Campus News

Interactive Session on ‘Counselling and its need’

Counsellor and Trainer Ms. Ruchika Naidu addressed the new PGDM 2018-20 Batch on July 5, 2018. The interactive session covered the various aspects of counselling, such as ‘what is counselling?’, ‘Why people need counselling?’, and other myths about counselling.

Talk on ‘Indian Society in transmission’

Dr R. Indira, Ex- Professor, Department of Studies in Sociology, University of Mysore, Mysuru, gave a glimpse of changing environment of Indian Society during the distinguished talk delivered to the PGDM 2018-20 Batch on July 5, 2018. The talk addressed the social problems and discussed on how the society has undergone a change pertaining to – living style, behaviour, attitude, occupation, and socializing, through the years.
 

Invited talk on ‘Research and Consulting Industry’

Mr. Marcus Pfefferer, Managing Director, Ducker Worldwide Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, was the speaker for Day-2 of Orientation Program 2018 scheduled on July 5, 2018. The talk focused on giving an overview of research and consulting industry, introducing the service provided by Ducker Worldwide pertaining to research; consulting and advisory services. 
 

Curtain Raiser on Launch of Start-up Support Initiative

Mr. Sid Mookerji, Silicon Rd Ideation Labs Pvt. Ltd., Mysore, was all praise for SDMIMD for having given the right platform to young managers by inculcating entrepreneurship into its formal course and helping to foster ideas and thoughts through e-Cell ‘Swayam’. Mr. Mookerji presented the journey of an entrepreneur which is hard with tough challenges. The Curtain Raiser on Launch of Start-up supports Initiative was scheduled on July 4, 2018. In the session, Mr. Mookerji shared statistics about start-ups in India. He mentioned that only 3% of the Start-up would be able to make it until five years. He stressed the need for hard work and focus to make start-ups work. 
 
A brief introduction was given to the students on the proposed arrangement involving SDMIMD and a few other Mysore-based institutes for continuous orientation on entrepreneurship-related activities
 

Orientation Program for PGDM 2018-20 Batch

‘Vision, Honesty, competence, commitment, Confidence, integrity, courage, straightforwardness, imagination, are the core qualities for a person to become an Institutional Builder’ said Prof. S. Prabhakar, Honorable Secretary, SDM Educational Trust, in his address delivered during the commencement of ‘Orientation Program 2018’ organized for the new batch of PGDM 2018-20 on July 4, 2018. Prof. Prabhakar recalled the efforts of the SDME Trust and educational service to society by Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala. 
 
Earlier Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, delivered the welcome address and Prof. S.N. Prasad, Chairman-Admission, introduced the dignitaries to the new batch and their parents.  

1st Place in Trading Competition

Mr. Tarun B. Talreja of PGDM 2017-19, won First place in Trading Competition held during April 30, 2018 to May 7, 2018, organized by J Wings, Bangalore. The prize included a cash award of $400 and certificate.