PGCM

First Annual Convocation of PGCM 2019-20

SDMIMD organized the First Annual Convocation of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved One-Year Full-Time - Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM) Program (2020-21 batch) on January 27, 2021, through Virtual Mode.  
 
Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala and Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, presided the convocation function. Dr. Heggade awarded the Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM) to the 11 students of the AICTE approved batch and honoured the Gold Medal for Overall Excellent Performance to Mr. Bhargav G Upadhyay. 
 
In his convocation address, Dr. Heggade said SDMIMD has been striving to build up overall personalities and character in the students. His desire is to have students excel in their corporate or own ventures and concurrently holding aloft Indian values and ethos. 
 
Speaking on the changing vistas of higher education, Dr. Heggade opined that New Education Policy (NEP) has several postulates, which is practised by Dharmasthala group of institutions ever since they forayed into education. He stressed on the educational system which upholds the Indian values and the Indian spirit for – integrity, reverence, gratitude, and social responsibility. Advising the graduating students Dr. Heggade said ‘young managers should have a temperamental framework in leading a life of fulfilment and the same time be successful in their avocations’.

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. 

Inauguration of PGCM 2019-20 Batch

The first batch of 15-Months full-time residential Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM) approved by AICTE was formally inaugurated at SDMIMD on the August 5, 2019 by Sri. D. Surendra Kumar, Vice-President, SDM Educational Trust. 
 
Inaugurating the program Sri Surendra Kumar said the inaugural session is very special because of 2 reasons – one, 2019 is the year, SDMIMD is celebrating its 25 Years in Management Education; and, this is first batch of One-year program offered with AICTE approval. Sri Surendra Kumar congratulated the institute authorities for the initiative and welcomed the PGCM 2019-20 Batch. 
 
Earlier Dr. N.R. Parasuraman welcome the Vice President of the Trust and presented the history of management education of SDMIMD to the audience. Dr. Parasuraman called upon new batch of PGCM Program to be sensitive to social concern, Dharmasthala ethos, and ethical commitment to the workplace. 
 
Prof Malathi Sriram, Chairperson of the program presented an overview about the program and informed about the Study Abroad Program and a Socially Relevant Project which is offered in the program. 
 
Faculty & Staff Members joined the inaugural ceremony