovation capabilities using the Global Innovation Index” at the International Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM 2014) held at the American University in the Emirates, Dubai, from 24 to 26 March 2014. 

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Has invited as speakers in the HR Meet 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. As a Key Note Speaker,  Dr. Nilanjan addressed the gathering on the topic “Strategic Dimensions of HRM’. He was also took part in the Panel discussion on ‘Workforce Diversity’ during the event. The Meet was held on 21 March, 2014.

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRM, GradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Has invited as speakers in the HR Meet 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. As a Key Note Speaker, Dr. Mousumi delivered a lecture on ‘Emerging Trends in HRM’. She was also took part in the Panel discussion on ‘Workforce Diversity’ during the event. The Meet was held on 21 March, 2014.

Malathi Sriram
MCA, P.G. Diploma in System Analysis, M.Phil.
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Delivered a guest talk on “Internet & Web” at Zonal Institute for Educational Training, Kendriya Vidyalaya Teacher Training on 20 November 2013.
  2. Presented a Case Study titled “Sakala Implementation in Mysore District – A Case Study” held at the International Centre, Goa, on 24-26 September 2013.
  3. Resource Person for the Moodle Workshop at the JSS Institute on 25 July 2014
  4. Attended the Tenth AIMS International Conference on Management & Presented a paper titled “User Perception in Technology Adoption: A QR Code implementation study in a B-School” held at the IIM-B campus, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, on 7 & 8 January 2013.

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Completed an online course on Leadership titled "Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence” with distinction in January 2014. This course was taught by Dr. Richard Boyatzis from the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and was offered online by  Coursera.org. 
  2. Paper titled "Enterprise Resource Planning System Selection by Small and Medium Enterprises: An Empirical Study" was published in "Managing Services in a Competitive Environment", published by AIMS International in January 2014.
  3. Was awarded a Doctorate in Business Administration by the Kuvempu University in Shivmogga, Karnataka for my thesis titled “ERP Implementation at SMEs: Issues, Challenges and Prospects” at the annual convocation held on March 18, 2013
  4. Attended a workshop on Leadership by Mr. Shiv Khera on February 3, 2013 at Infosys, Mysore
  5. A paper titled ‘Enterprise Resource Planning System Selection by Small and Medium Enterprises: An empirical study’ was presented at an International Doctoral Student Paper Competition, conducted by AIMS International, held from January 6-9, 2013 at IIM, Bangalore. This paper won the third prize.

Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Assistant Professor - Systems
 

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
  1. Attended the four day Workshop on “Lectures in Probability and Stochastic Processes” was organised from 6 December 2013 to 10 December 2013 at Indian statistical Institute, Bangalore. The workshop covered two short courses from two eminent researchers in their respect areas. The first one was Prof. Vivek Borkar, who had delivered a course titled “Ergodicity of diffusions and controlled diffusions”. The Second one was Prof. Parthanil Roy, who had delivered a course titled “Nonsingular Group Actions, Finitely Generated Abelian Groups and Stable Random Fields”. Apart from the above, there were short presentations from scholars from different areas of probability and stochastic process.
  2. Participated the Two day Seminar on Probability and Statistics was organised by University of Mysore, held on 5 & 6 November 2013. The seminar had attracted researchers from different fields of research in statistics and provided a very good platform for the researchers to share their view points.
  3. Participated the Conference on “New Directions in Probability” was organised by Indian statistical Institute Bangalore, from 30 May 2013 to 4 June 2013. Experts from different parts of the globe had presented their work and the conference had given an opportunity for the researchers to know the direction in which the area is expanding.
  4. Attended the Workshop on “Heavy-tailed Distributions and Extreme Value theory” held at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata from 14 January 2013 to 17 January 2013. The workshop was mainly aimed at providing a platform for the researchers in India and abroad to interact and discuss on developments in the area of extreme value theory and heavy tailed distributions. During the lectures, two short courses were handled by two eminent speakers. The first one was Prof. Henrik Hult, who had delivered the course titled “Asymptotics and simulation for heavy-tailed processes”.The second one was Prof. John Segers, who had delivered the course titled “Extremes of stationary sequences: clusters and spectral processes”. Apart from these, other experts from the area had delivered short talks on different aspects related to the theme of the workshop. 

Faculty Outreach Activities 2014-15

Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
LLBFCSFICWADBF, Ph.D.
Director & Professor - Finance
  1. Inaugurated the Two-day National Seminar on “IFRS Convergence in India- Issues and Challenges”, organized by JSS College for Women, Saraswathipuram, Mysuru, India, held on February 2, 2015.
  2. Delivered a talk on ‘Strategic Issues in Leadership' at the Third International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Mumbai during December 19-21, 2014.
  3. Delivered the special felicitation talk at the First Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Dubai during October 10-12, 2014.
  4. The article on ‘Are smaller private sector commercial banks in India a likely target for takeover in India? An Investigation’ by  Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD & Dr. Ullas Rao, has won the “Best Research Paper” at the International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Chennai during July 11-13, 2014.

Dr. H. Gayathri
MBA, Ph.D
Deputy – Director & Professor - Marketing
  1. Delivered a special talk on the topic ‘Business Negotiations in the Global Scenario’ at Asia-Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences which was held from August 1–3, 2014, at Village Hotel Albert Court, Singapore.

Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Dean - Academics & Professor - Operations
  1. Delivered an invited lecture on the topic of “Operations strategies for global competitiveness” at the International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20-22, 2014. In one of the technical session Dr. Jagadeesh presented a paper titled “Performance Assessment and Optimization of Global Supply Chains”.

