2022-23

Academic Library Award 2022

Dr Sunil M.V., Head – Academic Administration and Faculty, SDMIMD, won the Certificate of Excellence Academic Library Award 2022 by Knimbus, India. Knimbus bestowed the Award for the innovative service demonstrating the integration of institute intellectual output and the various resources with discovery tools in an Open-source eco-system. In the presence of Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, the certificate was hand-over by Mr Karthikeyan, Marketing-Head, Knimbus, to Dr Sunil on the campus.  

Workshop on Public Speaking

Communication is the backbone of any society. It allows us to form connections, influence decisions, and motivate change. Public speaking is one of the most essential and dreaded forms of communication. In the working world, public speaking is a vital skill to have. While some take to it naturally, others tend to be more fearful of standing and talking in front of a crowd. A month-long workshop on Public Speaking with intensive theory and a practical session was organized for PGDM 2022-24 by Ms Sheetal Mohithe, Professional Trainer & Coach, during November and December 2022. 

Interactive Session on Funding Opportunity for Research

Dr Sudharshan Reddy Paramati, Chair Professor of Financial Economics and Climate Change, School of Business, University of Dundee, was on campus to discuss the funding opportunity for the research. Dr Sudharshan introduced the various scholarships and research avenues in the area of finance for the young managers of PGDM 2022-2024 during the interactive session held on November 17, 2022. The session followed a discussion with the faculty team on the academic tie-up between SDMIMD and the University of Dundee. 

SDMIMD-BCIC Seminar on the Leadership Dimensions

Mr Viju Parameshwar, the Former President & CEO of Kluber Lubrication, delivered the seminar on 'The Leadership Dimensions' on November 15, 2022. SDMIMD and BCIC jointly organized the virtual seminar. The session focused on how managers and leaders can equip themselves with the changing dimensions of leadership. The insightful discussion gave insights into the nuances of leadership. The special invitees, members of BCIC, students of PGDM Batch 22-24 and faculty members participated in the seminar. 

Invited talk by Mr Sudhir Mysore

Mr Sudhir S. Mysore, Product Owner, SAP Labs, India, was invited to introduce the SAPs Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution to the PGDM Batch 2022-2024 as part of the course Understanding Information Systems in Organization (UISO) on November 12, 2022. Mr Sudhir, with his rich experience in managing a team involved in developing Digital Manufacturing solutions for manufacturing customers; and his involvement as part of the solution team for SAP’s Marketplace strategy, brought industry examples to the classroom in introducing the fundamentals of ERP and availability of functional features that helps the manager for effective decision-making. 

Research Conference 2022

SDMIMD Mysore joined hands with the University of Dundee School of Business and International Partners to organize a Virtual Research Conference 2022.  The conference was organized between the 7th and 11th of November, 2022.  The virtual conference witnessed the participation of presenters from academics, corporate, practitioners, research scholars and students from the University of Dundee and partner Universities.  The focus of this conference was on issues related to socioeconomic development.  Several papers have been presented in this regard during the conference.  Dr Riyazahmed, Assistant-Professor, Finance, SDMIMD, has presented a paper at the conference. 

Invited talk by Prof. Jagadish

Prof. S. Jagadish, Former Professor - Operations, Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore (IIMB), delivered an invited talk for PGDM 2022-24 on November 4, 2022. Prof. Jagadish discusses the values and management principles relevant to the current scenario. Further, the speaker discussed how young managers could achieve identity by following value-based directions. The inspiration talk concluded with an interactive Q&A. The Director of the institute, Dr N.R. Parasuraman and Deputy Director, Dr S.N. Prasad, graced the occasion. 

10th International Finance Conference 2022

The 10th International Financial Conference (IFC) on Emerging Trends in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, with the theme - a perspective on financial markets amidst global uncertainties, was inaugurated on October 13, 2022. The decennial edition was inaugurated by Dr S. Devarajan, Sr Vice-president of TVS Motor Ltd and Sr. Vice President of Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC).
 
The keynote address by Dr Devarajan focused on the paradigm shift in management because of technological advancement in manufacturing. Speaking on the need for manufacturing and management of the supply chain efficiently, he discussed Fishbone 7M Diagram (Material, Methods, Machines, Management, Man, Measurement, Mother Nature). He said all 7 M's together would yield positive effects. Dr S Devarajan stressed how the country has been advancing in manufacturing supply chain technologies by citing many examples. Further, he discussed various tools to measure the change in practice in the industry to streamline the process. Dr Devarajan strongly advocated indigenous manufacturing and imparting education wherein manufacturing is equally vital as services.
 
Speaking on occasion, Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, shared the perspective on how the capital market in India seems bullish, the progressive effect of investing long term, the company's role in managing such risks and the strategies involved.
 
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