Guest Lecture 1415

Guest lecture by Mr. Pramod Grama

Mr. Pramod Grama, Founder & Executive Vice President, SPAN System was the invited speaker on October 11, 2014. He spoke on Entrepreneurship. In his talk, Mr. Pramod shared the success story of SPAN from its humble beginning to its present international stature. The essential characteristics of entrepreneurs were brought out with the personal experience and anecdotes from the speaker.  An interactive session followed the talk. 

Guest lecture by Dr. Anil K. Ramshesh

An invited talk by Dr. Anil K. Ramshesh, on "Product Development" was organized on October 11, 2014 for SDMites. In his talk, Dr. Anil  stressed on the need for integrative approach in product development. He opined that 'there will not be any need to revisit the product concept after the reaching prototype stage in integrative approach'. The Q & A session of the talk discussed the different dimensions of product development. 

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. 

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.

Guest lecture by Dr. Selvam

Dr. M. Selvam, Professor & Director – Research, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu delivered a talk on “Contemporary issues in management – A specific reference to managerial communication” on July 28, 2014. The talk was enriched with innovative presentation and focused on the need for managerial personnel to make a transition from good to great communication. The program was well received by the audience comprising of management students at SDMIMD Mysore.