Visit to Decathlon Sports India

SDMites of Sports Management Course accompanied by faculty member Mr. M. J. Charan visited Decathlon Sports India Pvt Ltd, Mysore on July 22, 2017. The industry visit was to reinforce the understanding the concepts of sports equipment and supply chain management as part of Sports Equipment and Technology Management course.  The Store Manager, Mr. Dennis made the session very interactive by explaining in detail the administrative process in Sports goods retail store and the steps of Supply Chain Management.

The students had an opportunity to understand the range of products of Decathlon and discuss in detail with the store in-charge about the manufacturing, supply, display of goods and equipment, marketing strategy and distribution channel of the products. The visit proved to be an effective platform and a first-hand experience of functioning of a Sports goods retail store and equipment management.  

GUEST LECTURE BY Mr. Vivek Raja

 

The Sports Management Course students had a chance to interact with Mr. Vivek Raja, Founding Partner, Krumur; and, COO, Indian Boxing Council. Sharing his experience as Director Workforce for the Commonwealth Games D2010 (2007 – 2011) Mr. Vivek emphasized the importance of complete knowledge about the requirements of athletes for a Sports Manager.  

Speaking about the need for good nutrition for sports person, he said ‘whether you are a body builder or a professional athlete, exercising and sports nutrition plays a key role in optimising the beneficial effects resulting in improved performance recovery and injury prevention’. 

Commencement of Sports Management Course

  

On July 5, 2017, a special function was held to mark the launch of the 11 Months Post Graduate Diploma in Sports management.  The course is run by Center for Sports & Management Studies (CS&MS) with SDMIMD as the academic partners.  Prof.Sheshanna, Former Professor, Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore, Mysuru, delivered a special address on the occasion.

Earlier, Dr. H. Gayathri, Program Director and Deputy Director of the Institute, delivered the welcome address. Dr. Gayathri presented the need of Sports Management Courses to bring the professionalism in sports management. 

Mr. Arijit Ghosh, Founder of Center for Sports and Management Studies (CS&MS) and faculty of the course, narrated the journey in launch of Sports Management Courses in collaboration with SDMIMD as academic partner. Mr. Ghosh called upon the young sports managers of the first batch of PGDSM to make best use of the opportunity to study in one among the top institutions in India. 

Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean Academics & Professor - Operations, SDMIMD, introduced the opportunities in sports management in various areas like service, administration, management and execution support in sport industry. Highlighting the success stories in sports, Dr.Jagadeesh presented the opportunities in research and learning in sports discipline.

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