Campus News

FDP on Innovative methods in Teaching HRM & OB

‘Innovative teaching methods and experiential learning in course delivery make the students industry-ready’ thus opined Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysore, while inaugurating the 2-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on ‘Innovative Methods in Teaching HRM & OB’ organized during April 3 & 4, 2014 at SDMIMD campus. 
Faculty facilitators of the program Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta and Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Professors in the area of HRM at SDMIMD, while introducing the program said ‘the program aims to highlight the innovative teaching methods in the areas of Human Resource Management (HRM) and Organizational Behaviour (OB), which can be used effectively in the classroom situations to promote a holistic learning experience for the students’. The pedagogical tools of the program included a combination of lectures, simulation exercises, practical demonstrations of administering case study discussions and role play session. 
28 faculty members in the area of HRM and OB from various management institutes and universities across the country participated in the program.
During the valedictory ceremony on April 4, 2014, Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director of the Institute distributed the certificates to the participants. Dr. Sunil M.V., Program Coordinator and faculty members of the institute were present. 
 

SDMIMD Donates Books

 
News Clips - The Hindu | Deccan Herald
The institute donated the books and stationary to the children of Govt. Higher Primary School, Body Guard Lane, Mysore on Friday, March 28, 2014. It was during last year the Institute started this initiative to collect the books from other Schools and segregate the collection to reach the right book to the right child. The student joined their hands with library in collecting, segregating and distributing 1400+ books to the needy children. Senior teacher of the benefited school said that ‘There are many students in our society who are deprived of the right to education due to economic problems. Such support will help the children to know more beyond their textbooks and use the summer holidays effectively’. 

Dr. Jagadeesh @ ICTBM 2014, Dubai

Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques, presented a paper titled “Benchmarking India’s innovation capabilities using the Global Innovation Index” at the International Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM 2014) held at the American University in the Emirates, Dubai, from 24 to 26 March 2014. 

SDMIMD Faculty @ Intl. HR Meet

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta and Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta have been invited as speakers in the HR  Meet 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. As a Key Note Speaker, Dr. Mousumi delivered a lecture on ‘Emerging Trends in HRM’Dr. Nilanjan addressed the gathering on the topic “Strategic Dimensions of HRM’. Both the lectures have been highly appreciated and well-acclaimed by the participants of the Meet. Dr. Nilanjan and Dr. Mousumi also took part in the Panel discussion on ‘Workforce Diversity’ during the event. The Meet was held on 21 March, 2014 with participation from more than 200 human resource professionals from financial institutions, non-government organisationsinternational non-government organisations, government organisations and corporate houses.