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2nd Annual Convocation of the One-Year PGCM Program

The 2nd Annual Convocation of the One-Year Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM) Program was held on December 17, 2021, at the Institute Auditorium
 
The Chairman of SDMIMD, Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade awarded the PGCM certificates and delivered the convocation address.  
 
In his Convocation address, Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade shared the background behind the launching the 1-year program with the objective of catering to a segment which was seeking accelerated orientation with wider practical application. The faculty at SDMIMD have put together a curriculum and pedagogy for this 1-year program which differentiates itself from the 2-year program and yet retains the basic tenets of the Dharmasthala ethos – excellence blended with high values.  
 
Dr. N R Parasuraman in his address, gave an overview of the response that SDMIMD had to the cahallenging times of the pandemic.  He expressed the hope that the 1-year program will gain in popularity as time goes on and will be an effective compliment to the flagship PGDM offered by SDMIMD
 
Mr. Guruprasad Shreedhar Hegde received the gold medal for his Best Overall Performance from the Chairman. 

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2nd Annual Convocation of the One-Year PGCM Program

The 2nd Annual Convocation of the One-Year Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM) Program offered by SDMIMD, the premier Business School in Mysore, will be held on December 17, 2021, 10:30 AM at the institute campus situated at the foothill of Chamundi. 
 
The Chairman of SDMIMD, Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala, will award certificates and deliver the convocation address. 
 
The PGCM program was launched during the Silver Jubilee Celebration of the institute in 2019 which is designed for industry readiness and professional growth in the corporate world.
 

BCIC Workshops for PGCM 2021-22

Workshop on “e-Mobility” 
 
A virtual workshop on the topic “e-Mobility” was conducted by BCIC on the October 9, 2021. The resource person was Mr. R. Narayanan, General Manager Ather Energy and the session was moderated by Dr. K.N. Subramanya, Chairman, Industry-Institute Interface (3i) Expert Committee, BCIC and Principal R V College of Engineering. The student of One-Year PGCM 21-22 Batch under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management (CEM) participated in the workshop. The workshop focused on the unsung heroes in ev-tech. The discussion was on how there’s been a paradigm shift with engineers and engineering.

 
Seminar on “5G Advanced Technologies and Applications” 
 
‘5G Advanced Technologies and Applications’ was the topic of the Seminar held by BCIC on October 23, 2021. Dr. M.H. Kori, IETE Distinguished Fellow & Vice President, Former Technical Director, Alcatel-Lucent Technologies, Technology Advisor - SAGE USA was the key speaker. Dr Kori threw light on the potentials of 5G Technologies while also giving a glimpse on research trends beyond 5G, perhaps 6G! The Seminar was made available to the students of PGCM 21-22 Batch under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management (CEM).

 
Workshop on “Fostering India - Japan Relationship” 
 
BCIC conducted a workshop on the topic “Fostering India - Japan Relationship” on October 29, 2021. Her Excellency Consul General Ms. Sugita Akiko, Consulate General Japan was the key resource person for the workshop. Ms. Sugita Akiko mainly spoke about the Japanese industries and companies that have been established in India and the ways in which the trade policies between India & Japan can be leveraged to strengthen the relationship between countries. BCIC-SDMIMD Center for Excellence in Management (CEM) provided the opportunity for PGCM 21-22 Batch to participate and interact in the workshop. 

 
Workshop on Lean 4.0 - Integration of Lean and Industry 4.0
 
BCIC’s workshop on “Lean 4.0 - Integration of Lean and Industry 4.0” was attended by the PGCM 2021-22 Batch on October 29, 2021. Mr. A.N. Chandramouli, Chairman, Industry 4.0 Expert Committee BCIC was the speaker for the workshop. The workshop focused on Industry 4.0 augment and support Lean; Operational excellence with Lean 4.0; Lean Digital & Automation Techniques; and limitations of Lean that can be overcome by reengineering through Industry 4.0.  The workshop was made available to the students under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management.

