Guest Lecture 1415

Talk on Leadership Qualities of Swami Vivekananda

Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Founder Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, delivered a talk on “Vivekananda – The leader” at SDMIMD on December 8, 2014. The talk was organised under the combined aegis of Vivekananda Chair at Department of Philosophy, University of Mysore and Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. The speaker spoke about the five characteristics of a great leader – Compassion, Optimism, Faith, Humour and Mindfulness, citing examples from the lives and the works of Swami Vivekananda
He talked of the need to translate the vision into action through the instrumentality of the Heart to feel, the Head to think and the Hand to execute the action. The talk was followed up with a lively question and answers session. Dr. H.L. Chandrashekar, the Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Mysore University, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD and Prof. Govinda Sharma, SDMIMD, were present.

MD Speaks on Leadership Traits

Mr. Rajendra C Mruthyunjayappa, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA at Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., with rich experience in Campus Management’s Asia-Pacific and Europe operations was the invited speaker on November 28, 2014. Mr. Rajendra shared the success story of Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., with the topic ‘Story of Talisma & Leadership traits’.