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Faculty on Overseas Exchange Program 2018
SDMIMD has collaborated with international management institutes of repute to conduct Exchange Programs for an understanding of management from an international perspective. Faculty and Students from both the collaborative institutions have an opportunity of participating in foreign exchange program every year.

This year 4 faculty members from SDMIMD are invited by the universities overseas to conduct courses.
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor - Operations, is invited by British University in Dubai (BUiD), Dubai;
Dr. R. Sugant, Professor - Marketing will be taking sessions at the University of Montevideo, Uruguay;
Dr. S.N. Prasad, Professor - Strategic Marketing, will conduct the course on International perspectives in Strategy at ESC Pau, France; and, Prof. M. Minhaj, Faculty-Systems, will deliver sessions on Business Analytics at Business Analytics Institute, France.
International Placement Opportunities for SDMites
The international accreditation - EFMD-EPAS, has not only given a quality stamp to the SDMIMD’s flagship program – Post Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM program, but opened avenues for International Placement Opportunities for SDMites. SDMIMD has entered into an arrangement with Highered EFMD for enabling students to participate in international placement processes initiated by Highered. The Placements 2018-19 will give Students of SDMIMD to participate in the placement process by international companies listed by Highered.
‘Leadership in Education Award’ to Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
SDMIMD Director and Professor in Finance Dr. N.R. Parasuraman has been selected for the 'Leadership in Education Award 2018' by the Higher Education Forum (HEF).

Every year HEF select the eminent educationist who has contributed substantially in improving education ecosystem, in general, higher education system, in particular; with academic achievements. This year the award was presented during the Annual Meet of the Gujarat Chapter of HEF held in joint aegis with the M.S. University held in Vadodara on September 29, 2018.

7th International Finance Conference 2018

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SDMIMD organized the 7th edition of the International Finance Conference - Emerging Trends in Finance, Accounting and Banking on September 7 and 8, 2018. The conference discussed and deliberated on the theme Global Recovery- India at the crossroads. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director and Professor- Finance, SDMIMD, inaugurated the conference and delivered the inaugural address on the conference theme. Earlier, Dr. M. Sriram, Conference Chair and Assistant Professor- Finance, welcomed the gathering and introduced the theme of the conference.

The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Prasanna Chandra, Director, Centre for Financial Management, Bengaluru. Dr. Chandra focused the keynote on ‘Behavioural Finance’ and its relevance in the context of research in capital markets. Read More>

Foundation Day Lecture 2018

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'The focus, clarity of intuit and putting the organizations above everything else are the hallmarks of a leader' thus said Mr. B. Muthuraman, Former Vice Chairman of Tata Steel, while delivering the Foundation Day Lecture of SDMIMD held on September 20, 2018.

The Foundation Day started with a formal lighting the lamp ceremony. Dr. M R Suresh, Professor - Marketing, SDMIMD, Mysore, delivered the Welcome speech. Dr. Suresh presented the significance of the day and recalled the leadership lessons shared by various speakers who have graced the occasion in the previous years. Dr Suresh concluded by saying how those speakers influenced the student community at SDMIMD by their wisdom and professional excellence. Read More>

Workshop on ‘Empirical Research in Finance’
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The pre-conference workshop on ‘Empirical Research in Finance’ was held on September 6, 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. S.N. Hegde, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Mysore. In his inaugural address, Prof. Hegde highlighted how a systematized research in financial management can bring constructive changes in higher educational institutions. Earlier, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering and introduced the importance of research and publications in presenting institutional intellectual output. Read More>
Workshop on Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt
Mr. Vikas from KPMG (Klynvelt Peat Marwick Goerdeler) was the resource person for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt workshop organized for the PGDM 2017-19 Batch during September 2018. The 4-day workshop was inaugurated by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor - Operations, SDMIMD, on September 15, 2018.

