Orientation Program

Talk by Ms. Preethy Unnikrishnan

‘Innovations and technology breakthroughs of the future are more likely to emerge out of convergence of different disciplines and it is essential that students of management adopt a multi-disciplinary approach’ thus opined Ms. Preethy Unnikrishnan, Head-Campus Recruitment, TCS, Chennai. Ms. Preethy was delivering the talk to the new batch of PGDM 2014-16 on June 19, 2014.

Guest lecture by Dr.R.Indira

Dr. R. Indira, Professor (Retd.), Department of Sociology, University of Mysore, Mysore, called upon the new batch of PGDM 2014-16 to be sensitive to social realities. The talk was organized as a part of week-long induction program for the new batch. Dr. Indira stressed on the specific problems of women, rural population and challenges in primary education.

Talk by Klueber Operations Head – Mr. R C Jagadesh

Mr. R.C. Jagadesh, Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)-Mysore Zone and Director- Operations and Technology, Kluber Lubrication India Pvt. Ltd, addressed the new batch of PGDM 2014-16 on June 19, 2014. In his address, Mr. Jagadesh stressed ‘This world has become one family of nations. So my message is that you must be a global citizen, having a global vision’

Attributes for success from Mr. K. Sriram

Mr. K. Sriram, Enclaves Infrastructure, Mysore, in his talk organized as a part of weeklong induction program for the new batch of PGDM 2014-16 on June 18, 2014 outlined the general attributes that youngsters must develop to succeed in the face of challenges.

Advice to Young Managers by Mr. V. Ramasubramanian

Mr. V. Ramasubramanian, DGM-HR, Rane Holdings, Chennai, delivered a talk on “HR Transformation: the Challenge Continues” on June 18, 2014.  The talk was blended with real-life examples and gave an overall picture of current HR challenges. He opined ‘HR can play an important role in facilitating a win-win relationship with associates and employees by aligning the business goals of the organization with the life goals of the employees (and not the other way round!)’. 

Alumnus on Campus – Mr. N. Ravi Shankar

SDMIMD alumnus N Ravi Shankar, Founder & CEO of Aim High Consulting, addressed the new batch of PGDM 2014-16 on June 17, 2014. In his talk, to the students, he underscored the point ‘to chase success not money’. He narrated his experiences and said this principle has helped him all along.