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ProQuest Academic Newsletter
August 2014
Campus News
Foundation Day Lecture

“Business is not only about focusing on earning profit but also about removing social inequality. It is more important to share with others if you have more than what you can consume” said Mr. Sivakumar, Group-Head, Agri & IT Businesses, ITC Group during the Foundation Day Lecture held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at our the Institute Auditorium.

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Workshop on Avoiding Plagiarism

‘It is considered as the responsibility of institutes to introduce the concept of and consequences of plagiarism in academic literature, among students and to sensitize them about academic integrity’. To discuss various aspects of this, a 2-Day workshop on avoiding plagiarism was held at SDM Institute for Management Development.

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International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences
The conference jointly held by SDMIMD and J A Alpha on 11-13 July 2014 at Chennai was a successful event with a number of insightful national and international papers being presented. The conference was well attended and included several thought provoking special lectures. Another highlight from the SDMIMD angle is the award of the Best Research Paper for the paper “Are smaller private sector commercial banks in India a likely target for takeover in India? An Investigation” written jointly by Dr. N.R. Parasuraman & Dr. Ullas Rao.
Union Budget Conclave 2014

SDMIMD in collaboration with CII Mysore organized Union Budget Conclave 2014 at SDMIMD Campus on July 10, 2014. The event started with a live screening of Union Budget followed by a panel discussion represented by Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director – SDMIMD Mysore, Mr. R. C. Jagadesh, Chairman – CII Mysore & Director – Klueber Lubricants Ltd, Mr. S Ramakumar, Chairman – CII Finance & Taxation Panel, Mr. Phaneesh, Vice President – Finance, Rangsons Electronics, and Mr. Venkatesh – MD & CEO, RIIT.

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MDP for MyPol Executives
A Management Development Program on Data Analysis and Business Modeling with MS-Excel was recently conducted at Mysore Polymers and Rubber Products Ltd.(MyPol) for its executives by Prof. Mohamed Minhaj. The program provided a comprehensive introduction to MS-Excel and helped the participants understand the effective ways to use Excel for Data Analysis, Modelling, and Decision Making.
Faculty Development Program (FDPs) for SJCE, Mysore
SDMIMD extended academic support to Shri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore in organizing Faculty Development Programs for SJCE Faculty Members under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). Each of the 2 Day programs on – Quality in Research; Innovation in Teaching and Learning; Finance for Non-Finance Professionals – were designed and offered by the faculty members of SDMIMD, during July, 2014. Another program in this series on Human Relations at Work is scheduled for September 5 & 6, 2014.
Student Activities - Khoj 2014

KHOJ 2014, the talent search event of SDMIMD, shouldered by Team Samprati was a glimpse into what's in store for the upcoming festivals. With a myriad of events and plethora of new activities, it marked the beginning of the academic year and assured a scintillating festival season in college.

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Guests on Campus

People with Disabilities are the Untapped Labor Force

Prof. Susanne M. Bruyère, ILR School Associate Dean of Outreach, Professor of Disability Studies and Director of Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University, New York, addressed the students and faculty members of SDM Institute for Management Development during a special talk on the topic “Why it is a good business to hire people with disabilities?” on July 22, 2014. This talk was arranged in collaboration with GRAAM.

Dr. M. Selvam, Professor & Director – Research, Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu delivered a talk on “Contemporary issues in management – A specific reference to managerial communication” on July 28, 2014. The talk was enriched with innovative presentation and focused on the need for managerial personnel to make a transition from good to great communication. The program was well received by the audience comprising of management students at SDMIMD Mysore.

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Upcoming Events
August 2014
3rd International Finance Conference

The 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting will be held on August 22-23, 2014.

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Workshop on Research Ideas in Finance & Accounting

As part of the Finance Conference - 2014, SDMIMD is organizing a workshop on Research Ideas in Finance & Accounting on August 20, 2014.

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September 2014
National Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management

A National Conference on Strategies, Innovations and Paradigm Shifts in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM2014) is being organized on September 24, 2014 at SDMIMD.

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November 2014
CSR Conference 2014

SDMIMD has organized Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility: Approaches and Practices for Inclusive Growth during 13 & 14 November 2014.

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December 2014
3rd International HR Conference

The 3rd International Conference on Managing Human Resource at the Workplace will be held on December 05-06, 2014.

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Alumni Corner
Release of Ms Sameera Kesiraju's Book

The book by our alumnus Ms. Sameera Kesiraj "Life in a Jiffy" was released on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at MDP Hall, SDMIMD, Mysore.

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Faculty Corner
Dr. R Jagadeesh Felicitated
Genius Friends Association (R.)(GFA), group of likeminded undergraduate and graduate students striving to uplift values and spirit among youth, felicitate Dr. R Jagadeesh, Professor - Operations, SDMIMD, Mysore, for his excellent service to the field of academics. The felicitation function was held on the occasion of GFA's sixth Annual Academic held recently on 13th July 2014 at Vivekananda Hall, Mahajana PU College, Jayalakshmipuram, Mysore. Around 1500 students from various high schools and colleges had took part in the event.
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