Dr. M.R. Suresh
PGDRM & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing
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Prasad S.N.
BE, ME, PGDMMDBA
Associate Professor - OB/HRM
 

Malathi Sriram
MCA, P.G. Diploma in System Analysis, M.Phil.
Associate Professor - Systems
 

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Attended a program conducted by Quality Circle Forum of India, Mysore Chapter, on International Women's Day, March 8, 2016 at L & T, Mysore.
  2. Attended a Workshop on Communication organized by Toastmasters International in Mysore in March 2015.
  3. Published a book review of Sameera Kesiraju’s book “Life in a Jiffy”  which appeared in 'Star of Mysore' on January 12, 2015.
  4. Attended the Toastmasters International Conference on Communication and Leadership held on November 22 and 23 at the Radisson Blu in Mysore.
  5. Participated in the area level Toastmasters’ contests held at SPI, Mysore in October
  6. Stood first in the Speech Evaluation contest and stood second in the Humorous Speech Contest  conducted by the Toastmasters’ Club in October
  7. Attended a Judges training program conducted by Toastmasters International at Mysore in September 2014
  8. Worked with Rangsons Electronics, Mysore for a duration of 3 months (from April to June) to capture their ERP journey from 2008 to 2014. This is to be converted into two case studies.

R Sugant
BE, MBA,( Ph.D - pursuing)
Associate Professor - Marketing
  1. Presented a paper on "A Framework for Measuring Service Quality of E-Learning Services", at the Third International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Mumbai during December 19-21, 2014.

Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Assistant Professor - Systems
  1. A Management Development Program on Data Analysis and Business Modeling with MS-Excel was recently conducted at Mysore Polymers and Rubber Products Ltd.(MyPol) for its executives by Prof. Mohamed Minhaj. The program provided a comprehensive introduction to MS-Excel and helped the participants understand the effective ways to use Excel for Data Analysis, Modelling, and Decision Making.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
  1. Delivered guest lectures on Inventory models and queuing theory on 7 April 2014 & 14 April 2014 to the first year M.Sc. Statistics students. The lectures covered two chapters in the syllabus on operations research. He had visited every week to deliver the lectures.
  2. Delivered a guest lecture on Distribution theory to the first year students of M.Sc. Statistics of SDM PG centre, Department of Statistics, Ujre.
  3. The Ninth Lectures in Probability and Stochastic Processes as held at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata from 12.12.2014 to 16.12.2014. Two short courses were delivered during the workshop. The first one to deliver the course titled “Skorohod Problem and Insurance Models”, by Prof. Ramasubramanian and the second who had delivered the course titled “Long Range Dependence” was Prof. Gennady Samorodnitsky. 

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
  1. Attended an Executive Development Program (EDP) on “Mindfulness for Outstanding Performance” organisined by Justice K.S. Hegde Institute for Management, Nitte on 17. 09. 2014.
  2. Delivered an invited speech on the topic “Central Budget 2014-15” on 16.07.2014. The program was organized by the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI), Mysore Chapter.  The presentation reviewed the budget proposals of the Government and its fiscal position. The program was attended by the members of ICAI Mysore Chapter.  

Faculty Outreach Activities 2016-17

FOA 2015-16 | FOA 2014-15 | FOA 2013-14
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
LLB, FCS, FICWA, DBF, Ph.D.
Director & Professor - Finance
  1. Delivered the class for Masters Students in University of Shanghai, China, on May 15, 2016. The session on specific aspects of interest rates, loans and how these could be calculated using MS-Excel.
  2. Delivered an invited talk during the inaugural session at 5th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UAE) and SDMIMD held at Chennai during April 1-2, 2016. He was also a panellist for a panel discussion. 

Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Dean - Academics & Professor - Operations
  1. Review a Paper entitled “Using data envelopment analysis to evaluate the performances of food Production companies based on EFQM's criteria and to present an improvement plan", submitted for the International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX).
  2. Was invited to be the reviewer for "Journal of Management Development" published by Emerald Publishing. 
  3. Was a jury for the annual quality competition organized by M/s Rane Madras, Mysore, to decide the best projects done by (1) Quality Improvement Teams, and (2) Quality Control Circles. Six teams participated in each category and demonstrated quality improvement using 7 Step Quality Improvement Process.
  4. Acted as an examiner to evaluate the Ph.D. thesis related to the work done on quality initiatives and awards, and submitted to Visveswaraya Technological University, (VTU), Karnataka.
  5. Benchmarking is a time tested and well proven methodology for improving the quality of any quality characteristic, as exemplified by many industries worldwide, said Dr. Jagadeesh on 1st July 2016,  while delivering the invited lecture at the One Week Faculty Development Program on Total Quality Management Practices in Power Sector, organized by the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya, Karnataka, under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program. 

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Appointed as the Honorary International Directors into the Board of Scientific Research and Publishing Company (SRPC), Abuja, Nigeria.
  2. Included as a panel member of PhD.D thesis external examiners for VTU , Karnataka for one of the PhD candidate's thesis evaluation.
  3. Invited by International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology( IJSA) to become a reviewer for their journal. IJSA is part of the academic journals group based in Mauritius and Nigeria and publish 111 journals. 

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRM, GradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Delivered a talk on "The Importance of Wellness and Challenges in Corporate Life", in Maharani's Women's Commerce and Management College, Mysore, 21 February 2017.
  2. Participated as the speaker in the seminar 'VUCA TIMES AND CHALLENGES FOR HR', 3 February 2017 at SDMIMD, Mysore. Organized by WE, Mysore - NIPM Mysore Chapter.
  3. Appointed as the Honorary International Directors into the Board of Scientific Research and Publishing Company (SRPC), Abuja, Nigeria.
  4. Participated in ‘Annual Environment & Sustainability Conference on Sustainable Urbanization’ organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Karnataka Chapter on April 19, 2016 at Hotel The Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru.

