2015

Annual Leadership Talk 2015

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‘India is a hotspot for startups. But one in every two startup shuts down within a year of its inception, because they lack customer perspective’ said Mr. Sid Mookerji, Global CEO and Co- Founder, Software Paradigms International Group LLP (SPI) in the Annual Leadership Talk delivered at the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) on September 10, 2015. Mr. Mookerji listed the keys to be a successful entrepreneur - clearly defined and easily articulated strategy,  a world class team to work with, and high personal qualities in the leader.
Mr. Mookerji briefly outlined the step-by-step way in which he has led SPI into a truly international and professional organization. The individual needs to have an out-of-box thinking that should be conveyed in an effective manner. A sense of ownership towards the mission of the company and being continuous learner with a sense of integrity. The talk was attended by a number of corporate executives and academics in and around Mysore, apart from the students and faculty of SDMIMD.

Rotary Datta Award to Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean (Academics)

On the eve of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan’s birthday being celebrated as Teachers Day on 5th September every year, Rotary Mysore has been honoring eminent teachers with ‘Rotary Datta Award’ from the past 16 years. For the year 2015, Rotary Mysore has presented ‘Rotary Datta Award’ to Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean (Academics) & Professor-Operations Management, SDMIMD, on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in a function held at Rotary Center, Mysuru. The Chief Guest, Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Founder & President, Swamy Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) & Rtn. H.S. Venkatesh, President, Rotary Mysore, along with the donors Rotarian Mr. Dinesh Babu and his family, presented the award, in the presence of office bearers, members of the center, and invitees.

SDMites emerged as Runners-up in SCM Event

Mr. Rohitaksh G.S., Mr. Paras Mainali and Mr. Bhavesh Sobhani, students of PGDM 2014-16 batch have won the runner up prize in the SCM MAESTRO – a national level Supply Chain Management (SCM) event organized by Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune on the theme “Supply chain management and its importance in Make in India initiative”.
The event comprising of 2 rounds was designed to check the practical application of SCM concepts and their relevance in "Make in India" initiative. SDMites beat the teams from well-known colleges in the country like KJ Somaiya, IIM Indore, IIM Ranchi, Welingkar and SIIB

SDMites emerged as Runners-up in Case Study Competition

Mr. Sudhanshu Chauhan and Mr. Shivendra Gupta, students of the PGDM 2014-16 batch have won the Runner-up prize in Caso di Studio, a national level case study competition organized by Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune. They competed with the teams from some of the well-known B-schools in the country like Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A); Indian Institute of Management, Kozikode (IIM-K); Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad; etc.

Visit of ACBSP President

Mr. Jeffrey Alderman, President & CEO, Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) the Global Business Accreditation body, visited SDMIMD for interaction on Friday, August 28, 2015. The interactive session with faculty members & students, followed by the campus tour was part of the packed schedule for Mr. Jeffrey Alderman.  Speaking about ACBSP Mr. Jeffrey pointed out how the accreditation brings quality, equanimity and collaboration among B-Schools.  Further, he shared information about initiatives of accrediting bodies in enhancing the collaborative research. Dr. Rajesh Khajuria, Chairman, GTU's Global MBA Program and Director of SMJV's CKSVIM Business School, Vadodara, India, accompanied Mr. Jeffrey.