The workshop introduced the statistical tool “MINITAB” to solve analytical problems and gave insight on how use of six sigma techniques can give better growth of the organization. Several live industrial examples along with industrial applications were discussed during the workshop. The training program concluded with Assessment Test and a feedback session.
Faculty Outreach Activities in September 2018
Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta
M.A. & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
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  • Reviewed the article 'Urban Dwellers suffering and vulnerability for the plenty of road traffic congestion in Dhaka city' submitted to the International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology published by Academic Journals.
  • Reviewed the article 'Role of Career Adaptability and its Resources in Predicting Vocational Attitudes of IT Professionals from India for Management and Labour Studies' submitted to Management and Labour Studies published by XLRI Jamshedpur and SAGE Publication.

Prof. Mohamed Minhaj

MCA, M.Phil
Associate Professor - Systems
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  • Attended the 8th edition of India IoT Symposium held at Bengaluru on 29th and 30th August 2018.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  • Was invited to set the question paper on 'Theoretical Frameworks in Financial Markets Research' and 'Financial Econometrics' by JSS Centre for Management Studies, JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru. The question paper setting was part of the Ph.D. coursework of research scholars registered in the University.
  • Reviewed a paper titled 'Board of Directors and Underpricing- A Study in context of Indian IPO Firms' for the journal Management and Labour Studies, XLRI Jamshedpur and published by SAGE Publishers

Prof. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET
Assistant Professor - OB/HRM
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  • Reviewed a paper with the title 'Linking Resourcing Practices and Firm's Performance: Role of formal HR department within financial cooperative sector in Kenya' for the journal Management and Labour Studies, XLRI, Jamshedpur, jointly published by SAGE Publications.
  • Chief Guest and Trainer for one-day motivational training program- Stepping stone for success for the commerce students of Sri Ganesh College of Arts and Science, Salem, Tamil Nadu held on September 14, 2018
Recent Faculty Publication
  • Venkatraja, B. (2018). Dynamics of Aggregate Demand Factors in Macro Growth: An European Perspective. Economic Studies Journal, ISSN (print) 0205-3292, Vol. 27 (3), pp.3-21.
  • Jayakrishnan S. (2018). Rebuilding the Trust: Maggi Way. South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases (Sage Publications). (ISSN 2277-9779; eISSN: 2321-0303). Vol.07 (2), December, pp.120-130.
  • Sriram, M (2018). Determinants of RoE of S&P BSE Sensex Companies - A Panel Data Analysis. Indian Journal of Finance, Vol. 12 (9), ISSN: 0973 - 8711, pp.56-65.
Admissions Open for PGDM 2019-2021

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SDMites support to Kodagu and Kerala
To respond to the difficult situation faced by Kodagu and Kerala due to natural disaster, SDMites contributed generously to the affected area. SDMites showed their concern to the affected people by contributing the amount collected for Onam Celebration and raised the fund. SDMites joined hand with Kerala Samajam Mysore and Kodagu in providing relief materials.
Guests on Campus
Dr. Manjunath
Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP)
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Prof. S.R. Viswanath
Professor and Head, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi
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Dr. K.A. Venkatesh
Professor, Myanmmar Institute of Information Technology
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Dr. Kabaly P Subramanian
Assistant Professor - Business Studies, Arab Open University and Adjunct Professor, VIT University
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Sri. Girinarayan
Partner, Your HR Buddy
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Sri. Bharath Ram
Managing Director, Lokkur Investment Advisors Pvt Ltd
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Lt. Col. L. Harsha
Secretary, Project Management Institute,
Bengaluru Chapter
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Sri. V.S. Manimaran
Chairman and Managing Director,
Visskan Aviation Pvt Ltd
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Theater Act on
'Education and Social Reformation'
Dr. R. Poornima, Professor - English (Retd.), Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore, and her team presented stage performance on the theme 'Education and Social Reformation' at Institute Auditorium. The performance touched upon the various neurological disorders and how people with such disorders behave. Further, the performance introduced how education can be used as a tool to overcome such disorders and impact of such change among the people and society as a whole. The Khalanubhav team of SDMites coordinated the program.
Upcoming Conferences in 2018
4th International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development - Emerging Trends” -
November 23-24,2018

7th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace - December 14-15, 2018
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