Campus News

Talk by Dr. K.R.S Murthy on 16 July 2013

Dr. K.R.S Murthy gave his insight on the changing paradigm of management education to the faculty community during the special session held on July 16, 2013. Dr. Murthy talked on theories & practices from various disciplines, which has fussioned towards the contribution of management education. He stressed on combining the practice and analytical skill to uphold the uniqueness of management education. He opined that importing western B-School curricula and adapting to largely agrarian Indian economy may not yield results as desired.

Workshop on "Statistical Analysis of Research Data using MS-Excel"

The Hands-on Workshop on Statistical Analysis of Research Data using MS-Excel was held during July 13, 2013 at SDMIMD Mysore. Dr. Laxminarayana, Assistant Profressor – Quantitative Methods, of SDMIMD, Mysore called on participants to give adequate importance to statistical data analysis and the assumptions required to conduct statistical tests. The workshop was aimed with an objective of effectively using MS-Excel to do statistical data analysis. Prof. J. Balaji, Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods, of SDMIMD, Mysore was the resource person.

Interaction with Mr. Sandeep Pai

It was a great opportunity for the students of Business Marketing course to interact with their Alumnus Mr. Sandeep Pai from Volvo on July 13, 2013. The session was anchored by Prof. Rangan Mohan to make the students understand the practical aspects of B2B markets while linking it to the theoretical learning of the class. The session mainly covered discussion and inputs on career opportunities in Sales and Marketing.

Guest Lecture by Mr. Tom Delbrook

Mr. Tom Delbrook, Global Chief Financial Officer and Head of Legal Services, Software Paradigm International (SPI), Mysore, delivered a talk on "Private equity investment"   on July 11, 2013 at the SDMIMD.

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Khoj 2013 - The Annual talent search

Khoj is an intra collage festival which is organized every year after the new PGDM batch arrives at SDMIMD. The purpose of the festival is to identify talent among the fresher’s through various competition and to formally welcome them to the PGDM Program. Khoj 2013 was held on June 23, 2013. It greatly helped the seniors to identify the talent among juniors. The new PGDM batch 2013-15 gave a fantastic show with impromptu speeches, colourful dances, skits and fancy dress shows.

Talk on Strategic Planning and Execution – Ring side view from the industry

Mr. Ashraf Peeran, VP, Xerox Corp (USA), was invited to address students of second year on June 18, 2013. Mr Ashraf Peeran spoke on the topic “Strategic Planning and Execution – Ring side view from the industry” at the Institute auditorium.

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Guest Lecture by Mr. Ram Mohan C

Young leaders should possess traits of camaraderie so that they can build better teams. Thus spoke Mr. Ram Mohan C, Sr. VP and Head of Infrastructure Management & Tech Support MindTree Consulting, Bangalore, while delivering talk on "Industries expectation from young leaders". The talk was part of the Orientation Program for the PGDM 2013-15 Batch on June 10, 2013 at the Institute's auditorium. Mr Ram Mohan also gave inputs on soft skill development which was well received by students.