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May 2017 Edition
Campus News
MDP on Finance for Non-Finance Professionals
The 2-Day Management Development Program (MDP) on 'Finance for Non Finance Professionals' was held on May 26 & 27, 2017 at SDMIMD. The program was designed and developed for the participants who were from technical departments with no formal finance and accounting background. The program equipped the participants with nuances of Financial Reporting, Cost Management for decision making and fundamentals of Corporate Finance. The pedagogy involved discussion of select cases from Harvard Publishing for reinforcing the concepts. This was followed by hands on session using MS Excel for the application of Corporate Finance concepts. Dr. M. Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance and Prof. S. Kannadas, Assistant Professor-Finance, were the resource persons for the program.

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MDP on Creativity and Problem Solving
A 1-day Management Development Program (MDP) on 'Creativity and Problem Solving' was successfully conducted at SDMIMD, Mysore, on May 26, 2017. Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean - Academics, and Professor of Operations Management, guided the participants from various industries on different aspects of creativity and discussed the problem solving methods. The program included such topics as basic elements for understanding creativity, problem solving, and creative problem solving and their implications for managing change. In addition, self-assessment about being creative, barriers to creativity, enabling creativity to improve business, were also discussed through, classroom lectures, presentations, games, hands on exercises, and case studies. The participants expressed their satisfaction as well enjoyment at the end of the program.

In view of the further demand for the 1-day Management Development Program (MDP) on 'Creativity and Problem Solving', it was offered again on June 2, 2017 in the institute’s campus for the corporate executives.

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Leadership Program - Heads of Institutes
SDMIMD conducted a Leadership Program on the May 16 & 17, 2017, for the Heads of Institutions of SDM Group of Institutions. The program was oriented towards enhancing the leadership skills of the participants in their own environment where they will be focused on their institution's needs. The Program enthused the participants to share their leadership skills and how they drive change in their organizations. Several interactive sessions were included such as Managing Quality as per the recent trends; Understanding the Basic Tenets In Finance, Negotiation Skills, Managing Human Resources at Workplace and The Strategic and Multiple Dimensions of Leadership.
Upcoming Conferences
6th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance, Accounting and Banking
August 18-19, 2017
International Conference on Marketing
October 26-27, 2017
3rd International conference on Economic Growth and Sustainable Development- Emerging Trends
November 10-11, 2017
6th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace
December 8-9, 2017
Upcoming Seminar
Program on Finance for Non-Finance Manager in Singapore - August 4 & 5, 2017
Upcoming MDPs
Data Analysis and Business Modelling using MS-Excel - 8-9 June 2017
Managerial Economics for Executives
9 June 2017
Understanding Macroeconomic Environment for Decision Making - 6 July 2017
Managing Software Projects
24-25 August 2017
Emotional Intelligence for effective leadership
8 September 2017
Effective Team Building and Conflict Management Strategies - 28-29 September 2017
Upcoming FDP
SDMIMD is organizing Faculty Development Program (FDP) in the last week of July 2017 at the SDMIMD campus in Mysore.

The intensive session plan of this faculty improvement program will have coverage in the areas of Marketing, Strategy, HR, Operations, Systems and Finance. Cases from Harvard Business School will be discussed and sessions will also include hands-on sessions in the computer centre.

Quick Contact: Prof. Malathi Sriram
Mobile : 9886521063 | Email: malathi@sdmimd.ac.in
Orientation Program for PGDM 2017-19 Batch Business Landscape Course - 2016-18 Batch

An Orientation Week for the students of the incoming batch of PGDM 2017-19 will commence from June 14, 2017. A series of lectures are organized throughout the week. The lecture series from prominent speakers is designed in manner that will bring in a lot of industry expertise and experience, for the students to assimilate and take advantage of.

Other than the expert lectures, information sharing sessions are slotted in the schedule over the week for the students which covers the practicalities availing the student support services and the transition to postgraduate study.

Business Landscape, a knowledge expansion exercise was conducted by the SDMIMD faculty for the students entering the Second Year after their corporate internship. The week long program from June 5-9, 2017, included topics on Effects of International Relations on Trade and Business, the US H1-B Visa issue, Possible Causes of Future Job Losses, Futuristic Skill and Knowledge Requirements and student panel discussion on Skilling Oneself for the Future, Future Areas for Entrepreneurship. Special emphasis was given on learning about evolving technology. An exciting student debate was held on the China OBOR initiative and India’s non participation in the recent summit. Business Landscape Course was conceived and anchored by Prof Prasad SN and actively participated by several faculty members and invited speakers from the corporate.
Faculty Publications Faculty Outreach Activities
  • Gandhi, L. & Minhaj, Mohamed (2017). HR Analytics: A big deal for C-suite in Talent Management. FOCUS International Journal of Management, Vol.12 (2), ISSN: 0973 9165, October 2016-March 2017.
  • Venkatraja, B. (2017). Impulse Response of Economic Growth to Renewable Energy Shocks: Indian Scenario. FOCUS International Journal of Management, ISSN: 0973 9165 (print), Vol.12 (2), pp. 6-10.
  • Venkatraja, B. (2017). Keynes' Expansionary Fiscal Policy Not At Work in Karnataka. Southern Economist, (ISSN 0038-4046), Vol.55 (23) April, pp.13-15.
  • Gandhi, Laksham (2017). Rise and fall of YAHOO!-the missteps of the leader and its headwind consequences. GITAM Journal of Management, ISSN: 0972-740X, Vol.15 (1), pp.122-134.
  • Kannadas, S. (2017). Entangle of Gender & Experience on Investment Behaviour of Corporate Investors. IJSR - International Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN: 2277 - 8179, Vol. 6(2), February, pp 641-643.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh acted as member of Assessment Council for the assessment of candidates working in the Technology Development and Transfer Board, CFTRI, Mysore, on 27 April 2017.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh acted as Examiner for the final viva - voce of Ph.D. under VTU by a faculty member of NMAIT, Nitte, DK District, on 21 April 2017. The Ph.D. thesis pertains to research conducted on quality initiatives and quality awards.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh conducted two sessions at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore, on 20 April 2017, for the MBA students on the topic “MBA and Beyond” and for the faculty members on the topic “Research and Innovation”.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh delivered a guest lecture on “Business plan and project appraisal” to the participants of Entrepreneurship Development Program on Food Processing Industry, organized by CFTRI, Mysore, on 17 April 2017.
  • Dr. M. Sriram delivered a guest lecture on 'Foreign Exchange Risk Management and Special Financing Vehicles'' at Department of Commerce, PG Centre, Vidyavardhaka College, Mysuru on 26 April 2017.
Recent SDMIMD Publications Tie-up with Abu Dhabi University, UAE
SDMIMD Journal of Management
Voume 8 Issue 1 March 2017

Contemporary Research in
Management 2017

SDMIMD in continuation to its effort to collaborate with international universities has signed a MOU with Abu Dhabi University, UAE, establishing tie-up for the student and faculty exchange. The first student exchange is likely to take place in October / November 2017. With this, the number of international tie-ups has gone up to 7.

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