Overseas students receive DBE programme certificates at SDMIMD

Prime News, International, National, Education, Management, Students, Mysuru, October 21:- A function to award certificates to successful candidates of the second edition of the Developing Business Excellence (DBE) programme for overseas students was held at the SDMIMD campus in the city on Tuesday (October 20).

Dr S J Manjunath, co-ordinator of Third Sector Research Centre; Professor of Business Administration and Director, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Mysore, Mysuru, expressed the view that learning from the DBE programme about the best practices concerning social responsibility and the business environment of any country will help expand the knowledge horizon. Such learning makes us connect to the contemporary world and relate to the research domain, he added.

He lauded SDMIMD for launching this unique programme and helping overseas students to know India and its culture, business environment and concern to society.

The overseas students from Afghanistan, Namibia, Cambodia, Botswana, and Yemen, pursuing master’s programme at the University of Mysore, were nominated by the Third Sector Research Centre to attend the 2 week ‘Developing Business Excellence – with a sense of social responsibility programme’ designed and offered for overseas students studying in India by SDMIMD.

A month back, the first edition of the programme was conducted for overseas students at St Philomena’s
College, Bannimantap, Mysuru.

Director of SDMIMD Dr N R Parasuraman outlined the objective behind the programme and how it seeks to bring home to overseas students the twin goals of SDMIMD – excellence in management education coupled with imbibing ethical and responsible practices.

Dr Parasuraman appreciated the Third Sector Department of the University of Mysore for this initiative in nominating these students.

The faculty members who delivered the sessions distributed the certificates to 25 participants who completed the programme evaluation criteria. The course participants shared their learning from the programme during the event.

Earlier, Dr Sunil M V, Head – Academic Administration, welcomed the gathering. Dr S N Prasad delivered the vote of thanks. Rekha Ganapathy, Coordinator of the programme, moderated the certificate awarding ceremony. (NGB)

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