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December 2017 Edition  
Campus News
International HR Conference focus on Macro Talent Management
Macro Talent Management (MTM) was among the prominent themes discussed during the 6th International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the workplace” on December 8 & 9, 2017 held at SDMIMD.

Dr Ashly Pinnington Dean-Research British University in Dubai who delivered the keynote address for the conference said ‘Macro Talent Management (MTM) involves intervention of expertise from Government and HR Professionals from Global arena, with a view to strengthen Talent. MTM is a paradigm shift from Traditional Talent Management where the latter is restricted to Organizational level only. MTM, also offers wide opportunities for Research activities.’ Read More>

Placements PGDM 2016-18
Placements of the 2016-18 batch has got underway. There have been some exciting jobs offered and taken by the current batch. 98 students have been placed so far and remaining students are expected to be placed by end of January 2018.

Click here for glimpse of some students who have been placed:

Pre-Conference HR Workshop
The 6th Edition of International Conference on “Managing Human Resources at the workplace” organized Pre-Conference HR Workshop on ‘Managing today’s employees: Issues and concerns’ on December 7, 2017. The workshop focused on contemporary topics, such as, work-life balance, talent retention, and psychological contract. Dr. Ahsley Pinningon, Dean -Research, BUiD; Mr. Shama Sundar, CEO & President Paajaka Consultancy Service; Mr. Dwarakanath, Principal Advisor, National Education Foundation (NEF), Washington D.C.; and Mr. Prem Kamble, Trainer and Management consultant; are the resource persons. More than 40 Research scholars, academicians and HR professionals, participated in the workshop.
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, 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.
MDP on EI for Effective Leadership
An MDP on "EI for Effective Leadership" was held on Friday, 22nd Dec 2017. The Program was offered by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta. The program was inaugurated at 9.30 am, by the Deputy Director, Dr. H. Gayathri. The objective of the MDP was to facilitate the participants to appraise and appreciate the issues and concerns that a leader encounters in organizational situations, while dealing with people, both individually and in teams. Through experiential learning, this program deliberated the various ways of leading in organizations, with the help of Emotional Intelligence, as an effective tool. The MDP covered Managing emotions intelligently, Effective leadership styles in leading teams, Managing conflict & How to improve emotional intelligence. The Program had 15 middle level executives participants from various organizations in Mysore.

Guests on Campus
Dr. Ashly Pinnington
Dean of Research
The British University in Dubai
Dr. Guru Prasad
Former VP and Global
Head – L &D, TCS BPO
Mr. Praveen Kamath
General Manager & HR Head – Technology
Practice Units at Wipro Limited
Mr. Shama Sundar
CEO & President
Paajaka Consultancy Service
Mr. Prasad Iyengar
Program Director-Talent Acquisition, Mindtree Ltd. Bengaluru
Mr. A.R. Dwarakanath
Principal Advisor, National Education Foundation (NEF), Washington D.C.
Mr. Prem Kamble
Trainer and management consultant
Ms. Ranjani Madhavan
Alumnus - SDMIMD

Panel members of HR Conference 2017
Panel Discussion : Managing today’s workforce
Mr. Vikram Hebbar, General Manager (HR&IR) at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., Mysuru; Mr. Sandesh Murchy, Sr. HR Business Partner at Oracle India Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru; Mr. Ananta Gouda, General Manager – HR & Administration at Jubilant Generics Limited, Mysore; & Cmdr. Manjunatha, Head – Technical Training at Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mysuru
Panel members of HR Conference 2017
Panel Discussion : Women managers: Issues and challenges
Dr. Madhmita Chatterjee, Formerly CEO and Board Member of Ants Consulting and Services Bengaluru; Ms. Anitha Aiyappa, Head of Human Reources at Theorem India Pvt Ltd, Mysuru; Ms. Geetha Parameswaran, Senior HR Business Partner SAP Labs India, Bengaluru; & Ms. Vismaya MN, Senior Digital Planning Manager at Brave New World Communications Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru
Admission for Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) 2018-20

2-Year Full-time residential Program approved by AICTE & Accredited Internationally by EFMD & ACBSP.

