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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). 
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SDMIMD listed in India’s Top B-Schools Ranking

SDMIMD was ranked as one among the Top 50 B-Schools in India. The B-School survey results released recently by key magazines which publish B-School survey every year - Career 360, Competition Success Review (CSR), Outlook and The Week have listed SDMIMD among the Top 50 B-Schools in India again. CSR has ranked SDMIMD in 3rd in top private B-schools in Karnataka, while The Week has listed SDMIMD as 9th among the top private B-Schools in South Zone. Business India has listed SDMIMD under A++ category. The AAA+ ranking for performance in academics and infrastructure by Career 360 has made SDMIMD come to 33rd place among top 100 B-Schools in the country. CSR has ranked SDMIMD 17th under the Top 25 Emerging B-Schools of Super Excellence.

Guest talk by Alumnus

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E Cell Swayam of SDMIMD organized a guest talk with a view to strengthening Business Planning competence in SDMIMD students.  The talk was delivered by its Alumnus Mr. Harinath G on January 9, 2015, the topic was "Different ways of funding start up projects and pro and cons of the same and different debt options available for start-ups along with the expectations of lenders". 
Mr. Harinath G, has vast experience in Finance specializing in Debt Structuring for various Business Needs. He was  associated with Debt Syndication initiatives   of over Rs 250 Crores  and has handled more than 25 assignments across various sectors.

Campus Visit by Chairman

Chairman Visit to Campus
On January 7, 2015 Honorable Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, visited the Institute. During the visit, Dr. Heggade chaired the Governing Council Meeting and visited the various sections of SDMIMD. 

Invited talks on 'Economic Outlook for India'

Prof. Gita Gopinath, Professor in Economics, Harvard University, gave interesting insights into macro-economic aspects and specific growth parameters for the Indian economy in an invited talk organized at Institute Auditorium in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Mysore on December 20, 2014. On this occasion, Mr. Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman & President, Ingersoll Rand India delivered a talk on the topic ‘Building Organizations Fit for the Future’. Among several interesting suggestions for shaping organizations in the days to come, Mr. Venkatesh Valluri urged students to become entrepreneurs and develop a frame of mind which is innovative. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD and Mr. R.C. Jagadesh, CII Chairman Mysore, expressed their brief views on the talks delivered, which was followed by a Question and Answer session.
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International Conference on the theme ‘Reviving Economic Growth’

The 3rd International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences on the theme ‘Reviving Economic Growth!’ was organized at Mumbai during December 19 to 21, 2014 in collaboration with J A Alpha. This conference is part of the ongoing agreement between SDMIMD and J A Alpha as regards holding of conferences in various parts of India and abroad. 
Mr. Prakash Agarwal, Independent Banker, Finance Expert & CEO, Your Virtual CFO, Mumbai inaugurated the conference and delivered the keynote address. Prof. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, offered felicitations and later delivered a talk on ‘Strategic Issues in Leadership'. The key note address was delivered by Vivek Bansal, President & Country Head, Financial Management of Yes Bank, and a special address was delivered by Prakash Agarwal, founder and CEO of Virtual CFO. 
Delegates from countries viz., Jordan, Iran, UAE, Oman, Qatar, U.S, South Africa, New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand and Mauritius presented the papers on the conference theme during the technical sessions. About 45 papers were presented in the Conference.