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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>

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.

ALT 2017 by Mr. Salil Ravindran

The 9th edition of Annual Leadership Talk (ALT) was delivered by Mr. Salil Ravindran, CFO, Marlabs, on Tuesday, February 14, 2016 in SDMIMD Auditorium. Mr. Ravindran with his immense experience and functional exposure with cross border Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) focused his talk on Mergers & Acquisitions and key challenges involved in it. 
 
The speaker said that even though it’s a well planned process there are cultural, financial and legal constraints involved when organisations undergo M&A. One of the key aspects he stressed was how organisations need to operate and develop their outlook during M&A process, which can help them to add value. During the talk, Mr. Ravindran quoted the example of IGATE and his contributions in adding value to it; subsequent acquisition of Patni Computer Systems by IGATE Corp; and, acquisition of IGATE Corp by Capgemini. Some of the famous mergers and acquisition was also discussed during the talk. 
 
The talk concluded with insights about career opportunities in the domain of Investment banking and Corporate Finance to the young managers. This was followed by Q & A session. The program coordinator Dr. Jayakrishnan, Faculty – Marketing; Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the Institute; Faculty members, students, corporates from Mysore and invites were present. 

Alumnus speaks on 'Institute to Industry'

Mr. Jacob Thomas, an alumnus of SDMIMD addressed the first year PGDM students on the topic “Institute to Industry”, held on February 11,2017. During the course of his lecture he highlighted the expectations of the Industry. Mr Jacob asked the students to Innovate, Ideate and optimize the existing process. Mr. Jacob also emphasised on the fact that the students must Identify Value in businesses. 
 
Mr. Jacob Thomas dedicated the session to late Dr Mihir Mahapatra, Professor in Economics.