Dr. M.R. Suresh
PGDRM & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing
  1. Included in the Editorial Advisory Board of IUP Journal of Brand Management published by ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad. IUP Journal of Brand Management is currently in its 13th year of publication. It is included in Cabell's Directory, EBSCO and Proquest Database.
  2. Participated in ‘Annual Environment & Sustainability Conference on Sustainable Urbanization’ organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Karnataka Chapter on April 19, 2016 at Hotel The Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru.
  3. Chief Guest for the inaugural session of the Workshop on ‘Trends in Research and Publication’ organized by BLDEA College of Engineering, Vijayapura (Bijapur) during April 12 & 13, 2016.
  4. Resource Person for the Workshop on ‘Trends in Research and Publication’ organized by BLDEA College of Engineering, Vijayapura (Bijapur) during April 12 & 13, 2016 and delivered the following sessions: a.Report Writing b.Literature Review – an Overview

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Was invited by the Shanghai University in Shanghai, China to teach a course on Cross-Border Managerial Communication between September 3, 2016 and September 11, 2016. The course was part of the curriculum of the Global Local MBA program and was attended by 31 participants from across China and Spain.

Prof. R Sugant
BE, MBA
Associate Professor - Marketing
  1. Member in the Editorial Board of Bi-annual Sahyadri Journal of Management.
  2. Resource Person, 10th National Conference 2017 on  "Global Brand Building" conducted by SDM PG Centre for Management Studies & Research on March 3, 2017
  3. Judge, "Connector" Marketing Event at SAPIENTIA '17, the National Level Commerce and Management Fest conducted by Kautilya First Grade College on February 22, 2017

Rajendra Todalbagi
BE(Mech), EGMP
Associate Professor - Operations
  1. Participated in  IoTNext - 2016, Global IoT  summit on Realities and Road ahead  on 9 and 10 November 2016 at Bangalore organized by IESA and TiE Bangalore.

Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Invited to be a resource person for a Faculty Development Programme was conducted on 10 January 2017. The FDP was organized under "Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching" and sponsored by MHRD. Faculty members from several universities across India attended the FDP. He handled session on Deployment and Administration of Moodle for e-Learning.
  2. Was a delegate in the 4th International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence, organised by IISc, Bangalore in association with IIMB and Analytics Society of India,  scheduled during 19 - 21 December 2016.
  3. Participation in the CII IT Conference held at L&T Mysuru on 28 September 2016.
  4. Participated in a Workshop on "Data Visualization", organised by IMT, Hyderabad   on 8 and 9 July 2016.
  5. Delivered a guest lecture on "Business Analytics" at Vidyavardhaka Engineering College, Mysuru on 9 June 2016.
     

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
  1. Presented a paper on 'Do Flow of FDI and Stock Index Movements Corroborate Long Term Relationship? An Empirical Analysis of India' at the UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development' organised by Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore jointly with 'The Institute of Finance Management,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and  Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  2. Served as a Chairperson for a technical session at the UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development' organised by Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore jointly with 'The Institute of Finance Management,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and  Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  3. Attended a one week Faculty Development Programme on 'Applied Financial Econometrics' at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode between 26-30 September 2016.
  4. Was the external examiner to conduct Ph.D viva voce examination in Management at Christ University on 26 April 2016.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
  1. Was invited as Resource person to deliver the invited talk on Research data analysis on June 7, 2016 at Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development, Mysuru (V-LEAD).

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
  1. Delivered an invited technical talk on the topic "Digital Economy and Fiscal Discipline in India" at Vidyavardhaka Post Graduate College, Mysore on the occasion of  UGC Sponsored National Conference on - Digital Economy in India: The Challenges Ahead on February 18, 2017.
  2. Presented a paper on 'Do Flow of FDI and Stock Index Movements Corroborate Long Term Relationship? An Empirical Analysis of India' at the UGC Sponsored 7th International Conference on 'Leveraging Investment, Infrastructure and Intellectual Capital for Economic Development' organised by Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore jointly with 'The Institute of Finance Management,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and  Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  3. Was invited as Technical Session Speaker and delivered a talk on "Monetary Policy for Stable Economic Growth: Relevance & Emerging Trends" on 11th December, 2016 at the Faculty Development Program (FDP) organised by the Department of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka at St.Joseph's College, Madikeri. The four-day event between December 8 and 11 was attended by more than one hundred Lecturers in Economics from Mangalore and Kodagu districts. 
  4. The paper ‘Impact of central explicit subsidies on fiscal deficit in India: an empirical study’ by Dr. B. Venkatraja, Professor – Economics, SDMIMD, has won the Best Paper Award at 5th International conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences on the them ‘Global Business, Economics & Sustainability’ held during April 1 to 3, 2016 at Chennai. 
  5. Presented paper ‘Impact of central explicit subsidies on fiscal deficit in India: an empirical study’ in 5th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UAE) and SDMIMD held at Chennai during April 1-2, 2016.
  6. Chaired technical session at 5th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UAE) and SDMIMD held at Chennai during April 1-2, 2016.

