Webinar

Webinar on 'Being a Management Graduate'

The Webinar Series 5 for the PGDM 2021-2023 Batch was delivered by Prof. S. Jayakrishnan, Faculty of Marketing, SDMIMD, on 'Being a Management Graduate/professional- The Path ahead'. During the webinar held on June 4, 2021, Prof. Jayakrishnan said 'the pandemic situation has created an unprecedented challenge for business and business schools. Management schools and graduates were forced to relook at the way graduate programs are offered and learned'. Mr Jayakrishnan.S debunked the myths associated with management education in a lighter manner, explored what graduates need to do and what MBA/PGDM can offer to them in these changing times.

Webinar on ‘Effective Communication’

Webinar Series 4 on the topic ‘Effective Communication’ was organized for the PGDM 2021-2023 on May 24, 2021. The faculty resource Dr. Neetu Ganapathy, Associate Professor, SDMIMD, delivered the session. The faculty resource Dr. Neetu Ganapathy focused on the good and bad usage of social media channels by companies and individuals during the pandemic.

Webinar on ‘Finance in Management’

Dr M. Sriram, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD, delivered the Webinar Series 3 on the topic ‘Finance in Management’ for the PGDM 2021-2023 on May 13, 2021. The session focused on sensitizing the students to understanding the preparation of financial statements and its linkage with managerial decision. The emphasis was more on the modern approach to the preparation of financial statements without having to go through rigorous and conventional process.

Webinar on ‘Data Analytics in Decision Making’

Dr. G. Srilakshminarayana, Associate Professor, SDMIMD, delivered the interactive session on ‘Role of Data Analytics in Decision Making’ for the PGDM 2021-2023 Batch. The Webinar 2nd in the series was organized on May 7, 2021. The webinar gave exposure to the components of business analytics and informed about how analytics is being used in different domains.

Webinar on ‘Indian Growth Story’

The debut Webinar Series for PGDM 2021-2023 was delivered by Dr. Prasad SN, Deputy Director, SDMIMD, on the topic ‘An Overview of the Possible Indian Growth story 2021-22’ on April 23, 2021. The webinar addressed how the Indian economy is poised to grow in the next two years and the emerging sectors which may dominate that growth story. Prof. Prasad opined that the flow of FDI created a 15-year long window for Indian start-ups and from 2020 onwards the grip of Covid has accelerated the start-up growth.

Webinar on Industry Perspective On-Campus Hiring

Mr. Abhijith M K, Global Business Head, Utthunga technologies, delivered a Webinar on the topic ‘Industry perspective on-campus hiring’ on December 12, 2020. Mr. Abhijit M K discussed the need for skill requirements in different professions and importance of being industry ready. Further, Mr. Abhijith discussed on how one must practically apply the theoretical concepts and understanding in the real-world scenario. The speaker touched upon how the students can be industry-ready through internship or apprenticeship, or through short duration real-time projects and looking beyond the syllabus. Mr. Abhijith concluded the session by highlighted the reasons for the skill gap like lack of confidence in leading and managing people, over delegating work to others, and failing to contribute in a practical world.

Webinar on Future of E-Commerce in India

Mr. Vipin Prasad, Managing Director, Joining Dots Inc., delivered webinar on the topic the ‘Future of E-Commerce in India & Growing your Business Online’ on October 27, 2020, for the PGDM and PGCM 2020 Batch. The talk was based on several personal experiences of the speaker.  Mr. Vipin Prasad is alumnus of SDMIMD.

Webinar on Alternative Financial System

Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor of Finance, UG Programme Director for Business & Finance, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, was the invited speaker for the webinar scheduled on October 24, 2020, on the topic ‘Carving out an alternative financial system: Gleanings from Financial Economics’ for the Finance Specialization students of PGDM 2019-2021 Batch. As a prelude the invited talk Dr. N. Kamakodi, Managing Director and CEO, City Union Bank Ltd., addressed the students on the theme ‘Current Trends in Banking Sector’. Dr. Ullas Rao focused on introducing the alternative financial systems prevalent across the globe. Further, the speaker discussed on how India can adopt to a new financial system which will address the ever challenge NPA and problems in the banking sector. Dr. Rao is a former faculty of SDMIMD