Faculty Outreach Activities 2023-24

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Dr (Lt Col) Prasad S.N.
ME, PGDM, Ph D
Director & Professor - Strategy & General Management
  • Delivered an invited talk on 'Theory of Constraints' at the CII-TQM forum to industry executives on 29 August 2023
  • Attended the AIMS Annual Conference on 24-25 August 2023 at PSG IM, Coimbatore 
  • Attended the CII Family Business Conference at Mysore on 8-9 August 2023.
  • Inaugurated the Blood Donation Camp by Rotaract Club on 15 August 2023 in Mysore at SDMIMD

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta
M.A. in HRMGradIPD & Ph.D.
Professor - OB/HRM
  • Collegeduniya has organized a webinar on 24th January 2024 for the PGDM aspirants. Dr. Mousumi Sengupta delivered a talk on "emotional intelligence" and interacted with a large group of students, during the webinar. 
  • Attended the Advisory Committee meeting at Maharaja Institute of Technology Mysore, as an external member (Academic) for ACY 2022-2023 and 2023-2024, on July 22, 2023. 
  • Has been appointed as an External Member (Academics- HR) of the Advisory Committee (AC Internal & External - PG MBA) at Maharaja Institute of Technology Mysore , Dept of Management Sciences, 2022-2023 & 2023-2024. 
  • Has been invited to join the Academic Council of KLS-IMER (Karnatak Law Society's Institute of Management Education and Research ), as a nominated expert from the Academic Field. KLS -IMER is recognized as a Research Center. Over the years the institute has been consistently rated as one of the top B-schools. The Institute has been accredited by NAAC with grade "A".
  • Has been invited as a guest speaker in the international conference on “Recent Global Trends in Commerce, Management, Technology and Science"  on 19th May 2023, organised by St. Anne's Degree College Virajpet. Dr. Mousumi delivered the talk on “Sustainable Practices in HRM”.
  • Delivered an invited lecture to the students of Heilbronn University , Germany, on "Emotional Intelligence for Effective leadership", on 6th April 2023.  

Dr. Neetu Ganapathy
M.Sc., MDBA & Ph.D
Associate Professor - Systems
  • Invited to be a resource person for an outbound training program on "Communicating Effectively in the Virtual World" which was organised for 118 MBA students of the GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women on February 6, 2024 at SDMIMD
  • Was part of the core team that organised the 3rd edition of the CII Mysuru HR Best Practices Competition held at SDMIMD on February 1, 2024
  • Invited to be a resource person for a webinar on Demystifying Blockchain for MBA aspirants organised on December 22, 2023 by Hitbullseye, an online platform for MBA aspirants.
  • Delivered a talk on happiness at the Greater Good Teens (GGT) meet up on November 5, 2023 at The Hobby Place, Mysuru. GGT is a social initiative for the well being of teenagers.
  • Attended the POSH conclave conducted by CII and Infosys on September 13, 2023 at Infosys, Mysuru.
  • Invited to deliver a talk on 'Demystifying Blockchain' for the students of the BCA and B. Sc. (Computer Science) courses at St. Philomena's College on Thursday September 7, 2023.
  • Provided tips on Cross-Cultural Communication to foreign students studying at the University of Mysuru on June 26, 2023
  • Invited as a resource person by the Karnataka Police Academy, Mysuru to train Motor Vehicle Inspectors on Interpersonal Communication  on June 12, 2023
  • Trained M. Com. students from MMK and SDM Mahila Mahavidyalaya on Interpersonal Communication skills on June 5-6, 2023
  • Attended a webinar titled "Unlocking the Power of AI:How Tools Like ChatGPT Can Make Teaching Easier and More Effective" conducted on May 2, 2023 by Harvard Business Publishing Education.

Dr. M. Sriram
MBA, FCMA, M.Com, MPhil, Ph D
Associate Professor - Finance
  •  Invited as the external examiner to conduct a Ph D viva voce examination held at School of Management, Christ University on January 13, 2024.
  • Attended the Board of Studies (BoS) meeting (online) at Jansons School of Business, Coimbatore on December 9, 2023.
  • Reviewed  a Ph D thesis titled 'Relationship between Industry- Associated Value Premium and Firm Risk Characteristics  on Stock Returns: Evidence from Indian Stock Market ' on invitation from Centre for Research, Christ University,Bengaluru on December 1, 2023.
  • Invited to conduct an academic audit of the evaluation process at Department of Business Administration, Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore on October 31, 2023.
  • Was the Resource Person for the refresher course on "Contemporary lssues in Business and Management Education'' organized by the Department of Commerce, Manasagangothri, University of Mysore on August 8, 2023. The program was attended by 21 Faculty from different colleges of South India. 
  • Attended Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting as an external examiner at School of Management, SASTRA (Deemed to be) University July 14, 2023 (virtual mode).
  • Delivered  a talk  on the invitation by ATI,Mysuru on 'Financial Analysis and Budgeting'  for Probationary Officers from Government of Karnataka on June 21, 2023.
  • Invited as an external examiner to value answer scripts on 'Personal Financial Planning' at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University), A.P on May 19, 2023.
  • Invited to review a paper titled 'Does the level of corporate carbon disclosure affect the audit opinion decision?' A study of Chinese A-share listed companies" for the forthcoming International conference on Modern Management based on Big Data 2023 to be held in Seoul, South Korea (1-4 August 2023)
  • Attended a three day FDP on 'Advanced Panel Data Analysis' organised by Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi during April 24-26, 2023.

