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SDMIMD Foundation Day Lecture 2019
The Foundation Day lecture at SDMIMD is an event to commemorate the founding of the Institute 25 years back. Year after year, we have been having distinguished speakers who have made a mark on society as the speaker for this occasion.

This year’s Foundation Day Lecture is special as SDMIMD will be celebrating its 25th Year of inception. The Silver Jubilee Foundation Day Lecture 2018 will be delivered by Indian space scientist K. Radhakrishnan, Former Director, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The event will be held at 11 am on 19th July 2019 in the Institute campus. Read More>
Campus News
Workshop on 'Controlling a Project' by Prof Aro-Gordon
Dr Stephen Aro-Gordon, Professor, Department of Business and Accounting, Muscat College, Sultanate of Oman; conducted a workshop on "Controlling a Project: Understanding the Earned Value Management (EVM) Technique" for the finance specialization students of PGDM 2017-19 Batch on June 7 & 8, 2019 at SDMIMD. Dr Aro Gordon has been earlier associated with the Institute as an Adjunct Faculty.

MDP on Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership
Emotional intelligence has gained momentum over the years, in managing emotions intelligently and to dealing with people issues at the workplace. Especially, in the context of leadership effectiveness, this concept has proved to be imperative, in today’s business. Considering the prevailing situation, SDMIMD organized Management Development Program (MDP) on ‘Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership’, on 7 June 2019. Read More>

MDP on Essentials of Business Analytics
A two-day MDP on Essentials of Business Analytics was held on 12 and 13 June 2019. Prof. Mohamed Minhaj was the resource person for the program. The program provided a comprehensive introduction to the domain of analytics. The discussion about the difficulties involved in managerial decision making served as an icebreaker. Later, the role that analytics can play in better decision making was discussed. After discussing several use-cases like Market Basket Analysis, Remarketing, and Sentiment Analysis the approach, techniques and tools for analytics were deliberated upon . The program also had hands-on sessions pertaining to Machine Learning using a open-source software. Dr. Sunil M. V coordinated the event.
FDP on Communicating Effectively in the Classroom: Communication Skills for Teacher
A one-day FDP on "Communicating Effectively in the Classroom: Communication Skills for Teachers" was held on June 13, 2019, at SDMIMD. The FDP focused on understanding the barriers to communicating effectively in the classroom and discussed the techniques to overcome the same. Read More>

MDP on Effective Business Presentation Skills
A one-day MDP on "Effective Business Presentation Skills" was held on June 14, 2019, at SDMIMD. Oftentimes, business executives are unable to present their ideas clearly to their target audience, be they clients, peers or superiors. This results in ineffective presentations which serve no purpose. The MDP focused on aiding participants in understanding the core competencies of an effective presenter and guided them in making good speech habits a part of their repertoire. Read More>

