2014

Faculty Development Program (FDPs) for SJCE, Mysore

SDMIMD extended academic support to Shri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore in organizing Faculty Development Programs for SJCE Faculty Members under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). Each of the 2 Day programs on – Quality in Research; Innovation in Teaching and Learning; Finance for Non-Finance Professionals – were designed and offered by the faculty members of SDMIMD, during July, 2014. Another program in this series on Human Relations at Work is scheduled for September 5 & 6, 2014.

Guest lecture by Dr. Selvam

Dr. M. Selvam, Professor & Director – Research, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu delivered a talk on “Contemporary issues in management – A specific reference to managerial communication” on July 28, 2014. The talk was enriched with innovative presentation and focused on the need for managerial personnel to make a transition from good to great communication. The program was well received by the audience comprising of management students at SDMIMD Mysore.

Foundation Day Lecture 2014

“Business is not only about focusing on earning profit but also about removing social inequality. It is more important to share with others if you have more than what you can consume” said Mr. Sivakumar, Group-Head, Agri & IT Businesses, ITC Group during the Foundation Day Lecture held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at our the Institute Auditorium.
 

MDP for MyPol Executives

A Management Development Program on Data Analysis and Business Modeling with MS-Excel was recently conducted at Mysore Polymers and Rubber Products Ltd.(MyPol) for its executives by Prof. Mohamed Minhaj. The program provided a comprehensive introduction to MS-Excel and helped the participants understand the effective ways to use Excel for Data Analysis, Modelling, and Decision Making. 

People with Disabilities are the Untapped Labor Force

Prof. Susanne M. Bruyère, ILR School Associate Dean of Outreach, Professor of Disability Studies and Director of Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University, New York, addressed the students and faculty members of SDM Institute for Management Development during a special talk on the topic “Why it is a good business to hire people with disabilities?” on July 22, 2014. This talk was arranged in collaboration with GRAAM.
 
Prof. Suzanne outlined specific issues involved in hiring of people with disability, their training needs and the organizational initiatives needed to make this process successful. She also outlined results from specific research on related topics. The talk was followed by a Question and Answer session on related issued in the Indian environment.