Campus News

SDMIMD listed in India’s Top B-Schools Ranking

SDMIMD has secured its position as one among the Top 50 B-Schools in India. The B-School survey results released recently by key magazines which publishes B-School survey every year - Career 360, Competition Success Review (CSR), Outlook and The Week has listed SDMIMD among the Top 50 B-Schools in India again. CSR has ranked SDMIMD in 3rd in top private B-schools in Karnataka, while The Week has listed 9th among the top private B-School in South Zone. The AAA+ ranking for performance in academics and infrastructure by Career 360 has made SDMIMD to be listed in 33rd place among top 100 B-Schools in the country. CSR has listed SDMIMD in 17th under the Top 25 Emerging B-Schools of Super Excellence. 

Corporate & Academic Meet @ CSR Conference

A 2-Day Conference on “Corporate Social Responsibility – Approaches and Practices for Inclusive Growth” was organized by SDMIMD during November 13 & 14, 2014. The conference provided a platform for academics, practitioners, researchers and students to deliberate and reflect on issues pertaining to CSR strategies and building socially responsible businesses . More than 50 papers were presented at the conference.
Mr. J.P. Haran, Managing Director, Tata Consulting Engineering, the Chief Guest and keynotespeaker for the inaugural session of the Conference said that CSR activity would contribute in minimizing risk in business and corporates must take forward the social activity. Mr. Haran urged the participants to contribute 2% of their profit for CSR activity to support those in need. Eminent personalities who graced the conference as speakers and panelists were: Ms. Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC; Ms. Priti Parekh, Senior Managing Director, CopalAmba; Dr. B.R. Pai, Vijaya Foundation; Mr. Joseph Sunil, Tata Consultancy Services; and, Dr. L.H. Manjunath, Executive Director, SKDRDPMr. E.S. Chakravarthy, Centre Head, Bangalore, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), delivered the valedictory address.

Seminar on Cost Management & Business Sustainability

SDMIMD in association with The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Mysore Chapter organized one-day seminar on Cost Management & Business Sustainability on November 8, 2014 at Institute auditorium. CMA A. N. Raman, Former President — SAFA, inaugurated the seminar and delivered the keynote address on the seminar theme. The technical Session speakers of the seminar CMA A.R. Krishnamurthy, Retd. General Manager, BEL, Bangalore and Shri. Vishwaprasad Alva, Managing Director, Skanray, Mysore, touched upon the different dimensions of cost management & practices in industries. The deliberations at the seminar attracted the Charted Accountants, Practitioners, corporate Finance personnel from in and around Mysore. 

Mr. Navaneeth stood 2nd in DigIT @ IIMK

Mr. Navaneeth V.N. of PGDM 2014-16 batch has secured 2nd Place in the IIMK’s National level flagship event DigIT organized as part of annual management fest Backwaters 2014 held on November 2, 2014. The event comprised of two rounds in which first one was a live case study on 'Sun Bazar' and the second round was the case presentation at IIMK before expert panel having CEO of Sun Bazar as one of the member. Mr. Navaneeth secured the 2nd position challenging the participants from IIMA, IIMB, NMIMS and other B-Schools. 

International Conference at Dubai

SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers Pvt. Ltd, Chennai jointly organized the First Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking. This was held from October 10-12, 2014, at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel (Opp. to Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE. The conference attracted several research papers on the theme Achieving Global Financial Stability & Economic Growth! Delegates from different parts of the world took part in the conference and presented their research papers. Mr. Paras Shahdadpuri, President, Indian Business & Professional Council (IBPC), Dubai, UAE, was the Chief Guest for the inaugural session and delivered the special address. Prof. Abdullah Al Shamsi, Vice-Chancellor, The British University in Dubai was the Guest of Honor and Mr. Matein Khalid, Senior Trader & Strategist in Global Capital Market delivered the keynote address. Prof. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, delivered the special felicitation talk during the inaugural session of the conference.      

Agony of progeny when India failed Bhopal

The guest talk on October 14, 2014 by Mr. Satinath Sarangi (Sathyu) was an eye opener for the young managers at SDMIMD on how to think the concept ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ sensibly. The talk was scheduled after the play “Agony of progeny: when India failed Bhopal” featured on the 30 year old Bhopal Gas tragedy, which was one of the world's worst industrial disasters. The student interaction triggered the discourse on the issues in Bhopal, corporate accountability and environmental justice. Mr. Sathyu, is a prominent activist and leader of the campaign for justice for the Bhopal victim, has been engaged with the health care of the gas and water affected survivors of Bhopal Gas Tragedy.