Prof. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Attended a Case Method Workshop at IIM Calcutta between 2nd and 3rd of March 2017 and the lead resource persons for the workshop are invited from Singapore Management University (SMU).
  2. Invited as a judge to select the Best HR Manager of SAPIENTIA-17, A National level management fest organized by Kautilya First Grade College, Mysore on February 23, 2017.
  3. Invited as a Resource Person & handled a session on Motivation to District Officers & Principals of Morarji Desai Pre-University Colleges, Government of Karnataka at ATI, Mysuru, held on February 16, 2017.
  4. Conducted a session on Motivation and personality determinants to a batch of Horticultural Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on 29 December, 2016.
  5. Conducted sessions on Motivation and personality determinants to 2 batches of Horticultural Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on 1st & 8th of December 2016.
  6. Attended a 3 day FDP on Case Writing, Teaching and Research at XIME Bangalore conducted by Dr. Mathew J Manimala, Ex IIM B Professor and Prof. PD Jose, Professor, IIM B, on November 23 to 25, 2016.
  7. Attended a National case conferene at Christ University, Bengaluru and presented a case on “UK Exit of TATA Steel Port Talbot -a triggering point for increased unemployment and HR Challenges”, held on September 30, 2016.
  8. Invited as a resource person to handle a training session on Motivation to Nodal Officers as a part of Train the Trainers programme at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on August 4, 2016.
  9. Resource person for the session on “Personality” & “Managers in Making” to 1 year MBA & B.Sc (Textiles) students of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management on July 22, 2016. 

Prof. Kannadas S 
MBA, M.Phil, FDP (IIM K), FDP (IISc)
Assistant Professor - Finance
  1. Attended an FDP on “Econometrics for Management Research” held at IIM Kozhikode, Kozhikode on 5-9 December 2016
  2. Attended a Workshop on “Applied Econometrics for Business and Finance” held at XIME, Bangalore on 21-22 October 2016
  3. Presented a paper on “Could Crowdfunding reinstate other conventional sources of financing” organized by Adarsh Group of Institutions, Bangalore, held on 27 September 2016
  4. Participated in a national level Experiential Workshop on “Parametric and Non Parametric Tools for Data Analysis” organized by St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore, held on 26 September 2016
  5. Presented a paper on “Entwine of Gender and Experience on Investment Behavior” International conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance at IIT Madras, Chennai, held on 12-13 August 2016.

Dr. Sunil M.V.
M.L.ISc, Ph.D
Librarian
  1. Delivered a session on Use of Technology and Information resources for topic identification and literature review for PES College for Engineering, Mandya, on October 25, 2016.
  2. Resource Person for the Workshop on Research Methodology for the sessions on ‘Effective Search Strategy’ and 'Reporting Styles and Standards' organized by Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering, Moodabedri and Visveshwariaha Technological University (VTU) on July 21, 2016.
  3. Resource Person for the Online Certificate Course in School Librarianship for the sessions on ‘Library Automation using eGranthalaya’ and 'Developing Digital Library using Greenstone' organized by Regional Institute of Education, NCERT, MHRD, Mysore during July 19 & 20, 2016. 
  4. Member, Committee formed by Directorate of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT), Government of Karnataka. Attended meeting called to design ‘Manual for Teacher-Librarian’ on May 30 & 31, 2016 at Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Mysuru. 
  5. Chaired session on ‘Best practices in school libraries’ at 2-days National Conference on “School Libraries in Digital Age” (COSCOLIDIA), May 12 & 13, 2016. Belagavi: Bharatesh Education Trust’s Global Business school; Jain Heritage School; & Journal of Library Development. Jain Heritage School (JGI).  
  6. Resource Person for the Workshop on Plagiarism organized by National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysuru during April 14 & 15, 2016 and delivered the following sessions: Avoiding Plagiarism, Searching the Authentic Content & Reference Management System.​
  7. Resource Person for the Workshop on ‘Trends in Research and Publication’ organized by BLDEA College of Engineering, Vijayapura (Bijapur) during April 12 & 13, 2016 and delivered the following sessions: Plagiarism in Research and Publication, Plagiarism detection tools: demonstration of Turnitin, Viper and Plagiarism Checker & E-Resources for research in Engineering and Management.
  8. Member of the Doctoral Committee for the candidate Mr. Nagaraja S. (Ref. No. 47403), at Bishop Heber College, Tiruchinappali, the research center recognized by Bharathidasan University.

Faculty Outreach Activities 2015-16

Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
LLB, FCS, FICWA, DBF, Ph.D.
Director & Professor - Finance
  1. Invited as Chief Guest for the inauguration of Mysore Regional Round of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2016 held on March 26, 2016. 
  2. Member of Board of Studies (PG) in Business Administration of B.N. Bahadur Institute of Management Studies (BIMS), University of Mysore, Mysuru.
  3. Member of Board of Studies (Under Graduate and Integrated Programme) of University School of Business (USB), University of Mysore, Mysuru.
  4. Invited as a Chief Guest at the National Conference on ‘A Great Place to Work’, organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Post Graduate Centre for Management Studies & Research (MBA Programme), held on February 19 February 2016.
  5. Invited & delivered the Chief Guest address at the International conference on Crowdfunding, organized by Sri Krishna Arts & Science College, held on January 7 & 8, 2016.
  6. SDMIMD the resource partner in the One-day CEOs Meet organized by Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), organized as part of the ‘Make in India’ movement on January 3, 2016. In his address on “Venture capital and its role in the new eco system” Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor – Finance, SDMIMD, Mysuru, emphasised the need to be conscious of basis valuation parameters as well as the possible over-exuberance of start-ups. 
  7. He has been Invited & awarded at Tedium Troopers authored by Sunny Francis, held on November 27, 2015 at De Paul College Auditorium, Mysuru.
  8. Dr. Ullas Rao presented a paper on "Do firms’ intrinsically determined Enterprise Values corroborate their corresponding Market-determined Values? Empirical evidence based on SENSEX firms in India", jointly written with Dr. N.R Parasuraman at the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Malaysia during August 07-09, 2015. The paper was well received.
  9. Delivered the invited talk on ‘Risk Management – quantitative and qualitative aspects’ at the 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking. The conference with the theme ‘Black swans’ and Strategic Risks - Enhancing Risk Culture in Banking and Financial Institutions! was organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held at Singapore, during July 17-19, 2015. ​
  10. Resource person for Three day training program in Singapore, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held on July 19-21, 2015. He delivered a topic on Strategic Financial Management - A Cost-Benefit Emphasis.
  11. Delivered the invited talk on ‘Financial Analysis and Risk – Quantitative vs. Qualitative analysis’ at the Second European Academic Research Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking. The conference with the theme “The Reshaping of the Global Economic Scenario - Financing for Development!” was organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held at Zurich, Switzerland during July 3-5, 2015.
  12. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman addressed the academic gathering on ‘Real Options – A Great Financial Tool with Strategists!’ at the First European Academic Research Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organized by SDMIMD, Mysuru and J.A. Alpa Business Research & Publishers., during June 30 & July 1-2, 2015 at Milan.
  13. Delivered the Invited Talk during the inaugural session of the International Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Social Science Research”, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., at Chennai during April 3 to 5, 2015. 

