The first batch of the Doctoral Program [Ph.D.] of SDMIMD, conducted its research unit SDM Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS) has commenced on 3 September 2016. The program is recognized by University of Mysore. SDMIMD is a unique management institution that has pioneered a philosophy of management education, which has been both Indian in ethos, and, global in relevance. Being known for its flagship program – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from past 22 years, has widened the scope by offering Doctoral Research Program in Management Studies.
Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director – SDMIMD addressed the gathering on the occasion. He emphasized on the need for original research in the field of management. He also pointed out that, a research scholar should look at things differently and accept changes in perspectives, while conducting the research work. Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Chairperson - RCMS, welcomed the scholars and emphasized that, a researcher must be self-driven in conducting a meaningful research work. The Ph.D. program seeks to build on the current strengths and activities of the Institute in terms of conferences, publications, research and interaction, with scholars from the world over. Dr. Sunil M.V. coordinated the program. Faculty members and staff of SDMIMD were present on the occasion.