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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.

International Placement Opportunities for SDMites

The international accreditation - EFMD-EPAS, has not only gave 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 been 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.

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. 

‘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.

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 Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). 

 
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. 
 

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 are discussed during the workshop. The training program concluded with Assessment Test and a feedback session.