2017

23rd Annual SDMIMD Convocation

On completion of the two-year learning process, the students of Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) of Batch 2016-18 will receive the degree during the 23rd Annual Convocation. This dream day will be on March 24, 2018. Shri. N.S. Vishwanathan, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, will be the Chief Guest of this academic grandeur and will deliver the Keynote Address. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDMIMD will preside over the function. Eminent personalities from academic and corporate world are invited to join the SDMIMD family in honouring the student in this awarding ceremony.
About the Chief Guest
 
Mr. N. S. Vishwanathan, is serving as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India since July 2016 and as its Executive Director since April 2014. Mr. Vishwanathan served as Principal Chief General Manager in the Department of non-banking supervision at Reserve Bank of India. 
 
As Deputy Governor, Shri Vishwanathan will look after Department of Banking Regulation (DBR), Department of Co-operative Banking Regulation (DCBR), Department of Non-Banking Regulation (DNBR), Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC), Financial Stability Unit (FSU), Inspection Department, Risk Monitoring Department (RMD) and Secretary’s Department.
 
Shri Vishwanathan, a career central banker, joined the Reserve Bank of India in 1981. His areas of expertise include regulation and supervision of banks, non-banking finance companies and cooperative banks, currency management, foreign exchange and human resources management. He had a three-year secondment to the Bank of Mauritius, the central bank of Mauritius, as Director, Supervision. He has also been the head of Chennai Regional office of the Reserve Bank.
 
Shri Vishwanathan was the Reserve Bank nominee on the Board of Directors of three public sector banks at different points in time. He was also the Chief Vigilance Officer and Head of Internal Audit, IFCI. He has been associated with various committees, working groups, and task forces. He represented the Reserve Bank in various international Committees. These are: Member of the Policy Development Group, BIS, Basel, Member of Macro Prudential Policy Group BIS, Basel, and Executive Committee Member of the International Credit Union Regulators Network.

International Conference on Marketing

‘In the midst of ever-changing digital advances ‘marketing’ of product or services has become more complicated and throws up new opportunities and challenges. The shift from traditional to digital marketing has witnessed more gain and insights about the customers and to understand, reach and helped them to connect with them in a more precise manner. The perfect blend of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Digital Marketing can help in managing contacts, leads, opportunities and campaigns’ thus opined B.C. Rao, Managing Director, Kennametal India Ltd, Bangalore, during the keynote delivered at the 2-Day International Marketing Conference organized by SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), on October 26-27, 2017.
 
The two day conference provided platform for the industry experts, marketing practitioners and academia to share their knowledge and experiences of marketing in the digital milieu. 
 
Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, iON, Tata Consultancy Services and Mr. N. Ravi Shankar, CEO, Aim High Consulting; will be delivering invited talks during the conference. Research papers, concept notes and case studies will be presented by the participants from across India, during the technical sessions of the conference.
 
Valedictory chief guest Dr. Bhimaraya Metri, Director, IIM Trichy, stressed on how technology is changing and its impact on businesses. Dr. Metri also provided insights about global restructuring, how nations are reshaping itself due to the changing socio and economic conditions.
 
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the institute; Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director; and Prof. Jayakrishnan, Conference Chair; Dr. R. Sugant, Professor – Marketing and Chairman; and faculty members graced the occasion. 

Invited talk by Mr BC Rao

The 2 day international Conference on Marketing held on 26th and 27th of October with a theme, which focused on the contemporary and emerging trends of marketing in Digital World started off with a key note address by Mr BC Rao, MD of Kennametal India Ltd. Mr BC Rao, in his key note address highlighted about the digital initiatives that his organization has taken and how positive its impact has been. Mr Rao also shared his personal experiences during the course of his lecture. He gave tips to students to survive and succeed in the corporate set up.

Guest talk by Mr. Sukumar Rangachari

Mr Sukumar Rangachari, Managing Director, Ace Components and Electronics Pvt ltd, delivered invited talk organized by the E-Cell Club - Swayam at SDMIMD. During the course of his lecture, Mr Sukumar Rangachari spoke about the importance of entrepreneurship. He questioned the audience “Why they wanted to become entrepreneurs?”, and through the course of his lecture, he tried to give the audience a sense of direction and clarity on how to become an entrepreneur. Mr Sukumar Rangachari also emphasised about the importance of a business plan/Model. This was followed by a Q&A session.

B-School Ranking 2017

9th among ‘Top B-Schools of Super Excellence’ 22nd among Top 100 B-School of ‘Future Orientation’
Competition Success Review (CSR) Magazine has ranked SDMIMD in 9th place among the ‘Top B-School of Super Excellence’ at all India level. The institute has secured 5th Top B-School.
The Business Today B-School Survey 2017 has placed SDMIMD in 22nd Place among the Top 100 Institutes in the country with ‘Future Orientation’. The institute has been listed for Placements and Selection Process among the Top 100 B-Schools in the Country.

SDMIMD listed in India’s Top B-Schools Ranking
SDMIMD has secured its position as one among the Top 50 B-Schools in India. The B-School survey results released recently by key magazines which publishes B-School survey every year - Business Today, Career 360, Competition Success Review (CSR), The Week, Dalal Street Investment Journal (DSIJ), Education World, Higher Education Review, and, Hindu – Business Line & MBA Universe.
 
Business Today has identified SDMIMD among the Top B-School of ‘Future Orientation’; CSR has ranked SDMIMD in 9th in top B-Schools of Super Excellence, while The Week has listed SDMIMD among the top private B-School in South Zone. The performance in academic excellence, placement, faculty strength, international orientation, research and publication and exposure to beyond class room learning has made SDMIMD to secure its position among the Top 50 B-Schools in the country.

One-Day Workshop on Research and Publications

The art of publishing calls for holistic approach to understanding the ‘world of publishing’. It is vital in bringing out the nuances of scholarly journals, for the benefit of academia. The holistic approach systematically address creativity imbibed in publishing activity with sole aim of accelerating in the race. There cannot be more special occasion other than ‘National Library Week’ which falls during November 14 to 20 every year.
 
Keeping this in view Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN) in collaboration with SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) will be organizing one-day workshop on ‘Research and Publication’ on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at MDP Hall, SDMIMD. Mysore.
 
Quick Contact
 
Dr. Sunil M.V
Librarian, SDMIMD, Mysore
Mobile: 9986439832
 

List in Top 50 B-School by Business World

SDMIMD is ranked in 30th Place in Business World B-School Ranking under Top Private Business Schools in India. In overall ranking of India’s B-School SDMIMD is listed among the Top 50 B-Schools in the recently issue. The best performance in leadership, admission process, industry linkage, infrastructure, placement, and ROI to students has made SDMIMD have the 6th Place in the South Indian B-Schools in the overall ranking. 

Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management

SDMIMD is offering ‘Sports Management Program’ in collaboration with the Centre of Sports and Management Studies (CS & MS). The courses offered under this collaboration are aimed at preparing the young graduates and sports enthusiasts for sports management and business environment.
 
International Tennis Player Mr. Somdev Devvarman is the Brand Ambassador for this program.
Course offered:
  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management (PGDSM) – 11 Months Duration
For Admissions please contact:
Email: sportscourse@sdmimd.ac.in
Mobile: 9986439832 | Telephone: 0821-2429 722 / 161
 

Prof. Prasad and Prof. Jayakrishnan at BUiD on Faculty Exchange

As a part of the faculty exchange arrangement that SDMIMD has with the British University in Dubai, two of the faculty from SDMIMD – Prof. S Jayakrishnan and Prof. S N Prasad, held sessions in Dubai.
 
Prof. S. Jayakrishnan, was invited by British University in Dubai (BUiD) to deliver the sessions on Consumer Learning, Persuasion and Marketing strategy, Planning and Business Models to BUiD MBA Students. Prof. Jayakrishnan's visit during October 16-18, 2017, is the part of Student-Faculty exchange program between SDMIMD and BUiD.
 
'India's group behaviour and team working' was the session delivered by Prof. S.N. Prasad, Professor - Strategy and General Management, at British University in Dubai (BUiD) to the MBA students.
 
Both the sessions were highly appreciated.