2020-21

Prof. Pinnington delivers Orientation Talk to New Batch

Prof. Ashly H. Pinnington, Dean of Research, The British University in Dubai, was invited to deliver the orientation talk to the new batch of PGDM Program on August 11, 2020. Prof. Pinnington focused the talk on the optimal self-development by using the abundant resources available to us. With relevant examples, the speaker introduced the Big Five Factor Model and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to the young managers. During the interaction, Prof. Pinnington helped the new batch understand the resources with Individual - self-knowledge; Team – knowing others; Organization – Belonging; Industry – Contribution; National – leveraging; and, Global – Universal Being.

Invited talk by Mr Rajanarayanan

Mr N Rajanarayanan, VP, Marketing and Investor Relations, The Federal Bank, was the speaker for the Day 2, August 11, 2020, of the orientation program for the PGDM 2020-2022. Mr Rajanarayanan said, ‘Change is the Only Constant’. To effectively handle constant change, the business needs an effective change management process so that it can meet the changes head on. Further, he said ‘high time for companies to realize the need for innovation which is one of the critical factors for succeeding’.

Commencement of PGCM 2020-21 Batch

The AICTE recognized One-Year Post Graduate Certificate Program (PGCM) for the Batch 2020-2021 commenced on August 10, 2020. Inaugurating the program, Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Academic Head of the Program welcomed the new batch and introduced the courses offered in different terms and the process involved. The Academic Head introduced the educational service delivered by the SDM Educational Trust and spoke about the student etiquettes at SDMIMD. 

SDMIMD Welcomes PGDM 2020-2022 Students with Orientation Program

Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, welcomed the batch of PGDM 2020-2022 Batch. He shared the institute’s recent landmark rankings, vision, and mission of the Institute, and advised the students to get out of their comfort zone. Sri. Surendra Kumar, Vice-President, SDMIMD, congratulated the batch for getting into a B-School with international accreditation listed among the Top 100 B-Schools in the country.