Strategies for Brand building of Cement

Kalgal The talk on “Strategies for Brand building of Cement – The UltraTech Way” by Dr. M. R. Kalgal, Senior Vice President & Head of Technical Services at UltraTech Cement Ltd, on September 1, 2012 at the SDMIMD Auditorium introduced the strategies in action at Ultra Tech toward brand building. The talk was followed by interactive session with the students.

Talk on 'The Role of HR: the Business Partner'

Mr. S.R. Manjunath, Senior Director - HR, NetApp India Pvt Ltd, was invited to address the SDMites on August 31, 2012. Mr. Manjunath addressed the students on the topic “The Role of HR: the Business Partner”. Ms. Amulya Kulkarni, Head of PR, Opptunity, NetApp India Pvt. Ltd and the alumnus of PGDM 2010-12 introduced the profile of NetApp.

Talk on Export-Import Procedure & Documentation

Venkatesh Mr. T.H. Venkatesh, General Manager Exports at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., was the invitee to talk on “Export-Import Procedure & Documentation” on August 27, 2012. He widely brought out data related to the topic and enlightened management students to hone their skills in International Business. The talk also covered Government regulatory bodies in international trade. The talk highlighted the procedure of Bill of Lading especially with reference to India and China.

Leadership Development and Strategies

rajat On August 25, 2012 Mr. Rajat Chaturvedi, Head – HR, Café Coffee Day (Vending Machines), delivered the invited talk on “Leadership Development and Strategies” at SDMIMD Auditorium.

How to Select your Specialization?

Ms. Annapurna A, AGM, Human Resources, Essilor India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, addressed the student community on “How to select your specialization” on Saturday, August 25, 2012.

Doctoral Research Program at SDMIMD

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), the research unit of SDMIMD has been recognized as Doctoral Research Center by the Tumkur University, Karnataka. The center extends professional guidance and assistance to the research aspirants in the area of Management Studies and the successful research works will be awarded the doctoral degree by the Tumkur University. Detailed rules for the purpose are under formulation.

Adopt and Nurture a School Program

Students of SDMIMD are known to make things different. As a part of social responsibility, SDMites donated furniture to Government Senior Higher Primary School, KARP Body Guard Line, Siddarthanagar, Mysore. During the past 4 years SDMIMD is supporting the said school in developing infrastructure facility and contributing towards softskills development of children. Requirements in the area of sports, excursions and extra learning have been also met by SDMIMD student community.

66th Independence Day Celebration

SDMites celebrated 66th Independence Day at their campus with full of pomp and gaiety. Prof. R. Jagadeesh unfurled the National Flag and shared some of his experience at Philadelphia and highlighted the importance of our National Anthem. Dr N.R. Parasuraman Director, gave away the certificates to students who won at various tournament held at the Institute. Ms Shilpa Giri, Ms Mythri HN and Mr Kunal Kumar shared their thoughts on the occasion with the flashback of freedom struggle, Legacies left by the past leaders and India's achievements. Later, after the community breakfast at Institute's Mess, the Sports Committee Members organized "Scholars Sports Carnival" which went on throughout the day and attracted one and all. Sports events Viz. Tug of War, Throw Ball, Volley Ball, Three Legged Race, Aiming the wicket, Bucket the TT Ball, Fast walk with hurdles of eating bananas and blowing the balloon, Sack Race and Basket Ball were organized.