Campus News

Abhigyaan 2012: The ultimate undergraduate fest

Abhigyaan – Ultimate Undergraduates Fest, the annual management fest for undergraduate students organized by SDMites held on October 1 & 2, 2012. The two-day event gave an opportunity to 500 odd students from Engineering and Degree colleges to experience the management aspects through well-designed management games, paper presentations, testing their entrepreneurial skills, quiz, team-based events, testing their presence of mind, Mad-Ad and Treasure Hunt. Madras Christian College, Chennai, emerged as overall champions. 

Convergence 3i – The Industry Institute Interface

SDMIMD in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) hosted Convergence 3i - the Industry Institute Interaction meet on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at SDMIMD campus. The meet provided platform for interaction between selected industries in Mysore with the students of Engineering & Management Colleges and SDMites. Mr. S.N. Rao, Managing Director, Supreme Pharmaceuticals (Mysore) Pvt. Ltd., inaugurated the meet and stressed on the knowledge about the fundamental concepts. Prof. S.N. Prasad, Chairman - Admissions, SDMIMD opined that Convergence 3i is a forum for active discussions between the student community and the industry executives. The students had a chance to have glimpse of the Products and Services of the participating companies - Infosys, Automotive Axles Ltd., Software Paradigms (India) Ltd., Jubilant Sciences Ltd., Rane (Madras) Ltd. and others. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering and Mr. K.S. Sundar, CII Executive Officer presented the vote of thanks.

SDMites at Texas A&M and Shanghai University

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As in the previous years, selected students from the second year PGDM are permitted to undergo a full term in a foreign university, as a part of the student exchange arrangement that our Institute has with them. Accordingly, Mr. Karan Prakash Dave, Mr. Rahul M K, Ms. Rakhi Laddar and Ms. Vismaya Mysore Naganna have gone over to Mays Business School, Texas A & M University, and Mr. Nijo John, Mr. Jacob Thomas and Mr. Ashiq N K will be spending a term in Shanghai University, China

Harvard Corner @ SDMIMD Library

SDMIMD library is supporting, stimulating and serving the academic and research activities among SDMites. In this effort and having understood that books are the original sources of inspiring creativity and innovation in the world, SDMIMD library has set-up a Harvard Corner comprising popular and influential business titles published by the Harvard Business School. The collection also comprises of resources, case studies and videos. The collection is equipped with 973 titles and 996 volumes that will continue to grow in the future.

Doctoral Research Program at SDMIMD

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Center for Management Studies (SDM RCMS), the research unit of SDMIMD has been recognized as Doctoral Research Center by the Tumkur University, Karnataka. The center extends professional guidance and assistance to the research aspirants in the area of Management Studies and the successful research works will be awarded the doctoral degree by the Tumkur University. Detailed rules for the purpose are under formulation.

International conference on “Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting”

It was as though SDMIMD campus had turned into a virtual "global finance village" on 3rd and 4th of August 2012, with the presence of Academicians, Corporate Executives and Research Students from India and abroad on the occasion of "International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting". Shri Pascal Alan Nazareth Former Ambassador, Govt. of India, delivered key note address. The conference witnessed presentation of 58 research papers in the area of finance and accounting by the participants from India and abroad.

News Clips -

Deccan Herald | The Hindu | Star of Mysore | Times of India

Foundation Day Lecture

Founder and Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya group of hospitals Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty opined that the health sector would drive the world economy in future. Delivering the Foundation Day Lecture at the campus on July 21, 2012, he advised the students to consider the growth factor of any industry before opting for their career. Health sector is one among them with a size of $ 2.5 Trillion, which is second after agro industry in India. Earlier Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDM Educational Trust, in his speech extolled Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty for initiating Yashaswini Scheme by which lakhs of farmers from rural region could be able to avail medical care in the State.

Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, welcomed the gathering and shared the journey of SDMIMD from 1993. Dr. H. Gayathri, Dean Administration, introduced Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty to the audience. Prof. M.R. Suresh proposed the vote of thanks. The lecture was followed by the question and answers session which was interactive, informative and illustrative.

News Clips :

Deccan Herald | Indian Express | Star of Mysore | PrajaVani | Vijaya karnataka | Andolana | Kannadaprabha

Seminar on Traditional Health Systems

A seminar on ‘Opportunities and challenges for traditional health systems’ was held at SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) on July 10, 2012.

G.N. Srikantaiah, Director, Department of Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Sidda and Homeopathy (AYUSH), Government of Karnataka, who was the guest of honour, inaugurated the seminar.

SDM Institute for Management Development (SDM-IMD), Mysore; the Department of AYUSH, Government of Karnataka; Global Alliance of Traditional Health Systems (GATHS), Mysore; and Mind Body Spirit Society of India (MBSSI), Mysore, had jointly organised the seminar.

CPBM Concludes

CPBM The theoretical sessions of Certificate Program in Business Management, the Executive version of our flagship program Post Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) concluded on May 27, 2012. The Participating Business executives are now on their 10 hours of project assignment. The pedagogy designed for the working executives was interactive and application-oriented to encourage participatory learning. The program was intended to gear participants to face intense competition in the external environment in which they operate.