2020-21

Training Program on Business Perspective of PPP

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) in association with Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, organized 2-Day Training Program on 'Business Perspectives of PPP (Public-Private Partnership)' during July 9 & 10, 2020. 
 
The online training program was attended by more than 70 participants including academicians, government officials from various departments, professionals involved in PPP. 
 
The sessions covering the concepts of PPP, legal aspects, case studies, project execution and risk management were delivered by Mr. Chethan V., Faculty and Consultant  - PPP Cell, ATI Mysuru;  Mr. Renukaprasad, Joint Secretary (Retd.), Infrastructure Development Department  (IDD); Dr. Prakash Kulkarni, President, Bhagirath Foundation; and Mr. Nirajnan Naik, National Sales Head – Energy and Building Solutions, Bosch India Ltd. 
 
The program was organized as part of the MoU between SDMIMD and ATI for academic, research and training activities in the area of PPP and other areas focused on social development. Mr. Chethan V from ATI, Mysuru and Dr. Sunil M.V. from SDMIMD, Mysuru, coordinated the online training program. 

Invited talk by Prof. Jorge

Prof. Jorge Arturo Leon y Velez Avelar from University of Panamericana, Mexico, was the invited speaker to address the Finance Specialization students of PGDM 2019-21 Batch. Prof. Jorge delivered the webinar on the topic ‘Cost of Capital’ discussing on how to estimate the cost of capital of a company's specific division. The case discussion centred around a star hotel which had divisions such as restaurant, lodging, event Management etc., involved the student participants. The webinar series was organized during July 7 to 10, 2020. 

Webinar on Dynamics in Leadership

To acquaint students to understand and differentiate the managerial behaviour from leadership; and, to introduce the characteristics of effective leaders and ethical leadership, an online session on ‘Dynamic Leadership’ was organized on July 8, 2020 to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch. Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Professor – OB & HR, SDMIMD, Mysuru, delivered the session. 

Webinar on Managing Sustainably

The webinar on ‘Managing Sustainably’ organized for the incoming PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on July 10, 2020 was a curtain raiser on the issue of sustainability which is a contemporary topic. Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD, provided insights on mainstreaming sustainability as a business concept in the form of sustainable enterprises; and introduced the concept of triple bottom line to students with relevant examples.

Webinar on Leadership

Mr Amit Kumar, Business Unit Head, L&T Ltd., Mysuru; and Chairman CII-Mysuru Chapter, delivered the invited talk on ‘Leadership’ held on July 4, 2020. The webinar helped the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch to understand the different dimensions of leadership and the speaker explained with several examples from his career.

MDP on MS Excel For Effective Decision Making

The online MDP on 'MS Excel for Effective Decision Making' was scheduled on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The program commenced with the introduction to the worksheet structure and working with data; further, it led to the Formatting of Data, Mathematical Functions, Logical Functions, and Sensitivity Analysis. 
 
The hands-on program delivered through various data sets helped the participants from industry and academia in exploring MS Excel in an effective manner. 
 
Prof. Anand Sasikumar, Faculty - Operations, SDMIMD, Mysuru, was the Faculty Resource for the program.

Webinar by Mr. Niranjan Naik, Our Alumni

‘Strategic Business Planning’ was the topic for the Webinar scheduled on June 27, 2020 for the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch. The nuances of strategic business planning with live cases and examples was explained by the speaker Mr Niranjan Naik, National Sales Head - Energy and Building Solutions, Bosch India Ltd; and, President, Prerana – SDMIMD Alumni Association; alumnus of PGDM 1995-97.

Webinar on Management Information Systems

‘Management Information Systems’ was the topic for the introductory webinar held on June 18, 2020 delivered by Prof. Malathi Sriram, Faculty – System, SDMIMD. Prof. Malathi introduced to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch, the need of Information Systems in an organization. Further, the requirement of an MIS for decision-making and the use of information system in business processes were discussed. 
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