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Management Development Programs 2018-19 - Upcoming Event

The 2018-19 edition of SDMIMD’s Management Development Programs (MDPs) annual calendar is focused on feedback, changing demands on business and needs of professional executives. Over the years SDMIMD’s MDP is known to support management systems in practice and to provide training to the executives of different sectors at different levels in an organization.

The MDP 2018-19 will introduce the participants with the latest tools, techniques and skills in different general of management such as Strategic Management, Leadership, HR, OB, Marketing, Finance, Operations Management and General Management.

Please visit the following links to know more:

Quick Contact
Prof. Malathi Sriram, Coordinator
Tel: +91-821-2429722 Extn: 1103 | Mobile: +91- 9886521063 | Email: mdp2018@sdmimd.ac.in
Campus News
SDMIMD's One-Year PGPM among Top 10 in India
The global perspective curriculum, industry connected classroom and inherent academic strength have gone to make SDMIMD’s One-Year Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) program to get placed among Top 10 Institutes offering One-Year Program in the Outlook B-School Survey 2018.

SDMIMD among Top 10 with Entrepreneurship Initiatives
SDMIMD is listed among the Top 10 Colleges with initiatives pertaining to Entrepreneurship, Startups and the incubation center, during the academic year 2017-18 by Outlook B-School Survey 2018. SDMIMD is among Top 100 B-Schools in India for the excellent performance in academics, placement, infrastructure, and international reach-out.

SDMIMD among the Top 50 Private B-Schools
The Week - Hansa Research Survey 2018 has listed SDMIMD among the Top 50 Private B-Schools in the Country. The institute has also made its place among the Top B-Schools and Prominent B-Schools in South. The international accreditation, academic rigor, placement performance, infrastructure, research and publications by the faculty has made the SDMIMD place among Top 50 in the country.

SDMIMD listed among India's Best B-Schools by TIME
Triumphant Institute of Management Education (TIME) has listed SDMIMD among India's Best B-Schools the issue published in October 2018. The listing based on the range of parameters listed to help the MBA aspirants to their dream B-Schools has made SDMIMD to perform for listed among Top B-Schools in the country.

SDMIMD Ranked among Top B-Schools of Super Excellence in India
The Competition Success Review's CSR-GHRDC B-Schools Survey 2018 has listed SDMIMD among the Top B-Schools of Super Excellence in India. SDMIMD has secured 8th and it has been listed among the Top B-Schools in Karnataka Region.

Abhigyaan 2018 - Annual Fest for UG Students
SDMIMD conducted Abhigyaan ’18 the annual fest for undergraduate students during October 5 & 6, 2018 at SDMIMD. 200+ young undergraduates from colleges across Karnataka participated in various management events like Best Manager, Marketing, Finance, HR, Entrepreneurship. The events witnessed active participation in Quiz, Treasure hunt, Street Play, etc. The inaugural day culminated with cultural competitions like Singing, Dancing and Fashion show.

The Day-2 of Abhigyaan 2018 commenced with the final rounds of the management events. The team from MICA, Mysore, emerged as Overall Championship of Abhigyaan’ 2018. The colorful prize distribution ceremony to the winning teams marked the end of the management fest.

SDMites Students Committee - Samprati, group engaged with event management, along with the student volunteers organized Abhigyaan '18.
Edin Synergy: An Industry Academia Interface
SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) in collaboration with Edin Bridge – an voluntary group of HR Professionals had organized Industry-Academia Meet - Edin Synergy: An Industry-Academia Interface on October 26, 2018 at SDMIMD. The event was aimed at enhancing the employability skills of the youth. Read More>
Faculty Outreach Activities in October 2018
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman
Director & Professor-Finance
  • Invited by MMK & SDM College for Women to inaugurate the Formal inauguration of PG Department of Commerce held on October 10, 2018.

