2013

Guest Lecture by Mr. Sakeer Hassan

With the 2013-14 placement season in progress, the students of second year PGDM were provided with an opportunity to know what the interviewers would be looking at and this came straight from the horse’s mouth. Talking on the topic “Preparing to face the Job Interview – What do Interviewers Expect?”,  Mr. Sakeer Hassan, Head – Business Development of SPI, Mysore gave the students the most necessary tips on what to expect in an interview and how to prepare and present their resumes. This also provided the students with an opportunity to interact with Mr. Sakeer who has been in the forefront of recruiting activities of SPI, Mysore.

FDP on Core Electives in Finance

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore conducted FDP on Core Electives in Finance on December 27 & 28, 2013. Faculty participants numbering 24 representing eminent B-Schools from Karnataka, and other parts of India participated enthusiastically in the two-day program. The program equipped the participants with effective and innovative pedagogical approaches across the electives courses in finance comprising of Financial Derivatives, Securities Analysis & Portfolio Management, and International Finance. The program was run using a combination of lectures and hands-on demonstrations. The program was very well appreciated by the participants. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director – SDMIMD and coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Assistant Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.

IFLA Award to Mr. Deepak Nesarikar

Mr. Deepak Nesarikar of PGDM 2012-14 Batch received the IFLA award for securing 4th place among the top 6 papers, selected by KPMG India, the Talent Partner for the International B-School Open Paper Writing Competition organized by ABP Pvt Ltd. The other Top 5 papers were from IIMK, MICA, IIMC, XLRI and KJ Somaiya. Mr. Nesarikar's article "Empowerment & Social Businesses" was published in IFLA 2013 Compendium. The Awards were given by Mr. Ambarish Dasgupta, Partner and Head-Management consulting, KPMG India; Mr. Sunil Kanoria, Vice Chairman, SREI Infrastructure Finance; and, Dr. Amit Mitra, Honourable Minister for finance and Excise, Govt. of West Bengal. 

Workshop on Literature Review

A systematic and comprehensive Literature Review is the foundation for a good research.  A research will be ‘Good’ only when it advances our collective understanding on the research field. The collective understanding is possible with understanding the literature in the field. With this understanding a 2-Day Hands-on Workshop on Literature Review was held on December 19 & 20, 2013 at the Campus. 65 participants representing from the premier institutions, universities and corporate attended this workshop. The active involvement in the hands-on exercises of the workshop was very interesting. The resource persons provided a perfect blue-print for the literature review process and publication to the participants.  

Entrepreneurship Event at SDMIMD

SDMIMD has taken several initiatives to inculcate entrepreneurial orientation among its PGDM students.  These include setting up of Entrepreneurship Cell, signing MoU with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). A Business Plan competition was announced and series of workshops for students by eminent entrepreneurs was organised as part of the run-up to the event. Ten teams participated in the event; five teams have been shortlisted for the final presentation and would compete for the top cash prize. The final presentation of the business plans has been scheduled on Dec 18, 2013. The event starts at 9.15 am and would close by 1.30 pm. Mr Sid Mookerji, CMD, SPI, Mysore  and Mr Ravishankar, Founder – CEO, AIM HIGH, Bangalore are part of the esteemed panel of judges. From 2.15 pm to 3.00 pm a panel discussion on Entrepreneurship has been organised with eminent entrepreneurs, who are also SDMIMD alumni , as panelists.