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November 2017 Edition  
Campus News
ACBSP Region 10 Conference
SDMIMD was given the privilege of hosting the Region 10 annual conference of ACBSP on November 15th & 16th 2017 at the Institute campus. Mr. Jeffrey Alderman, President / CEO, ACBSP, USA. Dr. Steve Parscale, Chief Accreditation Officer, ACBSP, USA graced the occasion with their presence. There were a number of delegates from various countries representing Region 10. Dr. Rajesh Khajuria Chair of Regiona 10, Dr. R.Nandagopal and Prof. Pramod Thevannoor, senior spreads in Region 10 were present. The full report is shown in the link below.

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3rd International Economics Conference
SDMIMD organised two-day International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 10-11, 2017 at SDMIMD campus. Sri.S. Chandrasekhar, Managing Director, Bhoruka Power Corporation Limited inaugurated the conference. In his keynote address, Mr.Chandrasekhar raised concerns overs poor productivity, jobless growth and rising unhedged loans which impede economic growth in India. He believes that sustainable development could be achieved only through sustainable energy. Energy security has been considered as lynchpin of sustained economic growth. Dr.N.R.Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD emphasised on the urgent need for intensive research in the field of risk management to sustain the growth of corporate firms. Read More>

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Workshop on Sustainable Inclusive Growth
One-day workshop on “Inclusive Sustainable Growth: Challenges of Change” was held at SDMIMD on November 9, 2017. Dr. Parameshwar P Iyer, Principal Research Scientist at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore delivered keynote address. He spoke on Sustainability in Management of Technology. Dr.N.R.Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, speaking during the inaugural session emphasised on the need for financial and corporate sustainability for the holistic growth to sustain. Dr.Rangan Varadan, Founder and CEO, MicroGram delivered a lecture on the role of micro finance and micro finance institutions in inclusive sustainable growth in Indian context. Dr.R. Indira, Professor of Sociology (Rtd.) & Former Director of International Center, explored all dimensions of the idea of development in India with special emphasis on inclusion of women and marginalised in the society in the development process for sustainability. Dr. Brahm Sharma, Director, AIMS Center of Sustainability, Bangalore has familiarized the industrial perspectives of sustainability detailing the concepts of geothermal power plants, wave energy, smart cities, urban farming and agricultural improvement as popular viable techniques for the current scenario. A Panel with eminent resource persons including Dr.N.R.Parasuraman, . Dr.R. Indira and Dr. Brahm Sharma discussed the emerging research issues and avenues in the area of inclusive sustainable growth. The panel was moderated by DR.M.R.Suresh. Professor, SDMIMD. The workshop was coordinated by Dr.B.Venkatraja, Assistant Professor, SDMIMD.

Academic & Research Tie-up with BAI, France
SDMIMD has entered into an MOU with Business Analytics Institute (BAI), a France based institute involved in training pertaining to Managerial Decision Making, Machine Learning and Visual Communications. As part of this academic collaboration, besides student and faculty exchange, joint research related to Business Analytics is envisaged.

SDMIMD, as part of its flagship PGDM program is currently offering elective courses related to Analytics like Business Intelligence, Big Data Technologies, R Programming, etc. With this academic & research tie-up SDMIMD students will have an opportunity to learn the nuances of analytics based managerial decision making with the new course - “Business Analytics in Action”. Dr. Lee Schlenker, who is the Principal and Managing Partner of Business Analytics Institute, would be the guest-faculty for this course.

SDMIMD renews MoU with NSE Academy Limited to Offer NCCMP Certification Program

SDMIMD has renewed its MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with NSE Academy Limited, Chennai to offer NCCMP (NSE Certified Capital Markets Professional) to the PGDM students. This is a certification programme jointly offered by SDMIMD and NSE Academy Limited, a subsidiary of NSE Limited, Chennai. The certification provides a fillip to the students who are aspiring for a career in Capital Markets. The MoU also provides an opportunity for SDMIMD and NSE Academy Limited to offer training programmes jointly in Capital Markets and allied areas for working professionals and corporate executives. The MoU was signed by Dr.N.R.Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysuru and Mr.Himanshu Srivastava, Deputy Manager, NSE Academy Limited in the presence of Dr.M.Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD.

'Accreditation Process' - Invited Talk by Dr. Parasuraman
​​SDMIMD Director Dr N.R. Parasuraman addressed the delegates of the 10th International Accreditation Conference organized by the Standards for Educational dvancement & Accreditation (SEAA) Trust, New Delhi on November 6, 2017. Dr. Parasuraman explained the process of EFMD - EPAS accreditation and how SDMIMD geared itself to succeed in the process. ​​

Guests on Campus
Dr. Steve
Parscale, Chief Accreditation Officer
Mr. Jeffrey Alderman
President / CEO, ACBSP
Dr. Tran Ngoc Taun
Vice Rector, FPTU
Vietnam, Secretary, ACBSP Region 10
Dr. Rajesh Khajuria
ACBSP Region 10
Dr. Ramaswamy Nandagopal
Treasurer & Commissioner
ACBSP Region 10
Mr. Arjun Ranga
Managing Director
Ranga Rao and Sons
Mr. R. Venkatanarayanan
Rane Group
Prof K.K.Ramesh
Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
Dr. Parameshwar P Iyer
Principal Research Scientist
Management Studies
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
Dr. Rangan Varadan
Founder & CEO
Dr. R. Indira
Rtd. Professor of Sociology &
Former Director of International Center,
University of Mysore
Dr. Brahm Sharma
AIMS Center of Sustainability
Shri.S Chandrasekhar
Managing Director
Bhoruka Power Corporation Limited
Dr. Doug Gilbert
Staff Faculty School of Business
University of Phoenix, USA
Dr. Anand Srinivasan
Associate Professor-Finance
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Business School, Singapore
Business Head
PM Shri. Narendra Modi visits Dharmasthala
Visit of Shri. Narendra Modi, Honorable Prime Minister of India, to Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala the Trust Office of SDMIMD and the meeting with the Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade.