Prof. Mohamed Minhaj

MCA, M.Phil
Associate Professor - Systems
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  • Attended a Faculty Development Program on Machine Learning from 8-12 October 2018, organised by DCAL, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
  • Besides being a member of IT Panel of CII, Mysuru and elected member of the management committee of Computer Society of India (CSI), Mysuru Chapter, Prof. Minhaj has become a member of Analytics Society of India (ASI).

Prof. Rajendra Todalbagi
BE(Mech), EGMP
Associate Professor - Operations
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  • Part of the three-member assessment panel as an Assessor for CII-Exim Bank Business Excellence Award 2018 which is modeled on EFQM Quality Award, and assessed BSI Group India Pvt. Ltd (Wholly owned subsidiary of BSI Group, UK) headquartered in New Delhi with nine offices across India. On-site assessment activity took place from 3 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Assistant Professor - Finance
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  • Reviewed a paper titled 'Does EVA beat RoA and RoE in Explaining the stock returns in Indian Scenario- An Evidence using Mixed Effects Panel Data Regression Model' for the journal 'Management and Labour Studies(MLS)', XLRI, Jamshedpur and published by SAGE Publishers.
  • Served as an External Examiner and conducted the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) at School of Management, Presidency University, Bengaluru on October 1, 2018.
  • Reviewed a paper titled 'Risk Disclosure and Firm Performance-Indian Evidence' for the journal 'Management and Labour Studies(MLS)',XLRI,Jamshedpur and published by SAGE Publishers.

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Economics
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  • Delivered a guest lecture on Building Economics at Wadiyar Centre for Architecture, Mysore on 24 October 2018.

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 'Impact of Training and Development on Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members' for the journal Management and Labour Studies (MLS), XLRI, Jamshedpur, jointly published by SAGE Publications.
Recent Faculty Publication
  • Sengupta, Nilanjan & Sengupta, Mousumi (2018). Benefits of Peer Learning: A Study Among the Post-Graduate Management Students in Karnataka. International Journal of Knowledge Management and Practices, ISSN: 2320-7523, Vol. 6 (2), September, pp. 13-20.
  • Sengupta, Nilanjan & Sengupta, Mousumi (2018). Status of Employee Empowerment: An Empirical Study. Journal of Management (JOM), ISSN Print: 2347-3940 and ISSN Online: 2347-3959, Vol.5 (3), May - June, pp. 15-23.
Admissions Open for PGDM 2019-2021

Quick Contacts:

Ms Rekha Ganapathy, Admissions Officer
Mobile: 9742722906 | Email: admission@sdmimd.ac.in
Mr Gururaj Khasnis, Admission Manager
Mobile: 7019952596 | Email: gururaj@sdmimd.ac.in
Dr Prasad S.N., Chairperson – Admissions
Mobile: 9741410540 | Email: snprasad@sdmimd.ac.in
Student Achievements
SDMite won the Paper Presentation Competition
Mr. Nandan C. Jog of PGDM 2017-19, has emerged as Winner in the Paper Presentation competition held at St. Aloysius Institute of Management & Information Technology, Beeri, Mangaluru, held on October 10, 2018. Mr. Nandan has authored the paper on Native Advertisement in Marketing. Dr. Lodo SJ, Director, AIMIT and Dr. Rowena Wright, Dean (Academics) and Faculty Coordinator Mr. Royce Barello, gave away the citation and cash prize of Rs. 10,000 to the winner.
SDMite Stood Runner Up in Sankalp 2018
In the management fest - Sankalp 2018 organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Hyderabad, Mr. Nandan C. Jog of PGDM 2017-19, stood Runner Up in the Best Manager and Marketing Event category. The event was organized MBA colleges in India during October 3 & 4, 2018 at NAARM, Hyderabad.
Swayam E-Cell Talk by Mr. S. Parthasarathy
Mr. S. Parthasarathy, Founder & Director of Aedion Infotech Pvt Ltd; Head, Alumni Relations @ IIMB; and author of the book "Unmet Needs of Entrepreneurship" was the invited speaker for the Swayam E-Cell Talk organized on October 10, 2018. Mr. Vijay Krishnamurthy, Founder, Groundstrokes, was the special invitee to share his entrepreneurial experience in Sports Academy.