 
Session on Improving Energy Performance - A Systemic Approach
 
BCIC in collaboration with Bidadi Industries Association conducted an online session on the topic “Improving Energy Performance - A Systemic Approach” by Mr. G. Venkatakuppuswamy, General Manager - Key Account (Southwest Asia) LRQA, on November 10, 2021. The key takeaways from this session were finding opportunities in the new energy landscape; how to monitor, analyze, control and sustain gains; monitor energy consuming devices; and considering sustainability to build a viable & resilient business among many others. The session was made available to the One-year PGCM 21-22 Batch students under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management (CEM).

 
Session on “How to attract Taiwanese investments into India” 
 
Mr. A. Gururaj, Managing Director, Optiemus Electronics Limited, during an online session conducted on November 11, 2021, by BCIC, provided a very insightful talk on how the Indian Market can equip itself to attract Taiwanese investments into India. Being a person with rich experience and expertise in initiating significant milestones in shaping the future of Indian electronics manufacturing industry, he gave us a perspective of setting up a Greenfield Company in India. Students of One-Year PGCM 2021-22 attended the program under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management (CEM).

 
Workshop on 'New Paradigms in Leadership'
 
The 1-Year PGCM Batch 21-22 participated in the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) online workshop on the New Paradigms in Leadership held on November 2, 2021.
 
The event was conducted by Mr Thomas Welsh, Leading Expert in Releasing Potential of Managers and Leaders, REGENESIS, United Kingdom. It was moderated by Dr Augustus G S Azariah, Chairman, HR and Women Empowerment & Leadership Expert Committee BCIC and HR Leader at IBM India/South Asia. The talk was made available to the students under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management.
 
The students found the session helpful, particularly in respect of aspects involving how managers and leaders can equip themselves with the changing dimensions of leadership. The insightful discussion gave insights to the students on the nuances of leadership.

 
Workshop on “Non-Conventional Avenues of Fundraising MSMEs and Emerging Corporates”
 
In collaboration with NSE and Hem Securities Limited, BCIC conducted an interactive workshop on the topic “Non-Conventional Avenues of Fundraising MSMEs and Emerging Corporates” on November 11, 2021. The key speakers of this workshop were, Mr. R. Gopinath Rao, IEDS, Deputy Director, MSME Development Institute, Bangalore; Mr. Vivek Acharya, Chief Manager - Business Development, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.; and Ms. Prachi Ghia, AVP - Merchant Banking, Hem Securities Ltd. The workshop provided insights on SME IPO, Forex Risk Management via exchange, managing impact of foreign currency fluctuations on Business and many more. The workshop was made available to the One-year PGCM 21-22 Batch students under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management (CEM).

BCIC Workshops for PGCM 2021-22

The 1-Year PGCM 2021-22 participated in the following online workshops organized by Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) 

  • Workshop on “e-Mobility” 
  • Seminar on “5G Advanced Technologies and Applications” 
  • Workshop on “Fostering India - Japan Relationship” 
  • Workshop on Lean 4.0 - Integration of Lean and Industry 4.0
  • Session on Improving Energy Performance - A Systemic Approach
  • Session on “How to attract Taiwanese investments into India” 
  • Workshop on 'New Paradigms in Leadership'
  • Workshop on “Non-Conventional Avenues of Fundraising MSMEs and Emerging Corporates”

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Online event on 'New Paradigms in Leadership'

The 1-Year PGCM Batch 21-22 participated in the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) online workshop on the New Paradigms in Leadership held on November 2, 2021.
 
The event was conducted by Mr Thomas Welsh, Leading Expert in Releasing Potential of Managers and Leaders, REGENESIS, United Kingdom. It was moderated by Dr Augustus G S Azariah, Chairman, HR and Women Empowerment & Leadership Expert Committee BCIC and HR Leader at IBM India/South Asia. The talk was made available to the students under the aegis of the BCIC-SDMIMD Centre for Excellence in Management.
 
The students found the session helpful, particularly in respect of aspects involving how managers and leaders can equip themselves with the changing dimensions of leadership. The insightful discussion gave insights to the students on the nuances of leadership.

Talk on ‘Groom the Corporate Soldier in You’

Mr. Dwarakanath A R, Trainer – Organizational Behaviour, Wellness & Fine Arts, delivered an invited talk on ‘Groom the Corporate Soldier in You’ introducing the importance of Yoga and Wellness in the life of a corporate individual, on October 1, 2021. The talk was organized as part of the Orientation Program 2021 for the PGCM 2021-22 batch.
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