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SDMite has bagged 'Best HR Manager' in
Q4Z Competition
SDMite Ms Khushboo Rani of PGDM 2019-2021 has won the 'Best HR Manager' title in the Intercollegiate Q4Z Competition held on September 26, 2020, organized by PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore. The event was organized as part of the 'Human Resource Professional Day'. As a part of the competition, in event 'Best HR Team' designed for selecting the Future HR Leaders and Management professionals, the team of SDMites including Ms Akanksha Joshi, Mr Abhishek Nayak and Mr Aman Sharma bagged the Runner-Up position.
Guest Lecture by Dr. Neetika Batra
On September 9 & 10, 2020, to discuss on Security Analysis, Investment Banking, and Mergers & Acquisition with the Finance Elective students of PGDM 2019-2021 the SDMIMD invited the domain expert from the corporate Dr. Neetika Batra. The speaker gave valuable inputs investment platforms and current trends in the security market mechanisms. On September 10, focused on M&A, the speaker gave input about the split off & spin off common shares, employee stock option plan and its significance.
University of Dundee School of Business and International Partners Research Conference - November 24-25, 2020
SDMIMD has tied up with the University of Dundee, UK in co-hosting an International conference, jointly co-hosted by the Workshop on Sustainable Socio-Economic Development (WISSED), University of Dundee, and partner institutions, during November 24-25, 2020. The conference will be held in a virtual mode.
International E-conference on "Adapting to the new business normal- The way ahead" - December 3-4, 2020
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Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Professor - OB/HRM, SDMIMD, reviewed the article titled "Sex differences in mate selection criteria in Bangladesh: A study from the perspective of assortative vs. disassortative mating” submitted for publication in the The interdisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences, Common Ground Publishers, USA.

Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor - Marketing, SDMIMD, reviewed a paper of Consumer Psychological Contract Breach for Global Business Research Journal.

Dr. M.R. Suresh conducted 2-Day "Workshop on Cases Methods" to the case authors during August 12 and 13, 2020 at ATI, Mysuru. The workshop was organized jointly by the Administrative Training Institute (ATI) PPP Cell, Mysuru and SDMIMD Mysuru.

Dr. M.R. Suresh reviewed the case submissions of faculty colleagues as part of the editorial process for the proposed Case Volume on PPP jointly brought out by ATI, Mysuru and SDMIMD
Dr. Prasad S.N, Professor - Strategy & General Management, SDMIMD, conducted a Training Session on "PPP projects in the Integrated Agricultural Development (IAD) and Renewable Energy in India" on August 27, 2020, for the Govt. Horticulture Officers of Davangere Division, Karnataka. The training program was organized & hosted by the Administrative Training Institute (ATI) - PPP Cell, Mysuru.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G, Associate Professor - Quantitative Methods, SDMIMD, attended a two week online FDP on "Hands on writing and publishing research paper for reputed journals" from September 7 to September 19, 2020, organized by Silicon City College of Management and Commerce.

Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G attended a webinar on "Banking, Finance and Investments", held on September 5, 2020, organized by Institute of Actuaries of India.
Prof. Gandhi L., Chairperson - Admissions & Assistant Professor - OB/HRM, SDMIMD, was interviewed by Pagalguy- a leading education network in India on September 8, 2020. They solicited responses on the scenario of management education post COVID, role of technology in management education, USPs of SDMIMD, Accomplishments of SDMIMD, Diversity at SDMIMD, Curriculum followed at SDMIMD, what are the parameters to select B-Schools etc., The interview was conducted by Mr. Allwin Angel, Founder & CEO of Pagalguy.
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Commencement of PGCM 2020-21 Batch
The AICTE recognized One-Year Post Graduate Certificate Program (PGCM) for the Batch 2020-2021 commenced on August 10, 2020. Inaugurating the program, Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Academic Head of the Program welcomed the new batch and introduced the courses offered in different terms and the process involved. The Academic Head introduced the educational service delivered by the SDM Educational Trust and spoke about the student etiquettes at SDMIMD.
2-Day Workshop on Case Method
SDMIMD and the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Cell of the Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, conducted 2-Day Workshop on Cases Methods during August 12 & 13, 2020 at ATI, Mysuru. Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor of Marketing, SDMIMD, conducted the workshop for the case authors involved in forthcoming Case Volume on PPP. The workshop introduced the case method approach in teaching and training; discussion of case, types of case studies, elements of case writing, etiquettes and ethical aspects in case writing, and, presentation of case were discussed with suitable case lets and short cases.
Online Management Development Programs (MDPs) 2020
The 2-Day Online MDP on Finance for Non-Finance Professionals was organized on September 3 & 4, 2020. The faculty resource of Day 1 Dr. M. Sriram introduced the foundations of financial reporting through financial statements of companies to the participants. On Day 2, Prof. Kannadas S., gave inputs of Costing for decision making with special reference to ABC costing technique and breakeven analysis. The session concluded with Q&A session with both the resource persons.
The MDP on Six Thinking Hats and Management Games for Employee Excellence held on September 4, 2020, aimed at providing insights into the nature and importance of Gamification and Six Thinking Hats. Prof. L. Gandhi, the faculty resource shared the potential impact of 6 Thinking Hats in decision making and introduced few management games used in the organizational context. The faculty resource shared some popular corporate/management stories and provide ideas to construct stories for enhancing the morale of the employees.
MDP on Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership was delivered in online mode focused on providing real-life experiential sharing inputs both academic and practical using hands-on exercise on September 11, 2020 by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta. The faculty resource discussed both personal and social sides of Emotional intelligence which can effectively enhance capabilities for taking up leadership positions in organizations and becoming more effective in their roles as leaders.
Prof. S. Kannadas was the faculty resource for the One-Day MDP on Behavioural Finance held on September 19, 2020, delivered through online mode. Inaugurating the program, Director of the Institute Dr. N.R. Parasuraman briefed about the behavioural aspects of an individual and an institutional investor. The faculty resource Prof. Kannadas discussed the behavioural and psychological aspects related to financial decisions of an investor. The sessions were more of case-based discussions and the possible solution to reduce the errors which are commonly done by irrational investors.
One-Day MDP on Dimensions of Leadership delivered by Dr. M.R. Suresh and Dr. S.N. Prasad on September 22, 2020, through online mode. The program is focused on exploring the facets of leadership roles which affect the manager and the leader in terms of strategic thinking and execution. The program replete with leadership examples from all domains from across the world. The program concluded with Q&A session.
The online MDP on Team Building and Conflict Management Strategies was organized on September 25, 2020. The faculty resource Dr. Mousumi Sengputa and Prof. L. Gandhi through interactive mode discussed seven factors for effective team building. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI); How to avoid bullying; knowing the team members; and learning from the mistakes; have been highlighted in the session. The faculty resource discussed the approaches to team building and its benefits. The program also emphasized the means to understand different types of conflicts in teams and strategies to resolve the same.
Panel Discussion on Succeeding in the New Normal
How digitization is taking the centre place; Importance of being Agile, advantages of having small cross functional autonomous teams and empowering people to be accountable to their job; HR aspects of the new normal; Be optimistic and be involved in a positive environment; and, Don't be too choosy for the opportunities; were the topics covered during the panel discussion on ‘succeeding in the new normal’ organized on Saturday, September 26, 2020, for SDMites of PGDM & PGCM program.

SDMIMD Alumni members - Mr Niranjan Naik, National Sales Head, Bosch Energy & Building Solutions; Mr Santhosh Kumar T.V., General Manager - Business Head, Middle East, Havells India Ltd; Mr Pavan Kumar SH, HR Business Partner, Hitachi ABB Power Grids; and, Mr Srinivas K., Director & Head of Sales Operations, RapidValue; - presented their view on the topics. Dr. R. Sugant, Professor – Marketing and Chairman – Placement Services, SDMIMD, anchored and moderated the virtual panel discussion.
SDMIMD Toastmasters Club Celebrates its Sixth Anniversary
SDMIMD Toastmasters celebrated its sixth anniversary on September 5, 2020. To commemorate the occasion, a virtual meeting was organized via Microsoft Teams. The theme of the meeting was "Ikigai", a Japanese word which means "the reason for which you wake up in the morning". The keynote speaker was Mr. Jaikumar Pillai from the Travancore Toastmasters Club. A passionate Toastmaster, Mr. Pilllai, gave an insightful speech on what it takes to be a Toastmaster and how one can gain from the experience.

The meeting was attended by Toastmasters from VVCE, Infosys, SDMIMD, Wipro BEATS, Bangalore and Travancore and they were joined by an enthusiastic batch of SDMites from the new batch of 2020-2022 bringing the total number of participants to 100. The host, VP Education TM Khushboo, zestfully carried forward the meeting. The Table Topics or the impromptu speech section was hosted by the club President TM Sanketh and it saw great participation by the guests, members and students. Dr. Neetu Ganapathy emerged as the Best Table Topics speaker and Mr. Siva Kumar (from Batch 20-22) emerged as the best first-timer. Read More>

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