Campus News

National Seminar on E-Resource Management

"Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world. Government Of India in its 11th Plan has declared "Higher Education Plan" and has increased budget by ten fold to ensure Expansion, Equity and Excellence. The measures have been further extended during 12th plan" said Prof V.G. Talawar former Vice Chancellor Mysore University and present Vice Chancellor Reva University Bangalore, while delivering inaugural address at the Two Day National Seminar on "Emerging Trends in E Resource management and Services in College Libraries".
He also recalled President Sri Pranab Mukherjee's address to the Parliament wherein the President had said -" Education is the true Alchemy that can bring India its next golden age. Our motto is unambiguous - All for knowledge and knowledge for all". He stressed on Indian Government's efforts for formation of Consortia INFLIBNET Through INFONET which has been now providing 7500+ core peer reviewed journals, 10 bibliographic databases and many e books. Further he said that Ministry of Human Resources Development has initiated a service called "National Library & information Services, to cater Infrastructure of Scholarly Content targeting to reach Colleges with 4137 full text e journals, 94000+ e books. Unfortunately out of 37000+ Colleges that exist in India today, only 910 unaided Colleges in India have registered as members and are availing the benefits. 

Foundation Day Lecture

Better businesses can be managed by continuous Innovations and focus on Skill Development. Lessons can be learnt from the rural folks on the nuances of business viz. customer needs & wants, pricing strategy, delivery of goods, repayment of debts and a perfect activity for profit. Financial and Social sustainability is the need of the hour." Thus spoke Dr. Harish Hande, Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner, Co-founder & Managing Director of Solar Electric Light Company (SELCO) Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, while delivering the Foundation Day Lecture of SDMIMD held on August 30, 2013. 

News Clip -  Star of Mysore

Launch of Rubanomics Initiative

Rubanomics - a new venture to unleash rural hidden talent and empower them to get along with modern businesses. M/s Head Held High and SDM IMD entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen Rubanomics. Mr. Madan Padaki and his team from Head Held High, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDM IMD, Dr. H Gayathri, Deputy Director, Prof. M.R. Suresh, Marketing Faculty, were present

Workshop by Mr. Praveen Kamath

Mr. Praveen Kamath, General Manager & Global Head - Talent Transformation, BPO/KPO, Wipro Corporation, visited campus on August 24, 2013. Mr. Praveen a HR Leader managing large conglomerate teams, managing talent landscape, helping business grow consistently by providing sound and effective solutions, shared his vast experience in his talk on “Emerging Competency requirement for HR professionals in the global environment”. The talk also introduced the HR Analytics.
Mr. Praveen has over 17yrs of work experience with Global Conglomerates like AV Birla, Praxair & Tyco Healthcare. Prior to joining Wipro he was, the Head of HR of Cambridge Integrated Services India Pvt Ltd (BPO division). Mr. Praveen a gold medallist and holds Masters in Human Resources.

67th Independence Day Celebration

"Get yourselves strong physically, mentally and intellectually. For every Coke that you drink consider drinking a tender coconut and for every Dockers that you may buy, consider buying a Desi jubba. Pause before you make the next purchase. This way, we may have the best of both the worlds! These reasoning and thoughts may appear simplistic but I believe they are implementable”, thus the message from Prof. N.R. Govinda Sharma, Professor – Strategy, SDMIMD, Mysore, while unfurling the National Flag at the 67th Independence Day celebration. 
Prof. Sharma introduced a new school of thought – “Rubanomics” that is gaining ground between rural and urban. He explained ‘Ruban is a person living in rural area but with urban aspiration’. Rubanomics is the study of economics as applied to Rubans.
The students presented the patriotic songs, shared their thoughts on Building Better India and concluded with the community breakfast. 

2nd International conference on “Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting”

Rapporteur’s Report

Press Clips -

Indian Express | Indian Express | Star of Mysore
Prajavani | Prajanudi | Vijaya Karnataka
AndolanaMysooru Mithra

SDMIMD campus had turned into a virtual "global finance village" on August 9 & 10, 2013, with the presence of Academicians, Corporate Executives and Research Students from India and abroad on the occasion of 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting on the theme "Ideas for the Sustainable Corporate Growth".
Shri Koushik Chatterjee, Executive Director & Group CFO, Tata Steel, inaugurated the conference and delivered keynote address. Shri Chatterjee stressed on transparency, accountability and credibility adding that these are the key factors for the sustainable business growth.
The conference witnessed presentation of 68 research papers in the area of finance and accounting by the participants from India and abroad. The discussions during technical session by prominent academicians and industry practitioners was the key highlight.

Introductory Talk on FLIP National Challenge 2013

Mrs. Anjali Mullatti, CEO & M.D., Finitiatives Learning India Pvt. Ltd. (FLIP) - India’s largest e-learning and certification offering in Banking and Finance gave an introductory talk on the national event - FLIP National Challenge 2013. This is a fiercely fought event at all the national level, where B Schoolers write select FLIP Certifications, to benchmark themselves, against their peers in the area of Banking and Finance. The talk was organized on July 29, 2013 at the Institute auditorium.

Talk on ISO 9000 by Prof. Anantha Prasad

‘ISO does not guarantee quality but assures that the company has a mechanism to rework on any quality issues encountered and provide corrections’ thus opined Prof. Anantha Prasad, ISO Consultant, Mysore. He was addressing the PGDM students on the topic “ISO 9001 – 2008: Quality Management Systems – Requirements” on July 29, 2013 at the Institute auditorium. The talk was focused on ISO needs – Attitude, Belief and Commitment (ABC) and the different stages in development of ISO since 1987.
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