Campus News

Chess Blaster Winners

Mr. Alwyn Miranda of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) won the “Chess Blaster” the corporate chess tournament organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. The annual tournament conducted by the Student Sports Committee of the institute attracted participants from Accenture, ITC, TCS, SPI, JK Tyres, Robert Bosch, IBM, AIG and other companies.This annual event was started a few years ago in memory of late Smt. D. Rathnamma, mother of the Chairman Dr. Veerendra Heggade. Year after year the tournament has gained in stature and quality of participation.Mr. K.V. Shripad and Mr. Y.G. Vijayeendra were the arbiters for the tournament and announced the result. Mr. Alwyn Miranda from TCS won the first place, Mr. B.G. Poobesh from Accenture and Mr. B.R. Karthik from AIG stood second and third respectively.

Swayam's CERABRA 2014 Quiz Competition

SDMIMD E-Cell Swayam organized CERABRA-2014, an Entrepreneurial Quiz Competition on August 24, 2014. The Masterminds Team with Mr. Prateek Jain, Mr. Anand S., and Harish Kumar Janghel emerged as winners by successfully completing three rounds of intensified cerebral activity. Team TPH with Mohammed Mr. Tauheed Ur Rahman, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Meena and Mr. Himanshu Kumar Singh were the Runners Up of CERABRA 2014.

Talk on Importance of Entrepreneurs in Emerging Economy

​Mr. Sukumar Rangachari, Director, Pointcross.com Pvt. Ltd., was the invited speaker for the special lecture organized by E-Cell Swayam – the entrepreneurial cell of SDMIMD on September 20, 2014. Mr. Sukumar addressed the young managers on the topic “Structuring and developing a management team for a start-up and the way of fundraising”. In his talk, he stressed on the importance of entrepreneurship for an emerging economy and illustrated with live examples from the industry. The achievement of Delivery, a food delivery business that has sprung up in New Delhi, was introduced in his talk. Earlier Prof. M.R. Suresh welcomed and introduced the speaker. 

International Finance Conference 2014

‘Billions of dollars are lost every year due to fraud related activities. Financial fraud and the then consequent bankruptcy of a business was one of the reasons for the global financial crisis and usually it is an extremely costly event. Downturn in financial and economic conditions has triggered a jump in the fraudulent activity in the corporate world’ thus opined Dr. Kuldeep Kumar, Professor of Economics, Bond University, Australia, in his keynote address on the topic “Fraud, Corruption and Bribery: How to prevent and how to detect?” at the Inaugural Session.

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Campus Visit by Chairman Dr. D.V. Heggade

On 20th of August 2014 Honorable Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, visited the Institute. During the visit, Dr. Heggade addressed the faculty members and spent time with a cross section of students to understand specific learning experiences directly from them.

Workshop on Research Ideas in Finance & Accounting

Satyam is the first known case of financial fraud. This should prompt researchers to take up research on companies that are likely to employ financial accounting as a tool to fudge numbers in order to portray unrealistic performance with an eye on stock prices and win investor confidence”. Dr R. Narayanaswamy was speaking on the occasion of the Workshop on Research Ideas in Finance & Accounting on August 20, 2014. 
The other resource persons in the workshop were Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Dr B. Mahadevappa, Professor – DoS in Commerce, University of Mysore, Dr R Jagadeesh, Professor – Operations, SDMIMD Mysore and Dr Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore. The Workshop was organized as part of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting scheduled on August 22 & 23, 2014 at SDMIMD Mysore. The discussions equipped the participants with developing research ideas in Finance & Accounting in order to develop research proposals and manuscripts capable of qualifying for publication in Journals of repute. There were 35 participants representing premier management institutions and research departments. The event culminated with an interesting panel discussion where researchers discussed some of the most contemporary and insightful topics of research with the resource persons.