Shri. Modi distributed the 'RuPay' card to the beneficiary of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) the Micro-Finance Project, to begin cashless digital transactions.
Admission for Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) 2018-20

2-Year Full-time residential Program approved by AICTE & Accredited Internationally by EFMD & ACBSP.

Admission Process | Apply Online | Admission Prospectus

Quick Contacts:

Ms. Rekha Ganapathy
Admissions officer
Mobile: 9742722906

Prof. Prasad S.N.
Chairperson – Admissions
Mobile: 09741410540

Email: admission@sdmimd.ac.in

Admission Open for One-Year PGPM Program

Post Graduate Programme in Management offered by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) is a rigorous, demanding and relevant programme for the working executives.
The Programme is aimed at working executives and entrepreneurs who are seeking a formal exposure to contemporary managerial tools and techniques by way of in-class interaction.

Last date for applying : 15 December 2017

Quick Contact:
Prof. Malathi Sriram
Chairperson - PGPM Program
Email: pgpmadmission@sdmimd.ac.in

About PGPM | Admission Process | Apply Online

Launch of Online Blended Learning - BLCPM
The formal launch of the Blended Learning Certificate Program in Management (BLCPM) designed by SDMIMD in association with TCS iON, was carried out at the TCS Banyan Park complex in Mumbai on November 7, 2017. Shri. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head of TCS iON, Shri. D. Surendra Kumar, Vice President , Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational (SDME) Trust, Dr. N R Parasuraman, Director SDMIMD, Shri. Venkat Rap Mallineni, Head of iON Education TCS and Prof. Mohamed Minhaj, Associate Professor, Systems SDMIMD were present.
Set of highly relevant management courses is offered as Blended Learning Certificate Program in Management (BLCPM), which involves online learning from the TCS iON platform as well as Pre and Post Workshops to be held at the Institute.

Program Webpage | Program Brochure

Contact Details:
Prof. Malathi Sriram
Chairperson - Management Development Programs
Mobile: (0)9886521063, Email: malathi@sdmimd.ac.in
Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management

SDMIMD is offering ‘Sports Management Program’ in collaboration with the Centre of Sports and Management Studies (CS & MS). The courses offered under this collaboration are aimed at preparing the young graduates and sports enthusiasts for sports management and business environment.

International Tennis Player Mr. Somdev Devvarman is the Brand Ambassador for this program.

Course offered: Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management (PGDSM) – 11 Months Duration

Apply Online

For Admissions please contact:
Email: sportscourse@sdmimd.ac.in
Mobile: 9986439832

International Student Exchange Program 2017
Pursuant to the international exchange agreements with overseas universities, students from PGDM 2017-19 Batch of SDMIMD will be going abroad to spend a term there.

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Upcoming Events
International Symposium 2018 - January 8, 2018

23rd Annual SDMIMD Convocation - March 24, 2018
Chief Guest: Shri. N.S. Vishwanathan
Deputy Governor and Executive Director
Reserve Bank of India
National Library Week 2017
Click here to access the National Library Week Celebration Newsletter
Kannada Rajyotsava Celebration
Faculty Outreach Activities
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh invited by Rane (Madras), Mysore division, to judge Quality Improvement Teams’ (QIT) annual projects that are shortlisted for final round presentation for the President’s Award QIT competition. Eight teams participated and the top three teams were recommended.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh reviewed the paper titled "Workplace Spirituality: Insights From The Bhagavad Gita" submitted to the International Journal of Business Excellence (IJBEX), Inderscience Publication, SCOPUS indexed.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh reviewed the paper titled "Case-Method Teaching: Advantages and Disadvantages in Organizational Training" submitted to the Journal of Management Development, Emerald Publication, SCOPUS indexed.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh acted as the resource person for a module on Literature Review as a part of Two Days Workshop on Research Methodology organized for the research scholars of JSS University, numbering around 110, and held at SJCE premises on 18 & 19 November 2017.
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh acted as the resource person for four sessions during the One Day Workshop on Research and Publications, organized for the research scholars of different universities, numbering around 30, and held at SDM IMD premises on 19 November 2017.
  • Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta member of the Review Board of IIGI global.com ( e editorial discovery) & reviewed an article for the journal titled- “Formal and No Formal Skills of a Psychologist”.
  • Dr. M. Sriram presented a paper on ​​'Do Firm Specific Characteristics and Industry Classification Corroborate Voluntary Disclosure of Financial Ratios:An Empirical Investigation of S&P CNX 500​​ ​​Companies ​'​at ​ICOM 2017 organised by College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University,Abu Dhabi jointly with Asian Academy of Management, Hong Kong on 19 and 20 November 2017.​
  • Dr. M. Sriram served as a Chairperson for a t​rack​ session at ​ICOM 2017​ ​organised by College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University,Abu Dhabi jointly with Asian Academy of Management, Hong Kong on 19 and 20 November 2017​
  • Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G conducted a session for the Mechanical students of Vidyavardhaka College of engineering on “ Queueing theory and its applications” on 17 November 2017.
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