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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.

68th Independence Day Celebration

SDMIMD celebrated the 68th Independence Day in its campus by hoisting the Tricolour on August 15, 2014. The flag was hoisted by Dr. Neetu Ganapathy, Faculty – Systems, SDMIMD, Mysore. Faculty, staff and students were present. This was followed by a chorus of the National Anthem and an address by few of the faculty members and the students. The celebration concluded with the distribution of sweets and community breakfast. 

Guest lecture by Dr. T. Kanti Srikantaiah

Dr. T. Kanti Srikantaiah is currently a professor from Maryland University and brings with him his 20 years of experience earlier working for the World Bank in Washington D.C., USA. He delivered a guest lecture on “Managing knowledge in project environment” at Institute’s Auditorium on August 04, 2014. The talk was well received by the students.

Visit of Lions International Exchange Students

SDMIMD played host to more than a dozen of foreign students from Mexico, Turkey, Switzerland, Finland and a number of other European countries on August 3, 2014. The students groups was a mix of Graduate and Undergraduate from medicine to engineering to business management fields. Dr. Harikrishnan Maram CEO & Founder of the Imperial College of Business Studies, Bangalore accompanied students to the campus. Dr. Harikrishnan Maram, is a Lions Club member. The students interacted with SDMites and engaged themselves in understanding about the contemporary education, cultural diversity and business scenario in India.