Guest Lecture 1315

Guest talk by Mr. Ravishankar

"Don't go for the lower hanging fruit that might not be the sweetest. Don't choose your career based on the first salary", thus opined Mr. Ravishankar SDMIMD Alumnus of PGDM 1997-1999. Mr. Ravishankar, CEO, Aim High India, Bangalore recalled his student days at SDMIMD and narrated the success story of AIM High. He shared the advice given by one of the faculty member "Never chase money, chase success and money will follow" which motived him to achieve success. He concluded with the saying "success means doing the best in whatever field you are working". The interaction session with the students was well taken.

Guest lecture by Mr. C. Balagopal

Mr. C. Balagopal, Senior Advisor at terumo penpol ltd & Director at Enter Technologies Pvt Ltd., delivered a talk on “Bureaucrat to Entrepreneur” on September 27, 2013 at the SDMIMD Auditorium.

Guest Lecture on "Digital Marketing and Online Branding"

The Institute had organised a Guest Lecture on "Digital Marketing and Online Branding" by Mr. Bejoy Veer Suri and Ms. Gunjan Agarwal on 21 September 2013. Mr. Bejoy and Ms. Gunjan are founders of E-SQUARED, an innovative digital media firm. The talk highlighted on the changing nature of marketing and the opportunities that the social media has created.

Talk on Strategic Finance

Dr. Richard Ponarul invited speaker from Department of Finance and Marketing, California State University, Chico, delivered  talk on Strategic Finance on August 12, 2013.

Introductory Talk on FLIP National Challenge 2013

Mrs. Anjali Mullatti, CEO & M.D., Finitiatives Learning India Pvt. Ltd. (FLIP) - India’s largest e-learning and certification offering in Banking and Finance gave an introductory talk on the national event - FLIP National Challenge 2013. This is a fiercely fought event at all the national level, where B Schoolers write select FLIP Certifications, to benchmark themselves, against their peers in the area of Banking and Finance. The talk was organized on July 29, 2013 at the Institute auditorium.

Talk on ISO 9000 by Prof. Anantha Prasad

‘ISO does not guarantee quality but assures that the company has a mechanism to rework on any quality issues encountered and provide corrections’ thus opined Prof. Anantha Prasad, ISO Consultant, Mysore. He was addressing the PGDM students on the topic “ISO 9001 – 2008: Quality Management Systems – Requirements” on July 29, 2013 at the Institute auditorium. The talk was focused on ISO needs – Attitude, Belief and Commitment (ABC) and the different stages in development of ISO since 1987.

Ms. Sujata Rajpal at SDMIMD

sujata Ms. Sujata Rajpal, Head - Corporate Communications at SPI, was at SDMIMD on July 19, 2013 to address the students of the first year. She spoke of effective communication skills as an attribute to success. She also informed students about Toastmasters International at SPI, their activities and how it is helping their employees.