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Startup Charcha 2020

SDMIMD conducted the event Startup Charcha on February 12, 2020. This event is a culmination of various entrepreneurship activities undertaken by Swayam - E cell of SDMIMD students. It is also an event that is in line with the current surge in interest on startups and the conducive policy environment for the same. SDMIMD had initiated entrepreneurship activities to give conceptual insights to PGDM students on Entrepreneurship. Swayam – E cell of SDMIMD students has undertaken many activities in the last five years. An elective on Entrepreneurship has also been part of the PGDM program at SDMIMD. Read More>

Union Budget Conclave 2020

SDMIMD organized the Union Budget Conclave (post budget analysis) jointly with CII, Mysuru on 3rd February,2020. Deloitte was the knowledge partner for the occasion.
 
The event commenced with a welcome address and brief note on the program and the budget by the program convenor Dr. M Sriram, Assistant Professor, Finance – SDMIMD, Mysuru. Dr. Sriram opined that the budget has factored in the findings of the economic survey and it provided long term stimulus rather than the short term, the desired results of the new Budget would be evident only with time.
 
Dr. N R Parasuraman, Director – SDMIMD, Mysuru in his address on ‘The Indian Economy’ and Budget 2020-21 shared his thoughts on the current slowdown  of the Indian economy and observed that the budget is forward looking and future oriented.
 
The conclave had invited talks by experts on Union Budget 2020-21 from CII, Mysuru comprising of Mr. Baskar Kalale, Chairman, CII, Mysuru, Mr.Amith Kumar, Vice Chairman, CII, Mysuru, Mr. S.Ranganathan, Convener, Finance and Taxation Panel, CII Mysuru.
 
This was followed by a brief presentation on the salient features of the budget by the Post Graduate Diploma Management (PGDM) Students of SDMIMD, Mr.Souvik Dey, Ms.Priya Pandey, Mr.Ashish Prasad, Mr.Sebu Padayvatty, Ms.Syeda Zaiba.
 
Officials from Deloitte presented their views on the impact of budget announcements on taxation and indirect taxation. Mr.Baskar, Partner, Deloitte, Mr.Suresh Kumar, Partner, Deloitte, Mr. Ganesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Deloitte were the officials. The budget culminated with a discussion in the form of Q&A session.
 
The Budget Conclave 2020 was instrumental in extending an insightful, interesting and enriched learning for the invited guests which included, leading industrialists and professionals, academicians from premier institutions and the student fraternity was coordinated by Dr. M.Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, Mysuru

Heilbronn University Scholarship to SDMite

Mr Amit Kumar Sharma of PGDM 2019-21 batch has been selected for the International Student Exchange Scholarship from Heilbronn University, Germany. The selection is based on his Academic Performance and interview conducted by the academic committee for the International Student Exchange Program. Amit will be studying for a whole term in Heilbronn. He is the first Indian student that Heilbronn University is taking in a scholarship scheme, from SDMIMD, after the signing of the MoU 2 years ago.

Student Exchange Program 2020

As part of the students exchange program 29 select students will be visiting eight different international foreign universities for a whole term of study. During the program SDMIMD students will be studying with many international students and get taught by several faculty from different nationalities.  The experience of having different pedagogy is invaluable for their growth.  Besides the facility to do cases and projects with students of other nationalities and background affords cross-cultural understanding. Further, the evaluation technique used in these schools enables students to be on their toes and prove their mettle.
 
The foreign universities to which the selected students will go are as follows: 
 
  • University of Texas A&M, USA – 4 Students
  • University of Bordeaux, France – 4 Students
  • University of Montpellier, France - 4 Students
  • La Rochelle Business School, France - 4 Students
  • University of Pau, France - 4 Students
  • EAE Business School, Spain - 4 Students
  • University of Heilbronn, Germany – 3 Students
  • National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU), Taiwan – 2 Students  

Pratigam 2020 – the Annual Alumni Meet

Prerana – the alumni association of SDMIMD organized ‘Pratigam 2020’ the annual alumni meet at SDMIMD on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The 'Centre of Inspiration' of Pratigam 2020 is the 25 Years of Inspirational Journey of SDMIMD. Pratigam 2020 gave a perfect platform to SDMites to share, connect and collaborate with classmates, seniors, juniors, faculty, and extended SDMIMD family.
 
Commencing with box cricket, carrom, table tennis and volleyball matches, proceeded to lunch; followed by panel discussion on ‘Digital transformation and its profound impact on the business’ and Start-up Talks: Entrepreneurship Session. 
 
The evening program was titled ‘Celebrating 25 Years of Inspiration’ presenting Prerana Dossier and recalling the memories. With the title ‘Honouring our Inspirations’ Prerana honoured faculty and staff members who are with SDMIMD’s Management Educational Service for more than 20 Years. The event concluded with entertainment program by Kalaanubhav, followed by dinner. 

Condolence to Former Director Dr. A.K. Rao

SDMIMD family expresses deep condolence on the sudden demise of SDMIMD’s Former Director and Professor – Quantitative Techniques and Operations Research Dr. A.K. Rao. He had served SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore, as the Dean of the Academics during 1997 to 1999; and then as Director of the Institute between 1999 and 2003.

71st Republic Day Celebration

SDMites celebrated the 71st Republic Day with duty, devotion and dedication. Prof. L. Gandhi, Faculty – HR/OB, SDMIMD, hoisted the tri-colour and addressed the gathering. Prof. Gandhi highlighted the importance of Constitution of India which came into effect on 26th January 1950, replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. Further, recalled the contributions of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar the major architect of the Constitution of India, which gives Indians the fundamental rights - Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right against Exploitation, Right to Freedom of Religion, Rights to minorities (cultural and educational rights), Right to Constitutional Remedies, Right to Information Act. Also shared the Google's doodle which was designed by Singapore-based artist Meroo Seth, brings together the rich cultural heritage of the country. 
 
The celebration concluded with the distribution of sweets and community breakfast at the Institute Mess.

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Technical talk on Cyber Security

Silicon – SDMites System and Analytics Club organized a technical talk on "Cyber Security” by Mr. K.S. Sudheer, Member, CII IT & ITES Panel; and, Associate Solicitor, METI M2M India Pvt Ltd., on January 25, 2020, at SDMIMD.