Student Activities

Cinematics 2014 – Short Movie Competition

An annual event specially designed for movie lovers “Cinematics 2014 - Short Movie Competition” was conducted was part of ongoing “Naissance 2014” annual management fest. Dr Kiran Thotambailu, a medical doctor by profession and well known Kannada film producer and Mr Harsha Shetty, educated at the Met Film School, London, were the invited Judges for the competition. “The Wheel” a Bengali film directed by Subhadipta Biswas & Arijit Mitra was adjudged the best and won the first position. ‘The Wheel’ centres on a similar auto-rickshaw journey that plays both in the physical and mental landscape of a young college girl. “U Turn” a Kannada film directed by Mr Madan Ramvenkatesh, bagged the second position.  The “U-Turn” is a film on the Ups and Downs of the modern day relationships and the world that surrounds it!  The other movies which were shortlisted were – Lemon Candy, a Musical film directed by Kannan kodoth, “Che”, a Kannada film directed by Shashank Soghal,”Sanjay”, a Kannada film directed by Karthik Nayaka “Mahatma” a Telugu Directed by: Sudheer Kumar “Ekulta Raja” a Marathi Directed by: Junaid Imam “Change for a Change” a Kannada film Directed by: Deepak Hassan S “D Square” a Kannada  Directed by: Madan Ramvenkatesh.

SDMIMD Management Fest - NAISSANCE 2014

‘Competition is global, thus we need people who have got idea, who are fearless to experiment, both entrepreneur and intrapreneur’ thus said Mr. Girish Karunakaran, President Eurasia, Software Paradigms International Group LLC (SPI). He was speaking during the inauguration of 3-Day management fest – NAISSANCE 2014. Mr. Girish emphasized on being ethical, intelligent and energetic which are the core prerequisites for any MBA graduate to make an entry to the corporate world. During his inaugural speech he talked about the industry-institute-interface between SPI and SDMIMD which has yielded quality results in various activities. Mr. Srinivasa Rao, ‎Manager - Sales at SPI and the alumnus of SDMIMD, shared his experience as a student at SDMIMD and the challenges he managed at SPI in various capacities. Mr. Shahbaz Akthar, the Student Coordinator presented about the NAISSANCE 2014 and its theme to the audience. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the Institute welcomed the gathering. 

Food Carnival 2014

SDMIMD is known for its varied activities. The Student Mess Committee responsible for managing and operation of SDMIMD Mess organised Food Carnival on Monday, January 20, 2014. There were 13 food stalls in total where dishes from almost all the States of India were on sale. The food stalls were judged by the chief guest Mr. Sharma, Ms. Achala Simha & Mr. Prithiv, members of the student mess committee. The marketing of stall, product presentation, process management, team work and ofcourse the taste of the product were the key criteria in evaluating the food stall. Kerala Kitchens emerged as winners of the food carnival 2014. Bong Connections stood second and third place was secured by Anokha

Entrepreneurship Event at SDMIMD

SDMIMD has taken several initiatives to inculcate entrepreneurial orientation among its PGDM students.  These include setting up of Entrepreneurship Cell, signing MoU with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). A Business Plan competition was announced and series of workshops for students by eminent entrepreneurs was organised as part of the run-up to the event. Ten teams participated in the event; five teams have been shortlisted for the final presentation and would compete for the top cash prize. The final presentation of the business plans has been scheduled on Dec 18, 2013. The event starts at 9.15 am and would close by 1.30 pm. Mr Sid Mookerji, CMD, SPI, Mysore  and Mr Ravishankar, Founder – CEO, AIM HIGH, Bangalore are part of the esteemed panel of judges. From 2.15 pm to 3.00 pm a panel discussion on Entrepreneurship has been organised with eminent entrepreneurs, who are also SDMIMD alumni , as panelists.

SDMIMD conducts Vittaaksh 2013

The Finnacle team comprising of the PGDM students from the finance stream successfully conducted Vittaaksh – a finance event comprising of competitions requiring application of theory and practices of finance. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Anil Joshi, Assistant General Manager (AGM), Postal Training Institute, Mysore. The event witnessed an enviable participation of more than 15 teams representing reputed B-Schools in India. The prominent institutions participating in the event included Welingkar, SIBM-Bangalore, MATS, and Christ Management School. The first-prize carrying a cash award of INR 15,000 was bagged by the team from Welingkar, Bangalore. The event was sponsored by India Post.

Kalanubhav 2013

Kalanubhav - a student body of SDMIMD organized a violin concert by Vidwan H.S. Krishnamurthy on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 4:30 PM. Vidwan HSK was accompanied with Shri H.S. Sudheendra on the Mridanga and Shri  G.S. Ramanujan on Ghatam. The cultural event was open for public. Kalanubhav - is a student committee with the objective of propagating all forms of Indian art to the students of the Institute. 

Blood Donation Camp

"The blood you donate gives someone another chance at life". SDMites are always seen coming forward with great enthusiasm, to address social issues whenever the situations call for the same. Sunday, 17th  November 2013, was a day with difference at Institute's Wellness Center, as students as many as 61 in number donated their blood to the Medical Team from Rotary Chandrakala Hospital Mysore.