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FDP on ‘Teaching & Learning’ for PG Faculty Members

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‘Every class is an experimenting lab with live brains for a faculty and we experiment with new methods, tools & techniques, and, resources’ thus said Dr. Ruth Shantha Kumari, Principal, St. Philomena’s College, Mysore, during the inauguration of the 2-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Teaching & Learning organized jointly by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) and St. Philomena’s College, Mysore, held on July 2 & 3, 2019 at SDMIMD. 

 
Earlier, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, delivered the welcome address. 
 
Mr. Pinto, Director – PG Department, St. Philomena’s College said ‘Institutes should follow a balanced approach in offering the quality education to the affordable and deprived section of the society. This helps in making the young generation to contribute to the nation building equally in future’. 
 
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, the principal Resource Person of the program introduced the theme and introduced the dignitaries. The other Resource persons Prof. Gandhi, Prof. Minhaj and Dr. Sunil were present. More than 40 faculty members from Post Graduate Department of St. Philomena’s College participated in the program. 

FDP on Communicating Effectively in the Classroom: Communication Skills for Teachers

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A one-day FDP on "Communicating Effectively in the Classroom: Communication Skills for Teachers" was held on June 13, 2019, at SDMIMD. The FDP focused on understanding the barriers to communicating effectively in the classroom and discussed the techniques to overcome the same. The importance of a teacher as a leader in the classroom and the impact they can have on students was emphasized. The changing role of a teacher in the 21st century was discussed.

Topics such as verbal and non-verbal communication, managing time and the need to design effective visuals to sustain interest were highlighted.

Thirty-one faculty from SDM MMK College for Women attended the FDP for which the resource person was Dr Neetu Ganapathy. Dr M.V. Sunil the coordinator of the program was present.

FDP on Data Analysis Using ‘R’ in Journal Publication

 
A 2-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on 'Data Analysis Using R in Journal Publication' was organized on May 8 and 9, 2019, for the faculty and research community. The FDP focused on three major aspects - On selection of an appropriate statistical method for analysing the data; Second, on presenting the results in a journal publication; and lastly providing hands-on using R for analysing the data. 21 participants from across the state and neighbouring states participated in the program.

FDP on Case teaching in Management

Case study method has gained immense importance as a pedagogical tool for management education. Decision making in management involves multidisciplinary approach and analysis of relevant information.  Case studies bring managerial situations into the classrooms which can provide students an understanding about the business environment. Most of the cases are real life situations in which students are exposed to managerial problems and issues. It will enhance student’s logical and analytical skills. The workshop is intended to provide faculty with an idea about case method of teaching. It also equip participants how to handle the case discussion session and enhance the effectiveness. It also focuses on preparing case teaching plan and note so that teachers and students can make the best out of this teaching methodology. 

Objectives of the FDP
 
  1. To provide insights about case teaching and writing.
  2. To help the participants to design a teaching plan for cases. 
  3. How to effectively use cases to connect with concepts.
  4. How to prepare teaching notes for cases.

Faculty member(s) offering the FDP: Dr. Jayakrishnan.S & Faculty from areas of  Finance, Human resource Management, Marketing,  Quantitative methods, Systems and Operations. 

Pedagogy: Lecture methods and Case Discussions 

Registration Form
Proposed fee: Rs. 4,000

Payment Procedure

Option 1: Payment may be made in the form of DD/Cheque drawn in favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore.
 
Option 2: Participants may also avail the facility of Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) using the following account numbers:
 
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689

Contact Us:

Dr. Jayakrishnan S
Mobile : +91- 9886287474
Email : jayakrishnan@sdmimd.ac.in

Dr. Sunil M.V.
Mobile : +91- 9986439832

FDP on Hands-on Data Analysis Using ‘R’ in Journal Publication

With the developments in technology and methods, it has become essential for the teaching fraternity to update themselves on the same and adopt the learnings in teaching as well as journal publication. We note two such developments in the context of journal publication. The first one is, introduction of the data analysis tool ‘R’, which is non-commercial and a good replacement for many commercial data analysis tools, used for analysing the research data. Another development is, reporting the results of the data analysis in the journal publications. Journal editors and reviewers expect that the results are reported as per the standards and other supporting measures are reported along with them. For example, reporting Cohen’s D in hypothesis testing. 
 
