2019

Impact of SDMIMD studied by BSIS Team

Business School Impact System (BSIS) popularly known as the first comprehensive impact assessment tool for business schools visited SDMIMD on December 9 & 10, 2019. The team comprising of Dr. Michel Kalika, Director, BSIS and Professor of Management at IAE Lyon School of Management, France; and, Dr. H. Chaturvedi, Director and Professor, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTech) evaluated the impact of activities, strategies and services on the community served by SDMIMD, in specific and on the Society at large. 

MoU signed by ATI and SDMIMD

SDMIMD and The Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, December 9, 2019.
 
The MoU has been made to design, develop, and conduct training and capacity building programmes on development of Infrastructure, Public-Private Partnership (PPP)s, Project Financing and best international/domestic practices used in the implementation of projects or any other programs. Further, the MoU has opened avenues for joint research publication, case studies, and articles in the above areas of collaboration by the faculty members and trainers from the institutes.  
 
Smt. V Bhagyalakshmi, KTS Joint Director (Training) from Administrative Training Institute (ATI) and Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director from SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) signed the MoU. Mr Chethan V., Faculty in PPP Cell, ATI; L. Gandhi, Asst. Professor – OB / HRM, SDMIMD and Dr Sunil M.V., Librarian and Media Officer, SDMIMD were present.

8th International HR Conference 2019

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Dr. N.  Muthukumar, President and Whole Time Director, Meritor Limited., delivered a Special Address as the Guest of Honor during the inauguration of the 8th International Conference on ‘Managing Human Resources at the Workplace’ organized by SDMIMD during 6th and 7th December 2019.  

 
Dr. Muthukumar said ‘today there is no dearth to funds or technology; if India wants to be in top 100 countries in the world by 2030, it all depends on how we make average person into extraordinary. You can’t manage everybody the same, they are not machines, people are not same, everybody needs different treatment that is where leadership is making much more important and leadership counts. According to research, in intellectual productivity, India is four times higher than America but unfortunately, we are failing to deliver’.
 
Earlier, while welcoming the gathering, Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, emphasized on the role of HRM, as the strategic business partner, and stressed upon the need for an organization specific HRM policy framework, at place. Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Conference Chair, presented the theme of the conference and highlighted the need for managing human relations and intelligence, in the context of emergence of Industry 4.0. 
 
Dr. Susanne Wilpers, Director International Programs, Faculty of Business and Transport Management, Heilbronn University, Germany, in her virtual keynote address, indicated that, using mobile technology, social network and predictive analytics have been the recent trends in HRM practices in Germany. 
 
Distinguished speakers from India and abroad, Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington, Dean of Research, the British University in Dubai; Mr. Tajas S J, CEO, GI TAGGED, Bengaluru; delivered invited talks. In a panel discussion, distinguished women leaders, Ms. Suchitra Royroth, Vice President – Operations, Cyient DLM; Ms. Mary Vinay Uttarkar, Training Consultant, Theorem Inc; Ms. Nisha , Manager – HR, Mypol; and, Dr. Juin Choudhury, Director, Acharya School of Management, Bangalore; deliberated on issues and challenges for women executives at work.  
 
The conference witnessed participation from 200+ delegates, across the country. During the conference, over 120 selected highly researched papers presented. 

2-Day Workshop on HR for SDMites by Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington

Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington, Dean of Research, Professor and Faculty of Business & Law, The British University in Dubai (BUiD), Dubai, conducted 2-Day Workshop focused on the Analytics and Metrics for HRM and Employee Well-being for HR Specialization students of the PGDM Batch 2018-20. The workshop which included activities and discussions was well received by the Young Managers. 

Pre-Conference Workshop on HR Metrics & Analytics

 
A pre-conference workshop on the ‘HR Metrics and Analytics’ was organized as part of the 8th International Conference on ‘Managing Human Resources at the Workplace’ on December 5, 2019 at the Campus. 
 
The session on ‘HR Metrics’ was delivered by Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington, Dean of Research, The British University in Dubai; followed by session by SDMIMD faculty members Prof. M. Minhaj on ‘Data analytics in HRM’ and Dr. Srilakshminarayana delivered session on ‘Statistical tools for HR Analytics’.
 
Apart from the technical sessions, an expert panel consisting of Mr. Goutham, Manager – HRIR, Radico Khaitan Ltd; Pavan Kumar SH, HR-Business Partner – Mysuru & Halol, ABB India Limited; Arkadip Ghosh, Manager – HR Meritor & AAL, Mysore; and Dr. L. Balu, HOD, School of Commerce and Economics, Presidency University, Bengaluru, discussed the topic ‘Using Data for Effective HRM’.