Campus News

Invited talk by Prof. Jorge

Prof. Jorge Arturo Leon y Velez Avelar from University of Panamericana, Mexico, was the invited speaker to address the Finance Specialization students of PGDM 2019-21 Batch. Prof. Jorge delivered the webinar on the topic ‘Cost of Capital’ discussing on how to estimate the cost of capital of a company's specific division. The case discussion centred around a star hotel which had divisions such as restaurant, lodging, event Management etc., involved the student participants. The webinar series was organized during July 7 to 10, 2020. 

Webinar on Dynamics in Leadership

To acquaint students to understand and differentiate the managerial behaviour from leadership; and, to introduce the characteristics of effective leaders and ethical leadership, an online session on ‘Dynamic Leadership’ was organized on July 8, 2020 to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch. Dr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Professor – OB & HR, SDMIMD, Mysuru, delivered the session. 

Webinar on Managing Sustainably

The webinar on ‘Managing Sustainably’ organized for the incoming PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on July 10, 2020 was a curtain raiser on the issue of sustainability which is a contemporary topic. Dr. M.R. Suresh, Professor – Marketing, SDMIMD, provided insights on mainstreaming sustainability as a business concept in the form of sustainable enterprises; and introduced the concept of triple bottom line to students with relevant examples.

Webinar on Leadership

Mr Amit Kumar, Business Unit Head, L&T Ltd., Mysuru; and Chairman CII-Mysuru Chapter, delivered the invited talk on ‘Leadership’ held on July 4, 2020. The webinar helped the PGDM 2019-2021 Batch to understand the different dimensions of leadership and the speaker explained with several examples from his career.

MDP on MS Excel For Effective Decision Making

The online MDP on 'MS Excel for Effective Decision Making' was scheduled on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The program commenced with the introduction to the worksheet structure and working with data; further, it led to the Formatting of Data, Mathematical Functions, Logical Functions, and Sensitivity Analysis. 
 
The hands-on program delivered through various data sets helped the participants from industry and academia in exploring MS Excel in an effective manner. 
 
Prof. Anand Sasikumar, Faculty - Operations, SDMIMD, Mysuru, was the Faculty Resource for the program.