Dr. H. Gayathri
MBA, Ph.D
Deputy – Director & Professor - Marketing
  1. Designed and conducted a training program focused on Marketing Strategies, Managing Competition, Sales Management and Profitability, Interpersonal Skill and Marketing Skills, for the sales team of SDM Ayurveda Pharmacy College, Kuthpady, Udupi, during May 13 to 15, 2016 at SDMIMD campus. The training was conducted jointly by Dr. H. Gayathri and Dr. M. R. Suresh.
  2. Conducted ‘3-Day Management Development Program’ for the Inspectors of ‘Department of Posts’ at the Postal Training Centre, Mysore (PTC). The participants were drawn from different states across the country. The sessions were spread across April and May 2015 and covered Making Business Plans, SWOT Analysis, Marketing Strategies, Customer Relationship Management, Market Segmentation and Marketing Research. The program was conducted jointly by Dr. H. Gayathri and Dr. M. R. Suresh.

Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Dean - Academics & Professor - Operations
  1. Invited to participate in the Editorial Roundtable organized by Taylor and Francis, on 8th Mach 2016.
  2. Resource person on "Literature Review" for the program on Research Methodology, organized by JSS CMS Mysore on 26th February 2016.
  3. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Using Blended MOOCS in Management Education” conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on 13 February 2016.
  4. SDMIMD the resource partner in the One-day CEOs Meet organized by Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), organized as part of the ‘Make in India’ movement on January 3, 2016. In the invited talk delivered by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean Academics & Professor – Operations Management, SDMIMD, Mysuru, said that “constraints like, lack of suitable infrastructure, preference to fresh food, high taxation and packaging cost, wastage and damage, inefficient supply chain, and inadequate quality testing facilities can hamper the food industry. Hence it is better to go for international standards, compliance with food safety and hygiene standards, benchmarking with global players, and improving all the peripheral services like transportation, preservation, packaging, and above all minimizing the overall cost of operations”. 
  5. Participated the ‘Manufacturing Conclave’ – Excellence through people, growth and innovation, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on December 17, 2015.
  6. Invited as the Guest of honor at Lions Club, Mysuru, in view of their celebrating the Engineers’ Day on October 9, 2015
  7. On the eve of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan’s birthday being celebrated as Teachers Day on 5th September every year, Rotary Mysore has been honoring eminent teachers with ‘Rotary Datta Award’ from the past 16 years. For the year 2015, Rotary Mysore has presented ‘Rotary Datta Award’ to Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean (Academics) & Professor-Operations Management, SDMIMD, on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in a function held at Rotary Center, Mysuru. The Chief Guest, Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Founder & President, Swamy Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) & Rtn. H.S. Venkatesh, President, Rotary Mysore, along with the donors Rotarian Mr. Dinesh Babu and his family, presented the award, in the presence of office bearers, members of the center, and invitees.
  8. Delivered the Guest lecture in the FDP organized by the PES College of Engineering.
  9. Resource person for "How to publish papers?" as part of research methodology program organized by VTU Regional Center, Mysore, on July 2015.
  10. Participated in the Indian Management Conclave 2015 organized by MBA Universe which was held at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad during July 29-30, 2015.
  11. Conducted Pre-Ph.D. viva for the aspiring candidates of Vishweshwaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum.
  12. Acted as examiner for Ph.D. comprehensive viva voce examination at NIE, Mysore, on 7th April 2015.

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Invited to be the Honorary Member for the Advisory Board of Arcus Academy Private Limited., Mysore. Dr. Nilanjan will be guiding Arcus Academy in their academic collaborations, at national and internaitonal level.
  2. ​Is the External Expert Member in the Doctoral Committee to guide a Ph.D. Scholar in the area of Cross Culture Management at SASTRA University, Thanjavur.

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRM, GradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  1. Selected as an External Examiner for adjudicating  a Ph D thesis, from Christ University.  The thesis is in the area of Management and Governance.
  2. Presented a paper titled “Green HRM”, at the 4th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences. The conference with the theme ‘Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!’ was organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held at Kolkata, during December 18-20, 2015.
  3. Delivered the invited talk on "HRM & Organizational Sustainability" at the 4th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences. The conference with the theme ‘Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!’ was organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held at Kolkata, during December 18-20, 2015.
  4. Delivered the guest lecture at “117 Induction Training Program for State Civil Service Offers” Inducted to IAS, conducted by Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru in association with Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Myssoorie and Department of Personal Training (DoPT), New Delhi, from 17 August to 25 September 2015.
  5. Invited to be a Mentor for the Centre for Human Resource, Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) Business School, Coimbatore, to advise the Center on strategic initiatives to enhance academic research and achievements.
  6. Invited to be the Honorary Member for the Advisory Board of Arcus Academy Private Limited., Mysore. Dr. Mousumi will be guiding Arcus Academy in their academic collaborations, at national and internaitonal level.

