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Student Exchange Programs with 15 International Universities

SDMIMD has entered into MOUs with 15 leading overseas Business Schools for various areas of collaboration. The following is the list

  1. Texas A&M University, USA
  2. Shanghai University, China
  3. University of Bordeaux, France
  4. ESC Pau, France
  5. University of Montevideo, Uruguay
  6. Abu Dhabi University, UAE
  7. British University in Dubai
  8. Heilbronn University, Germany
  9. Universidad Ean, Colombia Suramerica
  10. National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  11. EAE Business School, Spain
  12. Business Analytics Institute, Europe
  13. Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Colombia
  14. La Rochelle Business School, France
  15. Montpellier Business School, France

23 students will go to the universities shown below as part of this arrangement in 2018-19

  • Mays Business School, Texas A & M University, USA - 4 students
  • University of BORDEAUX, France - 4 students
  • University of PAU, France - 4 students
  • National Sun Yat-sen University, TAIWAN - 4 students
  • University of Heilbronn, Germany - 3 students
  • University of EAE, Barcelona, Spain - 2 students
  • University of EAE, Madrid, Spain - 2 students

7th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace

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SDMIMD organized 7th edition of the International HR Conference on 14th and 15th December 2018. The theme for the 2018 edition revolved around ‘Managing Human Resources at the workplace’. Mr. Lakshminarayan Ganesh, Chairman & MD, Rane Holdings Ltd, was the distinguished guest and delivered the keynote address at the inauguration of the conference.

In his keynote address, Mr. L. Ganesh threw light on the importance of human capital in any organization. He said that the key challenge was to bring people with different mindsets and aspirations to work together and align the same with the organisation’s goals and objectives. Director of the Institute Dr. N.R. Parasuraman; Conference Chair Dr. Mousumi Sengupta; and Conference Co-Chair Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta; were present. Read More>
SDMites win Arthayudh Overall Trophy
The PGDM Program students of the institute have bagged the Overall Championship trophy in the recently held Arthayudh - the National Level Management Fest organzied by Christ University, Bengaluru. SDMites Ms. Varsha Bheemaiah & Ms. Sahana Devi secured First place in the HR event; in Finance event Ms. Shrividya C & Mr. V. Harisankar Nair secured First place; and Ms. Sharon S, Mr. Vinod Kumar N & Mr. Rahul R secured First place in the Best Management Team event. Mr. Nandan C, Ms. Samiksha Patel & Mr. Tarun B Talreja secured second place in the Marketing event. Ms. Ankita Pawar & Ms. Swathi Prasad participated B-Quiz; Ms. Yogitha Bhat & Ms. Praneth Rai participated B-Plan & Entrepreneurship event; Mr. Vipul Halathi participated in the Best Manager event. SDMites competed against the top notches in the B-School and bagged the Overall Championship of Arthayudh.
2-Day FDP on Teaching Methodology

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A 2-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on 'Teaching Methodology' was organized during December 6 & 7, 2018 at MDP Hall, SDMIMD. The sessions were planned for the faculty members from undergraduates and post-graduate colleges. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, on December 6, 2018, at MDP Hall, SDMIMD.

The 2-Day program commenced with the session on 'Course Outlines and Planning for Sessions' by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor - Operations, SDMIMD; followed by the session on 'Teaching Marketing' delivered by Dr. H. Gayathri, Dean Academics and Professor - Marketing, SDMIMD. Read More>

Workshop on HR Analytics

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A one-day pre-conference workshop on HR Analytics was held on December 13, 2018. The workshop was aimed at discussing the latest trends in Human Resource Management and application of analytics. Inaugurating the workshop, Director, SDMIMD, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, enunciated the importance of the best practices in leadership and culture in the context of modern HRM. He highlighted on practical aspects of HR management and how conventional theories did not sometimes hold good, in his session.

Resource persons, Dr. Mousumi Sengupta elaborated the concept of analytics in Human Recourse Management with case applications. Prof. M. Minhaj explained the use of Analytics in business. Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta shared his thoughts on linking Human Resources to business as a strategic business partner to maximize the stakeholder value. Faculty members, research scholars and students from various academic institutions in Karnataka and other states participated in the workshop.

Faculty Outreach Activities in December 2018
Dr. R. Jagadeesh
BE, ME, Ph. D
Professor - Operations
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  • M/s Rane Madras invited to act as the judge for their annual quality control and improvement projects' evaluation. The event was held on 15th and 16th December 2018.

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
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  • Successfully completed a peer-review report for an article in consideration for publication by Common Ground Research Networks.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Quantitative Methods
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  • Reviewed a paper titled “Factors associated with quality of work-life among the faculty of technical institutes in Punjab”, for Management and Labour Studies, XLRI.
  • Session on “Teaching Quantitative Techniques” during the Two-day Faculty Development Programme, at SDMIMD, Mysore on 6 December 2018 and 7 December 2018.
  • Two-day workshop on “Using Statistical Methods” for M.Com students of SDM-MMK College, Mysore, on 30 November 2018 and 1 December 2018.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  • Evaluated a Ph D thesis titled "A Macroeconomic Stress Testing Framework for Credit Risk in Banking: A Case of India" at Alliance School of Business, Alliance University, Bengaluru.
  • Invited to be an honorary reviewer for the journal 'Review of Economics and Finance', a quarterly journal based out of Canada. The journal is included in ABDC list as 'B' category and indexed in leading databases.
Recent Faculty Publication
Rasbagh Vasudeva and Srilakshminarayana, G (2018). Sub-gaussian Geometric SαS and Sub-Cauchy Geometric SαS Distributions. Journal of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics, eISSN: 2364-9569, October, 9 pages.
Gandhi, L (2018). Emotional Intelligence and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Connection. AHRD Conference in the Americas conducted by Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), headquartered at Minnesota, USA.
Admissions Open for PGDM 2019-2021
Scholarship schemes worth Rs. 50 lakhs

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Ms Rekha Ganapathy, Admissions Officer
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Guests on Campus
Mr. Lakshminarayan Ganesh
Chairman & MD, Rane Holdings Limited
Mr. Mahalingam C
Managing Director, Lead Theatre Consulting, Bangalore
Prof. Ravichandran
Ex-Faculty, IIM Ahmedabad
Mr. Amit Agnihotri
Founder, MBAUniverse.com. Convener
Indian Management Conclave

Dr. M N Bheemesh
NIALS and Senior Advisor, ALMT Legal, Advocates and Solicitors, Bangalore

Dr. Ullas Rao
Assistant Professor of Finance - School of Social Sciences, Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates
Mr. Vijay Kumar M.
Independent Financial Adviser and alumnus of SDMIMD
Mr. Sudhindra
Our Alumnus, PGDM 2009-11
Upcoming Events
International Symposium 2019 - January 7, 2019
The 2019 edition of the international symposium is scheduled on January 7, 2019, at SDMIMD. The day-long event will include a keynote address, a special address, student interaction sessions and some fun time for the visiting students with SDMIMD students. Students from Texas A&M, who will be at SDMIMD as a part of the student exchange program will be participating in the event.

Dr. Julian Gasper, Director, Center for International Business Studies & Clinical Professor of Finance, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University; US will be present.
Annual Leadership Talk 2019 by
Mr. Krishnakumar Natarajan of Mindtree

January 8, 2019
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. Read More>
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 genre of management such as Strategic Management, Leadership, HR, OB, Marketing, Finance, Operations Management and General Management.

24th Annual SDMIMD Convocation
March 29, 2019
Chief Guest: Shri. Kamal Bali
Managing Director of Volvo India, Volvo Buses India Private Limited
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