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Samasti-Inclusiveness - HR Parley 2023

The Employers' Federation of Southern India (EFSI), Karnataka Branch, organized the "Samasti-Inclusiveness - HR Parley 2023" at SDMIMD, Mysuru on November 25, 2023, with 200+ attendees from diverse backgrounds.
 
Mr. Thyagu Valliappa, Vice-Chairman, Karnataka Committee, EFSI, stressed worker interests. Dr. Muthukumar, President, EFSI, highlighted EFSI's welfare legacy. Mr. Shantanu Roy, Chairman and Managing Director of BEML, emphasized creating an inclusive workplace. Mylswamy Annadurai, a former director of ISRO Satellite Center, linked inclusivity to innovation at ISRO. Two morning sessions focused on CEO expectations and Digital HR. The afternoon sessions delved into labor issues and emerging HR trends. Panellists discussed workforce fairness, AI's HR impact, labor collaboration, and evolving HR trends. Dr. (Lt Col) Prasad S N, Director SDMIMD, Mysore, delivered the special address. Dr. K. Anantha Gowda, CHRO of Nandi Economic Corridor Enterprises Ltd., concluded the conclave with a vote of appreciation.

Outbound Training (OBT) for the SDMIMD Faculty Team

SDMIMD Faculty Members have participated in a 2-day exciting, memorable, and adventurous Out-Bound Training program at Lead College of Management, Palakkad, Kerala between November 17th and 18th. Through daring activities such as rappelling, ziplining, and team tasks, faculty participants were able to overcome fears, improve communication, and foster teamwork. Rope exercises, shooting, and claiming a wall all aided in the development of adaptation, decision-making, and calmness under pressure. The program's mix of physical and emotional challenges encouraged personal development, while events like fire walking fostered mental resilience and self-confidence. Participation in strategic activities such as board climbing and simulated electric rings aided in the development of leadership abilities and open communication.  Dr. Thomas, Founder & Director, of LEAD College of Management, Palakkad, and the SDMIMD Director and Faculty team discussed Management Education and future challenges in meeting the demands of students.  Dr. L. Gandhi, Associate Professor of OB&HRM at SDMIMD, coordinated the OBT.

Faculty Exchange Program

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta Professor - OB  HRM, has visited ESC Pau Business School, France, in the month of November 2023. She has taught the course on "Responsible HRM", to the group of students at ESC Pau, as a part of the Faculty Exchange program from SDMIMD. Students from various countries, including US, Germany, Mexico, Spain, South Korea, China, Nigeria, have attended the sessions, conducted by her. The sessions were made highly interactive and activity-based and received high appreciation from the students. 

SDMIMD Students excel in National level management fest at Kerala

The School of Management at De Paul Institute of Science and Technology recently hosted the 10th edition of DAKSH, a prestigious national-level management fest held on November 7-8, 2023. Noteworthy achievements were marked by the outstanding performance of SDMIMD students, securing the overall runner-up position. Particularly impressive was the triumph in the Marketing event by Amith Kumar H L, Ramachandra Hegde, Sumukh Prashanth, and Gautham Menon. Additionally, a significant victory was achieved in the HR event by B.N Chaitanya, Yashwanth, Tushar Nag RN, and Druva N, Bethe Jayaprakash Naidu earned recognition as the runner-up in the Best Manager category, adding another accolade to the institute’s success. Prajwal P and Yashas showcased their expertise in the Business Quiz, reaching the semi-finals and contributing to the overall commendable performance of SDMIMD at DAKSH 2023.

Elevating Knowledge: Unveiling ERP Fundamentals with Sudhir S Mysore

PGDM 2023-25 Batch had the opportunity to get insights on the 'Fundamentals of ERP' during the industry intervention session. The session speaker, Mr. Sudhir S Mysore, a Product Owner of Digital Manufacturing Solutions at SAP Lab, with his journey spanning over 20 years across pre-sales, business development, product development, and project management, added depth to the session. The industry intervention session, a key component of the Understanding Information Systems in Organization (UISO) course, was organised by SDMIMD on November 3 & 4, 2023. The session delved into the core concepts of ERP, unravelling its significance in today's rapidly evolving business landscape, and shared practical insights on process integration, product development, and project management.

Career360 B School survey 2024 Results

In the Career360 B-School Survey 2024, SDMIMD is placed in 27th position among Top Private B-Schools in India and has got AAAA rating in the B Schools of South zone.

Invited talk by Mr. Chinmay Ananda

The Speakers Club of SDMIMD hosted Mr. Chinmay Ananda, a Financial Education expert, Business Storyteller, International Speaker, and Best-Selling Author, on November 4, 2023, focusing on enhancing communication skills. Mr. Ananda emphasized public speaking's importance, offering insights on overcoming stage fright and structuring effective speeches, including the significance of body language. Interactive workshops allowed attendees hands-on experience to build confidence in public speaking, body language, and facial expressions. A Q&A session by Mr. Ananda enriched the learning experience. The event was a resounding success, boosting participants' confidence in communication.

Invited talk by Mr. Srihari Gopinath

The interaction session with Mr. Srihari Gopinath, Senior Director of Marketing at HPE Aruba Networking, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Singapore & a distinguished alumnus, aimed to provide students with insights into future opportunities, artificial intelligence (AI), marketing trends, and his experiences, especially within Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), held on November 3, 2023.

The key discussion points of the talk are as follows
Introduction: Srihari highlighted tech's role in enterprise.
AI Impact: Discussion on AI's influence across industries.
Marketing Trends: Insights into digital marketing strategies.
Experience Share: Practical insights from 24 years in sales.
HPE Strategies: Global strategies and digital marketing.
Student Engagement: Active participation and career queries.