Dr. M.R. Suresh
PGDRM & Ph.D
Professor - Marketing
  1. Identified as an External Examiner for Banasthali Vidyapith ( university) in Rajasthan for a Ph.D. thesis on Strategy and IT.
  2. Invited by British University in Dubai (BUiD) for a teaching assignment covering Business and Social Responsibility, Market and non-market factors in Strategy, and Sovereignty and Globalisation, as a part of Faculty Exchange Program. The teaching assignment covered relevance of non-market factors such as leadership, ownership, role of product-market in strategy giving international examples and Indian examples as relevant in a global context. 
  3. Presented a paper on "Strategic  Responses of Successful Enterprises - an Analysis across Ownership Forms", at the Third Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Dubai during October 16-18, 2015. This paper was received well and appreciated by participants. In addition to the above, also chaired a Track of paper presentations as part of the Conference.
  4. Designed and conducted a training program focused on Marketing Strategies, Managing Competition, Sales Management and Profitability, Interpersonal Skill and Marketing Skills, for the sales team of SDM Ayurveda Pharmacy College, Kuthpady, Udupi, during May 13 to 15, 2016 at SDMIMD campus. The training was conducted jointly by Dr. H. Gayathri and Dr. M. R. Suresh.
  5. Conducted ‘3-Day Management Development Program’ for the Inspectors of ‘Department of Posts’ at the Postal Training Centre, Mysore (PTC). The participants were drawn from different states across the country. The sessions were spread across April and May 2015 and covered Making Business Plans, SWOT Analysis, Marketing Strategies, Customer Relationship Management, Market Segmentation and Marketing Research. The program was conducted jointly by Dr. H. Gayathri and Dr. M. R. Suresh.
  6. Invited as External Examiner for Christ University Bangalore for a Ph D thesis on Strategy and Corporate Governance.

N.R. Govinda Sharma
M.Tech., MBA, FIE, FACCE, MICI
Professor - Strategy & Business Ethics
  1. Delivered Key Note Address on 24 February 2016 at the National Conference on "Ideation - Evolving Trends in Commerce, Management, Arts and Science" at Sri Gokula College of Arts, Science and Management Sciences at Kolar
  2. Delivered a talk on 26 February 2016 on "Ethics in Administration" during the DOPT sponsored training programme, at the Administrative Training Institute, Mysuru.
  3. Invited as a Resource person for Training in “Ethics in Administration” organized by Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru on August 4, 2015.
  4. Delivered the key note lecture in National Conference on Managerial Perspective in Sanskrit Literature, organized on August 23, 2015, by Maharani’s Science College for Women in association with Amrutabharati.
  5. Invited to speak on “Budget 2015” at “Genius Friends Association”, Mysore, on 28 March 2015. He spoke on “Deliverables and Executing the Promise”.  The talk was well received and was followed by a lively discussion.

Prasad S.N.
BE, ME, PGDMMDBA
Associate Professor - OB/HRM
  1. SDMIMD the resource partner in the One-day CEOs Meet organized by Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), organized as part of the ‘Make in India’ movement on January 3, 2016. Prof. S. N. Prasad, Associate Professor, moderated the deliberations of the meet.
  2. Invited as a ‘Resource Person’ at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore to engage two sessions for a group of Principals and Vice-Principals of Govt. Veterinary Colleges of Hassan and Shimoga.

Malathi Sriram
MCA, P.G. Diploma in System Analysis, M.Phil.
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. The article on ‘Medical Libraries & Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Synergy: a new Teaching-Learning Model’ by Prof. Malathi Sriram, Faculty-Systems & Dr. Sunil M.V., Librarian, SDMIMD, Mysuru, with Dr. N.S. Harinarayana, Associate Professor, MyDLIS, University of Mysore, Mysuru, has won the “Best Paper Award” at the National Conference on Management of Modern Libraries (NACML) – 2016 on the theme ‘Role of Information Professional in Digital Age’ organized by SEARCH – the Health Sciences Library & Department of Library and Information Science, Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal University, Manipal, during February 19 & 20, 2016 at Manipal.
  2. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Using Blended MOOCS in Management Education” conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on 13 February 2016.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Comparative Analysis of MOOC platforms”, at the 4th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences. The conference with the theme ‘Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!’ was organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held at Kolkata, during December 18-20, 2015.
  4. Panel member for the discussion on “Ensuring Academic Integrity and Honesty - The Role of an Academician” at the 4th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences. The conference with the theme ‘Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!’ was organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd., held at Kolkata, during December 18-20, 2015.

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  1. Attended a Workshop on Gender Equality and Work Life Balance organized by Quality Circle Forum of India, Mysore chapter on March 8, 2016.
  2. Presented a paper at the International Conference on Business Management and Information Systems held from November 17-20 at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. The paper was titled "Factors that deter SMEs from adopting ERP: an empirical study".
  3. Participated in a Toastmasters’ meeting held by Mysore City Toastmasters in June 2015 and presented a talk on the need for conservation of natural resources 

Dr. Ullas Rao
M.Com, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Finance
  1. Appointed as a Member of the Board of Studies at the Pooja Bhagvat Memorial Mahajana Post-Graduate Center, Metagalli, Mysore. The Post-Graduate programs are affiliated with the University of Mysore.
  2. Invited as a Key Resource Person to deliver a half-day Special Lecture on "Futures and Options: A Managerial Perspective" on March 12 (Saturday), 2016 at the Maharanis Post-Graduate Center, University of Mysore. Students of MBA IV Semester and M.Com II Semester participate in the program. 
  3. Participated in the Hindu Business Line – MBAUniverse.com MBA Careers Conference held in Bangalore, on December 4, 2015 
  4. Presented a paper on "Do firms’ intrinsically determined Enterprise Values corroborate their corresponding Market-determined Values? Empirical evidence based on SENSEX firms in India", at the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Malaysia during August 07-09, 2015.
  5. Invited to speak on “Budget 2015” at “Genius Friends Association”, Mysore on 28 March 2015. He spoke on “Taxation Issues”. The talk was well received and was followed by a lively discussion.

