Campus News

20th Annual Convocation

The 20th Annual Convocation ceremony of the SDMIMD's flagship program - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - is scheduled on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Institute campus. Shri R. Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Ashok Leyland Ltd., will be the Chief Guest and will be delivering the convocation address. 

Budget Conclave 2015

The Budget Conclave 2015 is scheduled on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:30 PM in the Institute Auditorium. Pricewaterhouse Coppers (PwC) will be presenting the analysis of Union Budget 2015. Industry leaders from the Mysore region representing diverse sectors will be offering their perspectives on impact of the Union Budget 2015 providing sector-specific views. 
Registration is open and free. 
For more information please contact the event coordinator 
Dr. Ullas Rao, Email – ; mobile: 9986112019. 

Short Movie on Atrocities of Women by SDMites

Vishnu A.A. and Kushal Swain of PGDM 13-15 batch have made an attempt to speak about the atrocities many women suffer since birth throughout their lifetime, in a musical short movie. The movie addresses the dark clouds that still loom over the Indian society even in this age and time about female foeticide
The movie is made open to public in Youtube @

SDMites became Certified Qimpro Champions

Mr. Prateek Jain & Mr. Vishal Vaswani of Batch 2014-16 have won the Qimpro Champions League Competition and successfully completed five Challenges to earn the title of "Certified Qimpro Champions". The Qimpro champion’s league is an initiative that focuses on seeding Quality and Innovation concepts and practices in budding college students.
The discovery-based learning through a series of engaging challenges expects performance from systems, processes, teams, and individuals to be better, faster, cheaper, and different. On successful completion of all five challenges, SDMites have earned this award -Certified Qimpro Champion – a signature for basic Quality and Innovation.

Young Minds Debated on ‘Freedom of Speech and Expression’

‘Young minds should be courageous and confident’ was the message given to the debaters by Ms. Chaya Srivatsa, Life Coach at Infosys Mysore during her inaugural address at ‘Y. Bhagavan Memorial Debate Competition’ organized by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) in association with Rotary Mysore Mid Town. She went down memory lane and recalled incidents from her college days as a student of Shri. Y. Bhagavan at Maharani’s College Mysore. She exhorted the young debaters to be courageous and confident on stage. The Guest of Honor Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharama, Faculty of Business Ethics & Strategy at SDMIMD shared his views on the significance of such events and wished the event success.  Read More>

JK Tyre & Industries CMDP Batch V – February 09 to 12, 2015

The 5th Batch of the JK Tyre & Industries Customized Management Development Program (CMDP) was conducted from February 9 to 12, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R.Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD Mysore in the presence of Mr. Gowri Prakash, Manager – HR, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore. The program delivered over 4-days witnessed participation from 27 participants representing the Vikrant Tyre Plant (VTP), Mysore and Chennai Tyre Plant (CTP).
The fifth in the series of programs designed for Identified High Performers (IHPs) of the company who are being trained across all the functions of management comprising of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Operations, Strategy, and Information Technology. Mr. Umesh K. Shenoy, Vice President – Works, JK Tyre & Industries, VTP Mysore was the Chief Guest for the valedictory session. The program was coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.

Faculty on International Exchange

Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy-Director, and Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Professor – HRM, from SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore (SDMIMD), will be travelling to Dubai on 8th February, 2015, to conduct workshops for the MBA students, studying in British University in Dubai (BUiD).  Dr. Gayathri will offer a workshop on “Business Negotiation Skills’’, and, Dr. Mousumi will conduct a workshop on “Self-Management”. These workshops will be attended by students and working executives of different organizations from Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi. This Faculty Exchange Program is a part of the international linkage between SDMIMD and the BUiD.

Guest lecture by Ms.Swarna Gowri

Ms. Swarna Gowri, a consultant in the area of learning and psychological development held a day-long workshop for the benefit of students who have undertaken a project on “Impact of Yoga on emotional intelligence of management students” on 8 February 2015. The activity based workshop introduced the students to the concept of emotional intelligence, purpose of life, role of emotional intelligence in interpersonal and intrapersonal skills and how Yoga helps developing emotional intelligence. The workshop was very well received.