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20th Annual Convocation

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On Friday, March 27, 2015 the Twentieth Annual Convocation for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for batch 2013-15 was held. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala and Chairman of the Institute presided over the convocation and awarded Certificates of Merit to the 2013- 2015 batch students. Shri R.Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Group, India was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address. He conferred the gold medals to the students who exceled in various specializations – Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Operations and Systems. Read More >

Students extended financial support

The students of Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) extended monetary support to Ashakirana Charitable Trust to treat the needy patients, and Sneha Kirana Spastic Society for meeting the needs of learning materials for the special children. The students of SDMIMD as a part of their Socially Relevant Project have identified some of the charitable trusts, organizations and NGO’s to extend support to meet the needs of these organizations.The student coordinator Mr. Tariq Bin Reyaz said ‘we believe it is very important for the students to be involved in the local community and to extend their support to charities and organisations in the region’. Dr. V.H.T. Swamy, Medical Officer, Ashakirana Hospital received the cheque of Rs. 45,000 from the student community and the Director of Sneha Kirana Spastic Society Mr. James received over a cheque of Rs. 44,000. The Deputy Director of SDMIMD Dr. H. Gayathri, faculty member Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharma and the Administrative Officer Shri. C.V. Sridhar joined the student community in this outreach program.

Budget Conclave 2015

The Union Government presented second budget on February 28, 2015. To discuss the implication and impact of this on the Country, a Budget Conclave 2015 was held in collaboration with CII Mysore, on March 4, 2015. The key highlights of Budget Conclave 2015 was the expert analysis of Union Budget 2015 by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the presentation by industry leaders from Mysore region representing diverse sectors offering their perspectives on impact of the Union Budget 2015 and providing sector-specific views.

International Conference at Thailand

The International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (GB15_Thai Conference) organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20 to 22, 2014. Participants from more than 20 countries took part in the deliberations of the conference. The conference was inaugurated on February 21, 2015 by Dr. Alexis Sergio Esposto, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Read More>

International Conference at Thailand

The International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (GB15_Thai Conference) organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20 to 22, 2014. Participants from more than 20 countries took part in the deliberations of the conference. The conference was inaugurated on February 21, 2015 by Dr. Alexis Sergio Esposto, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Dr. Alexis Sergio delivered the keynote address during the inauguration and stressed upon the sustainability aspects of business and environment, and described the challenges facing the world. Dr. June Bernadette D’Souza, Professor, School of Management and Economics, Assumption University of Thailand, Thailand, was the guest of honor, and spoke about the darker issues like child labor, poverty, exploitation of women, pollution, spread of AIDS, and a lack of commitment from the organizations in maintaining the welfare of the people.
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor, Operations Management, SDM IMD, Mysore, attended the conference representing SDMIMD. Dr. R. Jagadeesh delivered an invited lecture on the topic of “Operations strategies for global competitiveness” in which he described the evolution of operations strategies and illustrated how they have undergone changes in view of the changes in business environment.
In one of the technical session Dr. Jagadeesh presented a paper titled “Performance Assessment and Optimization of Global Supply Chains”.

Short Movie on Atrocities of Women by SDMites

Vishnu A.A. and Kushal Swain of PGDM 13-15 batch have made an attempt to speak about the atrocities many women suffer since birth throughout their lifetime, in a musical short movie. The movie addresses the dark clouds that still loom over the Indian society even in this age and time about female foeticide
 
The movie is made open to public in Youtube @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfXUmYwEjjU

Young Minds Debated on ‘Freedom of Speech and Expression’

‘Young minds should be courageous and confident’ was the message given to the debaters by Ms. Chaya Srivatsa, Life Coach at Infosys Mysore during her inaugural address at ‘Y. Bhagavan Memorial Debate Competition’ organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) in association with Rotary Mysore Mid Town. She went down memory lane and recalled incidents from her college days as a student of Shri. Y. Bhagavan at Maharani’s College Mysore. She exhorted the young debaters to be courageous and confident on stage. The Guest of Honor Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharama, Faculty of Business Ethics & Strategy at SDMIMD shared his views on the significance of such events and wished the event success. 
From the past couple of years, this event has become a platform for the best minds from leading educational Institutes actively debate over a contemporary topic. This year 60 participants from leading Engineering, Medical, Management, Law and Undergraduate & Post-graduate colleges across the state debated on topic “Should my ‘Freedom of Speech & Expression’ be absolute?” in the first round. Ms. Anitha Braggs and Ms. Nandini Srinivasan judged the participants and shortlisted Top 11 for the final round. The second round for the Top 11 finalist debated on the topic ‘Industrial and Infrastructure’ development at the cost of ‘Agriculture and Environment’ in India – Yes or No?; which was judged by Prof. B.N. Balajee and Prof. Shekar. 
 
Mr. Venkatram Harish Belvadi from St. Philomena's College, Mysore won the FIRST place; the Christ University, School of Law students Mr. Aditya Y and Mr. Rahul Raman stood second and third respectively.. The Xaviers Institute of Management (XIM) Bangalore students Ms. Charishma Narayan and Ms. Keerthi K.M. won the Consolation Prize for securing fourth and fifth places. 
 
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor – Operations, SDMIM was the Guest of Honor for the valedictory function; Rtn. R. Venkatesh, President, Rotary Mid-town Mysore, RtnMohan, the Y. Bhagavan family members, students from the host institute and rotary members were present.