These two aspects seem to be different but not so. One can use R for data analysis and the results obtained can be reported in the journal publications as per the required standards. Hence, there is a need to integrate the two and taking this into consideration, SDMIMD is organizing a two-day faculty development programme (FDP) that integrates both the aspects. 

Objectives of the FDP
 
  1. To introduce and make participants understand the importance of ‘R’ in Research.
  2. To provide hands-on experience in using R for research data analysis.
  3. To make participants interpret and report the results of data analysis suitable for a journal requirement.

Coverage
 
Taking into consideration the objectives of the FDP, we have planned to cover the following during the two-day programme.
 
  1. Data import to R and basic data analysis.
  2. Introduce the built-in functions in R and use the same for analysing the research data.
  3. Construction of hypothesis and testing the same using the built-in functions in R for      t-test, ANOVA, Chi-square test etc.
  4. Making participants understand the importance of reporting measures such as Cohen’s D etc., along with the results of the hypothesis testing in a journal paper.
  5. Linear regression analysis using R.
  6. Open sessions for discussions on specific issues related to application of Statistical methods.

Material
Participants will be receiving reading material on R prior to the programme (only for registered participants) and the same can be used to prepare for the FDP. This will help the participants to have a basic understanding of R, be aware of the topics covered and come prepared to the programme. 
 
Software and systems during the programme
The software ‘R’ will be installed to the systems available at the computer centre and participants will be using the same during the programme. In case few participants need the software to be installed in their personal laptops, help will be provided.

Click here to download the session schedule | Registration Form
Proposed fee: Rs. 2,500

Payment Procedure

Option 1: Payment may be made in the form of DD/Cheque drawn in favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore.
 
Option 2: Participants may also avail the facility of Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) using the following account numbers:
 
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689

Contact Us:

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
Mobile : +91- 9538469424
Email : lakshminarayana@sdmimd.ac.in

Dr. Sunil M.V.
Mobile : +91- 9986439832

2-Day FDP on Teaching Methodology

 
A 2-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on 'Teaching Methodology' was organized during December 6 & 7, 2018 at MDP Hall, SDMIMD. The sessions were planned for the faculty members from undergraduates and post-graduate colleges. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, on December 6, 2018, at MDP Hall, SDMIMD. 
 
The 2-Day program commenced with the session on 'Course Outlines and Planning for Sessions' by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor - Operations, SDMIMD; followed by the session on 'Teaching Marketing' delivered by Dr. H. Gayathri, Dean Academics and Professor - Marketing, SDMIMD.
 
The post-lunch session by Dr. Neetu Ganapathy, Faculty - Communication and Systems, presented the session on 'Teaching Business Communication'; the approach to teaching finance was presented by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director and Professor - Finance, during the session 'Know Finance'; the 'Case Method Teaching and Analysis' was deliberated by Prof. Rajendra Todalbagi, Faculty - Operations, SDMIMD. 
 
The Day-2 commenced with the session by Prof. M. Minhaj, Faculty - Systems, SDMIMD on Introduction to Analytics and Use of Technology in Teaching'; this was followed by the session by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Professor(s) in the area of HR / OB, on 'Teaching HRM'. The post-lunch session commenced with the art of 'Teaching Strategy with a Case Study' approach by Dr. (Lt.Col). S.N. Prasad, Professor - Strategy and General Management, SDMIMD; the concluding session on 'Teaching Quantitative Techniques' was presented by Dr. Srilakshminarayana, Faculty - Statistics, SDMIMD. 

FDP on “R” in Research

 
The recent technological advances have increased a teacher’s responsibility in getting trained in specific tools for analysing the data. ‘R’ is one such tool that helps the researcher to analyse the data with ease. Due to its popularity, it has become important for academia to learn it in detail. To address this training need a 2-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on "R" in Research was offered to on June 14 & 15, 2018 at SDMIMD.
 
The FDP focused on training the participants in R and also on steps to be adopted by faculty and students in using R for research and publications. Hands-on sessions introduced feature available in R to the participants.
 
Dr. Srilakshminarayana was the resource person for the programme.

Faculty Development Program (FDP) 2017

SDMIMD is organizing Faculty Development Program (FDP) in the last week of July 2017 at the SDMIMD campus in Mysore. 
 
The intensive session plan of this faculty improvement program will have coverage in the areas of Marketing, Strategy, HR, Operations, Systems and Finance. Cases from Harvard Business School will be discussed and sessions will also include hands-on sessions in the computer centre.
 
The fee is Rs.2500/- per faculty.
 
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