Campus News

Yet again its 100 % Placement

With about 3 months to go for the completion of courses, all eligible Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) students of SDMIMD have been placed in reputed companies with increased compensation. This is for the third consecutive year SDMIMD is achieving these feet.
 
It’s yet another year of sterling achievement at SDMIMD as it completes 100 percent placement of PGDM 2018-20 well head of the course completion. A total of 38 leading companies visited the campus so far for the final placements. The companies that visited the campus are from diverse sectors- Manufacturing, information technology, banking and financial services, FMCG, Start-ups, Consulting and analytics. The banking and financial services sector hired the highest number of students followed by the information technology companies.  
 
‘High level of academic rigour, opportunity to learn beyond the boundaries of the curriculum through summer internships programs, live projects, applied research, international students exchange programs, and by imbibing leadership skills through participation in management fests conducted by premier institutions of the country has added additional knowledge and skills to the young managers’ thus said the institute director Dr. N.R. Parasuraman.
 
Dr. R. Sugant, Professor Marketing and Chairperson Career Services said ‘the stellar performance of our students resulted in SDMIMD not only achieving 100 percent placements of eligible students but also saw the average salary go up to Rs 7.7 lakhs. We are sure that our students will prove to be valued contributors in these organisations’. 

Union Budget Conclave 2020

SDMIMD organized the Union Budget Conclave (post budget analysis) jointly with CII, Mysuru on 3rd February,2020. Deloitte was the knowledge partner for the occasion.
 
The event commenced with a welcome address and brief note on the program and the budget by the program convenor Dr. M Sriram, Assistant Professor, Finance – SDMIMD, Mysuru. Dr. Sriram opined that the budget has factored in the findings of the economic survey and it provided long term stimulus rather than the short term, the desired results of the new Budget would be evident only with time.
 
Dr. N R Parasuraman, Director – SDMIMD, Mysuru in his address on ‘The Indian Economy’ and Budget 2020-21 shared his thoughts on the current slowdown  of the Indian economy and observed that the budget is forward looking and future oriented.
 
The conclave had invited talks by experts on Union Budget 2020-21 from CII, Mysuru comprising of Mr. Baskar Kalale, Chairman, CII, Mysuru, Mr.Amith Kumar, Vice Chairman, CII, Mysuru, Mr. S.Ranganathan, Convener, Finance and Taxation Panel, CII Mysuru.
 
This was followed by a brief presentation on the salient features of the budget by the Post Graduate Diploma Management (PGDM) Students of SDMIMD, Mr.Souvik Dey, Ms.Priya Pandey, Mr.Ashish Prasad, Mr.Sebu Padayvatty, Ms.Syeda Zaiba.
 
Officials from Deloitte presented their views on the impact of budget announcements on taxation and indirect taxation. Mr.Baskar, Partner, Deloitte, Mr.Suresh Kumar, Partner, Deloitte, Mr. Ganesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Deloitte were the officials. The budget culminated with a discussion in the form of Q&A session.
 
The Budget Conclave 2020 was instrumental in extending an insightful, interesting and enriched learning for the invited guests which included, leading industrialists and professionals, academicians from premier institutions and the student fraternity was coordinated by Dr. M.Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, Mysuru

Heilbronn University Scholarship to SDMite

Mr Amit Kumar Sharma of PGDM 2019-21 batch has been selected for the International Student Exchange Scholarship from Heilbronn University, Germany. The selection is based on his Academic Performance and interview conducted by the academic committee for the International Student Exchange Program. Amit will be studying for a whole term in Heilbronn. He is the first Indian student that Heilbronn University is taking in a scholarship scheme, from SDMIMD, after the signing of the MoU 2 years ago.

Student Exchange Program 2020

As part of the students exchange program 29 select students will be visiting eight different international foreign universities for a whole term of study. During the program SDMIMD students will be studying with many international students and get taught by several faculty from different nationalities.  The experience of having different pedagogy is invaluable for their growth.  Besides the facility to do cases and projects with students of other nationalities and background affords cross-cultural understanding. Further, the evaluation technique used in these schools enables students to be on their toes and prove their mettle.
 
The foreign universities to which the selected students will go are as follows: 
 
  • University of Texas A&M, USA – 4 Students
  • University of Bordeaux, France – 4 Students
  • University of Montpellier, France - 4 Students
  • La Rochelle Business School, France - 4 Students
  • University of Pau, France - 4 Students
  • EAE Business School, Spain - 4 Students
  • University of Heilbronn, Germany – 3 Students
  • National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU), Taiwan – 2 Students  

Pratigam 2020 – the Annual Alumni Meet

Prerana – the alumni association of SDMIMD organized ‘Pratigam 2020’ the annual alumni meet at SDMIMD on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The 'Centre of Inspiration' of Pratigam 2020 is the 25 Years of Inspirational Journey of SDMIMD. Pratigam 2020 gave a perfect platform to SDMites to share, connect and collaborate with classmates, seniors, juniors, faculty, and extended SDMIMD family.
 
Commencing with box cricket, carrom, table tennis and volleyball matches, proceeded to lunch; followed by panel discussion on ‘Digital transformation and its profound impact on the business’ and Start-up Talks: Entrepreneurship Session. 
 
The evening program was titled ‘Celebrating 25 Years of Inspiration’ presenting Prerana Dossier and recalling the memories. With the title ‘Honouring our Inspirations’ Prerana honoured faculty and staff members who are with SDMIMD’s Management Educational Service for more than 20 Years. The event concluded with entertainment program by Kalaanubhav, followed by dinner. 

Condolence to Former Director Dr. A.K. Rao

SDMIMD family expresses deep condolence on the sudden demise of SDMIMD’s Former Director and Professor – Quantitative Techniques and Operations Research Dr. A.K. Rao. He had served SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore, as the Dean of the Academics during 1997 to 1999; and then as Director of the Institute between 1999 and 2003.