MDP

MDP on Behavioural Finance

Prof. S. Kannadas was the faculty resource for the One-Day MDP on Behavioural Finance held on September 19, 2020, delivered through online mode. Inaugurating the program, Director of the Institute Dr. N.R. Parasuraman briefed about the behavioural aspects of an individual and an institutional investor. The faculty resource Prof. Kannadas discussed the behavioural and psychological aspects related to financial decisions of an investor. The sessions were more of case-based discussions and the possible solution to reduce the errors which are commonly done by irrational investors.

MDP on Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership

MDP on Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership was delivered in online mode focused on providing real-life experiential sharing inputs both academic and practical using hands-on exercise on September 11, 2020 by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta.  The faculty resource discussed both personal and social sides of Emotional intelligence which can effectively enhance capabilities for taking up leadership positions in organizations and becoming more effective in their roles as leaders.

MDP on Six Thinking Hats

The MDP on Six Thinking Hats and Management Games for Employee Excellence held on September 4, 2020, aimed at providing insights into the nature and importance of Gamification and Six Thinking Hats. Prof. L. Gandhi, the faculty resource shared the potential impact of 6 Thinking Hats in decision making and introduced few management games used in the organizational context. The faculty resource shared some popular corporate/management stories and provide ideas to construct stories for enhancing the morale of the employees.

MDP on Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

The 2-Day Online MDP on Finance for Non-Finance Professionals was organized on September 3 & 4, 2020. The faculty resource of Day 1 Dr. M. Sriram introduced the foundations of financial reporting through financial statements of companies to the participants. On Day 2, Prof. Kannadas S., gave inputs of Costing for decision making with special reference to ABC costing technique and breakeven analysis. The session concluded with Q&A session with both the resource persons. 

MDP on Predictive Analytics for Business Decision Making

A 2-Day Management Development Program (MDP) on Predictive Analytics for Business Decision Making was organized on August 19 and 20, 2020. Dr Srilakshminarayana G, Faculty – Quantitative Methods, SDMIMD, resource person for this online MDP, provided hands-on experience to the participants on the important methods used for making predictions. Case studies and statistical packages with relevant data sets were used to discuss the various methods. The program has concluded with addressing queries of the participants.

MDP on Project Appraisal and Financing

The Online Management Development Program (MDP) on Project Appraisal and Financing was organized on August 13-14, 2020. The MDP focused on how cash flows are estimated for projects, principles which goes behind in estimating cash flows. Further, the sessions by the faculty resource focused on evaluating projects using various techniques and conflict between techniques are resolved in identifying projects, management, and mitigation of risks in projects. The session concluded with a discussion on how to view and evaluate a merger/acquisition as a project. Faculty resource from SDMIMD Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor – Finance; Dr. M. Sriram, Associate Professor – Finance; and Prof. S. Kannadas, Assistant Professor; delivered the sessions. 

MDP on HR on Non-HR Managers

A MDP on ‘HR for Non-HR’ was organized on August 7, 2020. The faculty resource Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Professor – HR/OB and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Professor – HR/OB from SDMIMD, focused on the people management issues, faced by professionals engaged in administrative roles and non-HR professionals at all levels, in day-to-day work life situations. The case studies are used to discuss the issues involved in interactions with people, across all levels, irrespective of the nature of our work. Further, the interaction on functions, ranging from leading and motivating staff to appraising their performance was very interesting. The program concentrated on people management skills and techniques for the participants. 

MDP on Business Data Analysis and Power BI

A 2-Day Management Development Program (MDP) on Business Data Analysis with Microsoft Excel and Power BI was organized on July 27 and 28, 2020. Prof. M. Minhaj, Faculty-Systems, SDMIMD, was the resource person for this online MDP. The program provided a comprehensive introduction to MS-Excel and helped the participants to understand the effective ways to use Excel for Data Analysis and Business Modelling. Further, the program helped the participants to get familiarize with the usage of Power BI for Managerial Reporting and Decision Making.