Upcoming Events

Startup Charcha 2019

This year's Startup Charcha is scheduled on Feb 7, 2019, at 2.30 pm. It will start with a Panel Discussion on the topic Entrepreneurship: Issues, Challenges, and the Way Ahead: moderated by Dr. MR Suresh. The Distinguished Panellists are Mr Sanjay Srinivasmurthy, Director-Silicon Road, Mr Krishna Narayana, MD-Shyama Jewels, Dr M Sriram, Faculty member – Finance. This will be followed by an Insight talk by Mr Sanjaya Doreswamy, Founder-Kuteera Kitchen, from 3.45 pm to 4.30 pm (including Q and A). The Keynote Address will be delivered by Mr Narendra Narayanan,  Founder & Managing Director of Vinyas Innovative Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mysore at 4.45 pm to 5.45 pm (including Q and A).

24th Annual SDMIMD Convocation

Convocation Invitation

On completion of the two-year learning process, the students of Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) of Batch 2017-19 will be receiving the degree during the 24th Annual Convocation. This dream day will be on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Shri. Kamal Bali, Managing Director of Volvo India, Volvo Buses India Private Limited, will be the Chief Guest of this academic grandeur and will deliver the Keynote Address. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDMIMD will preside over the function. Eminent personalities from academic and corporate world are going to be invited to join the SDMIMD family in honouring the student in this awarding ceremony.
 
About the Chief Guest:
 
Mr. Kamal Bali has been the Managing Director of Volvo India at Volvo Buses India Private Limited since April 2014. Mr. Bali served as the President at LeeBoy India Construction Equipment Private Limited; Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Escorts Construction Equipment Ltd; and, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Same Deutz-Fahr India; since January 2007.  Earlier he has served as an Executive Director of Escorts Construction Equipment Ltd. Mr. Bali has 28 years of Chief Executive industry experience. He is an engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Faculty Development Program – Dec 2018

Why this Programme?
In all aspects of higher education, the academia faces new challenges that are in varied dimensions. The primary goals of higher education institutions are enhancing and maintaining academic excellence. Expectations of education quality, the changing technology and its impacts on teaching and learning, the rubric of assessment, the diverse diasporas of students’ populations and the changing paradigms in teaching and learning are some of the challenges that teaching fraternity faces all the time in all generations. We at SDMIMD understand this.
 
Therefore, higher education institutions need effective faculty members. In order to accomplish this successfully faculty development is a key factor. Faculty members are the most important factor for achieving these goals since they are responsible for implementing the tasks that are directly associated with the goals. Faculty development programs enhance necessary skills of faculty members and enable them to employ the skills in their class / course delivery. Faculty development programmes such as this contributes to the professional, personal and instructional progress of the educational institution faculty members.

Overview of the Programme:
The 2-day Programme commences with a general theme. The pedagogical methods of class delivery will be emphasised on. The management concepts of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Information Systems and Operations would be the key focus. The Programme in its latter half throws light on specialized streams of Finance, Marketing and Human Resources Management. The Programme concludes with a day spent on the how to handle cases in class, Project Assessments and Role plays as part of the pedagogical Tools that enhance student centric learning.
 
Six hours per day would be packed with the programme contents. 

Who Can Participate:
The FDP is for academicians and practitioners who are in the field of management education and the dissemination of the same

Fees Proposed:
Rs. 5000 /-  per participant

Accommodation:
Assistance will be made available on payment basis.

Programme Content:
Date Programme session details
6th Dec 2018 Thursday
  • General introduction to Management Streams; Course outline, Planning for the sessions, and assignments, cases, and projects.  Rubrics of assessments, Evaluation components, and exam patterns.
  • Use of PPTs, web-based teaching, using spreadsheets and computer applications
  • Strategic Management, the most important takeaway from a Management program
  • Teaching core subjects in Marketing, Finance, Operations, HR, IT.
7th Dec 2018 Friday
  • Use of research papers, Statistical tools, and techniques, Case studies in class teaching
  • Use of technology for enhanced teaching
  • Use of Pedagogical Tools - Case Analysis, Role Plays,  Projects Presentations
Venue:
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development,
#1, Chamundi Hill Road, Siddharthanagar Post, MYSORE – 570011.

