Guest Lecture 1819

Talk on Business Analytics

The Day-4 of the Orientation Program 2018 had a distinguished speaker Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Senior Professor and Chairman, Centre of Excellence – Business Analytics, IFIM Business School, Bangalore. Dr. Chandrasekhar introduced the highly contemporary topic- analytics and its application in various fields of Management. The speaker listed out specific areas where analytics will be of special use.
 

Talk on Team Collaboration

Mr. Ravi Bardia, Assistant Product Manager, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, Bangalore, was the speaker for the Distinguished Talk of Orientation Program 2018 scheduled on July 7, 2018. Mr. Ravi focused his talk on ‘Team Collaboration in the Workplace’.
 

Distinguished Talk by Mr. Ramesh Dasary

‘Employee empowerment in an organization is the key to progress’ said Mr. Ramesh Dasary, Business Transformation Consulting - HCM, Improwise, Bangalore, during the talk delivered to the second year PGDM students on July 7, 2018. The speaker referred to various allied aspects of Human Resources management in an organization.
 

Invited talk on Life and Career

‘Knowledge, skills and attitude are the three important resources in today’s day-to-day work and life’ thus said Mr. D.R. Nagaraj, CEO, NMS HR Solutions, Bangalore, during the invited talk delivered on July 6, 2018 during the Orientation Program 2018. Addressing the PGDM 2018-20 Batch, he discussed in detail about the important requirements an organisation looks for in an individual. The speaker also discussed on how to ensure that the life and the career go hand in hand.
 

Talk of Heritage City Mysuru

Mr. Krishnaswami, Chartered Engineer and Structural Consultant and octogenarian spoke about the heritage of Mysore during the invited talk delivered on July 6, 2018. Mysore has a rich heritage with developments on various fronts over the years.  
 

Invited talk by VP – ORACLE

The Day-3 of the Orientation Program 2018 started on July 6, 2018, with the distinguished talk by Mr Edwin Moses, Group Vice President, Oracle, Bangalore, who stressed on how learning is a lifelong endeavour. Mr. Moses listed few misconceptions about success principles and narrated a host of anecdotes and real-life examples.
 

Talk on ‘Indian Society in transmission’

Dr R. Indira, Ex- Professor, Department of Studies in Sociology, University of Mysore, Mysuru, gave a glimpse of changing environment of Indian Society during the distinguished talk delivered to the PGDM 2018-20 Batch on July 5, 2018. The talk addressed the social problems and discussed on how the society has undergone a change pertaining to – living style, behaviour, attitude, occupation, and socializing, through the years.
 

Invited talk on ‘Research and Consulting Industry’

Mr. Marcus Pfefferer, Managing Director, Ducker Worldwide Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, was the speaker for Day-2 of Orientation Program 2018 scheduled on July 5, 2018. The talk focused on giving an overview of research and consulting industry, introducing the service provided by Ducker Worldwide pertaining to research; consulting and advisory services. 
 

Curtain Raiser on Launch of Start-up Support Initiative

Mr. Sid Mookerji, Silicon Rd Ideation Labs Pvt. Ltd., Mysore, was all praise for SDMIMD for having given the right platform to young managers by inculcating entrepreneurship into its formal course and helping to foster ideas and thoughts through e-Cell ‘Swayam’. Mr. Mookerji presented the journey of an entrepreneur which is hard with tough challenges. The Curtain Raiser on Launch of Start-up supports Initiative was scheduled on July 4, 2018. In the session, Mr. Mookerji shared statistics about start-ups in India. He mentioned that only 3% of the Start-up would be able to make it until five years. He stressed the need for hard work and focus to make start-ups work. 
 
A brief introduction was given to the students on the proposed arrangement involving SDMIMD and a few other Mysore-based institutes for continuous orientation on entrepreneurship-related activities