Campus News

Evolution of Digital Payment – Talk by Alumnus

Mr. Abhijit Korti, SDMIMD Alumnus & AVP – Digital Banking, Jana Small Finance Bank, addressed the new batch of the PGDM Program during Orientation Program on July 9, 2022. Mr. Abhijit focused his talk on ‘Evolution of Digital Payment in India’ introducing the journey of the digital payment system and the changing dynamics of work, workforce, and workplace in the digital world. The talk helped the new bees to realize and understand the additional skills needed apart from the prescribed studies to be in the race in the digital world. The talk concluded with a Q&A session. 

Opportunities in the Finance Sector – Talk by Alumnus

The informative and motivational talk by SDMIMD Alumnus Mr. Harinath Gopalswamy, CEO-Fintelligence, was organized on July 9, 2022, as part of the Orientation Program for the PGDM 2022-2024. Mr. Harinath introduced the various avenues and opportunities in various domains of the finance sector in the current corporate world. The preparation demanded having a perfect credential to meet the aimed role was discussed with necessary skill enhancement courses available in the MOOC platform were shared. The new batch had a great Q&A session with Mr. Harinath.

HR Challenges during Post COVID – Talk by Alumnus

‘The talent acquisition, retention, and management during the post-COVID scenario have challenged the HR domain. The challenges have made the corporates prioritize employee wellbeing and build their strategies around a Human-centered environment where talent retention is the key’ thus said Mr. Sandesh Murchy, SDMIMD Alumnus and Director, HRSDX JAPAC, Oracle, during the invited talk organized on July 9, 2022. Mr. Sandesh was delivering the talk on ‘HR Challenges in the Post-COVID scenario’ to the PGDM 2022-2024 Batch. The talk was organized as part of the Orientation Program 2022.

Invited talk by Head-HR from Capgemini

Renowned HR speaker and Career Coach Mr. Naganagouda S.J., Vice President and Head - Human Resources, Global Edge, Capgemini, delivered the invited talk focused on the changing trends of HR in the VUCA World as part of the Orientation Program 2022. Mr. Nagan focused his talk on workplace behavioral change in the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity [VUCA] world. Further, he informed the students on how to prepare themselves for the new normal of the corporate world. The talk was organized on July 9, 2022, for the PGDM 2022-24 Batch. 

Prerana President address the PGDM 22-24 Batch

SDMIMD alumni association – Prerana was introduced by the President of the association Mr. Niranjan Naik, Founder & Director, Prominent Mind, to the PGDM 2022-2024 Batch on July 9, 2022. Mr. Niranjan with an introduction to Prerana made the new batch aware of the various activities & services from the alumni association apart from the networking opportunities. He demonstrated the website and the app helping them to on-boarding to the huge network of SDMites having a presence across the globe.  

Emotional Intelligence for Success – Talk by Alumnus

Ms. Padmashree G.S., SDMIMD Alumnus and Life Coach & Counsellor, was the speaker for the special orientation session on the topic ‘Emotional intelligence is a key to our success’ organized on July 8, 2022, as part of the Orientation Program 2022. Ms. Padmashree introduced the concept of emotional intelligence and with examples from day-to-day life demonstrated how the quality of life can be improved with certain practices of tips & techniques of the introduced concept. The Q&A had a discussion on stress management, improving concentration, and overcoming depression. 

Expectations from MBA Students – Talk by Alumnus

Mr. Tejasvi Nathan, SDMIMD Alumnus & VP – Global Talent Partner, HR Swiss Re Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., was invited to address the young managers of PGDM 2022-2024 as part of the Orientation Program on July 8, 2022. Mr. Tejasvi addressed the new batch on ‘Expectations from MBA students – from Corporate Sector’ illustrating the essentials and desirable requirements for different positions for the young manager in the corporate world. The talk helped the batch to plan the roadmap toward enhancing the skills and credentials to meet the corporate requirements. 

Mantras for Corporate Success by Mr. Manas Martha

The PGDM 2022-2024 Batch had an opportunity to interact with Mr. Manas Martha, Senior Vice President – HR and CHRO, TTK Prestige Ltd., during the invited talk organized on July 8, 2022, as part of the Orientation Program 2022. Mr. Martha focused his talk on ‘Top 10 Key Success factors to be successful in a corporate world’ by discussing - lifelong learning, commitment, focus on effort, versatility, resilience, collaborative mindset, innovative attitude, and unlearning to learn – to guide the young managers towards achieving the goal. The session concluded with an interactive Q&A.