‘Study Abroad Immersion Program’ for Maryland University Students

SDMIMD hosted a ‘Study Abroad Immersion Program’ for 4 students from the University of Maryland, USA in January 2016.  The program scheduled between January 16 and 18, 2016 2016, was interspersed with several activities such as industry visit and special sessions by faculty members. 
The industry visit to J.K. Tyres Ltd., Mysuru; included a talk about the plant and the company by the HR-Manager of JK Tyres Ltd. Visit to Infosys Technologies, Mysuru was the part of the schedule. 
The special sessions from the faculty members were handled by Dr. N.R Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, on ‘financial markets’. He talked as to how and why the volatility of the stock markets affect the economy of various countries. This was followed by Round-table discussion by a team of 4 students lead by Prof. Sugant R from the area of Marketing. A presentation-cum-round table discussion regarding the current start-ups scenario in India, focused on the pros and cons of start-ups ensued. 
The visiting team of students was lead by Dr. Srikantaiah 'Kanti' Tavarakere, Professor at the University.