Admission Process | Apply Online | Admission Prospectus

Quick Contacts:

Ms. Rekha Ganapathy
Admissions officer
Mobile: 9742722906 | Email: admission@sdmimd.ac.in

Prof. Prasad S.N.
Chairperson – Admissions
Mobile: 09741410540 | Email: admission@sdmimd.ac.in
Students Scholarships PGDM 2018-20
  • Merit Scholarship* – Rs. 75,000 for applicants with minimum 70% each in - 10th Standard; 12th Standard / PUC 2; and Degree. | Apply Now
  • Empowering Woman* – Rs. 100,000 scholarship for woman applicants with minimum 1 year work experience and 60% aggregate each in - 10th Standard; 12th Standard / PUC 2; and Degree. | Apply Now
  • PGDM Merit Scholarship – 3 Students will be awarded Merit-cum-means Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Performance in each Term during the PGDM Program.
* Scholarship subject to the applicant finally joining the PGDM Program 2018-20 Batch
International Student Exchange Program 2017

Pursuant to the international exchange agreements with overseas universities, students from PGDM 2017-19 Batch of SDMIMD will be going abroad to spend a term there.

  • Mayur G. Raj, Yogitha Bhat, Riju Mittal and Chandana S, will be attending the program at Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University, USA.
  • Kaveramma K.U., Swathi Prasad, Vivek Aradhya S.U., and Varsha Bheemaiah, are attending University of Bordeaux, France.
  • Anisha Ronita Raj, Navaneeth Ballal N, Nayantara Dorothy D'Souza & Nitin E will be attending one-term program at University of Pau, France.
  • Ramkrishna Patil, Samiksha Patel & Monisha K M will be attending the debut exchange program at Heilbronn University, Germany.
List in Top 50 B-School by Business World
SDMIMD is ranked in 30th Place in Business World B-School Ranking under Top Private Business Schools in India. In overall ranking of India’s B-School SDMIMD is listed among the Top 50 B-Schools in the recently issue. The best performance in leadership, admission process, industry linkage, infrastructure, placement, and ROI to students has made SDMIMD have the 6th Place in the South Indian B-Schools in the overall ranking.
SDMIMD ranked among Top 50 B-Schools by Career 360
SDMIMD has been reaffirmed to the league of the top Management B-Schools in the country. SDMIMD has been ranked 35 in all India in the Career 360 B-School Survey 2017. Exceptional holistic excellence across all parameters (PAN India) such as quality Faculty; global exposure; teaching pedagogy; course curriculum, industry interface, state-of-the-art infrastructure and campus placements, have made SDMIMD rise in public esteem.
Launch of Online Blended Learning - BLCPM
The formal launch of the Blended Learning Certificate Program in Management (BLCPM) designed by SDMIMD in association with TCS iON, was carried out at the TCS Banyan Park complex in Mumbai on November 7, 2017. Shri. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head of TCS iON, Shri. D. Surendra Kumar, Vice President , Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational (SDME) Trust, Dr. N R Parasuraman, Director SDMIMD, Shri. Venkat Rap Mallineni, Head of iON Education TCS and Prof. Mohamed Minhaj, Associate Professor, Systems SDMIMD were present.

Set of highly relevant management courses is offered as Blended Learning Certificate Program in Management (BLCPM), which involves online learning from the TCS iON platform as well as Pre and Post Workshops to be held at the Institute.

Program Webpage | Program Brochure

Contact Details:
Prof. Malathi Sriram
Chairperson - Management Development Programs
Mobile: (0)9886521063, Email: malathi@sdmimd.ac.in
Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management

SDMIMD is offering ‘Sports Management Program’ in collaboration with the Centre of Sports and Management Studies (CS & MS). The courses offered under this collaboration are aimed at preparing the young graduates and sports enthusiasts for sports management and business environment.

