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Y. Bhagavan Memorial Inter-Collegiate Debate Competition

With a purpose of igniting young minds and encouraging the skills of presentation, critical thinking, research and analysis, Y. Bhagavan Memorial Inter-Collegiate Debate Competition is organized by SDMIMD & Rotary Mid Town Mysore once every academic year. The event is a great platform for the best minds from leading educational Institutes to debate over a contemporary topic and showcase their talent. 
This year the event is scheduled on Sunday, January 11, 2015. For more information please visit the event webpage @
Contact details: Dr. Sunil M.V. @ 9986439832 (M) or Ms. Swathi Rao @ 8105730090 (M)
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Talk on Leadership Qualities of Swami Vivekananda

Dr.R.Balasubramaniam, Founder Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, delivered a special talk on the “Vivekananda – The leader” at SDMIMD on December 8, 2014. The talk was organised under the combined aegis of Vivekananda Chair at Department of Philosophy, University of Mysore and Shri Dharmasthala Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. The speaker spoke passionately about the five characteristics of a great leader – Compassion, Optimism, Faith, Humour and Mindfulness citing examples from the lives and the works of Swami Vivekananda.  
He talked of the need to translate the vision into action through the instrumentality of the Heart to feel, the Head to think and the Hand to execute the action. The students and the invited audience were greatly motivated by the talk. The talk was followed up with a lively question and answers. Dr. H.L. Chandrashekar, the Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Mysore University, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD and Prof. Govinda Sharma, SDMIMD, were present.

3rd International HR Conference 2014

The 3rd International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace was held on December 5 & 6, 2014 at the Institute Campus. Mr. Swaminathan Santhanam, CEO, Adrenalin eSystems Limited, was the Chief Guest for the Inaugural function and delivered the Keynote address. In his Keynote address, Mr. Swaminathan emphasized the significance of networking in organizations and opined that Social networking and collaborative networking would be the key to success for the future-oriented companies.

Vittaksh 2014 from SDMites Finnacle Team

SDMites Finance Club - Finnacle successfully conducted Vittaksh-2014 – the Annual National Level Finance Fest during November 28 & 29, 2014. Vittaksh 2014 had 9 rounds which tested and teased the brains of young management students who took part in the event. 17 teams from reputed b-schools including TAPMI, SIBM-Bangalore, Christ University, MYRA School of Business had participated in this National level event. Team from TAPMI emerged as winners of the event and bagged a cash prize of rupees twenty thousand. The team from SIBM-Bangalore was the runner up which got the cash prize of rupees fifteen thousand. 

Blood Donation Camp

"The blood you donate gives someone another chance at life". SDMites are always seen coming forward with great enthusiasm to address social issues whenever the situations so warrant. Sunday, November 28, 2014, was one such day. SDMites as many as 61 in number donated their blood to Government Krishna Rajendra (KR) Hospital Mysore at a special camp held at the Institute. The medical team from K.R. Hospital and doctors from Mysore Medical College provided the medical support.

MD Speaks on Leadership Traits

Mr. Rajendra C Mruthyunjayappa, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA at Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., with rich experience in Campus Management’s Asia-Pacific and Europe operations was the invited speaker on November 28, 2014. Mr. Rajendra shared the success story of Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., with the topic ‘Story of Talisma & Leadership traits’. 

Talk on Market Research for Marketing Strategy

Ms. Saroj Sridhar, Feedback Business Consulting, delivered a special talk on the topic ‘How Marketing Research helps in formulating Marketing Strategy?’ on November 27, 2014 at the Institute Auditorium.