Student Activities

Khoj 2018 – The Talent Search

Khoj - the talent search festival of SDMites is a platform to for the new batch of PGDM to showcase their aptitude. Kohj 2018 was organized on August 4, 2018, to identify talent among the freshers through various competitions and to formally Welcome them to student committees of the Institute. The show by the new PGDM batch 2018-20 was laced with impromptu speeches, colourful dances, humorous skits, classical songs and fancy dress shows.

Naissance 2018

The students of SDMIMD organized the flagship student event of the institute Naissance 2018 edition - a National Level Management Fest during January 12 and 13, 2018. The event was designed under the theme “Heroes We Need”. Naissance’18 challenged the management students from across the country on various fields of management through 9 events, namely, The Best Manager, Finance, Marketing, HR, Debate, Quiz, Systems, Business Plan and Photography challenge. 
 
The event which was a host to around 170 participants from different B-Schools across the country was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Mr. Krishnan, Manager of Vijaya Bank. 
 
Dr. N.R Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD delivered the welcome address and Deputy Director Dr. H. Gayathri spoke about the importance of such fest in a B-School scenario. Mr Krishnan shared his thoughts on the occasion.
 
The two day event was sponsored by Vijaya Bank, System needs, The Journey, Travel Next, Vasavamba Condiments, Sha's and Aaharas' and Merako Media
 
The valedictory function was scheduled on January 13, 2018. Mr. Nikhil Furtado of Merako Media was the Chief Guest for the Valedictory function. The participants, alumni and the students of SDMIMD joined for the prize distribution ceremony.
 
Mr. Kasi Vishwanathan from Jansons school of Business, Coimbatore was recognized as the “Best Manager” in Naissance 2018. Christ University, Main Campus was identified as the Overall Champions for bagging the maximum number of points in the event

Box Cricket Tournament – CS&MS Cup

As part of our sports management course, the Sports Elective students of PGDM Program conducted ‘Box Cricket Tournament’ first of its kind in Mysore, on January 12 & 13, 2018 at SDMIMD. The “CS&MS Cup – Box Cricket Tournament” was inaugurated by Shri M.J. Charan, Former Director, National Tennis Academy, New Delhi; and Visiting Faculty, Sports Management Program. The event was as platform to implement the knowledge and expertise gained through the sports management course. 
 
The team from Sapient College of Commerce and Management, Mysore, emerged as winners with cash prize of Rs. 15,000 and CS&MS Cup. The team from ATME College of Engineering were the runners up with cash prize of Rs. 10,000 and certificates. The event attracted more than 500 footfalls during the tournament days. 
 
SDMIMD Deputy Director and Program Director of Sports Management Program Dr H. Gayathri and Dr. Srilakshminarayana. G., Assistant Professor, graced the inaugural ceremony.

Vittaksh’17 on Economic Reforms

The SDMites Finance Club – Finnacle organized the annual club event Vittaksh on December 4, 2017. This year the event was focused on the theme “Economic Reforms: Snakes or Ladders”. An online quiz conducted on November 24, 2017 shortlisted 12 team out of 107 team participated, for finale held at SDMIMD campus. B-schools like SIBM Bangalore, XIME Bangalore, Christ University, ICFAI Bangalore, NIMMS Bangalore, SIMSREE Mumbai etc., participated in the final round. 
 
Inaugurating the event the Director of SDMIMD Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, shared the latest trends in the field of finance and management and gave insights on what is expected from B-school graduates by the industry. Dr. M. Sriram, Professor - Finance and the mentor of the Finnacle Club, presented the theme of Vittaksh 17 and explained how a healthy competition is assessed. The competition saw in total 3 rounds which included rounds on Derivatives, Economic reforms and Private placements that made the participants to be on their toes to be crowned as the Ultimate Financier. 
 
Team “Mavericks” Comprised of Mr. Zahid M. Jamal and Miss Simranjeet Kaur from SIBM, Bengaluru bagged the first prize with a cash amount of Rs 20,000 and Team “Vanquishers”, comprising Miss, Makshi Misri and Miss Urvashi Jeswani, from (Sir, I will get the information) emerged as the runners-up who claimed a cash prize worth Rs 15,000.

Blood Donation Camp 2017

 
“The opportunity to donate blood is a privilege” thus said Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, inaugurating the Blood Donation Camp 2017 on Monday, December 4, 2017. In his address said, he lauded the efforts of HDFC Bank as well as the students of SDMIMD for this noble initiative. The event was a reinforcement of the principles for which SDMIMD stands and the social responsibility attitude demonstrated by the students.
 
Under an event organized by HDFC Bank, SDMIMD hosted a blood donation camp at the Institute with the medical support from Jeevadhara Blood Bank, A unit of Cauvery Social Services Trust ®, Mysore. A large number of students donated blood on this occasion. 

Abhigyaan 2017 - Under Graduate Management Fest

SDMIMD conducted Abhigyaan ’17 the annual fest for undergraduate students. 200+ young graduates from colleges across Karnataka participated in various management events like Best Manager, Marketing, Finance, HR, Entrepreneurship and events like Quiz, Treasure hunt, Street Play etc. The Day 1 culminated with cultural competitions like Singing, Dancing and Fashion show. 
 
This years’ Abhigyaan saw a new addition i.e Sports, where sporting events like Cricket, Football and Badminton where held. At the end of Day 2 the prize distribution ceremony was held and our Director, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman along with the other faculty members distributed the prizes to the winning teams.
 
SDM Ujire won the overall championship award at Abhigyaan’17 
 
SDMites students committee - Samprati, the event management committee along with the student volunteers of the institute organized Abhigyaan '17