2013

Talk on "Leadership Challenges of tomorrow"

Mr Matt Barney Vice President & Director Infosys Leadership Institute Mysore was the invited speaker at SDM IMD on 6th March 2013. The talk on "Leadership Challenges of tomorrow" was jointly organized by Greater Mysore Management Association and SDMIMD. Speaking on the topic, Mr Matt said "Tomorrow's Leadership Challenges will involve uncertain Global bottlenecks hurt by organizational parasites. Hence, the need is to protect the business by Instrumental leadership, overcome competitor bottlenecks, parasites in bottlenecks and with innovations that are Rare, Inimitable, non substitutable, and Useful (RINU)". He also stressed upon QCQC concept (Quality, Cost, Quantity and Cycle Time). It was a perfect evening for budding managers as they listened to nuances of leadership from an expert in the field.

Guest Lecture by Mr. Niranjan Vanalli

niranjan Mr. Niranjan Vanalli, Department of Journalism, University of Mysore, delivered a talk on "Ethics in Media" on March 5, 2013 at the SDMIMD Auditorium. The talk was attended by the faculty and student community.

Budget Conclave 2013

The Budget Conclave 2013 witnessed eminent speakers from the academia and industry sharing their reflections on Union Budget 2013-14. Shri S.N. Rao, MD & Chairman of Supreem Pharmaceuticals; Dr. Latha Chakravarthy, Visiting Professor, IIM Bangalore; Prof. S. Vaidyasubramanian, Dean, Sastra University, Tanjore; CA T.V. Subramanian, Chairman, SIRC Mysore Chapter; were the panel members. Dr. Ullas Rao, Asst. Professor – Finance, SDMIMD, moderated the discussion. At the beginning of the conclave, a group of first year students gave presentation on key monetary and fiscal measures enunciated in Union Budget. The conclave had interesting discussion on pros and cons of the Union Budget 2013. This was followed by question & answer session. Students from various B Schools, faculty members and management practitioners participated in the discussion. Earlier DR N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering. 

SDMites stood 2nd in Revelation ‘13

Jay Mr. Jay Zatakia and Mr. Rajanikar Kumar of PGDM 2011-13 Batch, have won 2nd prize in the Operations event of National Level Management Fest Revelation ‘13 organized by Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore on 12-13 January, 2013. They won the prize by beating teams from Christ University, LIBA Chennai, IBS Bangalore, Jain College and several others prominent B-Schools. Rajanikar

DHANAK 2013

A very special evening was in store for the residential students of SDMIMD Mysore on February 8, 2013, as they witnessed ultimate display of kalarippayattu, ancient Indian martial arts. Amazing display of fitness, flexibility, strength and stamina were seen during “Dhanak 2013” organized by Kalanubhav – the cultural committee of SDMitesMaruthi Kalari group from Trivandrum performed Fire Aerobics, during which the Kalari team members played with fire balls and danced to the traditional beat of Kalariwas another treat to the spectators. Earlier the members of Kalanubhav performed Lavani, Carnatic Music, Rabindranath Sangeeth and Kuchipudi.

Naissance 2013 - The Annual Management Fest

The 3-Day Management fest Naissance 2013 with the theme “Built to Last” took off on 31.01.2013 with inauguration by Mr. Arun Nayar, Vice-President and Global Head HR, Software Paradigms Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Mysore.
Naissance, the biggest event on SDMIMD’s calendar is the arena wherein the brightest minds from the best B schools across India battle it out to attain supremacy in intellect and creativity. It provides an ideal platform for the future managers of the country to showcase their managerial skills and prove their competence as it comprises dynamic events from every realm of management. 
Naissance has proven to be a phenomenal success over the years with the active participation of enthusiastic management students and support from the corporate. The annual fest of the Institute becomes a hub for ultimate creativity, innovations and versatility. Gamut of activities took place this year too with students in action in Management games, Cultural show and Fashion show (Navaras).
Curtains came down on 2nd February 2013 after valedictory address by Mr. Girish Karuanakaran VP SPI (India & Nepal). The overall championship trophy was won by Christ University Institute of Management Bangalore.

  1. Best Manager - Winner- Christ University Institute of Management, Kengeri
  2. Susops (Operations) - Winners- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies(SIMS), Pune Runner Up- Christ University Institute of Management, Bangalore
  3. Cibola (Marketing)  - Winner- Christ University Institute of Management, Bangalore Runner Up- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune
  4. Eternal Paladins (Human Resources) - Winners- Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai Runner Up- Christ University Institute of Management, Bangalore
  5. Finex (Finance) - Winner- Christ University Institute of Management, Kengeri Runner Up- Jain College, Bangalore
  6. Mercado Central (Retail) - Winner- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies(SIMS), Pune Runner Up- NIT, Trichy

Cinematics 2013

"Cinematics 2013" as part of the annual mega event "Naissance 2013" was inaugurated on 01.02.2013. Guest Judges Prof Praveen Krupakar, Faculty in Film Studies University of Mysore and Mr. R.J. Avinash, RED FM 93.5  were the invitees. Cinematics, invited Photography and short films and received over 200 entries from all parts of the country. 18 out of 50 short films and 60 out of 193 photographs were short listed and were adjudged. Photographs were based on theme "Nostalgia".
CINEMATICS 2013 Photography Winners: I Prize - Pushpendra Gautam, Delhi II Prize – Shruthi Aradhya, Mysore III prize - Nikhil Kumar, Delhi
CINEMATICS 2013 Shortfilm Winners: I Prize‘Life before birth’ - Subhardeep Saha  II Prize – ‘Marana’ - Moses Arokiam & Manoharana