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ProQuest Academic Newsletter
November 2015
Students' Corner
SDMites emerged as Runners-up in Banglore 2015 Event

Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Kakkanad, Kochi had organised ‘In Banglore 2015’, a National Level Management fest on 15 & 16 October 2015.
A team of 16 students from 1st year, SDMIMD, participated in 5 events, namely Best Manager, Best Management Team, Marketing, Finance and HR.
Mr. Arvind Bharadwaj for Best Manager, Mr. Srikanth Kodkol, Mr. Chaitanya Gaddam, Mr. Vivin Varghese and Mr. Karthik.M.Nair for Best Management Team, Ms. Shwetha Kotian, Mr. Gagan Chengappa M.N., Mr. Gowrav Gopi and Mr. Amol Rachit Goel for Marketing.
Mr. Ankit Sanghani, Mr. Narendran, Ms. Thamburu N Sanan and Mr. Vijesh M V, have won the first prize in the finance game "Rabban". The event comprised of 6 rounds, which was a deluge of financial problems based on a variety of financial aspects that would be best described as the 'Technical's' of Finance.
Ms. Hannah Priyadarshini B, Mr. Krishna Arun, Ms. Shushma Chengappa have won the second prize in the HR game "Afonso". The event comprised of various HR activities such as recruitment ad, exit interview and case study.

Essay Competition 2015
SDMIMD conducted Essay Competition on the theme “YOUR UNFORGETTABLE TEACHER” organized during October 2015. Considering the content, likes for the submission, in social media and remarks from the evaluators, following candidates have been considered as winners of the event.
Winner of the Essay Competition (Overall)
Arson Jokim Dsouza
St. Philomena’s College
For Best Content
Purbita Bal
IMT Nagpur

Dasara Celebration
The Mysore Dasara is a major event in Mysore calendar. In keeping with the Mysuru Tradition, SDMIMD celebrated this festival in style. As part of this, SDMites organized Saraswati Pooja. The faculty, staff and students participated in Aarti which was followed by Durga Puja celebration. After the Durga Puja, it was a perfect occasion for the Bengalis to treat the whole college to a Bengali style feast.
Alumni Meet 2015
Pratigam is round the corner! The Alumni Meet of SDMites is on the 28th November 2015.

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Campus News
National Conference on Consumer Behaviour
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysuru conducted the First National Conference on Consumer behaviour - Contemporary Issues & Emerging Trends on October 30th 2015. The Conference was inaugurated by Mr. Srikanth Srinivasan, Director- HR, Cognizant Technology solutions. While delivering the Key note address Mr. Srikanth Srinivasan focused on various aspects of Consumer behaviour, its multidisciplinary nature and the emerging trends in consumer behaviour across industry sectors like financial services, retail etc. The Conference witnessed participation from academics research scholars and industry analysts from various parts of the country. The one day conference has research papers which are conceptual and empirical focusing on contemporary developments in consumer behaviour. The valedictory special address was delivered by Dr. Stephen Aro-Gordon, Dept. Chair of Financial Mathematics, Baze University, Nigeria.

Visit of Shanghai Students
As a part of the exchange arrangement that SDMIMD has with the University of Shanghai, 17 students from SHU MBA, headed by their Deputy Chief Program Officer Ms. Jieting Xing were at SDM IMD Mysuru for a week. In accordance with the rationale of the Study Tour, the aim of which is to foster an understanding of academics supported with industry visits, the team from Shanghai University underwent special sessions by the SDMIMD faculty and also visited several industrial units in and around Mysore. TVS Motors, Infosys and Skanray Technologies Pvt Ltd., were some of the companies that were visited. In these companies, the students were able to get an idea of best practices and could compare these with the corresponding management styles in China. Read More>

International Conference at Dubai, UAE on ‘Financial Markets’
The 3rd Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance & Banking was organized at Dubai, UAE during October 16 to 18, 2015 jointly by SDMIMD, Mysore and J.A. Alpha Business Research & Publishers. The theme of the conference ‘Financial Markets-The Catalysts for Growth!’ attracted academic and corporate nominations across the globe. Read More>
Visit of our Chairman Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade
Honorable Chairman of SDMIMD Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, visited the Institute on Saturday, October 29, 2015. During the visit, he interacted with faculty & students of SDMIMD.
SDMIMD listed in India’s Top B-Schools Ranking
SDMIMD has secured its position as one among the Top 50 B-Schools in India. The B-School survey results released recently by key magazines which publishes B-School survey every year – Business Standard, Competition Success Review (CSR), Outlook and The Week has listed SDMIMD among the Top 50 B-Schools in India again.
CSR has ranked SDMIMD in 3rd in top private B-schools in Karnataka, while The Week has listed 11th among the top private B-School in South Zone.
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21st Annual Convocation
The 21st Annual Convocation ceremony of the SDMIMD's flagship program - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - is scheduled on Friday, March 25, 2016 at Institute campus. Shri. Arun Maira, Former Chairman of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Former Member of the Planning Commission, has consented to be the Chief Guest and to deliver the convocation address.
B-School Partner for NHRDN 19th National Conference
SDMIMD is the 'B-School Partner' for the National HRD Network (NHRDN) 19th Annual Conference to be held in Delhi on November 19 & 20, 2015.
Details of the event and speakers can be had from

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Faculty Corner
Dr. N.R Parasuraman, Director SDMIMD
Interview in Higher Education Review
Interview with Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD by The Higher Education Review magazine published in October 2015 issue. Click here to Read more
Recent Publication by Faculty
Venkataraja, B (2015). Testing the Export-Led Growth Hypothesis for India: An Econometric Analysis. International Affairs and Global Strategy, Vol.37, ISSN 2224-574X (Paper) ISSN 2224-8951 (Online), pp. 74-83.

Guests on Campus
Mr. Nagi Rao
Sysinformation Healthcare Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Samit Ghosh
Founder & Managing Director
Ujjivan Financial Services
Mr. Venkatesh Charan
Director, Viswant Chemicals Ltd., Mumbai
(Alumnus, SDMIMD, Batch 2001-03)

SDMIMD Recent Publications

Upcoming Events & Conferences
International Conference on
Global Economic Growth and

November 20 & 21, 2015
4th International Conference on
Managing Human Resources at the Workplace

December 4 & 5, 2015
Fourth International Conference on
Global Business,Economics, Finance & Social Sciences

Kolkata, December 18-20, 2015
International Conference on
Operations Management and Research (ICOMAR 2016)

January 21 & 22, 2016

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