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EPAS Accreditation to SDMIMD's PGDM Program

Recognizing the quality of management education and Internationalization at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, Global accreditation body EFMD has awarded the prestigious EPAS International Accreditation to the institution’s flagship program – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). SDMIMD Mysore is the first Indian B-school to receive EPAS accreditation.
 
It may be recalled that a couple of months back, SDMIMD received accreditation from ACBSP for its PGDM. With the current accreditation by EPAS, SDMIMD’s PGDM stands out with two internationally reputed accreditation.

FDP on Entrepreneurship

SDIMD had organized a 3-Day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Entrepreneurship'" for the benefit of faculty members of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysore, from March 9 to 11, 2017, in the institute's campus. The program included sessions on startups, business development plan, technology and business strategies, innovation, motivation, leadership, and other related topics. The participants also interacted with the experts and entrepreneurs who shared their experience and also visited a local industry. Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean - Academics, and Professor - Operations Management, coordinated the program.

Accreditation makes institutes more responsible & committed – Dr. Veerendra Heggade

‘Accreditation granted to SDMIMD by two international bodies, is an effective culmination of the dream that Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara (SDM) Educational Trust had in when setting up this management Institute 23 years back. The accreditation has made us more responsible and committed towards fast growth to meet the expectations of young managers’ said Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDMIMD and Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, during the ‘Felicitation Meet’ organized to celebrate the Twin Accreditation – EFMD & ACBSP to SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. Further, Dr. Heggade said “We are extremely proud to build up SDMIMD as an internationally accredited B-School. The EPAS accreditation, together with the ACBSP accreditation which we had attained earlier this year, is testimonial to the fine quality of our program and faculty, as well as the strong value proposition that we offer to current and prospective students”. Read More>

Accreditation makes institutes more responsible & committed – Dr. Veerendra Heggade

 
‘Accreditation granted to SDMIMD by two international bodies, is an effective culmination of the dream that Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara (SDM) Educational Trust had in when setting up this management Institute 23 years back. The accreditation has made us more responsible and committed towards fast growth to meet the expectations of young managers’ said Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDMIMD and Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, during the ‘Felicitation Meet’ organized to celebrate the Twin Accreditation – EFMD & ACBSP to SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore. Further, Dr. Heggade said “We are extremely proud to build up SDMIMD as an internationally accredited B-School. The EPAS accreditation, together with the ACBSP accreditation which we had attained earlier this year, is testimonial to the fine quality of our program and faculty, as well as the strong value proposition that we offer to current and prospective students”. 
 
SDMIMD is one of the premier B-Schools in the country and is the first to get European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) accreditation for three years, in India. EFMD’s Program Accreditation System (EPAS) is awarded to the institute 2-Year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Program. The program also received the American Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation in January 2017. With this, SDMIMD has become the only institute in the country offering PGDM program with Twin International Accreditation. 
 
“It takes a great deal of determination and self-assessment to achieve accreditation, which, in itself, is a rigorous process of evaluation and review. The three year accreditation demonstrates EFMD's strong confidence in the holistic nature and high quality of our flagship program” said Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the Institute, during his welcome address. 
 
Member of the Governing Council, Mr. B. Muthuraman, Former Vice Chairman-Tata Steel and Dr. K.R. Srinivas Murthy, Former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B), lauded the efforts of the Institute in being different from the conventional B-Schools, and desired greater inculcation of the Dharmasthala ethos in the course orientation in the years to come. 
 
Institute’s alumni members, faculty & staff members, and invitees were present during the meet. 

Kalanubhav 2017

As in the previous years, the cultural wing of SDMIMD students- Kalanubhav- organized a special program for bringing out the nuances of Indian art to the student community. This year it was a demonstration concert by the Director of SDMIMD, Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, The concert included explanations from him on technical aspects of Carnatic music. He was accompanied by H.K. Narasimha Murthy on the violin, G. S. Ramanujan on the mridangam and V. S. Ramesha on the morsing.