Campus News

Organizational Development Program

A day-long Organizational Development Program was organized on Saturday, May 28, 2016 on the theme 'Emotional Intelligence and Negotiation' for the executives of JK Tyre & Industries. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director, coordinated the program and conducted the session on Negotiation Skills. The sessions on Emotional Intelligence were conducted by Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta and Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Professors in HR & OB. 

MDP on Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

The 2-day program on Finance for Non-Finance Professionals was held on May 27 & 28, 2016. The program equipped professionals representing the Non-Finance background, with the essential tools and concepts in Finance. The program was framed with an overall objective of developing awareness of fundamental finance concepts among the participants to aid effective decision making. The program employed an innovative pedagogy comprising of Case studies and Excel demonstrations.

The 2-day program comprised of modules covering Introduction to Financial Reporting, Cost Management for Decision Making, Principles of Corporate Finance, and Introduction to Corporate Valuation. This executive program was offered by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor - Finance and Dr. M. Sriram, Professor - Finance.

MDP on Emotional Intelligence for effective leadership

Aiming to facilitate the executives in the corporate world to appraise and appreciate the issues and concerns a leader encounters in organizational situations, while dealing with people, both individually and in teams, a one-day MDP was conducted at the Institute on 'Emotional Intelligence for effective leadership' on May 27, 2016. The program resource persons for the program were Dr. Mousumi Sengupta and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, They took the participants through a number of practical examples and summarized concepts.

MDP on Creativity and Problem Solving

An MDP on ‘Creativity and Problem Solving’ was conducted for corporate executives of various industries on May 25, 2016. The participants were from middle management level and appreciated the content and delivery of the day long program.
 
The faculty resource person of the program Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean – Academics and Professor – Operations, SDMIMD, conducted the sessions including understanding the terms creativity, problem solving, creative problem solving and their implications for managing change. How creativity and problem solving relate to making change happen and lead to desired results was lucidly demonstrated with exercises and games. Further, assessment of creativity, and barriers to creativity were also discussed. The pedagogy involved classroom lectures, presentations, games, hands on exercises, and case studies. Prof. Malathi Sriram, Coordinator of the program was present.  Dr. Sunil M.V., Librarian, SDMIMD, gave vote of thanks. 

MDP on Teaming for Managerial Success

Management Development Program (MDP) on Teaming for Managerial Success was organized on May 20, 2016. The program aimed at enabling participants to distinguish between groups and teams. The resources persons Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta and Dr. Mousumi Sengupta focused the program activity on the importance of creating high performance teams, effective communication in teams, leadership styles in leading teams, and managing conflict in teams. The program helped the participants in understanding the value of team work through simulation and exercises. 

Tie-up with University of Montevideo, Uruguay

SDMIMD has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Montevideo, Uruguay, establishing tie-up for the student and faculty exchange. The first student exchange is likely to take place in October / November 2016.