Campus News

SDMIMD Celebrates the 74th Independence Day

The faculty and staff members of SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), a leading Business School of the Mysore celebrated the 74th Independence Day in the campus situated in the foothill of Chamundi.   
 
Dr. M. Sriram, Faculty, SDMIMD unfurled the national flag and highlighted few issues and challenges which need to be resolved if one has to really celebrate independence with unbridled happiness and joy. The talk focused on secularism, climate change and Swatch Bharat Abhiyan. According to him, discipline was paramount in all our efforts and thoughts to make our nation a cleaner, greener and vibrant one.  
 
Sri C.V. Sridhar, Administrative Officer, SDMIMD, delivered the welcome address. Director of SDMIMD Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Faculty and Staff Members participated in the national festival maintaining the protocols of the new normal. 

Invited talk by Prof. Morris Altman

‘Being a professional, it requires ethical behaviour that drives interactions with other employees, customers, and leadership. Ethics extends beyond issues of right or wrong; it maintains the integrity of a workplace’ thus opined the Executive Dean of University of Dundee School of Business, Prof. Morris Altman. In the webinar scheduled on August 14, 2020, for the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch, organized as a part of the Orientation Program, Prof. Morris Altman opined that since economic activities are among the engines of economic growth, it may be concluded that business ethics may impact on the growth performances of economies. 

Invited talk by IIMB Mentor

Mr Sukumar Rangachari, Mentor at IIMB; was invited to deliver webinar to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on August 14, 2020. Mr Sukumar discussed in the session with the agenda - How MBA will help the entrepreneurs?: How MBA broadens the horizon? And, how to have a clear vision of what you want to do, how to approach and have our value system. The Q&A session was very interactive and focused on the roadmap for the 2- Years Management Education journey at SDMIMD. 

MDP on Project Appraisal and Financing

The Online Management Development Program (MDP) on Project Appraisal and Financing was organized on August 13-14, 2020. The MDP focused on how cash flows are estimated for projects, principles which goes behind in estimating cash flows. Further, the sessions by the faculty resource focused on evaluating projects using various techniques and conflict between techniques are resolved in identifying projects, management, and mitigation of risks in projects. The session concluded with a discussion on how to view and evaluate a merger/acquisition as a project. Faculty resource from SDMIMD Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor – Finance; Dr. M. Sriram, Associate Professor – Finance; and Prof. S. Kannadas, Assistant Professor; delivered the sessions. 

Invited talk by ABB Global Head

Mr Allan Mitchell, Global Head ABB / EL Academy, was invited to deliver the invited talk on August 13, 2020, during the Orientation Program 2020 organized for the PGDM 2020-2022. Mr Allan Mitchell introduced ABB to the young managers and shared how ABB is driving the digital transformation of industries. Further, with the research, development, and innovations in ABB the speaker explained how the organization has taken initiatives as Innovation Hub, right start-up partnerships, and focused on establishing the platform in India to drive next level growth.