SDMIMD Mysore, one of the well reputed B-schools with dual international accreditation that offers quality education with commitment is taking result oriented initiatives in Internationalization of Management Education. The B-school has tie ups for Student exchanges with more than 15 universities and Business schools across the world in the countries like USA, France, Germany, China, Spain, UAE, Uruguay, Taiwan and Columbia
MoUs Signed With 15 International B-Schools
SDMIMD has entered into MOUs with 15 leading overseas Business Schools for various areas of collaboration. The list includes Texas A&M University, USA; Shanghai University, China; University of Bordeaux, France; ESC Pau, France; University of Montevideo, Uruguay; Abu Dhabi University, UAE; British University in Dubai; Heilbronn University, Germany; Universidad Ean, Colombia Suramerica; National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan; EAE Business School, Spain; Business Analytics Institute, Europe; Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Colombia; La Rochelle Business School, France; Montpellier Business School, France
SDMIMD sends groups of 3or 4 students for a whole term to one of the above overseas schools. Students go through the courses there and the grades obtained there are transferred to their main transcript. In 2018-19, SDMIMD has sent 23 students to various schools. Apart from this, the international tie-up arrangements also envisage faculty exchange. In 2018-19, 4 of SDMIMD faculty taught courses aborad. SDMIMD hosted 7 international faculty during the period.
Groups of students from Mays Business School visited SDMIMD as part of exchange during January 2019. In the next three months SDMIMD will be playing host to student groups from Heilbronn University, Germany and EAE Schoool, Spain. The students selected for the Student exchange programmes with top international B-schools are exposed to the business education in all fields including Operations, HR and Finance and cover the theoretical part with the practical and project work.
Sharing with MBAUniverse.com, Dr N R Parasuraman, Director SDMIMD says, “The feedback from those who have completed the semester abroad has been very positive and gives insights as to the developments they have had in their individual capacities.”
How the International Exchange benefits the Students?
The Student and Faculty Exchange Program in the field of Management Education is a much sought after academic activity among Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) students, researchers and faculty.
Sharing about how does it benefit the students, Dr Parasuraman said, “Internationalization and particularly student exchange programs have become such a sought after scheme that right from the first month of joining the first year course, students enquire about the details and actually work towards fulfilling the requirements.”
23 Students Visit Top International Universities
Twenty three students are going to the International universities shown below as part of the International Exchange Programme in 2018-19. The universities are Mays Business School, Texas A & M University, USA - 4 students; University of BORDEAUX, France - 4 students; University of PAU, France - 4 students; National Sun Yat-sen University, TAIWAN - 4 students; University of Heilbronn, Germany - 3 students; University of EAE, Barcelona, Spain - 2 students; University of EAE, Madrid, Spain - 2 students
One year PGPM Students also Get International Exposure
SDMIMD, has also extended the 'Study Abroad Program' to the One-Year Full-time Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM). This program was commenced in the year 2018-19. SDMIMD has now sought the approval of AICTE for running this as a recognized PGCM program from 2019-20.
From the 2018-19 batch, 4 students, Ms. Navya Seetharam, Ms. Devyanee Rani, Ms. Shruthi K Raj and Ms. Jahnavi M.S. - were selected for the Week-long Study Abroad Program (SAP) scheduled between 3rd and 7th February 2019.
Students selected for the program were exposed to the business education in all fields including Operations, HR and Finance, covered in the lecture integrating the theoretical part with the practical. The students were also be involved in the project work.
SDMIMD’s PGDM Program has earned Dual International Accreditations of ACBSP and EFMD - EPAS. These affirmations have brought SDMIMD among the top global Business Schools in the country.
The 2 years Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is the flagship programme at SDMIMD. It grooms industry ready business leaders. SDMIMD students get dual specialization in PGDM – an opportunity which is not available in most of the B-schools.
The academic rigor at SDMIMD has been appreciated by popular B-School surveys and assessment committees. The PGDM program at SDMIMD is first and the only one in India which has received dual international accreditations.
SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) which is known for quality and standards in academics, infrastructure is now an important B-school offering International exposure to its students. The flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program of SDMIMD has MBA Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities and AICTE.
SDMIMD has deep-routed commitment and 25 years of management educational service governed by the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Educational Trust known for service to mankind from past 800 years. SDMIMD follows the path of ‘Honouring the Commitment’ which is the core of its vision and mission. The management and faculty team has committed in extending the world class infrastructure and technological facilities within the Institute.
SDMIMD is known for atmosphere for reflection, involving space, touch with nature, support in terms of library and computer/web facilities, databases, recreational and self-development centres.
The admission process for 2 years full time PGDM 2019-21 batch at SDMIMD is open at a moderate application fee of Rs.1250/-. The application process is through an online mechanism and details are available in www.sdmimd.ac.in The last date to apply for admission at SDMIMD is February 28, 2019.
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