Conference

Fourth Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences

The Fourth Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences was organized at Dubai, UAE during May 13-15, 2016 jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers. The theme of the conference ‘Asia and the Financial Crisis - Rethinking the International Financial System’ attracted academic and corporate nominations across the globe. Mr. Horst Simon, CEO, Dubai Centre for Enterprise Risk Management/Risk Culture Builder, Dubai, UAE, inaugurated the conference at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel and delivered the keynote address.

Second International Academic Research Conference on Marketing & Tourism

The Second International Academic Research Conference on Marketing & Tourism was organized at Dubai, UAE during May 13-15, 2016 jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers. The theme of the conference ‘Cloud Marketing’ – For improved sales performance! attracted academic and corporate nominations across the globe.

Fifth International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences

SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers jointly organized the Fifth International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences during April 1-3, 2016 at Hotel Royal Regency, Chennai-India on the theme Monetary and Financial Stability in Asia! The Way Forward.
 
Prof. Antony Paulraj, Chair in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Management Sciences and Marketing Department, The University of Manchester, UK, delivered the Keynote Address on “Promoting Excellence in Research” during the inaugural session of the Conference.
 
One of the faculty from SDMIMD - Dr. Venkatraja B presented a research paper titled "Impact of Central Explicit Subsidies on Fiscal Deficit in India: An Empirical Study", the paper was well received.

ICOMAR 2016

  
‘Big data and the knowledge extracted from it provide considerable potential for social and economic benefits to the citizens, and the businesses of countries to exploit the possibilities. Countries with well-trained data scientists will be best positioned to take advantage of opportunities for data-driven innovation’ thus said Dr. Randy L. Carter, Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo, in his keynote address delivered during the inauguration of International Conference in Operations Management and Research (ICOMAR 2016), on January 21, 2015, at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. 
 
Dr. Carter said that US is facing a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills and 1.5 million analysts and managers to analyse big data. Analysts who are able to mine big data with extremely diverse set of skills like deep business insights, data visualization, statistics, machine learning, and computer programming, have greater opportunities in the near future. 
 
The guest of honor for the event Mr. Rajiv Rajpal, Chief Executive Officer, Gear Business Group, Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd, spoke about how an engineering industry could reach global standards by investing in technology, people and of course relationship with all the stakeholders. He elaborated this based on his experience in building up Triveni Engineering. 
 
Earlier, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, welcoming the delegates and dignitaries highlighted the importance of studies on quality & value to aid decision making. 
 
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Conference Chair, presented the background note of the conference and the conference theme “Towards Operational Excellence”. 
 
Mr. Sadashiva Baligar, Vice President – Manufacturing, Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, was the invited speaker for the technical session scheduled on the second day of the conference. Mr. Baligar spoke on “Lean Manufacturing Principles of Toyota Production System (TPS)”. He shared the success story of Toyota in standardizing the operations and waste minimization in their entire manufacturing and non-manufacturing functions to increase productivity and efficiency. The talk illustrated the principles of ethical manufacturing followed by the Toyota Company, and described how the culture of lean practices has been spread across the entire organization.
 
Mr. Mahesh Jambardi, Chief Operating Officer, Excelsoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Mysore, was the Chief Guest for the Valedictory session on January 22, 2016. In his valedictory address, Mr. Jambardi stressed upon the improvement in the skills of the students using technology. He expressed his views on the digital content development pertaining to primary and higher education. 
 
Mr. Mahesh Jambardi distributed the certificates to the participants.
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ICOMAR 2016

‘Big data and the knowledge extracted from it provide considerable potential for social and economic benefits to the citizens, and the businesses of countries to exploit the possibilities. Countries with well-trained data scientists will be best positioned to take advantage of opportunities for data-driven innovation’ thus said Dr. Randy L. Carter, Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo, in his keynote address delivered during the inauguration of International Conference in Operations Management and Research (ICOMAR 2016), on January 21, 2015, at SDMIMD, Mysore. Read More>

Kolkata Conference 2015

The 4th International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences with the theme “Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!” was organized jointly by SDMIMD as Academic Partner and J.A. Alpha during December 18-20, 2015 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata, India.
 
Dr. Mousumi Sengupta delivered the invited talk during the conference on “HRM & Organizational Sustainability".  Prof. Malathi Sriram, was a Panel member for the discussion on “Ensuring Academic Integrity and Honesty - The Role of an Academician” Dr. Srimantoorao. S. Appadoo, from the University of Manitoba, Canada; Dr. Stephen ARO-GORDON, from Baze University, Nigeria; and Dr. Mohammad Ataur Rahman, from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh; were other panel members. Dr. Elango Rengasamy, from The British University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE, was the Moderator.
 
During the technical sessions Dr. Mousumi Sengupta presented paper on “Green HRM” and Prof. Malathi  Sriram presented research paper on “Comparative Analysis of MOOC platforms”.