For further Details Contact: 
Prof. Malathi Sriram
Coordinator, Faculty Development Program
Phone: 0821-2429722, mobile: (0)9886521063

ALT 2019 by Mr. Krishnakumar Natarajan of Mindtree

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) is organizing the 11th edition of Annual Leadership Talk (ALT) on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in SDMIMD Auditorium. This year the talk will be delivered by Mr. Krishnakumar Natarajan, Executive Chairman, Mindtree. 
 
The event, which has been held since 2008, has had speakers who are luminaries from various fields like Dr. Michael A. Consumano (Professor, MIT Sloan School), Dr. V. Prakash (Former Director, CFTRI, Mysore), Dr. H. Sudarshan (Hony. Secretary, Karuna Trust), Dr. R Balasubramaniam (Founder, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, Mysore); Mr. Anil Sachdev, Founder and CEO of Grow Talent Company Ltd; Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, The President, Global Research Alliance; Prof. Gita Gopinath, Professor in Economics, Harvard University; Mr. Sid Mookerji, Global CEO and Co- Founder, Software Paradigms International Group LLP (SPI); Mr. Salil Ravindran, CFO, Marlabs; and last year Dr Stefan Wilms, Dean of the faculty of Economics and Transport, Heilbronn University, Germany, delivered the 10th edition of Annual Leadership Talk. 
 
For more information please visit the event webpage available at www.sdmimd.ac.in/alt or call 2429722 / 2429161.
About the Speaker of ALT 2019
A leading authority in the global IT sector, Krishnakumar Natarajan co-founded Mindtree in 1999 and has played key roles in building the company’s innovative approach to delivering IT services and solutions to global 2000 enterprises. Natarajan was instrumental in setting up Mindtree’s U.S. operations, driving expansion in Europe and Asia Pacific regions, and transforming Mindtree’s IT services business. Today, his mission as Executive Chairman is to focus on leadership development and ensure a high quality of governance. He also actively mentors different business groups within the company and works closely with the start-up ecosystem to bring in innovative models of business transformation for clients.
 
In his prior role as CEO and Managing Director, Natarajan was responsible for making Mindtree a global IT player. Natarajan’s efforts as a business leader have been recognized worldwide, winning him several laurels. He was ranked amongst the most valuable CEOs in India by Businessworld & Forbes in 2016. He won Bloomberg UTV’s award as the CEO of the Year in 2010, Business Today CEO of the year award in 2014 and was recognized by Chief Executive Magazine’s as one of the twelve global leaders of tomorrow. EY honoured him with Entrepreneur of the year 2015 in Services.
 
A 35-year IT industry veteran, Natarajan held several key positions at Wipro before co-founding Mindtree. During this time, he launched and grew the ecommerce division of Wipro, served as Group Vice President of human resources, and was Chief Marketing Officer for Wipro’s IT business. In 2013, Natarajan served as Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), where he worked to strengthen the Indian IT industry to be a globally competitive ecosystem comprised of both established and emerging companies.
 
Natarajan is an active member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is also a regular speaker at international IT industry conferences and a faculty member at management schools around the world. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering, Chennai, India, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur, India.

Management Development Programs 2018-19

The 2018-19 edition of SDMIMD’s Management Development Programs (MDPs) annual calendar is focused on feedback, changing demands on business and needs of professional executives. Over the years SDMIMD’s MDP is known to support management systems in practice and to provide training to the executives of different sectors at different levels in an organization. 
 
The MDP 2018-19 will introduce the participants with the latest tools, techniques and skills in different general of management such as Strategic Management, Leadership, HR, OB, Marketing, Finance, Operations Management and General Management.
Please visit the following links to know more:
 
Program Webpage: http://sdmimd.ac.in/mdp2018
Quick Contact
Prof. Malathi Sriram, Coordinator
Tel: +91-821-2429722 Extn: 1103
Mobile: +91- 9886521063