Campus News

Webinar on Leadership

Mr Amit Kumar, Business Unit Head, L&T Ltd., Mysuru; and Chairman CII-Mysuru Chapter, delivered the invited talk on ‘Leadership’ held on July 4, 2020. The webinar helped the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch to understand the different dimensions of leadership and the speaker explained with several examples from his career.

Webinar on Managing Sustainably

The webinar on ‘Managing Sustainably’ organized for the incoming PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on July 10, 2020 was a curtain raiser on the issue of sustainability which is a contemporary topic. Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD, provided insights on mainstreaming sustainability as a business concept in the form of sustainable enterprises; and introduced the concept of triple bottom line to students with relevant examples.

MDP on MS Excel For Effective Decision Making

The online MDP on 'MS Excel for Effective Decision Making' was scheduled on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The program commenced with the introduction to the worksheet structure and working with data; further, it led to the Formatting of Data, Mathematical Functions, Logical Functions, and Sensitivity Analysis. 
 
The hands-on program delivered through various data sets helped the participants from industry and academia in exploring MS Excel in an effective manner. 
 
Prof. Anand Sasikumar, Faculty - Operations, SDMIMD, Mysuru, was the Faculty Resource for the program.

Webinar by Mr. Niranjan Naik, Our Alumni

‘Strategic Business Planning’ was the topic for the Webinar scheduled on June 27, 2020 for the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch. The nuances of strategic business planning with live cases and examples was explained by the speaker Mr Niranjan Naik, National Sales Head - Energy and Building Solutions, Bosch India Ltd; and, President, Prerana – SDMIMD Alumni Association; alumnus of PGDM 1995-97.

Webinar on Management Information Systems

‘Management Information Systems’ was the topic for the introductory webinar held on June 18, 2020 delivered by Prof. Malathi Sriram, Faculty – System, SDMIMD. Prof. Malathi introduced to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch, the need of Information Systems in an organization. Further, the requirement of an MIS for decision-making and the use of information system in business processes were discussed. 

Webinar on Role of Data Analytics in Decision Making and Opportunities for Management Students

The webinar on ‘Role of Data Analytics in Decision Making and Opportunities for Management Students’ was designed for the incoming first-year students of PGDM Program with an objective to make them understand the importance of data analytics in decision making, and delivered on June 11, 2020. The webinar session delivered by Dr. G. Srilakshminarayana, Associate Professor– Quantitative Methods, SDMIMD, introduced the components of business analytics and informed about how analytics is being used in different domains. In the process, the young managers were informed about the latest developments and the opportunities they have in the corporate world. 

Panel Discussion on Impact of COVID19 on Job Market

‘Impact of COVID19 on jobs and placements and how to emerge successful’ was the topic for online panel discussion organized on June 6, 2020 for the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch. Alumni members of SDMIMD’s PGDM program Ms. Hamsini Ramamurthy, Zonal HR Manager, Aditya Birla Group (Cement Business); Ms. Deepti Rao, Associate Director (Compensation & Benefits), IQVIA; and, Mr. Sandesh Murchy, Lead-HR, Oracle; were the panel members. The panellists gave valuable insights into the expected growth of different industry sectors and inputs to the students on how they can prepare for the Post-COVID world. The discussion was moderated by Dr R. Sugant, Chairman – Career Services and Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD, Mysore. 

Webinar on Importance of Costing in Management Decision Making

‘Importance of Costing in Management Decision Making’ was the topic for the Webinar organized on June 4, 2020 by the faculty resource Prof. S. Kannadas, Assistant Professor – Finance, SDMIMD. Prof. Kannadas provided insights on significance of cost control to sustain the business in the long run. And, explained how the management decisions of any business revolve around cost effective operations than profit maximizing especially during the initial days.