R Sugant
BE, MBA,( Ph.D - pursuing)
Associate Professor - Marketing
  1. Invited to be a Member, Academic Advisory Council at Dr. C V Raman College of Administration & Network Sciences, Davangere.
  2. Participated in a Panel Discussion on ‘Job Creation for Graduates in India – The Challenge’, as part of Convergence – 3i, an Industry-Institute interface activity organised by CII and SDMIMD at Mysore on Feb 23, 2016.
  3. Attended and presented a paper on “Impact of Information Dimension on Service Quality Assessment of Digital Learning Solutions” at SIBR 2015 Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research, Hong Kong organised by Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research, Hong Kong on October 3-4, 2015.
  4. Attended a Conference on “Industry – Academia Partnership: Challenges & Opportunities”, Organized by Bangalore Chamber Industry and Commerce on November 6, 2015.
  5. Participated as the Key Session Chair at “One day workshop - Healthylicious Techniques of Global Ads” conducted by Amrita University, Mysore and delivered a session on “Changing Facets of 21st Century Advertising” on March 31, 2015.

Rajendra Todalbagi
BE(Mech), EGMP
Associate Professor - Operations
  1. Attended " # SMAC Day-All about startups in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud " organized by TiE Bangalore on 5 March 2016.
  2. Participated in an "Awareness program on Green Companies” organized by CII, Mysore on 17 February 2016.
  3. Attended DEFTRONICS 2015 conference on Global Partnership for Make In India at New Delhi on 9 and 10 September 2015.
  4. Attended SCALE 2015 themed on E-commerce as a driver for Innovation in SCM (Supply Chain and Logistics Conference) conducted by Indian Institute of Materials Management, Bangalore on 24 July 2015.
  5. Attended the ‘Workshop on Case Method Teaching’, offered by HBP and the IIMA Case Centre and hosted by Dr. Reddy’s Leadership Academy, Hyderabad on May 29 & 30, 2015. 

Mohamed Minhaj
MCA, M.Phil
Assistant Professor - Systems
  1. Elected as Member, Management Committee, Computer Society of India, Mysore Chapter for 2016-17.
  2. Invited by the ISC Council, New Delhi to be an external observer for the Computer Science Practical Examination conducted at the Jnanasarovara International Residential School, Mysuru on 17 February, 2016.
  3. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Using Blended MOOCS in Management Education” conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on 13 February 2016.
  4. Resource Person for the “Training Programme on E-Learning and E-Content Development for Master Trainers of Southern States through Blended Approach” organised by Regional Institute of Education (National Council of Educational Research and Training), Mysore on 20 January, 2016.
  5. Resource Person for the University Level Workshop on “Electronic Information Resources for Teaching and Research” organised by MMK & SDM Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Mysuru and Mysore Librarians and Information Scientists Association (MyLISA), Mysuru on 19 December, 2015
  6. Participated in the Business Line – MBAUniverse.com MBA Careers Conference held in Bangaluru, on 4 December, 2015
  7. Delivered a talk on “Online searching techniques and strategies (through Google)” at the Workshop on Search and Review of Medical Literature: Issues and Trends for Medical practitioners and students, organized by JSSUniversity, Mysuru, held on 30 September, 2015.
  8. Participated in Golden Jubilee Summit and International Conference on “Information Unbounded-The Past, the present and the future of Information Science” organized by the Department of Studies in Library & Information Science university of Mysore, Mysuru and Mysore Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN), during June 18-20, 2015.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
  1. Appointed as an Examiner to adjudicate Ph.D thesis in Management by Christ University, Bengaluru.
  2. Attended a one day Faculty Development Programme  on 'Teaching Approaches as part of Assurance of Learning at Management Institutions in India' on 21st December,2015 at  Bhavan's Priyamvada Birla Institute of Management,Mysuru.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
  1. Received an invitation as a reviewer from International Journal of Modern Mathematical Sciences on January 1, 2016. The paper sent by the journal will be reviewed as per the understanding.
  2. Attended a Faculty Development program at Bhavan’s Priyamvada Birla Institute of Management, Mysore on December 21, 2015. The title of the FDP was Teaching Approaches as part of Assuracne of Learning at Management Institutions in India.  Under this the faculty learned the fundamentals of constructing rubrics and few aspects related to assurance of learning and pedagogy.
  3. Received an invitation to be as a reviewer from American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics, SciencePG on October, 30, 2015. As part of this, paper sent by the journal have to be reviewed.
  4. Received an invitation from American Mathematical Society to be as a reviewer on August 12, 2015.  As a part of this invitation, it is expected to review the papers sent by the Mathematical reviews. The Mathematical Reviews/MathSciNet Reviewer Number: 114044
  5. Attended a Faculty development program at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode from August 3, 2015 to August 8, 2015. The tile of the FDP was Research Design and Data Analysis for social Sciences. As a part of this development program, various modules on data analysis and social science research have been learnt. 
  6. Attended the Workshop at Indian Institute of Science, organized by Indian institute of science and Indian Statistical Institute. This is tenth in the series. The major objective of the workshop is to bring scholars in the area of probability together and lay a platform for exchange of ideas and thoughts. In the process a scholar either from India or abroad will be called to give a course on contemporary issues related to theory of probability. 
  7. Presented a paper titled "On Importance of Normality Assumption in Using a T-Test: One Sample and Two Sample Cases", at the International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Social Science Research organized jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Chennai during April 3 to 5, 2015. The paper was well received.

