2015

Students extended financial support

The students of Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) extended monetary support to Ashakirana Charitable Trust to treat the needy patients, and Sneha Kirana Spastic Society for meeting the needs of learning materials for the special children. The students of SDMIMD as a part of their Socially Relevant Project have identified some of the charitable trusts, organizations and NGO’s to extend support to meet the needs of these organizations.The student coordinator Mr. Tariq Bin Reyaz said ‘we believe it is very important for the students to be involved in the local community and to extend their support to charities and organisations in the region’. Dr. V.H.T. Swamy, Medical Officer, Ashakirana Hospital received the cheque of Rs. 45,000 from the student community and the Director of Sneha Kirana Spastic Society Mr. James received over a cheque of Rs. 44,000. The Deputy Director of SDMIMD Dr. H. Gayathri, faculty member Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharma and the Administrative Officer Shri. C.V. Sridhar joined the student community in this outreach program.

Toastmaster Emergence 2015 @ SDMIMD

Emergence 2015, a training program for all Toastmasters (TMs) in Mysore was held at the Institute on March 8, 2015. Emergence is an education program & training platform aimed to help Toastmasters to hone their communication skills and prepare for upcoming contests. The half-day program hosted by SDMIMD Toastmasters Club, was attended by over 30 TMs from InfosysSPI, L&T, MYRA School of Business and Mysore City Toastmasters Club. The program included four sessions which were conducted by distinguished Toastmasters from Mangalore: the Divisional Governor TM Anita Cordeiro, TM Nivedita, TM Divyashree and TM Rajat Shetty
In her session, the Divisional Governor TM Anita Cordeiro, chalked out strategies that can be used for impromptu speaking. TM Niveditha focussed on three aspects of a speech: content, delivery and language. She demonstrated the effective use of drama in a speech to create a lasting impact on the audience. TM Divyashree elaborated on the rules and regulations to be borne in mind while participating in a contest. The last session by TM Rajat Shetty addressed various aspects that can help in effectively delivering a prepared speech. The program culminated with lunch at the SDMIMD Mess.

Budget Conclave 2015

The Union Government presented second budget on February 28, 2015. To discuss the implication and impact of this on the Country, a Budget Conclave 2015 was held in collaboration with CII Mysore, on March 4, 2015. The key highlights of Budget Conclave 2015 was the expert analysis of Union Budget 2015 by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the presentation by industry leaders from Mysore region representing diverse sectors offering their perspectives on impact of the Union Budget 2015 and providing sector-specific views.

International Conference at Thailand

The International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (GB15_Thai Conference) organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20 to 22, 2014. Participants from more than 20 countries took part in the deliberations of the conference. The conference was inaugurated on February 21, 2015 by Dr. Alexis Sergio Esposto, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Read More>

International Conference at Thailand

The International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (GB15_Thai Conference) organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20 to 22, 2014. Participants from more than 20 countries took part in the deliberations of the conference. The conference was inaugurated on February 21, 2015 by Dr. Alexis Sergio Esposto, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Dr. Alexis Sergio delivered the keynote address during the inauguration and stressed upon the sustainability aspects of business and environment, and described the challenges facing the world. Dr. June Bernadette D’Souza, Professor, School of Management and Economics, Assumption University of Thailand, Thailand, was the guest of honor, and spoke about the darker issues like child labor, poverty, exploitation of women, pollution, spread of AIDS, and a lack of commitment from the organizations in maintaining the welfare of the people.
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor, Operations Management, SDM IMD, Mysore, attended the conference representing SDMIMD. Dr. R. Jagadeesh delivered an invited lecture on the topic of “Operations strategies for global competitiveness” in which he described the evolution of operations strategies and illustrated how they have undergone changes in view of the changes in business environment.
In one of the technical session Dr. Jagadeesh presented a paper titled “Performance Assessment and Optimization of Global Supply Chains”.

Short Movie on Atrocities of Women by SDMites

Vishnu A.A. and Kushal Swain of PGDM 13-15 batch have made an attempt to speak about the atrocities many women suffer since birth throughout their lifetime, in a musical short movie. The movie addresses the dark clouds that still loom over the Indian society even in this age and time about female foeticide
 
The movie is made open to public in Youtube @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfXUmYwEjjU