2022-23

MDP on Emotional Intelligence for Effective leadership

Emotional intelligence has gained momentum over the years, in managing emotions intelligently and dealing with people’s issues at the workplace. Especially, in the context of leadership effectiveness, this concept has proved to be imperative, in today’s business. Considering the prevailing situation, SDMIMD organized Management Development Program (MDP) on ‘Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership’, on June 27, 2022.
 
The MDP aimed at facilitating the participants to appraise and appreciate issues and concerns a leader encounter in organizational situations while dealing with people, both individually and in teams. Through experiential learning and simulations, the program deliberated the various ways of leading in organizations, with the help of Emotional Intelligence, as an effective tool. Topics, such as leadership styles, leading teams, managing conflict, and emotion management, were discussed.
 
SDMIMD Professors in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources - Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, and Dr. Mousumi Sengupta were the resource persons for the program.

MDP on Predictive Analytics for Decision Making

A two-day online management development program on “Predictive Analytics for Decision Making” was conducted on June 24 & 25, 2022. The coverage included a discussion on the importance of predictive analytics in decision making, an introduction to the predictive models, and the application of predictive models for predicting future events. Predictive models such as Linear regression, Logistic regression, Multinomial Regression, and Tobit regression, were discussed and hands-on experience was provided to the participants. Two important tools, Gretl and JASP, were introduced during the sessions for analyzing the data. Participants were informed on the process of teaching these methods to students, using them in research, and adopting them for consultancy. The MDP ended with questions from the participants.  

MDP on Red Flags in Financials and Financial Analytics

An MDP on 'Red Flags in Finance and Financial Analytics' was organized on June 16, 2022. The faculty resource persons from the SDMIMD Finance area - Dr. M. Sriram, Associate Professor, and Dr. K. Riyazahmed, Assistant Professor, emphasized various approaches that individuals can use in evaluating the financial oddities of a company during the sessions.  The program gave a good overview of the emerging techniques of ascertaining signals from financial statements and related records. The program attracted participants from both corporate and academic institutions. 

The Chronicle - B-School Survey 2022

The Chronicle - All India B-School Survey 2022 has ranked SDMIMD 25th among the Top 50 B Schools (Overall Ranking). SDMIMD bagged the A+ ranking in the Grade-wise Listing; and, 7th among Top B-Schools in the Southern Region.

Webinar on Dynamic Leadership

The 6th Onboarding Virtual Webinar for the PGDM 2022-2024 was organized on June 17, 2022, on Dynamic leadership for Organizational Excellence. The invited speaker of the webinar Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Chairman, AEC, and Professor - OB/HR, SDMIMD, discussed the various leadership types, styles, and leadership effectiveness along with the need for embracing ethical leadership. The webinar witnessed students enthusiastically participating during the session.

Webinar on Marketing and Social Enterprises

A webinar session was conducted on the theme  Marketing and Social Enterprises by Dr M R Suresh for the incoming PGDM students. The session focused on the importance of integrating the Bottom of Pyramid in the market system to make globalisation meaningful. The poor enthusiastically participate in the market as per research studies. In many situations, giving examples, Dr Suresh highlighted that  the Bottom of Pyramid markets became the main business of organisations. A distinction was made between socially responsible businesses and social enterprises. The social enterprise, an emerging form, applies marketing and business principles to achieve social goals. Increasingly sustainability is also getting incorporated in social enterprises. In addition, in the post pandemic era, social and sustainability dimensions are part of brand evaluation by consumers. There are well known brands developed social enterprises in the food and beverage sector. Social  enterprises consciously adopt such practices addressing triple bottomline dimensions. Dr Suresh also indicated opportunities for social enterprises in the startup ecosystem with favourable government policies.

The Education World B-School Ranking 2022

The Education World B-School Ranking 2022 has ranked SDMIMD in 22nd among 64 Top Private B Schools in India; 4th among 13 Private B Schools in Karnataka; and, 7th among 10 Private B Schools in 'Infrastructure' category.

Certificate Expertise award to Dr. Sunil M.V

Dr. Sunil M.V., Head - Academic Administration, SDMIMD, Mysore, has been awarded a 'Certificate of Expertise' in academic libraries by Knimbus - the leading digital library platform. The award is for exemplary achievements and outstanding work in the field of technology adoption in the field of library services. Dr. Akhtar Parvez, Former, Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-I) and HoD, Central Library, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, was the guest of honor.
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