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B-School Partner for NHRD Conclave

The academic events at SDMIMD has always focused on far-reaching impact on management education and business. To continue this in the out-reach activity SDMIMD collaborated with the National Human Resource Development (NHRD) Network as 'B-School Partner' in organizing 19th NHRD Conclave at New Delhi during November 19 & 20, 2015. The event was a platform for interacting with HR professionals. The B-School Partner Stall of SDMIMD at the conclave attracted the participants for information exchange.

SDMites stood 2nd in ‘Effectus’ @ XIMERA 2015

Nabeel Iqbal Mogral and Kidiyoor Nihal Saheb of PGDM 2015-17 bagged second place in the Operations Management event 'Effectus' organized as a part of XIMERA 15 - the National level B-School Management fest. The ‘Effectus’ comprised of seven rounds, SDMites secured second place betting 15 teams from various B-schools cross India. XIMERA 15 was organized by Xavier Institute for Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bengaluru, during November 6 & 7, 2015 at Bengaluru

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. Read More>

National Conference on Consumer Behaviour

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysuru conducted the First National Conference on Consumer behaviour - Contemporary Issues & Emerging Trends on October 30th 2015. The Conference was inaugurated by Mr. Srikanth Srinivasan, Director- HR, Cognizant Technology solutions. While delivering the Key note address Mr. Srikanth Srinivasan focused on various aspects of Consumer behaviour, its multidisciplinary nature and the emerging trends in consumer behaviour across industry sectors like financial services, retail etc. The Conference witnessed participation from academics research scholars and industry analysts from various parts of the country. The one day conference has research papers which are conceptual and empirical focusing on contemporary developments in consumer behaviour. The valedictory special address was delivered by Dr. Stephen Aro-Gordon, Dept. Chair of Financial Mathematics, Baze University, Nigeria.

Dr. N.R Parasuraman, Director SDMIMD, Interview in Higher Education Review

Interview with Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD by The Higher Education Review magazine published in October 2015 issue. Click here to Read more

Dubai Conference 2015

The 3rd Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance & Banking was organized at Dubai, UAE during October 16 to 18, 2015 jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers. The theme of the conference ‘Financial Markets-The Catalysts for Growth!’ attracted academic and corporate nominations across the globe.
 
Mr. Bruce Powers, CMT, President, Wide Vision, Information Technology Solutions, Chief Market Technician, MarketsToday.net, Co-Chair, Market Technicians Association-Dubai Chapter, inaugurated the conference at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel and delivered the keynote address. 
 
Dr. M. R. Suresh, Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD, delivered an invited talk during the technical session on Leadership and Company Growth. During the conference Dr. Suresh presented the paper ‘Strategic responses of successful enterprises: an analysis across ownership forms’ and chaired a session.