Campus News

PM Shri. Narendra Modi visits Dharmasthala

Visit of Shri. Narendra Modi, Honorable Prime Minister of India, to Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala the Trust Office of SDMIMD and the meeting with the Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade. 
 
Shri. Modi distributed the 'RuPay' card to the beneficiary of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) the Micro-Finance Project, to begin cashless digital transactions.

International Student Exchange Program 2017

Pursuant to the international exchange agreements with overseas universities, students from PGDM 2017-19 Batch of SDMIMD will be going abroad to spend a term there.
 
  • Mayur G. Raj, Yogitha Bhat, Riju Mittal and Chandana S, will be attending the program at Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University, USA. 
  • Kaveramma K.U., Swathi Prasad, Vivek Aradhya S.U., and Varsha Bheemaiah, are attending University of Bordeaux, France.
  • Anisha Ronita Raj, Navaneeth Ballal N,  Nayantara Dorothy D'Souza  & Nitin E will be attending one-term program at University of Pau, France.
  • Ramkrishna Patil, Samiksha Patel & Monisha K M will be attending the debut exchange program at Heilbronn University, Germany. 

SDMIMD ranked among Top 50 B-Schools by Career 360

SDMIMD has been reaffirmed to the league of the top  Management B-Schools in the country. SDMIMD has been ranked 35 in all India in the Career 360 B-School Survey 2017. Exceptional holistic excellence across all parameters (PAN India) such as quality Faculty; global exposure; teaching pedagogy; course curriculum, industry interface, state-of-the-art infrastructure and campus placements, have made SDMIMD rise in public esteem. 

International HR Conference focus on Macro Talent Management

 
Macro Talent Management (MTM) was among the prominent themes discussed during the 6th International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the workplace” on December 8 & 9, 2017 held at SDMIMD. 
 
Dr Ashly Pinnington Dean-Research British University in Dubai who delivered the  keynote address for the conference said ‘Macro Talent Management (MTM) involves intervention of expertise from Government and HR Professionals from Global arena, with a view to strengthen Talent.  MTM is a paradigm shift from Traditional Talent Management where the latter is restricted to Organizational level only.  MTM, also offers wide opportunities for Research activities.’ 
 
The Conference witnessed high quality deliberations and the several among the 150 odd papers presented covered diverse topics on the practical side of HR.  The papers were from countries, such as Poland, Kuwait, Bahrain, Nigeria, Indonesia, and India.
 
There were two panel discussions on the first day of the conference. Mr. Sandesh Murchy, Sr. HR Business Partner, Oracle India Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru; Mr. Anantha Gowda, GM- HR & Admin., Jubilant Generics Ltd., Mysuru; Cmdr. S. Manjunatha, Head – Technical Training, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mysuru; Mr. B G V Kiran Kumar, Consultant, Confluence Consulting Circle, Mysuru; Mr. Pavan Kumar, Senior HR Business Partner, Wipro Ltd.; Dr. Madhumita Chatterji, Formerly CEO and Board Member of Ants Consulting and Services Bengaluru; Ms. Anitha Aiyappa, HR Head, Theorem India Pvt Ltd, Mysuru; Dr. Teresa Kupczyk, Professor, University of Business in Wroclaw, Poland; Ms. Geetha Parameswaran, Senior HR Business Partner, SAP Labs India, Bengaluru; Ms. Vismaya MN, Senior Digital Planning Manager at Brave New World Communications Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru; Dr. Joanna Kubicka, Professor, University of Business in Wroclaw, Poland, participated in the panels.
 
On the second day, Dr. Guru Prasad, Former VP and Global Head – L &D, TCS BPO, Bengaluru; and, Mr. Praveen Kamath, General Manager & HR Head - Technology Practice Units at Wipro Limited delivered the invited talk. 
 
Mr. Prasad Iyengar, Program Director-Talent Acquisition, Mindtree Ltd., Bengaluru, delivered the valedictory address held on December 9, 2017. 

