Guest Lecture 2021

Webinar on Future of E-Commerce in India

Mr. Vipin Prasad, Managing Director, Joining Dots Inc., delivered webinar on the topic the ‘Future of E-Commerce in India & Growing your Business Online’ on October 27, 2020, for the PGDM and PGCM 2020 Batch. The talk was based on several personal experiences of the speaker.  Mr. Vipin Prasad is alumnus of SDMIMD.

Webinar on Alternative Financial System

Dr. Ullas Rao, Associate Professor of Finance, UG Programme Director for Business & Finance, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, was the invited speaker for the webinar scheduled on October 24, 2020, on the topic ‘Carving out an alternative financial system: Gleanings from Financial Economics’ for the Finance Specialization students of PGDM 2019-2021 Batch. As a prelude the invited talk Dr. N. Kamakodi, Managing Director and CEO, City Union Bank Ltd., addressed the students on the theme ‘Current Trends in Banking Sector’. Dr. Ullas Rao focused on introducing the alternative financial systems prevalent across the globe. Further, the speaker discussed on how India can adopt to a new financial system which will address the ever challenge NPA and problems in the banking sector. Dr. Rao is a former faculty of SDMIMD

Webinar by Dr Sandhya G. Krishnan of Congnizant

Dr Sandhya G Krishnan, Global Head of Millennial Council for Innovation Transformation and Global Diversity, Cognizant Technology Solutions, was the invited speaker for the webinar scheduled on October 23, 2020, on the topic ‘Aligning functional and behaviour skills for career development’ for the PGDM and PGCM 2020 Batch. 

Webinar on Cybersecurity and its growth prospects

In today's digital world, Cybersecurity is important because it encompasses everything that pertains to protecting our sensitive data from theft and damage attempted by criminals and adversaries.  To sensitize on these aspects and to introduce the placement avenues in this nish area a webinar on the topic “Overview of Cybersecurity and its growth prospects” was organized for PGDM and PGCM students of 2020 Batch on October 22, 2020. The interactive and informative talk was delivered by Mr. Rajesh Krishna, Founder, Securaa.io and Ms. Rashmi Vikram, Head - International Alliances, RSA Security & the alumnus of SDMIMD. 

Webinar on Leadership in the New Normal

Mrs Shilpa Nag, IAS, Director, Abdul Nazeer Sab State Institute for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (ANSSIRD & PR), Mysore delivered a talk on “Leadership in the New Normal” on October 21, 2020 to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch. The session had insights on the challenges and opportunities created from the COVID-19 pandemic and emphasized on the need for benevolent leadership in all walks of life to manage the health and business sectors in the new normal. The interactive session with students threw light on the adaptation and transformation in business, changing nature of employee engagement and regulation, and changing dynamics in consumerism. 

Webinar on Spend Management in SCP

Mr. Badrinath Waiker, Solution Manager, SAP Ariba, delivered webinar on the topic “Spend management in the context of global supply chain and procurement” to the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch on October 17, 2020. The session revolved around understanding spend management in the context of COVID-19, understanding the importance of Supply chain management, and how technology has transformed the supply chain management process. The session was made more illustrative by Mr. Waiker's real-life corporate examples. Mr. Waiker is an alumnus of SDMIMD.