MDP on Team Building and Conflict Management Strategies
On 15th June 2019, SDMIMD organized a Management Development Program on ‘Team Building and Conflict Management Strategies’ at SDMIMD, Mysore. The program was aimed at sensitizing the participants to the growing importance of teamwork and conflict management for organizational excellence.
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MDP on Managing Difficult Customers
A one-day Management Development Program (MDP) on 'Managing Difficult Customers' was held on June 21, 2019, at SDMIMD, Mysore. The program was designed for executives and managers who manage customers and academicians in the area of marketing. The resource persons were Dr Mousumi Sengupta, Professor of Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management and Dr Sugant, Professor - Marketing. Read More>
MDP on SIX Thinking hats and Management games for employee excellence
On 29th June 2019, SDMIMD organized a Management Development Program on ‘MDP on Six Thinking Hats and Management Games for Employee Excellence’. The program was aimed at providing insights on the nature and importance of Gamification and six thinking hats, conducting a sample of games & provide interpretations on the benefits of those games, sharing some popular corporate/management stories and providing tips to construct effective live stories. Read More>
Interactive Session on Product Management
On 22nd June 2019, SDMIMD organized an interactive session on ‘Product Management’ as a part of its Prerana – Alumni Lecture Series, with Mr. Rajnikanth Urs M.C., Regional Product Manager for Asia Pacific and Japan, HP Asia Pacific Pte Ltd., as the distinguished speaker. Read More>
Stakeholders Interaction on E-Waste Management
The IT Panel of CII, Mysuru had organized a Stakeholders Interaction on E-Waste Management at SDMIMD on 21 June 2019. The objective of the meeting was to advocate the safe disposal of e-waste and to devise an efficient and sustainable model for management of the e-waste generated in Mysuru. Mr. Shankar Prasad, Vertical Head of Excelsoft Technologies Pvt Ltd and convener IT Panel, welcomed the participants and coordinated the program. Read More>
Admissions Open for PGCM 2019-2020
SDMIMD Director appointed to
EPAS accreditation Board
The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) has appointed Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor – Finance, SDMIMD, Mysore as a member of the EFMD Program Accreditation System (EPAS) Board. Read More>
Ms Karshini wins 'Star Reporter'
award by Business Standard
Ms Karshini Tyagarajan of PGDM 2018-20 won the 'Star Reporter of the Month' award for May 2019 by Business Standard. The award is in recognition for the appreciation for the reports to Business Standard column 'Campus Talk'. Mr S. Jayaraam, Region Head - Market Development and Regional Manager Mr Madhu of Business Standard gave away the award which includes the certificate, cash prize and goodies from the company.
SDMite Mr Vikas is 'Mr Integrity Model
South India'
Mr J. Vikas of PGDM 2018-20 won the 'Mr Integrity Model South India' title and emerged as the runner-up in the Ranai Beauty Pageant 2019 competition held in Hassan during April 2019. Impressed by the performance of Mr Vikas in ramp walk, dance, Q&A rounds during the audition, the jury members selected him directly to the final round. Mr Vikas is also Mr NIEIT during his Engineering.
Business Landscape 2019
The Business Landscape course for the PGDM 2018-20 Batch during the second year was organized from 11th June 2019 to 15th June 2019. The aim of the course was to sensitize the students towards the recent developments and issues in the current business environment, both globally and in the context of the Indian economy. Read More>
Prerana AGM 2018-19 Meet
The first Annual General Body Meeting of Prerana - SDMIMD Alumni Association was held on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Ballal Residency, Bangalore. Delivering the presidential address, the Chairman of the Association Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, called upon SDMites for a grand year-long celebration of 25 Years of Institute inception and discussed the roadmap for Prerana. Earlier, Mr Niranjan Naik, Secretary, welcomed the gathering, followed by a demonstration of the Prerana website by Executive Committee Member Mr Madan. Mr Arun Padaki, President - Prerana thanked the gathering.
Upcoming Workshop & MDP
Upcoming Conferences
8th International Finance Conference on Emerging Trends in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets (CFFM) - September 6-7, 2019

International Conference on Marketing
October 18-19, 2019

5th International Conference on Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends - November 15-16, 2019

8th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace
December 6-7, 2019
Faculty Outreach Activities in June 2019
The Case Teaching & Writing Workshop organized by AIMA (ICRC) in Collaboration with AICTE held on June 27 & 28, 2019. Dr. N.R Parasuraman invited to panel discussion on “Developing Cases based on Indian Ethos” & delivered the session on “Introduction to case writing (Why write a case study? What makes a good case study?)”
Dr. H. Gayathri invited by Ashakirana Charitable Trust, Mysore, to be the Member for the 'Ashakirana Institutional Ethical Committee' for the period 2019-2022 (3 Years).
Dr. M.R. Suresh evaluated a Ph D thesis in the area of Marketing and was subsequently part of the thesis defence assessment as well for a leading university. He was also part of the evaluation of the synopsis of another Ph D candidate.

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy conducted a workshop on Monday, June 10, 2019 for undergraduate students from across Kodagu on how to prepare for an interview. The workshop comprised of a session on the essentials of facing an interview which was followed by practice interviews. The workshop, which was attended by 31 students, most of whom were impacted by the floods in Kodagu last year, was part of "Spoorthi 2019", a motivational camp for underprivileged students organised by the Kodava Deenabandhu Charitable Trust, Mysore. The Trust takes up the cause of underprivileged college students from across Kodagu by providing them with training and scholarships.
Prof. Mohamed Minhaj delivered an online session regarding Business Analytics in a webinar organised by Accuracy Info Labs, Hyderabad on June 26, 2019.

Prof. Mohamed Minhaj participated in the Stakeholders interaction on E-Waste Management in Mysuru, organized by CII, Mysore on June 21, 2019 at SDMIMD
Dr. M. Sriram attended a one day programme on 'Foreign Exchange Risk Management' at CII Naoroji Godrej Centre of Manufacturing Excellence, CII,Mumbai. The event as held on June 19, 2019.
Dr. Venkatraja reviewed a researcher paper submitted to Management Labour and Studies, published by SAGE.
Prof. L Gandhi attended the CII Mysuru Chapter's HR/IR panel meeting on June 19, 2019.
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