Campus News

SDMIMD students at University of Bordeaux

Mr. Mayuk Dominic Rebello, Mr. Chiranjeevi B & Mr. Griffin Philip Varghese, students from PGDM 2015-17 Batch, have traveled to University of Bordeaux, France, as part of the student exchange program.These students will be studying a full trimester there.
 
SDMIMD has Student Exchange Programs with the Texas A&M University, USA, Global Management Institute of Shanghai University, China, University of Dubai & University of Bordeaux, France. Every year, students can opt to study one term at either of the above Institutes.

CEO’s Meet on ‘Make in India’

SDMIMD the resource partner in the One-day CEOs Meet organized by Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), organized as part of the ‘Make in India’ movement on January 3, 2016. In his address on “Venture capital and its role in the new eco system” Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor – Finance, SDMIMD, Mysuru, emphasised the need to be conscious of basis valuation parameters as well as the possible over-exuberance of start-ups. 
In the invited talk delivered by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean Academics & Professor – Operations Management, SDMIMDMysuru, said that “constraints like, lack of suitable infrastructure, preference to fresh food, high taxation and packaging cost, wastage and damage, inefficient supply chain, and inadequate quality testing facilities can hamper the food industry. Hence it is better to go for international standards, compliance with food safety and hygiene standards, benchmarking with global players, and improving all the peripheral services like transportation, preservation, packaging, and above all minimizing the overall cost of operations”.  
 
Prof. S. N. Prasad, Associate Professor, moderated the deliberations of the meet.  

SDMIMD's PGDM Program Re-Accredited by NBA

SDMIMD is one among the premier B-Schools imparting quality education in Management from past twenty three years. The flagship program - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - is re-accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for a period of two years from 1st July, 2015.

Apart from this, the candidature for the International Accreditation with ACBSP & EFMD; International Student and Faculty Exchange programs with Texas A&M University, Shanghai University, British University in Dubai (BUiD), University of Dubai, London College of Business Sciences and University of Bordeaux; and International Conference at different places in Globe; have made the opearations at SDMIMD truly international.

Kolkata Conference 2015

The 4th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences with the theme “Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!” was organized jointly by SDMIMD as Academic Partner and J.A. Alpha during December 18-20, 2015 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata, India.
 
Dr. Mousumi Sengupta delivered the invited talk during the conference on “HRM & Organizational Sustainability".  Prof. Malathi Sriram, was a Panel member for the discussion on “Ensuring Academic Integrity and Honesty - The Role of an Academician” Dr. Srimantoorao. S. Appadoo, from the University of Manitoba, Canada; Dr. Stephen ARO-GORDON, from Baze University, Nigeria; and Dr. Mohammad Ataur Rahman, from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh; were other panel members. Dr. Elango Rengasamy, from The British University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE, was the Moderator.
 
During the technical sessions Dr. Mousumi Sengupta presented paper on “Green HRM” and Prof. Malathi  Sriram presented research paper on “Comparative Analysis of MOOC platforms”.

International Symposium 2016

 
‘Social Business is not philanthropy or CSR. It is an effort to solve the social problem and making society sustainable. Every social business is entitled to give two returns in Social Business – financial return and social returns’ thus said Paul Thomas, the Founder and Director of ESAF Microfinance and Investments Pvt Ltd (EMFIL), during the keynote address delivered at the ‘International Symposium on Microfinance in India’ organized by SDMIMD in coincides with the visit of International Students from the Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA.

Highlighting the programs of the Micro-credit enterprise development program, Mr. Thomas shared the achievement of the micro finance sector in social, training, women empowerment, counselling and other bunch of other services. 
 
Following the talk by Mr. Paul Thomas a special video talk on 'Intelligence, Ability and Social Responsibility' was delivered by Mr. K. Ramkumar, Executive Director, ICICI Bank, which was very well received by the audience.
 
Earlier, in his welcome address Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of SDMIMD brought out the challenges confronting management students in Finance with fast-changing global volatility like the present Chinese yuan crisis, and the rise of special social schemes like microfinance which seeks to do what conventional banking has been unable to.
 
Dr. Julian Gasper, Director, Center for International Business Studies & Clinical Professor of Finance, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University; students from Texas A&M and SDMIMD, faculty members and invites were present.

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Student Exchange Program with University of Bordeaux

SDMIMD has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Bordeaux, France, for student exchange program.  Pursuant to this 3 students from SDMIMD will be spending a term in Bordeaux during the period January to March, 2016.   Students from Bordeaux are expected to visit SDMIMD for a term from June, 2016.  

CSR Conference 2015

  
A 2-Day Conference on “Corporate Social Responsibility – Approaches and Practices for Inclusive Growth” was organized by SDMIMD during November 5 & 6, 2015. The conference provided a platform for academics, practitioners, researchers and students to deliberate and reflect on issues pertaining to CSR strategies and building socially responsible businesses. 
 
Mr. Muthuraman, Former Vice Chairman, Tata Steel, in his keynote address during the inaugural session of the conference, called for affirmative action by the industry to bridge the gap in the unequal opportunity society.  It is regrettable that the government should mandate CSR spending, he felt. Tracing the history of CSR, Mr. Muthuraman said that the earth is four to five billion years old but the corporate, which is the product of industrial revolution, is about four centuries old and systems are just evolving. But the contribution of corporates to the GDP is exponential.  Even the purpose of business, which was earlier considered as generating profit for the investors, is being challenged. Is the purpose of business mere profit or, improving the quality of life, he asked.. Further, Mr. Muthuraman opined that business is meant for the society and urged the business to choose between profit and human face to doing business.  
 
Eminent personalities who graced the conference as speakers and panellists were: Mr. Robert Grubbier, MD&COO-AT&S; Rd. Stephen Aro-Gordon, Department Chair, Base University, Nigeria; Rd. P. Kamath, Director-SDC Kola; Dr. K. Rajalakshmi, Head, Audiology-AIISH; Dr. Indira Ramarao, former Professor, University of Mysore; Ms. N.R. Indrani, DGM-Powergrid; Mr. T.A. Dayalan; Mr. Ganesh Sharma from Rane Group, Chennai; Ms. Richa Bajpai, Director-NextGen PMS; Mr. Biren Bhuta, Chief-CSS - Tata Steel; Mr. Muralidhar Reddy, VP-Jubilant; and, Ms. Usha Rangarajan, Founder-Unleash. 
 
Dr S Peppin, Dean-Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar, was the Chief-guest for the valedictory session and delivered the invited talk on the conference theme. 
Speakers of CSR Conference 2015
Keynote Speaker - Mr. Muthuraman
Former Vice Chairman, Tata Steel
Mr. Robert Grobbier
MD & COO - AT&S
P. Kamath
Director, SDC Kola
Dr. K. Rajalakshmi
Head, Audiology-AIISH
Dr. Indira Ramarao
Former Professor, University of Mysore, Mysuru
Ms. N.R. Indrani
DGMPowergrid
Mr. Biren Bhuta
Chief - CSS - Tata Steel 
Mr. Muralidhar Reddy
VP-Jubilant
Ms. Usha Rangarajan
Founder-Unleash
   
Valedictory Speaker - Dr. S. Peppin
Dean-Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar