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July 2017 Edition
Campus News
Workshop on Effective Business Negotiation
As the business environment is increasingly becoming competitive and complex, it is critical for managers to equip themselves with negotiating skills. With this objective SDMIMD conducted a Workshop on Effective Business Negotiation on July 21, 2017 to the executives of Supreem Pharmaceuticals Mysore Pvt. Ltd., at SDMIMD Campus. The workshop was designed and offered by Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Professor in Marketing. This 1-day workshop was well received by the corporate world.

Commencement of Sports Management Course
On July 5, 2017, a special function was held to mark the launch of the 11 Months Post Graduate Diploma in Sports management. The course is run by Center for Sports & Management Studies (CS&MS) with SDMIMD as the academic partners. Prof. Sheshanna, Former Professor, Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore, Mysuru, delivered a special address on the occasion. Read More>

Italy Conference
The International Conference on Management & Behavioural Sciences (IC17Italy Conference), was organized at Rome, Italy, 1-3 July 2017 jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and Global Business Research. The theme of the conference ‘Getting the Right People on the Job’ attracted academic and corporate nominations across the globe.

Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, SDMIMD, Mysuru, has delivered the special felicitation address on “Choosing the Right People on the Job”. Dr. Mousumi, SDMIMD, Mysuru, was the expert in the Panel discussion on “Innovative Instructional Strategies - Emerging trends!” Both the faculty members also presented a joint paper on “Managing stress at workplace: A study on nurses in private hospitals in Mysore and Bangalore”.
CMDP for Vinyas Innovative Technologies Pvt.,Ltd.
The Customized Management Development Program (CMDP) for Vinyas Innovative Technologies, Mysore, concluded on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The 10-month week-end program offered to the executives began in August 2016. The CMDP covered the essential topics under the areas of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations, and Negotiations. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Professor of Marketing at SDMIMD, designed and coordinated the program to meet the requirements of Vinyas Innovative Technologies. Experienced academic team of SDMIMD delivered the sessions bringing the innovative training methods into this corporate training. 35 executives with various backgrounds and disciplines attended the program at SDMIMD campus.
Workshop on Leadership
The new mantra at B-schools is ‘Becoming a leader’ and learning about leadership is the in thing in any management institute. This trend has emerged as the objective of prospective young managers in recent times. Along with the key specializations offered, B-School students’ demands learning about leadership to meet the corporate and entrepreneurship need of the day. To meet this need a 3-Day workshop on Leadership was organized during July 12 to 14, 2017 for the PGDM 2016-18 Batch. Dr. Prakash K. Nair, Independent Consultant and Leadership Trainer, introduced the world of leadership and discussed on the nuances of good leadership during the session.
Counselling Workshop
Management education at SDMIMD ensures that students are up to the challenge of a volatile global market and be creative. Students are pushed to explore new ways of thinking and approaching business problems to bring their best ideas to the surface. To equip to these challenges a series of Counselling Workshop was conducted during June & July 2017 to the new batch (2017-19) of PGDM program. This year, Ms. Ruchika G. Naidu was the Counsellor and Program Designer for the said workshop.
Workshop on ‘Power of Self’ to SDMites
John Anster says ‘What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!’ Our future may not be entirely within our control, but most of what we become is within our power to create. To understand this it requires a self-directed learning process, a clear roadmap and guidance on how to increase the effectiveness of change within you. To introduce the students about the hidden power within them a series of workshop on the theme ‘The Power of Self’ was organized for the batch of PGDM 2016-18 during July 2017 by Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Professor – Marketing.
Talk by Sports Course Brand Ambassador
Former international tennis player and Brand Ambassador of SDMIMD and CS&MS Sports Management Course Mr. Somdev Devvarman said that there was a pressing need to promote sports at the grassroots level in the country. Mr. Somdev was delivering the talk on ‘Training and Development of an Athlete - Achieving Excellence in Sport’ to the students of Sports Management Course and invited sports professionals on July 20, 2017 at MDP Hall, SDMIMD. Former tennis ace highlighted need for training & developing sporting talent and sport managers in India to emerge as a major sporting nation in coming years. Earlier, senior tennis coach & Founder Member of CS&MS Mr. Enrico Preperno, welcomed the gathering and introduced the speaker of the Sports Talk Series. Mr. Arijith Ghosh, Honorary Member of CS&MS and faculty of the course delivered the Vote of Thanks. Sports Course Program Director Dr. H. Gayathri, faculty members of the institute and invitees were present.
Student Activities
Khoj 2017
Khoj - the talent search festival of SDMites is a platform to for the new batch of PGDM to showcase their skills in various areas. Kohj 2017 was organized on July 10, 2017 to identify the gifted freshers through various competitions and to formally welcome them to the student committees of the Institute. The show by the new PGDM batch 2017-19 was laced with impromptu speeches, colourful dances, humorous skits, classical songs and fancy dress shows.

Visit to Dharmasthala by PGDM 2017-19 Batch
‘Take the pressure as pleasure. You will not feel it but enjoy it. Who hasn't pressure in this world? I too have pressure but I take it as pleasure which tests my capability to come up, not to give up. The pressure which is given by your teachers is to make you moulded and to prepare you to face the challenges in your profession. Read More>
Upcoming Events - August 2017
Foundation Day Lecture 2017 - August 22, 2017
This year the Foundation Day Lecture will be delivered by Shri. T.S. Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner, Government of India.

SDMIMD is hosting its Foundation Day on August 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM in its Institute Campus. SDMIMD started its operations in 1993 with an aim to extend Management Education to the young graduates. The institute’s Foundation Day is celebrated by learning from the success stories of prominent institutional builders and personalities through lecture. Read More>

6th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance, Accounting and Banking -
August 18-19, 2017
Invitation | Conference Webpage

Conference Contact
Dr. M. Sriram, Conference Chair
Tel: 0821-2429722, Extn: 1107
Mobile: +91-9036096366
Email: financeconference2017@sdmimd.ac.in
Pre Conference Workshop - August 17, 2017
Pre Conference Workshop – Lead Resource Persons
Pre Conference Workshop Details
Students Exchange Program
Upcoming Conferences 2017-18
Faculty Outreach Activities
  • Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta & Dr. Mousumi Sengupta attended the International Conference on Management & Behavioural Sciences (IC17Italy Conference), at Rome, Italy, 1-3 July 2017. Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta has delivered the special felicitation address on “Choosing the Right People on the Job”. Dr. Mousumi was the expert in the Panel discussion on "Innovative Instructional Strategies! Emerging trends!” Both the faculty members also presented a joint paper on"Managing stress at workplace: A study on nurses in private hospitals in Mysore and Bangalore”.
  • Dr. Neetu Ganapathy helped undergraduates from less privileged backgrounds to understand how to prepare and face an interview. Conducted mock interviews for 30 students on June 11, 2017.
  • Dr. Neetu Ganapathy was invited as a guest speaker at Spoorthi: a motivational camp for undergraduates conducted by the Deenabandhu Charitable Trust, Mysore; Addressed undergraduate students on the topic of public speaking and interview skills on June 9, 2017
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