Campus News

Prof. Prasad and Prof. Jayakrishnan at BUiD on Faculty Exchange

As a part of the faculty exchange arrangement that SDMIMD has with the British University in Dubai, two of the faculty from SDMIMD – Prof. S Jayakrishnan and Prof. S N Prasad, held sessions in Dubai.
 
Prof. S. Jayakrishnan, was invited by British University in Dubai (BUiD) to deliver the sessions on Consumer Learning, Persuasion and Marketing strategy, Planning and Business Models to BUiD MBA Students. Prof. Jayakrishnan's visit during October 15-16, 2017, is the part of Student-Faculty exchange program between SDMIMD and BUiD.
 
'India's group behaviour and team working' was the session delivered by Prof. S.N. Prasad, Professor - Strategy and General Management, at British University in Dubai (BUiD) to the MBA students.
 
Both the sessions were highly appreciated.

Abhigyaan 2017 - Under Graduate Management Fest

SDMIMD conducted Abhigyaan ’17 the annual fest for undergraduate students. 200+ young graduates from colleges across Karnataka participated in various management events like Best Manager, Marketing, Finance, HR, Entrepreneurship and events like Quiz, Treasure hunt, Street Play etc. The Day 1 culminated with cultural competitions like Singing, Dancing and Fashion show. 
 
This years’ Abhigyaan saw a new addition i.e Sports, where sporting events like Cricket, Football and Badminton where held. At the end of Day 2 the prize distribution ceremony was held and our Director, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman along with the other faculty members distributed the prizes to the winning teams.
 
SDM Ujire won the overall championship award at Abhigyaan’17 
 
SDMites students committee - Samprati, the event management committee along with the student volunteers of the institute organized Abhigyaan '17

SDMIMD bags Best Decorative Garden during Dasara 2017

SDMIMD is proud of its picturesque campus and green courtyards with verdant environs. The garden known for landscape, decorative plants and fruit garden has won the 'Best Decorative Garden' award in Educational Institution category during the Dasara Flower Show Competition 2017 organized by Department of Horticulture, Mysore Zilla Panchyath in association with District Horticulturists Association.Over the years, the SDMIMD garden has received great appreciation from the visitors to the campus and consistently for 7 successive years garden has won the award during Dasara Flower Show Competition.

Entrepreneurship workshop by Dr Pavan Soni

Dr. Pavan Soni, CEO and Founder of Inflexion Consulting, conducted ‘Entrepreneurship Workshop’ on September 21, 2017 for the PGDM 2016-18 Batch. Dr. Pavan Soni an innovation evangelist explained the forces behind the rise in entrepreneurs in India and the rest of the world. Quoting examples of entrepreneurs who have made it big, presented the status report of entrepreneurship world to the young mangers. 
 
The workshop included group activity. Each group presented the scenario on a selected sector focused on entrepreneur problems, customer, and employee perspective. The 5 step process which includes discovery, interpretation, ideation, experimentation and evolution, was exercised in this activity lead to the Empathy mapping, Pain-gain Analysis, and, Day in a life scenario. 
 
True to the saying ‘a problem fully understood is half solved’, Dr. Soni stressed upon the importance of identifying a problem and finding a solution and then converting it into a business. 

Campus Visit by Chairman Dr. D.V. Heggade

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Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Honorable Chairman, SDMIMD and Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala visited the institute on September 8, 2017. Dr. Heggade interacted with the students during campus visit and addressed the faculty members during the visit. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director briefed the Chairman Dr. Heggade about the activities and achievements of SDMIMD.

'My Favorite Teacher' Essay Winners

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Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) students committee - Library Initiative For Education (LIFE) conducted Essay Competition for the 6th and 7th Standard Students of Aadarsha Vidyalaya School in Police Jockey Quarters on the topic 'My Favorite Teacher' on the occasion of Teachers Day Celebration on September 5, 2017.

The prizes were distributed to the winners of the competition Ms. Eaktha M.G. (First Prize) and Ms. L. Pratiksha (Second Prize) of 6th Standard and Ms. K. Supriya Gowda (First Prize) and Mr. Prabhanjan (Second Prize) of 7th Standard. Mr. Vignesh S. Goankar, Business Analyst, ISAC Business Consultancy, Bengaluru, addressed the young children and called upon the young minds to have a strong communication skills to excel in public relationship and make themselves strong in basics. Further, he said ‘never leave any opportunity which knocks your door as we don’t know when our life can take a turn towards success.’

Mr. Sathish, Head Master of the School, Teachers, LIFE committee members, Volunteers, Dr. Sunil M.V., Librarian and Ms. Rekha Ganapathy, Admission Officer of SDMIMD joined the prize distribution function.

It can be recalled here the recent success story of LIFE Committee in developing a school library for the young children at Aadarsha Vidhyalaya School.