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
  1. Economics Association of Dakshina Kannada District organized one day workshop on Economic Theory on 11 September 2015 at S.M.Khushe P.U.College, Mangalore. The workshop was attended by more than 140 Lecturers of Economics of Dakshina Kannada district. Dr.Venkatraja, Assistant Professor, SDMIMD, Mysore was the invited resource person. He oriented the participants with the teaching methodologies of Economic Theory. The workshop focused on how to teach micro and macroeconomics effectively. Dr.Venkatraja’s session emphasized on the teaching practices of cost and market structure.
  2. Presented a paper on "Does Export-led Growth Strategy Sustain?: An Aggregate Demand Dimension: China’s Experience; India’s Lessons", at the International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Social Science Research, jointly organized by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, held at Chennai during April 3 to 5, 2015. The paper was well received.
  3. Attended an Executive Development Program (EDP) on “Mindfulness for Outstanding Performance” organisined by Justice K.S. Hegde Institute for Management, Nitte on 17. 09. 2014.
  4. Delivered an invited speech on the topic “Central Budget 2014-15” on 16.07.2014. The program was organized by the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI), Mysore Chapter.  The presentation reviewed the budget proposals of the Government and its fiscal position. The program was attended by the members of ICAI Mysore Chapter.   

Jayakrishnan S 
Bsc, PGDM, PGCAM & PR, FPM (pursuing)
Assistant Professor - Marketing
  1. Attended the Faculty development program at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode from August 3, 2015 to August 8, 2015. The  FDP was on Research Design and Data Analysis for Social Sciences. The programme primarily focused on research design and data analysis techniques in social sciences. 

Dr. Sunil M.V.
M.L.ISc, Ph.D
Librarian
  1. ​The article ‘Free/Open Source Anti-Plagiarism Software(s): Features and Capabilities’ co-authored with S. Rajashekar, eLib Admin, SDMIMD was presented at National Conference on 'Bridging the Digital Divide: Open Source and Open Access Movement' organized by Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, University of Mysore, Mysuru, during March 11 & 12, 2016. 
  2. Invited to participate in the Editorial Roundtable organized by Taylor and Francis, on 8th Mach 2016.
  3. Invited as a Resource Person for the Workshop on Plagiarism organized by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) held on March 4 & 5, 2016
  4. The article on ‘Medical Libraries & Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Synergy: a new Teaching-Learning Model’ by Prof. Malathi Sriram, Faculty-Systems & Dr. Sunil M.V., Librarian, SDMIMD, Mysuru, with Dr. N.S. Harinarayana, Associate Professor, MyDLIS, University of Mysore, Mysuru, has won the “Best Paper Award” at the National Conference on Management of Modern Libraries (NACML) – 2016 on the theme ‘Role of Information Professional in Digital Age’ organized by SEARCH – the Health Sciences Library & Department of Library and Information Science, Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal University, Manipal, during February 19 & 20, 2016 at Manipal.
  5. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on “Using Blended MOOCS in Management Education” conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on 13 February 2016.
  6. Resource Person for the 3-Day State level Awareness / Training Programme on 'Digital Empowerment for Sustainable Development' organized jointly by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development and St. Agnes College (Autonomous) during February 11 - 13, 2016 at Mangaluru.
  7. Resource Person for the University Level Workshop on “Electronic Information Resources for Teaching and Research” organised by MMK & SDM Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Mysuru and Mysore Librarians and Information Scientists Association (MyLISA), Mysuru on 19 December, 2015
  8. Resource Person for the Workshop on Literature Review for the 3rd Semester MBA Students at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering and Technology (SDM CET), Dharwad on October 1, 2015. Delivered session on Presentation of literature review. The hands-on session on Google Scholar, Zotero and MS Excel was the part of the workshop.
  9. The Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysuru invited Authors / Course Writers for the Online Certificate Course for School Librarians (CCSL) program held during September 28 to 30, 2015. Dr. Sunil M.V. contributed the unit on ‘Automation of School Library using e-Granthalaya’. He has also contributed another unit on ‘Creating Digital Library for a School’.
  10. Participated and presented paper “Unfolding Information about e-Resource Management” at the International Conference on Information Unbounded-The Past, the present and the future of Information Science organized by the Department of Studies in Library & Information Science university of Mysore, Mysuru and Mysore Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN), during June 18-20, 2015.
  11. Elected as Vice President for Mysore Librarians and Information Scientists Associations (MyLISA), Mysore, for the term of 2 years (July 2015 to June 2017).
  12. Elected as Secretary for Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN), Department of Library and Information Science, University of Mysore, Mysuru, for the term of 2 years (July 2015 to June 2017).
  13. Resource Person for the 13-Day Workshop on Research Methodology at Karnataka State Women University (KSWU), Bijapur. Delivered sessions on “Technological tools for reference management” on July 10, 2015 and “Technological tools for Questionnaire Design” on July 11, 2015.
  14. Presented paper “What is ‘Internet of Things’ for Information Services?” at 2nd International Conference on Innovation Driven Librarianship: Creating Future Landscape for New Generation Libraries and LIS Professionals (ICIDL 2015) organized by SRM University, Chennai, during June 11-13, 2015.