Campus News

CSR Symposium 2019

SDMIMD in collaboration with EFMD & Third Sector Research Resource Centre, University of Mysore is organising one day symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Development on February 26, 2019. The symposium is proposed to discuss the broad philosophy behind the emphasis on social responsibility and how corporate bodies are rising to the occasion to meet this need.  We also wish to discuss the direction that these activities should take as well take a cue from current practices. 
 
Prof. Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director of EFMD &Chair Professor of Corporate Finance, EBS Business School, Belgium will deliver keynote address. The symposium features special talks by the senior corporate executives with practical exposure to CSR, invited lectures by the senior academician of international repute, deliberations by senior executives of NGOs, and panel discussion. The panel will be represented by industry, NGOs and academics.
 
The symposium is expected to cover various issues relating to CSR such as: Global perspectives of CSR, emerging issues in CSR, designing CSR projects, implementing CSR projects, CSR and sustainability of interventions: Opportunities and Challenges. The symposium could be attended by: academicians, executives of NGOs, and executives of corporate sector.
 
Conference Connect - Email: csrsymposium@sdmimd.ac.in ; Mobile: 9480342652 

Startup Charcha 2019 by SDMites E-Cell

SDMIMD Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) - Swayam organized its flagship event ‘Startup Charcha' on 7th February 2019. The program began with a Panel Discussion on the topic ‘Entrepreneurship: Issues, Challenges, and the Way Ahead’, moderated by Dr. M R Suresh, Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD and also the Coordinator of the event. The Distinguished Panellists were Mr. Sanjay Srinivasmurthy, Director-Silicon Road, Mr. Krishna Narayana, Managing Director of Shyama Jewels and Dr. M Sriram, Professor – Finance, SDMIMD. This was followed by an insightful talk by Mr Sanjaya Doreswamy, Founder - Kuteera Kitchen. The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Narendra Narayanan, Founder & Managing Director of Vinyas Innovative Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mysuru. The charcha concluded with open forum having interaction between the students and the distinguished guests.

Naissance 2019 - The Annual Management Fest

SDMIMD's flagship B-School Management Fest Naissance was inaugurated on 1st February 2019. The 2019 edition with the theme 'Combat of the Crowns’ was inaugurated by the Chief Guest His Highness, The Maharaja of Mysore, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar. The two-day national level B-School fest witnessed intellectual battle and supremacy between the brightest minds of premier B-schools of India with the participation of 176 students from 18 colleges. The theme of ‘Naissance 2019 – Combat of the Crowns’ revolved around the management lessons and principles derived from the ancient Indian emperors and its implications in today’s dynamic business environment. Kristu Jayanthi College from Bengaluru emerged as the Overall winners of Naissance 2019.

70th Republic Day Celebration

 
The 70th Republic Day was celebrated with great patriotism and fervour at SDMIMD on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The celebrations began with a patriotic song. 
 
Prof. Sridhar, Faculty and Chief Administrative Office, SDMIMD, unfurled the national flag. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Sridhar said ‘it’s our duty to respect our parents & teachers, who made us responsible citizens. We got to be very fortunate to have been born in this great country.  India is a vast and diversified country with Multi Religions, Languages, Cultures, faith and beliefs.  Yet we have proved to the entire world that we are a cohesive force and live in harmony and peace by respecting each other’s beliefs and sentiments and have collectively made India a very strong country in the Global arena.  Today India is respected everywhere, and India is a strong force to be reckoned with.  Indian’s are respected and welcomed in other developed and developing countries.  We are all respected for our rich tradition, culture, hard work and commitment, which are based on our rich value systems and rich ethical standards laid by our Great forefathers since ancient times’.
 
Further, Prof. Sridhar said only when we become disciplined and committed, the society will be benefitted and finally the country at large will also be benefitted. All good initiatives must originate at our levels only and we must practice what we preach. 
 
The impressions shared by SDMites about the country and role of Young Indians, showed great patriotism. Faculty, Staff and Students joined the national celebration. 
 
This was followed by community breakfast at the Institute Mess. 

PGPM Students for Study Abroad Program at BUiD

The Student and Faculty Exchange Program in the field of Management Education is a much sought after academic activity among Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) students, researchers and faculty.
 
SDMIMD, which became a partnering institute with British University in Dubai (BUiD), Dubai, has extended 'Study Abroad Program' to the One-Year Full-time Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM). 
 
4 students, Ms. Navya Seetharam, Ms. Devyanee Rani, Ms. Shruthi K Raj and Ms. Jahnavi M.S. - were selected for the Week-long Study Abroad Program (SAP) scheduled between 3rd and 7th February  2019.
 
Students selected for the program will be exposed to the business education in all fields including Operations, HR and Finance, covered in the lecture integrating the theoretical part with the practical. The students will also be involved in the project work. 
 
Dr. Amer Alaya, Head of Student Administration, The British University in Dubai (BUiD), UAE, will be guiding the students with the Project.