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Naissance 2015

Naissance Inauguration

 

Naissance, the Student managed flagship management fest of SDMIMD was inaugurated by Mr. Girish Karunakaran, Vice President of Eurasia, Software Paradigm International (SPI). The 3-Day event scheduled during January 29 to 31, 2015, is the arena wherein the brightest minds from the best B-Schools across India battle it out to attain supremacy in intellect and creativity. This year the theme ‘Unscramble for Success’ emphasizes the need for synergy and distinctness among managers to enable them, make the right moves at the right time to scale greater pinnacles in this scrambled world.
 
Mr. Girish Karunakaran in his inaugural address to the young minds gathered stressed on the role of youth towards building the nation. Speaking about the entrepreneurial initiatives in the country, which is steadily growing over the past few years, he called upon the young managers to build their career and provide employment to others as well.
 
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD welcomed the gathering and appreciated the effort and managerial acumen of SDMites in making Naissance 2015 possible. 
 
Over 180 students representing B-Schools across India participated in this event.
 

Amazing You… amazed SDMites once again

Amidst all the pressures of academica, students of SDMIMD managed to keep their creative spirits up. The students managed to maintain the legacy of photography project – Amazing you - which was started last year.  On January 30, 2015, SDMIMD witnessed the Amazing you exhibition. More than 350 visitors had visited the exhibition. The visitors were pleasantly surprised on seeing the pictures of students getting clicked with such wonderful concepts. A few notable photographs which grabbed special attention were those of Neha Patil, Ashish Mishra, Sandeep Negi, Aakash Rawat and Titas Debnath
The Amazing You project aims to bring the best out of every student of SDMIMD. “We feel, everyone has something amazing and beautiful in themselves and we thrive to bring out the same through photographs. The project has the same fan following as it had last year.” says Aditya Jiddu the student coordinator of the event. The photographers travelled across Mysore in different times to catch the perfect light for the photograph. The members of the Team Amazing You Phase –II include Aditya Jiddu, Vaibhav Bhandari, Aditya khandelwal, Prateek Jain, Abhijeet Mishra, Shreyas H N and Vishnu A A. The group has students from both first and second years. 

Big Future: the B-Plan Competition 2015

Swayam – the Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of SDMIMD has organized national level B-plan competition – Big Future, in which premier B-schools across India were participated in this event. It was a platform where the budding entrepreneurs got a chance to fulfil their dream plan into real. The competition was organized as a part of Naissance 2015. The event scheduled on January 29 & 30, 2015 were adjudged by the SDMIMD alumni members - Mr. Ravi Shankar, CEO, Aim High Consultancy and  Mr. Murali Mohan, Managing Partner of Gopika Perfumeries. Dr. M. R. Suresh & Prof. Rajendra Todalbagi the faculty members were present.
The B-Plan competition organized by SDMIMD E-Cell – Swayam was very encouraging. The team from Goa Institute of Management - findadspot.com comprising of Mr.Ankur Jhunjhunwala and Mr.Suneet Dashora emerged as winners of this event.

66th Republic Day Celebration

SDMIMD commemorated 66 years of Indian Republic day with the usual enthusiasm and zeal.  Dr.  M.R. Suresh, Professor – Marketing, was the Chief Guest of the function. The function began with the hoisting of the flag by the chief guest followed by the singing of the national anthem.  Prof. M R Suresh and Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharma, Professor – Business Ethics and Strategy spoke on the occasion and gave away the certificates to the winners of various sports events organized recently. Several students shared their thoughts on the country.  This was followed by a community breakfast at the Institute mess.  Many faculty members including the Director were present.

JK Tyre & Industries CMDP Batch III – January 27 to 30, 2015

The III Batch of the JK Tyre & Industries Customized Management Development Program (CMDP) is organized during January 27 to 30, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD Mysore in the presence of Mr. Gowri Prakash, Manager – HR, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore. The program delivered over 4-days witnessed participation from 28 participants representing the Vikrant Tyre Plant (VTP) and Chennai Tyre Plant (CTP). 
This is the third in a series of programs designed for Identified High Performers (IHPs) of the company identified by the management, who are being trained across all the functions of management comprising of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Operations, Strategy, and Information Technology. Mr. Umesh K. Shenoy, Vice President – Works, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore will be the Chief Guest for the valedictory session. This program was coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.

JK Tyre & Industries CMDP Batch II – January 20 to 23, 2015

The II Batch of the JK Tyre & Industries CMDP was organized from January 20 to 23, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysore, in the presence of Mr. Gowri Prakash, Manager – HR, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore. The program delivered over 4-days witnessed participation from 28 participants representing the Vikrant Tyre Plant (VTP) and Chennai Tyre Plant (CTP). 
This is the second in a series of programs designed for Identified High Performers (IHPs) of the company identified by the management, who are being trained across all the functions of management comprising of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Operations, Strategy, and Information Technology. Mr. Umesh K. Shenoy, Vice President – Works, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore was the Chief Guest for the valedictory session. The program was coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.

Ra-Ga Sisters Musical Melody

SDMIMD had organized a Carnatic vocal concert on January 19, 2015 at SDMIMD Auditorium. Ranjani and Gayathri known as Ra-Ga Sisters, kept the audience bound to their music from start to finish. The entire Carnatic musical program was filled with melody and was greatly appreciated by the large audience.The program was held under the aegis of Kalanubhav, a student cultural forum at the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) . Every year this student body conducts an event pertaining to music or arts to sensitize the students on Indian culture.

International Symposium 2015

Students of Texas A&M’s Mays Business School visited SDMIMD on January 12, 2015 as a part of International Student Exchange Program. The visit gave students of the partnering institute a platform to share the cultural insights and technological advances as well as to competing to prove their might. To understand the business scenario in India the student visitors were given a chance for Industry visit to visit Infosys, TVS and other companies in Mysore. 
Coinciding with the visit, the annual International Symposium was organized on Monday, January 12, 2015. The day long program was dotted with events that interspersed learning with fun. Keynote address by Mr. Robert Grobbauer, Vice Chairman AT&S started the day. Dr. Julian Gaspar, Clinical Professor of International Finance at Mays Business School spoke on the occasion. 
The International Symposium began with the welcome address by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD. In his welcome message, Dr. Parasuraman emphasized on how effective it is for the countries across the globe to adapt to practices for globalization and free trade by studying specific aspects of the host countries’ environment.
The inaugural session was followed by the interactive session between students of SDMIMD and Mays Business School, Texas A & M University, USA. Business quiz and the brain teasers were the part of the interactive session. The post event was spent with cultural programs of Indian regional dance, and songs. The whole program was enjoyed and appreciated for the thoughtful way it was put together. 

Release of Dimensions 2014 Issue

Dimensions – the SDMites Online Magazine honoured the winners for the best article, case study and book review of 2014 issue. Mr. Virender Pal Bhasin won the prize for the best article, Mr. Dinesh M.R. was awarded for the best book review and Mr. Chinnappa N.C. won the award for the best case study. The prizes for the winners were handed out by Prof. Malathi Sriram, Chairperson of Academic Programs at SDMIMD
The 2014 issue of Dimensions, the student run online magazine of SDMIMD was released by Mr. Dinesh Pillai, CEO, Mahindra Special Service Group (Mahindra SSG) during the inaugural session of the National Conference on Strategies, innovations and Paradigm shifts in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM 2014) organized by Shri Dharmsthala Manjuntheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). 
 
Please visit http://sdmimd.net/dimensions/ for the released issue.