Campus News

Webinar on Strategy Management

Dr. S.N. Prasad, Professor – Strategy, SDMIMD, conducted webinar on ‘Strategy in Management’ on May 28, 2020 to the incoming PGDM 2020-2022 Batch. The faculty resource introduced the concept of ‘Business Strategy’. The session covered the application of fundamental management learnings to the construct of Competitive Advantage and Value Creation.

Webinar on Finance in Management

With the purpose to dispel a preconceived notion that ‘Finance in Management’ is a mere number of crunching exercise; and, to help the young manager to understand how financial numbers are used for decision making, a Webinar was organized for PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on May 19, 2020. Dr. M. Sriram, Faculty – Finance, SDMIMD, was the faculty resource.

Webinar on Placement Activities @ SDMIMD

Placement performance of an institute is one of the criteria for short-listing of a B-School for a Management Program. The preparation for placement starts from Day one of the PGDM program. Dr. Sugant, Chairman – Career Services & Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD, initiated the preparation activity with this webinar by providing an overview of placement preparation activities & process at SDMIMD to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch. Further, Dr. Sugant apprised the students on the likely job opportunities in the post-COVID world. The webinar was organized on May 15, 2020.

Webinar on Analytics and the Role in Management

Webinar on ‘Analytics and the Role in Management’ was organized for the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on May 8, 2020. Prof. M. Minhaj, Associate Professor – Systems, SDMIMD, the faculty resource for the webinar explained the young managers about what, why & how aspects of analytics and its role in decision-making.

SDMIMD gets BSIS Impact Label from EFMD

SDMIMD is now the first institute in Southern India and second in the Country to secure Business School Impact System (BSIS) Certification from the European Federation for Management Development (EFMD) Global Network.
 
The expert team from BSIS headed by Dr Michael Kalika examined the impact made by the Institute on education, business development, intellectual, regional eco-system, societal, visibility and financial. The expert team has appreciated the institute’s notable impact on the region and at the national level. The representation of students from 20+ states, 100% placement record, quality research publications by the faculty, institute networking with local and national bodies, association with the industry, association, press, government institutions and civic bodies have made SDMIMD to earn good points. The involvement of the institute in organizing events to introduce the cultural, social, and professional image of Mysore has earned appreciation from the committee.
 
The BSIS Impact quality stamp to SDMIMD has added another feature to the cap with 2 International Accreditations – Accreditation Council of Business School Programs (ACBSP) from USA and EFMD’s Program Accreditation System (EPAS) for Europe.  The BSIS impact has made SDMIMD to identify, measure and assess the impact on society at large. 

25th Annual Convocation

The 25th Annual Convocation function of PGDM Program scheduled to have been held on March 19, 2020, was postponed on account of the lockdown announced by the Government of India because of the COVID-19 situation   

Yet again it is 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 this feat.
 
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’. 

Naissance - The Annual Management Fest

SDMIMD, Mysuru inaugurated its flagship B-School Management Fest ‘Naissance 2020 – Battle of the Zodiac Signs’, with Mr. Ryshyanth, Superintendent of Police (SP), Mysore District and Mr. H. S. Nagesh, Vijaya Bank, Mysore as distinguished Chief Guests. 
 
Mr. Ryshyanth, SP Mysore District, began his speech by stating that competition such as Naissance would bring the best talent out of students. He opined that the gap between education and company’s expectations are being bridged by educational institutes such as SDMIMD. He encouraged the students to think differently, be competitive and work hard. He also urged the students to keep in mind what is relevant currently. He concluded his speech by urging the students to understand the advantages that India has and how this can be projected to create a brand image for India.
 
Mr. H. S Nagesh from Vijaya bank congratulated the students of the institute and conveyed his best wishes to more than 150 participating young student managers representing B Schools from Karnataka and neighbouring states.
 
Earlier, Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director of SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering and shared her views and thoughts about Naissance 2020 and its theme.  Student coordinator Ms. Sristi Roy Chowdhury gave a brief about the theme of ‘Naissance 2020 – Battle of the Zodiac Signs’, which revolved around the management lessons and principles to be derived from Signs of Zodiac which battle to prove their mettle.    
 
The two-day national level B-School fest witnessed the intellectual battle and supremacy between the brightest minds of premier B-schools of India. The students from Christ University, Bangalore emerged as Winners of Naissance 2020 by their outstanding performance in various events- Aquarius (Toastmaster Event), Libra (Entrepreneurship Skills Event), Gemini (HR Event), Capricorn: (Systems/IT Event), Scorpion (Marketing Marketing) organized as a part of the Management Fest.