Events

Convergence 3i – The Industry Institute Interface

SDMIMD in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Mysore Chapter has organized Convergence 3i on October 7, 2014 at SDMIMD Auditorium. The event organized to create a platform for interface between the recruiting industries and job aspirant students to share each other’s perspectives. Convergence 3i attracted more than 150 final year students from engineering, degree and management colleges in Mysore. 
 
Mr. Krish Ganesan, Vice-President, Global Talent Acquisition, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the Chief Guest of the inaugural session said that students must gain all round knowledge including theoretical, practical and communication skills, to land jobs in industries. Apart from having technical knowledge, one should also develop their personality. Further, he said that students should think and focus on emerging fields and hone the professional skills. Mr. Ganesan shared the campus commune initiatives of TCS in his talk. Mr. Arun Nayar, Director HR at Safran Engineering Ltd., in his special address opined that India has good opportunity to play major role in global industrial market as it has 65% of the population below 35 years and major global players are looking at young India to offer jobs. Mr. Nayar advised the students to improve the soft skills and problem-solving ability besides graduating with flying colors. 
 
The inaugural session was followed by two panel discussions on ‘Student capabilities and their expectations’ and ‘Are you ready to work for me?’.  The panel members from the corporate were Mr Raghavendra Kadkol from Infosys, Mysore and Mr Ravikumar B from Skanray Technologies and the academic panel members were Ms Vidhya M from Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology (VVIET) and Ms Roopa Priya from Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE).
 
Earlier Prof S N Prasad, Co-ordinator for the event, welcomed the gathering. Mr R C Jagadesh, Chairman CII, Mysore gave the theme address of the event and the purpose of conducting the event. Dr N R Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD delivered the presidential address.

Convergence 3i – The Industry Institute Interface

SDMIMD in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Mysore Chapter has organized Convergence 3i on October 7, 2014 at SDMIMD Auditorium. The event organized to create a platform for interface between the recruiting industries and job aspirant students to share each other’s perspectives. Convergence 3i attracted more than 150 final year students from engineering, degree and management colleges in Mysore. 
 

Workshop on Research Ideas in Finance & Accounting

Satyam is the first known case of financial fraud. This should prompt researchers to take up research on companies that are likely to employ financial accounting as a tool to fudge numbers in order to portray unrealistic performance with an eye on stock prices and win investor confidence”. Dr R. Narayanaswamy was speaking on the occasion of the Workshop on Research Ideas in Finance & Accounting on August 20, 2014. 
The other resource persons in the workshop were Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Dr B. Mahadevappa, Professor – DoS in Commerce, University of Mysore, Dr R Jagadeesh, Professor – Operations, SDMIMD Mysore and Dr Ullas Rao, Associate Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore. The Workshop was organized as part of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting scheduled on August 22 & 23, 2014 at SDMIMD Mysore. The discussions equipped the participants with developing research ideas in Finance & Accounting in order to develop research proposals and manuscripts capable of qualifying for publication in Journals of repute. There were 35 participants representing premier management institutions and research departments. The event culminated with an interesting panel discussion where researchers discussed some of the most contemporary and insightful topics of research with the resource persons.

Faculty Development Program (FDPs) for SJCE, Mysore

SDMIMD extended academic support to Shri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore in organizing Faculty Development Programs for SJCE Faculty Members under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). Each of the 2 Day programs on – Quality in Research; Innovation in Teaching and Learning; Finance for Non-Finance Professionals – were designed and offered by the faculty members of SDMIMD, during July, 2014. Another program in this series on Human Relations at Work is scheduled for September 5 & 6, 2014.

Foundation Day Lecture 2014

“Business is not only about focusing on earning profit but also about removing social inequality. It is more important to share with others if you have more than what you can consume” said Mr. Sivakumar, Group-Head, Agri & IT Businesses, ITC Group during the Foundation Day Lecture held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at our the Institute Auditorium.
 

SDMIMD Management Fest - NAISSANCE 2014

‘Competition is global, thus we need people who have got idea, who are fearless to experiment, both entrepreneur and intrapreneur’ thus said Mr. Girish Karunakaran, President Eurasia, Software Paradigms International Group LLC (SPI). He was speaking during the inauguration of 3-Day management fest – NAISSANCE 2014. Mr. Girish emphasized on being ethical, intelligent and energetic which are the core prerequisites for any MBA graduate to make an entry to the corporate world. During his inaugural speech he talked about the industry-institute-interface between SPI and SDMIMD which has yielded quality results in various activities. Mr. Srinivasa Rao, ‎Manager - Sales at SPI and the alumnus of SDMIMD, shared his experience as a student at SDMIMD and the challenges he managed at SPI in various capacities. Mr. Shahbaz Akthar, the Student Coordinator presented about the NAISSANCE 2014 and its theme to the audience. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the Institute welcomed the gathering. 

Workshop on Writing Effective Literature Review

Writing Effective Literature Review
‘The use of available resources and tools has democratized the access to information for research activities’, thus opined Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director, SDMIMD, while inaugurating the 2-Day Hands-on Workshop on Writing Effective Literature Review organized during January 9 & 10, 2014. The workshop provided hands-on exercises on literature gathering, organizing, analyzing and publishing the literature review. The hands-on training on Open source (Free Software) bibliographical constructions and management tools – Zoetero, JobRef and BibMe; and interactive session on ‘How to Publish in Academic Journal’ were also the part of this workshop. 60 participants from Karnataka and neighbor states representing premier universities, institutions and corporate participated in the workshop. 

FDP on Core Electives in Finance

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore conducted FDP on Core Electives in Finance on December 27 & 28, 2013. Faculty participants numbering 24 representing eminent B-Schools from Karnataka, and other parts of India participated enthusiastically in the two-day program. The program equipped the participants with effective and innovative pedagogical approaches across the electives courses in finance comprising of Financial Derivatives, Securities Analysis & Portfolio Management, and International Finance. The program was run using a combination of lectures and hands-on demonstrations. The program was very well appreciated by the participants. The program was inaugurated by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director – SDMIMD and coordinated by Dr. Ullas Rao, Assistant Professor – Finance, SDMIMD Mysore.