Management Development Programs (MDPs)

With a customized approach towards problem solving, SDMIMD has devised a series of training program aimed at corporate. The solutions provided make the corporate understand the simplicity in tackling issues that would seem complex otherwise. Focus areas include: creation of new competencies in managing diversity of businesses, technologies, people dynamics and global markets. Some of the MDPs conducted for executives last year includes Cyber Law, Services Marketing etc. Leading companies like Raman Boards & Automotive Axles Ltd. tied up with the institute for employees training & development.

MDP on Finance for Non Finance Executives

A two day program on topic "Finance for Non Finance Executives" was conducted by Dr. Ullas Rao and Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Faculty members of SDMIMD on May 17 & 18, 2013. The training was structured with an objective of imparting basic skill sets comprising accounting, financial management and cost management to the Non-finance working executives.

MDP on Statistical Process Control

One day training program on Statistical Process Control (SPC) Using Excel was conducted by Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Faculty member of SDMIMD on May 18, 2013. The training module aimed at imparting concepts and theory of SPC using Microsoft Excel. The program provided hands-on experience on Excel; and, demonstrated on how to improve quality & to generate reports using Excel.

MDP on Data Analysis and Business Modeling with MS-Excel

Two day Management Development Program (MDP) on Data Analysis and Business Modeling with MS-Excel was conducted by Prof. Mohamed Minhaj, Faculty member of SDMIMD in the area of Systems, on May 30 & 31, 2013. The program aimed at giving comprehensive introduction to MS-Excel and help the participants to understand the effective ways to use Excel for Data Analysis, Modeling, and Decision Making.

MDP on Statistical Package for the Social Sciences


A two day program on "Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)" was conducted by Dr. G. Srilakshminarayana and Prof. J. Balaji, Faculty Members of SDMIMD during May 15 & 16, 2013 at SDMIMD Campus. The program focused on providing hands-on experience to SPSS - the powerful software package widely used by Researchers and Students belonging to Psychology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences discipline.

GMP for Rane Madras Concludes

Rane Madras SDMIMD conducted a 6-Months intensive General Management Program for Rane (Madras) Limited, Mysore and Kar Mobile Limited, Bangalore for their Executive Managers of various functional areas of Management.


The Management Development Program was inaugurated on November 12, 2011 by Mr. R. Venkatanarayanan, Executive Vice President – HR, Rane Group. Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mr. K. R. Ramesh, Vice President – Operations, Rane Madras, Mr. T. A. Dayalan, GM – Human Resources, Rane Madras, Mr. B. Ravichandran, Sr. Manager, HR, Kar Mobiles Ltd., Hosur and Dr. H. Gayathri, Professor Marketing, SDMIMD and Program Coordinator graced the occasion.

After the completion of the course, a function for awarding certificates to the participants of the Rane Madras program was arranged on December 4, 2012 in the auditorium.  R. Venkatnarayanan – President HR, IT & Education – Rane Group, Chennai And K.R.Ramesh – Senior Vice President (Operations) – Plant Head, Rane(Madras) Ltd. Mysore spoke on the occasion.

Research Center for Management Studies

Recognized by :
UOM University of Mysore, Mysore
Dr. Venkatraja B
Chairperson, SDM RCMS
Tel: 0821 – 2429722 ; Extn: 1100
Mobile: 94803 42652
SDMIMD is a unique management institution that has pioneered a philosophy of management education that is Indian in ethos and global in relevance. Being known for its flagship program – Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) has widened the scope by offering Doctoral Research Program in Management Studies. Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Research Center in Management Studies (SDM RCMS), the research unit of SDMIMD has been recognized as Research Center by the University of Mysore, Mysore. The center extends the professional guidance and assistance to the research aspirants in the area of Management Studies and the successful research works will be awarded the doctoral degree by the recognized University. The objective of this centre is to promote a variety of research and scholarly initiatives in the field of management. It is envisaged that, SDM RCMS would help in growing the intellectual capital, not only within the institute, but also provide SDMIMD with a platform to broad base their research initiatives at various levels in times to come.

SDM RCMS would be promoting the following activities in a phased manner to promote the intellectual growth process within the institute:

  • Extending professional guidance and assistance to the research aspirants in the area of Management Studies
  • In- house publications by faculty of the institute
  • Joint publications and research work by students and faculty
  • Joint research work by SDM faculty with scholars from other institutions around the globe
  • Invite other research scholars to collaborate with the institute for research in various cross and inter-disciplinary areas of management science
  • Become a designated centre for doctoral work in management education by collaborating with various Universities desirous of granting such status to this Centre
  • Conduct Faculty Development Workshops in the field of research methods and techniques for budding scholars
  • Establish links with bodies, like, UGC, AICTE, etc., for accessing grants for various workshops, symposiums, and other research initiatives at the SDM-IMD campus
  • Encourage scholars to come and participate in national and international level conferences, seminars, workshops, symposiums, roundtables, etc., to be held at SDM-IMD with the help of CFR.
  • Hold conferences and symposia on various disciplines in management

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