Toastmasters Club

Session by Toastmasters International

On Saturday July 2, 2016, the first year students attended a program on Toastmasters International. The session was meant to create awareness for Toastmasters International and explain how it can help to improve their communication  and leadership skills.
 
Toastmaster Rohit Koka, President of Mysore City Toastmasters addressed the students and told them how effective communication can provide a competitive edge in their career. Toastmaster Yashaswi from L & T Mysore, the Area Director, explained about the functioning of a Toastmasters club and its many benefits.
 
Toastmaster Arjun P. S., the President of the SDMIMD Toastmasters club informed the students about the club and its activities and provided information on  to become a Toastmaster. Toastmaster Poovendhiran, the past Area Director from SPI was present. The program was compered by Toastmaster Abhijith of the SDMIMD Toastmasters club.​

Talk by Toastmaster Mr. Arjun Urs

Mr. Arjun Urs, a Leadership Coach from Bangalore and a Distinguished Toastmaster, addressed the students of the I year on the topic '​Importance of Communication and Leadership Skills​' on June 16, 2015. 
 
Mr. Arjun spoke to the students on the importance of honing their communication skills and having a positive outlook towards life. Toastmasters Rohit Koka, Sagar M and Haris were present and addressed the students on the benefits of becoming a Toastmaster.

Toastmaster Emergence 2015 @ SDMIMD

Emergence 2015, a training program for all Toastmasters (TMs) in Mysore was held at the Institute on March 8, 2015. Emergence is an education program & training platform aimed to help Toastmasters to hone their communication skills and prepare for upcoming contests. The half-day program hosted by SDMIMD Toastmasters Club, was attended by over 30 TMs from InfosysSPI, L&T, MYRA School of Business and Mysore City Toastmasters Club. The program included four sessions which were conducted by distinguished Toastmasters from Mangalore: the Divisional Governor TM Anita Cordeiro, TM Nivedita, TM Divyashree and TM Rajat Shetty
In her session, the Divisional Governor TM Anita Cordeiro, chalked out strategies that can be used for impromptu speaking. TM Niveditha focussed on three aspects of a speech: content, delivery and language. She demonstrated the effective use of drama in a speech to create a lasting impact on the audience. TM Divyashree elaborated on the rules and regulations to be borne in mind while participating in a contest. The last session by TM Rajat Shetty addressed various aspects that can help in effectively delivering a prepared speech. The program culminated with lunch at the SDMIMD Mess.

Installation of the Toastmasters Club

On Saturday August 9, 2014, the SDMIMD Toastmasters club was inaugurated by TM Anitha, the Divisional Governor from Mangalore. Twenty four members of the club were administered the oath by TM Anitha. This was followed by the Office bearers of the new club taking the oath of office. This club has the distinction of being the first club in Mysore to be started by an Educational Institute.
 
This event was attended by the office bearers of the 4 other clubs in Mysore namely the Mysore Toastmasters and the clubs at SPI, Infosys and L & T. The event was graced by the presence of the TM Haris from SPI, TM Sayan Dey from Infosys, TM Karthik Rao from Mysore Toastmasters and several other Toastmasters.