Dr. Venkatraja B
MA, Ph.D
Associate Professor - Economics
  • Was invited as a Resource Person to the one-day research workshop organised by SDM MMK Mysore on February 20, 2024. The session deliberated on academic publications and research ethics.
  • Participated in the two-day Global Economic Forum Meet New Delhi on December 7-8, 2023 organized by CII in association with the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Government of India. 
  • Was the Resource Person for the refresher course on "Contemporary lssues in Business and Management Education '' organized by the Department of Commerce, Manasagangothri, University of Mysore on August 8, 2023. The program was attended by 21 Faculty from different colleges of South India. 
  • Delivered a keynote address at the One-Day Faculty Development Workshop on August 3, 2023, held at Madikeri. The event was organized by the Department of PU Education, Government of Karnataka, and was attended by more than 60 Lecturers of Economics from Madikeri District. 
  • Delivered a Guest Lecture to the Faculty and students of the Government First Grade College, Bettampady, Puttur on July 1. 2023 on the topic "India's Resilience to the Global Economic Shocks". 

Dr. L Gandhi
M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET & Ph.D
Associate Professor - OB/HRM
  • Invited as a subject expert to attend the Board of Studies (BoS) meeting convened by the MBA department of SDM College of Engineering and Technology (SDM CET), Dharwad on 22nd July 2023. 
  • Invited to deliver the session on ‘Performance Appraisal’ during the 204th CFC for the KAS Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore, on June 27, 2023.
  • Invited as a resource person to conduct a session on Stress Management and Emotional Intelligence on June 12, 2023, to the  Motor Vehicle Inspectors at Karnataka Police Academy (KPA), Mysore.
  • Invited as a resource person to conduct a session on Time Management on June 20, 2023, to the  Government Trainee Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore.

Dr. S Saibaba
MBA, MFM, MA, MPhil, PhD.
Assistant Professor - Marketing
  • Attended FDP on Integrated Business Simulation organized by IMT, Nagpur and Mahindra University, at IMT Nagpur during 1st to 3rd February, 2024.
  • Invited to serve as a resource person for the workshop "From Ideas to Pitching" organized by the Incubation Centre & KSCST-NIE-IPR Cell of The National Institute of Engineering on August 22, 2023. This workshop is designed to empower faculty members from higher education institutes and industry professionals to refine their ideas and develop effective pitches for their ventures. 

Dr. K Riyazahmed
B.Com (CSCA), MBA, Ph.D. (UGC-NET)
Assistant Professor - Finance
  • Reviewed a manuscript investigating the impact of behavioral biases on financial decision-making for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation (2321-0729) (Sage).
  • Reviewed a manuscript that examined the 'dynamics of cross-border acquisitions in the United States' for Sage Open Journal (ISSN: 2158-2440), published by Sage Publications (Scopus indexed).
  • Invited and reviewed a project proposal worth Rs. 10 lakhs focusing on 'the acceptance of fintech by users' for the Government of Goa, India.
  • Reviewed a manuscript that analyzed the impact of internal control systems in the management of earnings concerning Chinese companies for Sage Open, published by Sage Publications, Index in Scopus. 
  • Reviewed a research manuscript examining the impact of corporate social responsibility on the post-merger performance of Chinese companies for Sage Open journal, published by Sage Publishers, UK.
  • Served as an Associate Editor (AE) on a research paper for SN Business and Economics (SNBE), a journal published by Springer Nature, Switzerland, that used GARCH analysis to predict the dynamics of inflation.
  • Served as an Associate Editor (AE) for SN Business and Economics (SNBE), a journal published by Springer Nature, Switzerland, on a paper examining stock market volatility.
  • Worked as an Associate Editor (AE) on a paper for the journal SN Business and Economics (SNBE), published by Springer Nature, Switzerland, that examined taxpayer behavior in the literature using bibliometric techniques.
  • Reviewed an article for SN Business and Economics (SNBE), a journal published by Springer Nature, Switzerland, looking into the risk variables affecting bitcoin investments.
  • Acted as an associate editor for the research manuscript analyzing the impact of stock markets on economic growth for the journal SN Business and Economics (SNBE) (ISSN 2662-9399), published by Springer Nature, Switzerland.
  • Reviewed a research manuscript on the analysis of market inefficiency and herd behavior using stochastic time series models on Forex markets for SN Business & Economics (ISSN 2662-9399), published by Springer, Switzerland. 
  • Reviewed a research manuscript comparing the credit risk assessment models for the journal, Applied Economics (ISSN: 0003-6846), published by Taylor and Francis - indexed in ABDC (A) and Scopus (Q2). 
  • Review a research paper investigating 'the impact of trust and consumption on the insurance industry in Zambia' for SN Business Economics (ISSN: 2662-9399) published by Springer Nature, Switzerland. 
  • Reviewed a research manuscript examining 'the impact of government ownership and political changes on flipping activities during IPO' for Sage Open, published by Sage Journals. 