Pre-Conference HR Workshop

The 6th Edition of International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the workplace” organized Pre-Conference HR Workshop on ‘Managing today’s employees: Issues and concerns’ on December 7, 2017. The workshop focused on  contemporary topics, such as, work-life balance, talent retention, and psychological contract. Dr. Ahsley Pinningon, Dean -Research, BUiD; Mr.  Shama Sundar, CEO & President Paajaka Consultancy Service; Mr. Dwarakanath, Principal Advisor, National Education Foundation (NEF), Washington D.C.; and Mr.  Prem Kamble, Trainer and Management consultant; are the resource persons. More than 40 Research scholars, academicians and HR professionals, participated in the workshop. 

Vittaksh’17 on Economic Reforms

The SDMites Finance Club – Finnacle organized the annual club event Vittaksh on December 4, 2017. This year the event was focused on the theme “Economic Reforms: Snakes or Ladders”. An online quiz conducted on November 24, 2017 shortlisted 12 team out of 107 team participated, for finale held at SDMIMD campus. B-schools like SIBM Bangalore, XIME Bangalore, Christ University, ICFAI Bangalore, NIMMS Bangalore, SIMSREE Mumbai etc., participated in the final round. 
 
Inaugurating the event the Director of SDMIMD Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, shared the latest trends in the field of finance and management and gave insights on what is expected from B-school graduates by the industry. Dr. M. Sriram, Professor - Finance and the mentor of the Finnacle Club, presented the theme of Vittaksh 17 and explained how a healthy competition is assessed. The competition saw in total 3 rounds which included rounds on Derivatives, Economic reforms and Private placements that made the participants to be on their toes to be crowned as the Ultimate Financier. 
 
Team “Mavericks” Comprised of Mr. Zahid M. Jamal and Miss Simranjeet Kaur from SIBM, Bengaluru bagged the first prize with a cash amount of Rs 20,000 and Team “Vanquishers”, comprising Miss, Makshi Misri and Miss Urvashi Jeswani, from (Sir, I will get the information) emerged as the runners-up who claimed a cash prize worth Rs 15,000.

Blood Donation Camp 2017

 
“The opportunity to donate blood is a privilege” thus said Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, inaugurating the Blood Donation Camp 2017 on Monday, December 4, 2017. In his address said, he lauded the efforts of HDFC Bank as well as the students of SDMIMD for this noble initiative. The event was a reinforcement of the principles for which SDMIMD stands and the social responsibility attitude demonstrated by the students.
 
Under an event organized by HDFC Bank, SDMIMD hosted a blood donation camp at the Institute with the medical support from Jeevadhara Blood Bank, A unit of Cauvery Social Services Trust ®, Mysore. A large number of students donated blood on this occasion. 

National Library Week 2017

The LIFE (Library Initiative For Education) team of SDMites joined hands with Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN) in celebrating the National Library Week during November 14-20, 2017. Children Day Celebration at Aadharsha Vidhyalaya, Mysore; Book Talks by Prof. Naganna on his work Bhanga (Kannada translation of Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe) and Ms. Sujata Rajpal on her work ‘Other end of the Corridor’; Tech Talks on Reference Management System by Dr. N.S. Harinarayana and Google Searching by Prof. M. Minhaj; and, Workshop on Research and Publication by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, are the events organized as a part of this week-long celebration.

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SDMIMD renews MoU with NSE Academy Limited to Offer NCCMP Certification Program

SDMIMD has renewed its MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with NSE Academy Limited, Chennai to offer NCCMP (NSE Certified Capital Markets Professional) to the PGDM students. This is a certification programme jointly offered by SDMIMD and NSE Academy Limited, a subsidiary of NSE Limited, Chennai. The certification provides a fillip to the students who are aspiring for a career in Capital Markets. The MoU also provides an opportunity for SDMIMD and NSE Academy Limited to offer training programmes jointly in Capital Markets and allied areas for working professionals and corporate executives. The MoU was signed by Dr.N.R.Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysuru and Mr.Himanshu Srivastava, Deputy Manager, NSE Academy Limited in the presence of Dr.M.Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD.