Campus News

2-Day Workshop on HR for SDMites by Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington

Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington, Dean of Research, Professor and Faculty of Business & Law, The British University in Dubai (BUiD), Dubai, conducted 2-Day Workshop focused on the Analytics and Metrics for HRM and Employee Well-being for HR Specialization students of the PGDM Batch 2018-20. The workshop which included activities and discussions was well received by the Young Managers. 

Pre-Conference Workshop on HR Metrics & Analytics

 
A pre-conference workshop on the ‘HR Metrics and Analytics’ was organized as part of the 8th International Conference on ‘Managing Human Resources at the Workplace’ on December 5, 2019 at the Campus. 
 
The session on ‘HR Metrics’ was delivered by Dr. Ashly H. Pinnington, Dean of Research, The British University in Dubai; followed by session by SDMIMD faculty members Prof. M. Minhaj on ‘Data analytics in HRM’ and Dr. Srilakshminarayana delivered session on ‘Statistical tools for HR Analytics’.
 
Apart from the technical sessions, an expert panel consisting of Mr. Goutham, Manager – HRIR, Radico Khaitan Ltd; Pavan Kumar SH, HR-Business Partner – Mysuru & Halol, ABB India Limited; Arkadip Ghosh, Manager – HR Meritor & AAL, Mysore; and Dr. L. Balu, HOD, School of Commerce and Economics, Presidency University, Bengaluru, discussed the topic ‘Using Data for Effective HRM’. 

KPMG Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) Certification Program

Lean Six Sigma is a function agnostic useful tool for every business executive across functions. The 32-hours KPMG's LSSGB Training and Certification Program spread over 4-days was organized for PGDM 2018-20 Batch Operation Specialization students during November-December 2019. The program covered DMAIC methodology and framework of problem-solving techniques using Lean and Six Sigma tools. 
 
The program was conducted in a Workshop mode which involved theory and application of tools and techniques in a simulated environment.  It has imparted structured problem-solving skills to the participants and given them an edge over others by making them business-ready.

ACBSP Best Student Research Paper

The research paper 'Impact of work experience on factors influencing the choice of B-school' by Ms Riju Mittal of PGDM 2017-19 was selected for presentation at the ACBSP Conference 2019 held at Texas, Houston on the theme 'The Art of Developing Entrepreneurial Leaders' with sponsorship to attend the conference.
 
The selection was made in the ACBSP Region 10 (South-Asia Council) Fall Conference on the theme ‘Transforming Students Success through Recruitment, Retention, and Re-entry’ held during November 15 & 16, 2017 at SDMIMD Mysore.

64th Kannada Rajyotsava Celebration

The 64th Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, on November 26, 2019. The Rajyotsava started with a festive mode decorating the campus with flag, buntings, Chappara and flowers. The event started with the hoisting of the Kannada flag of 40 feet and singing Kannada Naadageete ‘Jaya Bharata Jananiya tanujaate’. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Chairperson – Academics addressed the students and wished them. The campus had turned into Mini Karnataka with everyone wearing the Stole (Valli) of yellow and red combination resembling Kannada Flag.
 
Students, Faculty members and Staff paid respect to Goddess Kannada Matha by performing arathi which was followed by a special lunch with unique dishes of Karnataka prepared, planned and served by the students to the faculty and staff members of the institute. In the evening, sports and cultural programs were organized. Traditional local games of Karnataka were introduced to other state students. Students from other states and few staff members sang Kannada songs and danced to the tunes. Kabaddi match played between the staff and students’ teams and the ‘Folk dance’ performance were the highlights of the celebrations.