Dr. Sunil M.V
MLISc, Ph.D
Assistant Professor - Systems & General Management 
  • Invited as a resource person for the one-day faculty development program (FDP), titled "Demystifying Research and Publication Using AI Tools" on January 20, 2024, organized by the Department of Business Administration, VVCE, Mysore.
  • Invited as a member of the Assessment Committee to assess Technical Officers [Gr- III (3) & above] for the Assessment Year 2021–22, scheduled for Friday, January 19, 2024 at Business Unit, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysuru. 
  • Participated in the Capacity Building Workshop on Case Teaching and Writing organized by AIMA ICRC from December 5 to 12, 2023. 
  • Resource person for the Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Research Methodology - New Trends, Tools and Techniques for the session(s) on - Reference Management Tools; and Use of AI in Research and Publication; on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, held at Sri. K. Puttaswamy First Grade College, VVCE Campus, Mysore.
  • Delivered orientation talk on "Preparing Self for the Undergraduate Program" at the Sri Cauvery First Grade College, Mysore, On August 28, 2023.
  • Delivered an invited talk on “Student’s Preparedness for Corporate Haring and the Role of Internships and Project Work” for the MBA students of MIT Thandavapura on August 21, 2023.
  • Invited as Chief Guest for the inauguration of Digital Library and to deliver special lecture on ‘Information Literacy on Use of e-Resources’ by Sarada Vilas College, Mysore, on June 28, 2023.
  • Invited to deliver the session on ‘SWOT Analysis and Performance Appraisal’ during the 204th General Fundamental Training for the KAS Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore, on June 27, 2023.
  • Invited to conduct the orientation session on ‘Organizing and Managing Information for Project Work’ for the Faculty and PG Students at Indian Academy, Bengaluru, on June 26, 2023.
  • Invited to deliver the session on ‘Operations of Literature Review for Research’ during the One-Day National Level Seminar on Research Methodology at JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysore, on June 24, 2023.
  • Invited to deliver the session on ‘Understanding the need for Time Management’ during the 204th General Fundamental Training for the KAS Officers at Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore, on June 20, 2023.
  • Invited to deliver the session on ‘Data Source including e-Resources’ as a part of the UoM and ICSSR sponsored 7-Day Workshop on Research Methodology at Department of Social Work, University of Mysore, Mysore, on May 23, 2023.
  • Invited to conduct the ‘Student Development Program on Research Methodology’ for the MBA Students of the Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana PG Center, Mysore, on May 22, 2023.
  • Invited to deliver the session on ‘Use of AI Tools for Marketing Library Services’ as part of the 3-Day Workshop on the Utilization of e-Resources and enhancing Research Visibility (UEERV-2022) organized by the JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research at JSS Pharmacy College, Ooty, on May 6, 2023. 

Dr. Anand Sasikumar
BTech (Mech),MBA, MS (IE,Canada), Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Operations
  • The paper titled "Integrating ESG Principles: Enriching Business Education for a Sustainable Future" co-authored with Dr. Sunil MV, was presented at the Pritam Singh Memorial Conference held on November 17-19, 2023, at BIMTECH, Noida.
  • Was invited to moderate the 2nd World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Innovation organized by the Institute for Engineering Research and Publication in virtual mode on October 29, 2023, in Singapore.
  • "SHARING OF BEST PRACTICES OF IND 4.0" involved a visit to Fronius India, Peenya, Bangalore, on October 11, 2023, focusing on exploring possible IoT solutions in Welding Architecture & Robotic Welding.