Mr. Parthasarathy focused his talk on the financial, legal and managerial aspects in starting the business and aspects involved in having a business model for execution. Mr. Parthasarathy explained the feasibility of an idea and it's analysis taking the examples from his life.
Invited talk by Mr. Nagi Rao

Mr. Nagi Rao, Founder, Chairman, Austin, TX; and Founder, Chairman of EqualizeRCM Services; delivered invited talk to the PGDM 2017-19 Batch on October 12, 2018 at SDMIMD.

A prolific entrepreneur and a leader in the use of technology to generate financial value in companies and who has played a significant role in the founding of ACO management, hospital management and urgent care companies, spoke on how health care management has involved over the years. Mr. Rao stressed on how RCM is used as corporate-level maintenance strategy to optimize the maintenance program of a company or facility.

Prerana Alumni Lecture Series
Talk by Mr. Vijay Kumar
Mr. Vijay Kumar A.S., Wealth Manager, Independent Investment Advisory & Wealth Management; and, Principle Associate for ING Financial Services; and, the alumnus of PGDM 2009-11 batch was on campus on September 29, 2018. Mr. Vijay delivered a talk on ‘How to write a Business Plan’ to the PGDM 2017-19 students as part of Prerana Alumni Lecture Series. Mr. Vijay focused his talk on why people go for entrepreneurship and what are the success factors behind a successful start-up. Further, the speaker gave a practical demo on writing a business plan with the template.

Talk by Mr. Devansh Joshi
Mr. Devansh Joshi, Senior Manager – Planning & Strategy, Medlife, an alumnus of PGDM 2009-11 Batch, delivered talk on “Start-Ups - Eco-System & Strategy” on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Mr. Joshi threw light on favourable customer centric policies adopted by various companies such as Amazon, Flipkart etc. Further, the speaker talked about pull strategies such as deep discounts, brand building and gaining trust, introducing private label products such as high margins, controlled inventory, and increase in profitability. The discussion on the business models of Swiggy and Medilife; and, the importance of customer acquisition cost, average invoice value, private label margin, LTV, etc. The talk was organized as an apart of Prerana Alumni Lecture Series.

Talk by Mr. Suraj Shetty
Mr. Suraj Shetty, Vice President - Strategy, Primesoft; and alumnus of PGDM 2003-05 batch, was on campus to deliver a harangue on the topic 'IT Services Marketing' for the 2nd Year PGDM Students. With his rich experience of more than 10 years in the IT Service industry, Mr. Suraj explained the different types of IT services a company can offer. Mr. Suraj stressed the importance of cloud in the IT industry and the use of email marketing. The session had a detailed discussion on how to convert potential customers in B2B marketing.
Talk by Mr. Vishal Gupta
Mr. Vishal Gupta, Senior Territory Business Manager, OD Prime Technology, Oracle India Pvt Ltd; and, alumnus of PGDM progma, was invited to deliver Prerana Alumni Lecture Series on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Mr. Vishal explained about the ecosystem of Oracle India and role played by significant departments ranging from Business Development Consultancy to Pre-Sales Department. The talk concluded with the discussion on the key contributions by each departments to the overall success of the organization.
Upcoming Events
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

International Symposium 2019
The 2019 edition of the international symposium is scheduled on January 7, 2019, at SDMIMD. The day-long event will include a keynote address, a special address, student interaction sessions and some fun time for the visiting students with SDMIMD students. Students from Texas A&M, who will be at SDMIMD as a part of the student exchange program will be participating in the event.

Dr. Julian Gasper, Director, Center for International Business Studies & Clinical Professor of Finance, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University; US will be present.
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