2023-24

Outbound Training (OBT) for the SDMIMD Faculty Team

SDMIMD Faculty Members have participated in a 2-day exciting, memorable, and adventurous Out-Bound Training program at Lead College of Management, Palakkad, Kerala between November 17th and 18th. Through daring activities such as rappelling, ziplining, and team tasks, faculty participants were able to overcome fears, improve communication, and foster teamwork. Rope exercises, shooting, and claiming a wall all aided in the development of adaptation, decision-making, and calmness under pressure. The program's mix of physical and emotional challenges encouraged personal development, while events like fire walking fostered mental resilience and self-confidence. Participation in strategic activities such as board climbing and simulated electric rings aided in the development of leadership abilities and open communication.  Dr. Thomas, Founder & Director, of LEAD College of Management, Palakkad, and the SDMIMD Director and Faculty team discussed Management Education and future challenges in meeting the demands of students.  Dr. L. Gandhi, Associate Professor of OB&HRM at SDMIMD, coordinated the OBT.

Faculty Exchange Program

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta Professor - OB  HRM, has visited ESC Pau Business School, France, in the month of November 2023. She has taught the course on "Responsible HRM", to the group of students at ESC Pau, as a part of the Faculty Exchange program from SDMIMD. Students from various countries, including US, Germany, Mexico, Spain, South Korea, China, Nigeria, have attended the sessions, conducted by her. The sessions were made highly interactive and activity-based and received high appreciation from the students. 

Workshop on Predictive AI & Analytics

Artificial Intelligence is not a trend of the future; It is already very much deployed in business, commerce, and all walks of human life. With the growing availability of financial and customer data and efficiency in handling them for valuable insights, stock markets, and financial institutions have begun to leverage them wholly to benefit the stakeholders. The ways and means of using data for business insights are referred to as 'analytics. But as stakeholders of the financial system, do we know the big picture of AI, ML, and Analytics in the context of Finance? How is the numeric and textual data in finance used to build an environment that facilitates businesses to get insights, predict, and automate processes? How do these models outperform humans on a massive scale? What are the challenges and cautions of AI applications in Finance? The workshop is designed to address these learnings.

Topics Covered

Artificial Intelligence – Framework, Facets in Finance.
Analytics in Finance – Statistical Methods and Machine Learning Applications
Credit analytics, Algorithm trading: Applications and Demonstrations
Text analytics in Finance – Architectures and applications
Concerns of algorithm-driven predictive automation.

Target Audience

Academicians, Researchers, Working Professionals, and individuals of finance and nonfinance backgrounds, who are interested in understanding the contemporary dynamics of artificial intelligence and its influence.

Resource Person
Dr. K. Riyazahmed is an assistant professor of finance who specializes in studying and teaching financial analytics. He has produced research papers on artificial intelligence (AI) in finance, neural networks in finance, and case studies on algorithmic bias, ML and analytics.

 
Program Fees - Rs. 2000/-
The fee is inclusive of Lunch & Snacks and Certification.
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Payment Procedure
Option I: Online payment: https://www.sdmimd.ac.in/sdmpayment/
 
Option II: Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore using the following account number:
 
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689
 
Option III: Payment may be made in the form of DD drawn in favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore.

Contact
Mr. G. Muddaraj Urs
FDP Coordinator, SDMIMD
Mobile: 9740140485

SDMIMD Students excel in National level management fest at Kerala

The School of Management at De Paul Institute of Science and Technology recently hosted the 10th edition of DAKSH, a prestigious national-level management fest held on November 7-8, 2023. Noteworthy achievements were marked by the outstanding performance of SDMIMD students, securing the overall runner-up position. Particularly impressive was the triumph in the Marketing event by Amith Kumar H L, Ramachandra Hegde, Sumukh Prashanth, and Gautham Menon. Additionally, a significant victory was achieved in the HR event by B.N Chaitanya, Yashwanth, Tushar Nag RN, and Druva N, Bethe Jayaprakash Naidu earned recognition as the runner-up in the Best Manager category, adding another accolade to the institute’s success. Prajwal P and Yashas showcased their expertise in the Business Quiz, reaching the semi-finals and contributing to the overall commendable performance of SDMIMD at DAKSH 2023.

Elevating Knowledge: Unveiling ERP Fundamentals with Sudhir S Mysore

PGDM 2023-25 Batch had the opportunity to get insights on the 'Fundamentals of ERP' during the industry intervention session. The session speaker, Mr. Sudhir S Mysore, a Product Owner of Digital Manufacturing Solutions at SAP Lab, with his journey spanning over 20 years across pre-sales, business development, product development, and project management, added depth to the session. The industry intervention session, a key component of the Understanding Information Systems in Organization (UISO) course, was organised by SDMIMD on November 3 & 4, 2023. The session delved into the core concepts of ERP, unravelling its significance in today's rapidly evolving business landscape, and shared practical insights on process integration, product development, and project management.

Career360 B School survey 2024 Results

In the Career360 B-School Survey 2024, SDMIMD is placed in 27th position among Top Private B-Schools in India and has got AAAA rating in the B Schools of South zone.

Invited talk by Mr. Chinmay Ananda

The Speakers Club of SDMIMD hosted Mr. Chinmay Ananda, a Financial Education expert, Business Storyteller, International Speaker, and Best-Selling Author, on November 4, 2023, focusing on enhancing communication skills. Mr. Ananda emphasized public speaking's importance, offering insights on overcoming stage fright and structuring effective speeches, including the significance of body language. Interactive workshops allowed attendees hands-on experience to build confidence in public speaking, body language, and facial expressions. A Q&A session by Mr. Ananda enriched the learning experience. The event was a resounding success, boosting participants' confidence in communication.

Invited talk by Mr. Srihari Gopinath

The interaction session with Mr. Srihari Gopinath, Senior Director of Marketing at HPE Aruba Networking, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Singapore & a distinguished alumnus, aimed to provide students with insights into future opportunities, artificial intelligence (AI), marketing trends, and his experiences, especially within Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), held on November 3, 2023.

The key discussion points of the talk are as follows
Introduction: Srihari highlighted tech's role in enterprise.
AI Impact: Discussion on AI's influence across industries.
Marketing Trends: Insights into digital marketing strategies.
Experience Share: Practical insights from 24 years in sales.
HPE Strategies: Global strategies and digital marketing.
Student Engagement: Active participation and career queries.

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