Workshop

Pre Conference Workshop On Contemporary Issues in Finance, Accounting and Banking

Mr. S.N. Ananthasubramaniam, Past President, ICSI, New Delhi and Senior Partner in M/S Ananthasubramaniam & Co, inaugurated the One-day Pre-Conference Workshop on Contemporary Issues in Finance, Accounting and Banking on 17th August, 2017. The inaugural session by Mr. Ananthasubramaniam focussed on nuances of Corporate Governance norms and its mechanism in companies listed in stock exchanges. 
 
The workshop sessions by Dr. Krishna Prasanna, Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, introduced research issues in Fixed Income Securities Market; the session by Mr. Rajat Singh, Chief Operating Officer, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, discussed on the opportunities and challenges for Micro-finance Institutions. Further explained how micro-finance has gone through implementing financial inclusion of the Government. 
 
The panel discussion on ‘Empirical Research in Finance- Topics, Analysis and Models’ was spearheaded by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director and Professor-Finance, SDMIMD; and Mr. B. Shivakumar, Chartered Accountant, Dr .Krishna Prasanna, IIT Madras; Dr. Durga Prasad Samantaray, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia; were the members. The panel discussion addressed various facets of teaching, research and publications in Finance. 
 
Earlier, Dr. M. Sriram, Conference Chair, welcomed the gathering and presented the theme of the workshop.
 

Workshop on Effective Business Negotiation

As the business environment is increasingly becoming competitive and complex, it is critical for managers to equip themselves with negotiating skills. With this objective SDMIMD conducted a Workshop on Effective Business Negotiation on July 21, 2017 to the executives of Supreem Pharmaceuticals Mysore Pvt. Ltd., at SDMIMD Campus.  The workshop was designed and offered by Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Professor in Marketing. This 1-day workshop was well received by the corporate world.

Workshop on Leadership

The new mantra at B-schools is ‘Becoming a leader’ and learning about leadership is the in thing in any management institute. This trend has emerged as the objective of prospective young managers in recent times. Along with the key specializations offered, B-School students’ demands learning about leadership to meet the corporate and entrepreneurship need of the day. To meet this need a 3-Day workshop on Leadership was organized during July 12 to 14, 2017 for the PGDM 2016-18 Batch.   Dr. Prakash K. Nair, Independent Consultant and Leadership Trainer, introduced the world of leadership and discussed on the nuances of good leadership during the session. 

Workshop on ‘Power of Self’ to SDMites

John Anster says ‘What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!’ Our future may not be entirely within our control, but most of what we become is within our power to create. To understand this it requires a self-directed learning process, a clear roadmap and guidance on how to increase the effectiveness of change within you.  To introduce the students about the hidden power within them a series of workshop on the theme ‘The Power of Self’ was organized for the batch of PGDM 2016-18 during July 2017 by Dr. H. Gayathri, Dean Academics and Professor – Marketing. 

Counselling Workshop

Management education at SDMIMD ensures that students are up to the challenge of a volatile global market and be creative. Students are pushed to explore new ways of thinking and approaching business problems to bring their best ideas to the surface. To equip to these challenges a series of Counselling Workshop was conducted during June & July 2017 to the new batch (2017-19) of PGDM program. This year, Ms. Ruchika G. Naidu was the Counsellor and Program Designer for the said workshop. 

Pre-Conference Workshop on HRM: The Road Ahead

SDMIMD has organized the 5th International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the workplace” on December 9 & 10, 2016. A pre-conference workshop was held on December 8, 2016, to discuss the latest trends in HRM, such as, HR Scorecard, role of HRM in organizational sustainability, Qualitative Research Methods in HRM, and IT in HRM
 
Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Conference Chair welcomed the participants of the workshop. Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD spoke on the need for HRM in organizations and the road ahead.
 
Dr. Ashly Pinnington Dean-Research from British University in Dubai spoke on the relationship between organizational culture and leadership style in the technical and vocational institutions.  Role of HRM in nurturing organizational sustainability, with an inclusive approach, was discussed by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, with various corporate illustrations. 
 
The other resources persons for the workshop were Professor Md. Minhaj and Prof. S.N Prasad. Dr. Gayathri, Deputy-Director, and other faculty members were present. 40 participants from all over the country attended the workshop. 

Workshop on Services Marketing

A Workshop of Services Marketing was organized on November 25, 2016 for the II year students of SDMIMD. Prof. Kasturi Rangan was the resource person for the workshop. Prof. Kasturi Rangan mainly focused on services in order to make student understand the importance of service design and to guide them how to look into minor details of services while designing on their journey of intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship. 
 
The Customer Benefit Concept (CBC), CUA Model, Internal Marketing Orientation (IMO), Line of Visibility (LOV), Consumer behavior in service setting, Physical and psychological cost of the service, and, Continuum of product attributes, were the topics covered in the workshop. The students had a chance to apply the learning in an assignment on start-up idea in the service industry.