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ProQuest Academic Newsletter
September 2016
Guests on Campus
Mr. Bhaskar Kalale
Senior Vice President
India Operations, Theorem Inc

Mr. C. Balagopal
IAS Officer turned Entrepreneur, formerly CEO of Termu Penpol
Prof. Fabrice Galia
Burgundy School of Business, France
Mr. Raj Singh
Alumnus of SDMIMD, and Vice-president
KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Sumanth
Alumnus of SDMIMD
Prof. S.S.S. Kumar
Professor, Finance, Accounting and Control IIM, Kozhikode
Mr. Kalyan Chakravarthy
Alumnus of SDMIMD
70th Independence Day Celebration
SDMIMD celebrated the 70th Independence Day by hoisting the Tricolour on August 15, 2016. The flag was hoisted by Prof. Prasad S.N., Associate Professor - OB/HRM. Honorable Director, Faculty, Staff and Students were present. This was followed by a chorus of the National Anthem and address by Prof. Prasad S.N. The celebration concluded with the distribution of sweets and community breakfast.
Campus News
5th International Finance Conference
‘The increasing penetration level of internet and digital revolution is going to alter the way banking transactions was done from the point of view of customers and banks’ thus opined Ms. Priti Parekh, COO, Clutch Group, Bengaluru, during the keynote address at the inauguration of the two-day International Finance Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Finance, Accounting and Banking’ at SDMIMD Mysuru. Ms. Priti Parekh highlighted on how the growth of intermediaries such as Investment managers, brokers and Advisors has disrupted the role of traditional banking in India, in her address.

The 5th edition of this international conference series witnessed more than 50 paper presentations by delegates from across India and representation from China, Nigeria, UAE and France on the theme of the conference.


Visit by Staff and Students of The British University in Dubai (BUiD)
SDMIMD hosted students from British University in Dubai (BUiD), Dubai, who participated in a week long academic exchange program. They were accompanied by a staff member, Mr. Amer Alaya, Head of Student Administration and Admission, BUiD, Dubai, and enjoyed the ambience and hospitality of SDMIMD in Mysore. The program was inaugurated on 22 August 2016 by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysore, in their campus. The faculty of SDMIMD conducted special sessions to the students of BUiD related to courses like Finance, Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Managerial Communication, and general management. The class sessions were held in the morning every day and in the afternoon, the students were taken on an industry visit. They visited three well established industries namely Vinyas Innovative Technologies, Skanray Technologies, and Software Paradigms India, in Mysore, and had a good exposure to the corporate culture in India, and management practices.
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Pre Conference Workshop on Empirical Research in Finance
Dr. SSS. Kumar (Dean Academics) and Professor-Finance, Accounting and Control, IIM Kozhikode addressed the gathering on ‘Emerging Trends in Finance’. During the inaugural session, Dr.Kumar focussed on ‘Microstructure of Financial Markets’ and how research could be undertaken by the academic fraternity. Dr.M.Sriram, Conference Chair delivered a talk on ‘Time Series Analysis’. The session highlighted on the types of secondary data used in finance research, issues relating to usage of secondary data and tools to resolve them. 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 the panel members addressed various facets of teaching, research and publications in Finance and Accounting. Dr.Amitha Sehgal, visiting faculty, Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai spoke on ‘Research Ideas in Banking’ and suggested few contemporary issues surrounding banking sector. The valedictory session was addressed by Mr.S.S.Bhandare, Advisor, Tata Strategic Management Group, Mumbai, who gave a pep talk on ‘Reflections of Monetary Policy in India’.
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In-House Training Program for Vinyas Innovative Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
SDMIMD over a period of time has conducted a number of corporate training programs for the benefit of industries and the latest offering is a customized management development program offered and conducted for Vinyas Innovative Technologies, Mysore. This program spread over a period of five months beginning from August 2016, involves coverage of all the essential topics under the areas of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations, and negotiations. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Professor of Marketing at SDMIMD is coordinating the whole program and in consultation with the executives from the Vinyas IT has identified the topics. The contents have been carefully designed and developed by the experienced faculty of SDMIMD, to suit the requirements of the company. About 35 participants with various backgrounds and disciplines are attending the sessions being held in the SDMIMD campus.
Faculty Corner
Recent Faculty Publications
Release of New Book by
Dr. N.R.Parasuraman, Director
Cengage has come out with their new edition of CFIN Corporate Finance, which is authored by Eugene Brigham, Besnan, and our Director N R Parasuraman. Read More>

Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor - Operations
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean (Academics) and Professor - Operations, has been inducted in to the Editorial Board of the Scopus indexed Journals - The TQM Journal (ISSN: 1754-2731); and Journal of Management Development (ISSN: 0262-1711); published by Emerald, UK.
Faculty Outreach Activities
Prof. L Gandhi 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.
Upcoming Conferences
Second Annual Conference on
Emerging Trends in Marketing -
October 28, 2016
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2nd International Conference on Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development -
November 18 & 19, 2016
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5th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace - December 9 & 10, 2016
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National Conference on Operations Management, Analytics & Statistical Methods - January 6, 2017
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