A Workshop on Disruptive Technologies 2024

About the Workshop
Disruptive Technologies or innovations have significantly altered the way business operate today and in the future. It changes the way businesses operate, customers consume products and services and the radical shift it brings into the overall ecosystem. Disruptive technologies obliviates the existing systems or habits with far superior and advanced technologies. It has attributes that are recognizably superior which can Simplify, Automate and  paradigm shift technology-business interactions. Some of the disruptive technologies have become Mainstream and we are seeing it impacting businesses and also common person in day to day life.

In this workshop we will understand the functioning, applicability and benefits of some of the top Disruptive Technologies – IoT, 5G, 3D Printing, AR/VR/MR, Generative AI, Edge Computing, Cloud and Headless Commerce

Resource Person
Girish Gopalarao is an Associate Professor of General Management and Systems who researches and teaches strategic management and technology topics. He has over 25+ years of experience in the IT industry working with some of the Fortune 50 companies helping them in their IT transformational journey and adoption of New Age Technologies.

Who can attend?
Academicians, Researchers, Working Professionals, and Individuals with interest in Technology Landscape, Modern Innovations, Futuristic Operating Models and its applicability in today’s business. 

Program Schedule

Time Details
9:30 am – 9:45 am Registration
9:45 am – 10:00 am Inauguration
10:00 am to 11:15 am Session 1: 5G and IoT – Driving Connected Intelligent Systems
11:15 am to 11:45 am Tea / Group Photo Session
11:45 am to 1:00 pm Session 2: AR/VR/MR and Generative Ai – Simplifying Workplace and business 
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Session 3: Edge Computing and Headless Commerce – Catering to the Next Gen Consumers 
3:15 pm to 3:30 pm  Tea Break 
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm Session 4: 3D Printing and Cloud Computing – Consumerizing Complex Technologies
4:45 pm to 5:00 pm Valedictory and Certificate Distribution

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The  Program Fees - Rs. 2000 per participant. 
The fee is inclusive of Lunch & Snacks and Certification. Please Note: 25% group discount for 3 or more participants from the same organisation/institution and 25% discount for SDMIMD alumni.

Payment Procedure
Option I: Online payment:
Option II: Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore using the following account number:
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689
Option III: Payment may be made in the form of DD drawn in favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore.

Quick Contact:
Mr. G. Muddaraj Urs
FDP Coordinator, SDMIMD
Mobile: 9740140485

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SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) like to present the 2022 edition of Management Development Programs (MDPs). MDP 2022 is focused on changing demands in business and needs of professional executives. Over the years SDMIMD’s MDP is known for its Executive Education offering in different sectors at different levels in an organization.
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Quick Contact: 
Ms. Rekha Ganapathy
Coordinator – MDPs
Tel: +91-821-2429722 Extn: 4215
Mobile: 97427 22906
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