Campus News

Foundation Day Lecture

This year the Foundation Day lecture will be delivered by Mr. S. Sivakumar Group Head - Agri & IT Businesses, ITC Limited on July 25, 2014 at SDMIMD Auditorium. Mr. Sivakumar is a member of the Corporate Management Committee of ITC, Chairman of Technico Agri Sciences Limited and Vice- Chairman of ITC Infotech India Limited and its subsidiaries in the UK and USA.

People with Disabilities are the Untapped Labor Force

Prof. Susanne M. Bruyère, ILR School Associate Dean of Outreach, Professor of Disability Studies and Director of Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University, New York, addressed the students and faculty members of SDM Institute for Management Development during a special talk on the topic “Why it is a good business to hire people with disabilities?” on July 22, 2014. This talk was arranged in collaboration with GRAAM.
Prof. Suzanne outlined specific issues involved in hiring of people with disability, their training needs and the organizational initiatives needed to make this process successful. She also outlined results from specific research on related topics. The talk was followed by a Question and Answer session on related issued in the Indian environment.

International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences

The conference jointly held by SDMIMD and J A Alpha on 11-13 July 2014 at Chennai was a successful event with a number of insightful national and international papers being presented. The conference was well attended and included several thought provoking special lectures. Another highlight from the SDMIMD angle is the award of the Best Research Paper for the paper “Are smaller private sector commercial banks in India a likely target for takeover in India? An Investigation” written jointly by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman & Dr. Ullas Rao.

International Finance Conference 2014


The 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting will be held on August 22 & 23, 2014.

For more information please visit conference web page.

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National Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management

A National Conference on Strategies, Innovations and Paradigm Shifts in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM2014) is being organized on September 26, 2014 at SDMIMD. The conference themes are framed to provide a platform for academics, practitioners, research scholars, students, and other professionals, to discuss and debate about the discipline of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

CSR Conference 2014

With the introduction of Companies Act 2013, India became the first country to mandate spending on CSR activities through statutory provision. This further strengthens Indian tradition of socially responsible businesses. To discuss on the approaches and practices to be adopted by organisations for a more effective implementation and management of CSR initiatives SDMIMD has organized Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility: Approaches and Practices for Inclusive Growth during 13 & 14 November 2014. This conference seeks to provide a platform for practitioners, academicians and researchers to reflect and deliberate on issues and share their experiences in CSR activities. The conference would also have leading corporate leaders presenting technical sessions to give the audience more insights and perspectives in this emerging area.