International Tennis Player Mr. Somdev Devvarman is the Brand Ambassador for this program.

Course offered: Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management (PGDSM) – 11 Months Duration

Apply Online

For Admissions please contact:
Email: sportscourse@sdmimd.ac.in
Mobile: 9986439832

23rd Annual SDMIMD Convocation -
March 24, 2018
Chief Guest: Shri. N.S. Vishwanathan
Deputy Governor and Executive Director
Reserve Bank of India
Recent Publications by Faculty
Jagadeesh, R. (2017). Spiritual Obsession and its Influence on Behavioral Aspects of Students. Global Journal of Addiction & Rehabilitation Medicine, ISSN: 2573-2447; Volume: 02, Issue:12, December 2017, DOI: 10.19080/GJARM.2017.04.555648.
Kannadas S. (2017). Quickstart- Financial stipulation of a start up. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research. ISSN: 2455-8834. Vol.02 (Issue 12); December 2017. pp 5456-5462.
Gandhi L. (2017). Entrepreneurial and training challenges encountered by the women self - help groups and revamping strategies to enhance their business in Coimbatore, India. National conference on Trends and Prospects in Business and financial markets; JSS Centre for Management Studies, Mysuru; December 15-16, 2017, ISBN: 978-93-86724-26-7
Faculty Outreach Activities in December 2017
  • Dr. N.R. Parsuraman was invited to deliver the 3rd Malathi Bolar Memorial Lecture at Siddaganga Institute of Technology (SIT), Post Graduate Department of Management Studies & Research Centre, Tumkur, on November 12, 2017. It may be recalled that Prof. Malathi Bolar was a Director of SDMIMD in the late 1990s.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh invited to the ‘Capacity Building Workshop for Teachers-Towards Enhancing Quality of Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Colleges’ as a Resource Person to give a talk on the topic ‘Recent trends in teaching and learning’ on December 19, 2017, organized by St. Philomena’s College (Autonomous), Mysore. More than 100 faculty members participated in the workshop.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh invited to judge the Quality Control Circles annual competition on 18 December 2017, organized by M/s Rane (Madras) Limited, Mysore, in their production plant, wherein five teams participated.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh reviewed the paper titled "The Adoption of Lean Principles and Practices: Transforming Human Resources Delivery System Model" submitted to the International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), published by Inderscience Publishers.
  • Prof Prasad SN, Chairperson-Admissions held an admission promotion session on MBA/PGDM entrance exams, application process for the SDMIMD PGDM 2018-20 admissions for the degree Final Year students of the SDM Degree College, Ujire and SDM College of Business Management, Mangalore on 15 Dec 2017. Over 200 students at Ujire and approximately 70 students at Mangalore attended the event and interacted with Prof Prasad. Prof Prasad was assisted by Mr Rajshekar. Library Staff SDMIMD.
  • Prof. Mohamed Minhaj resource person for a capacity-building workshop conducted on 19 December 2017 at St. Philomena's College, Mysuru. The workshop was organised as part of St. Philomena's academic quality enhancement initiative and the topics covered during my sessions included Technology Trends changing the landscape of Education, Information Harvesting for academic content development and technology tools/techniques for effective teaching.
  • Dr. M. Sriram delivered a guest lecture on 'Capital Budgeting-Concepts,Issues and Techniques' at School of Management and Commerce, M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (RUAS), Peenya Campus on 16 December 2017.
  • Prof. L Gandhi chaired a session in the National conference, on 'Trends and Prospects in Banking and Financial Markets', organized by JSS Center for Management Studies during 15-16, December, 2017.
  • Prof. L Gandhi panel member in the panel discussion on "Choosing specializations in MBA" organized by IMS, Patna on 6 December 2017.
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