2012

Faculty Development Program 2012

With a view to hone teaching skills and keep pace with changing trends in management education, SDMIMD started off with Faculty Development Program on May 10, 2012. The week long program scheduled from May 10 to 16 2012, attracted Faculty Members from number of Colleges within the State of Karnataka. Dr N.R. Parasuraman Director SDMIMD, while speaking on the occasion of inauguration said – “in order to keep up the learning interests of the students, faculty members need to continuously exercise innovations in teaching and demonstrate contemporary business cases. Students must get acquainted with analyzing techniques”.

SDMites won Overall Championship @ Kurukshetra 2012

kurukshetra SDMites won an OVERALL Championship at Kurukshetra 2012 – the B-School Management Event organized by Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal on February 13 and 14, 2012. The success achieved by PGDM 11-13 Batch in the several events in Kuruskshetra 2012 has contributed to the overall championship for SDMIMD. The events included the Off Rodies won by Elizabeth Betsy Joy;Finance Event by Mayank Jindal & Soumya M V; the runners-up of the HR Event Riteshsingh Rathore & Shashank Pote and IT Event Ashiq Nk & Rahul M K. and also extraordinary efforts of participants Marketing by Binit Kumar Jha, Nirnay Prakhar, Priyanka Prashad & Vijeth Anburmath: Best CEO by Jacob Thomas; B-Plan by Aseem A Kabir, Jayakrishnan Nair, Kaushik S & Vinay Kalal; B-Quiz by Sahil Sinha & Pankaj Naik; HR: Brunda M & Shwetha K B. All these awards culminated into the Overall Championship.

SDMites won Impressa and Dwandwa competition at IFMR, Chennai

ifmr Students from SDMIMD participated in the Debate competition - Dwandwa and B Plan Event - Impressa organized by IFMR, Chennai on 4th Feb 2012. Manu Govind and Nikita Ajwani of PGDM 11-13 won the second place in Dwandwa – which included series of elimination round. Another team from PGDM Batch 10-12 comprising of Vikram Arora and Aroon Sheshadri participated in Dwandwa and Vikram Arora won 'Best Interjector' Award. SDMites also won a consolation prize in the ‘Impressa’ event. The team consisted of - Vinay Bothra, P. N. Rameez, Parth Poddar, Rohit Roy and Siddhi Agrawal of PGDM 11-13.

SDMites won Quark 2012 at BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus

SDMites has won Top 3 Creative Ad in the Quark 2012 - The Marketing, Advertising & Design Competition Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus. The event involved a series of elimination round by the Brand Manage, conducted by BITS rs of Mahindra & Mahindra. ‘Mahindra Rise : Syed - The Newspaper Boy, a marketing campaign created by Mr. Praveen Sharma and Ms. Pooja Mishra of PGDM 2010-12 on Mahindra's latest 'Rise' Campaign.

Workshop on Statistical Analysis of Research Data

The Hands-on Workshop on “Statistical Analysis of Research Data” was held during February 8 & 9, 2012 at SDMIMD Mysore. Dr S Ravi from Department of Statistics, University of Mysore, inaugurated the workshop and delivered the Keynote address on “Significance of Statistics in Social Sciences”. Dr Ravi called on Researchers to give adequate importance while understanding a problem, defining objectives and connect themselves deeply with the dynamics of Society, while collecting the research data. Earlier, Dr N.R. Parasurman, Director of the Institute welcomed the participants. The researchers are expected to be benefited with a wide variety of advanced statistical techniques in Microsoft Excel and to move further by using freeware add-in. Prof. R. Amruthavalli, Faculty, Center for Information Science and Technology (CIST), University of Mysore, Mysore; Dr. J. Balaji, Professor - Quantitative Methods, SDMIMD, Mysore and Dr. Srilakshminarayana, Professor - Statistics, SDMIMD, Mysore were the resource persons. Mr. Sunil M.V., Librarian was the Coordinator.

SDMIMD Wins Overall championship in Amrita school of Business

Students of SDMIMD won the overall championship trophy in Pragati 2012 - A management fest held in Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on 3rd and 4th February. The following is the list of winners of different events.

Systems Event:
Chirag Ghiya & Swosti Panda (1st Prize)

Marketing Event:
Ragunandan V R, Sowmya B & Sanjay S (1st Prize)

HR Event:
Amulya Kulkarni & Seema (1st Prize)

Finance Event:
Rahul Jain, Sunil M & Sanjay S (2nd Prize)

Operation Event:
Vibhu Tyagi, Pooja Saxena & Sagar Bajpai (2nd Prize)

Naissance

SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, in association with Software Paradigms Infotech Pvt Ltd. (SPI) hosted a 3 day National level B-school fest at its premises. The annual fest, 'Naissance 2012' was held from 27th to 29th Jan, 2012. The event was attended by management students and industry leaders. The best of management talent duelled over the 3 day fest for top honors in events like Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, Strategy among others. The team from XIME, Bangalore emerged as the overall champions of the event.