Department of Management Studies


To achieve excellence and leadership position in management education and to become a major learning resource centre to nurture tomorrow’s business leaders.


- The Institute seeks to inculcate a spirit of lifelong learning. It aspires to strengthen the capabilities of integrating concepts with applications and values. It aims to contribute towards the development of communities of dependable, capable, caring and fair-minded people.

- To promote interactive teaching practices in rejoicing learning ambience with state of the art technological resources and capabilities to provide an excellent learning opportunity for all.

- To imbibe research into teaching and make it an enabler to impart value based holistic and integrated management education of the highest quality.

- To pursue intensification of employability skills and reach out towards perfect personality through unique student centric activities.

- To enhance the decision-making skills and the administrative competence of practicing managers and assist organizations to solve their managerial problems by providing them with consulting services based on actual requirements.

- To promote knowledge through research, applied and conceptual, relevant to management, and to disseminate such knowledge through publications.




Mahesh Vanjeri

Asst. Professor

Vyapari Madhusudan

Asst. Professor & HOD

Dr.Saleem Sonnekhan

Asst. Professor

Shilpa Arakeri


Supreeta Lagali


About the Department

  • The Department of Management Studies is the youngest constituent department of the prestigious SDM College of Engineering & Technology, Dharwad, in Karnataka. The department is blessed under the leadership of revered Dr.D.Veerendra Heggadeji, Dharmadhikari of Shrikshetra Dharmasthala as President, Sri. Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Society, Ujire (D.K). The Department of Management Studies is an Autonomous department under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgavi and approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
  • It is situated on a 16 acre campus in the midst of greenery of Dhavalagiri. The legacy of Dharwad, the “Vidya Kashi” of Karnataka, defines our landscape and our institutional energy. The Department has state of art facility with modern technology with all resources and capabilities. A team of well qualified full time faculties with excellent credentials, industry and research experience work relentlessly to enhance the management knowledge and skill sets of the students. The Department of Management Studies is also a recognised Research Centre under VTU, Belgavi, for doctorate programmes.
  • Ever since its inception in 2008 the department’s vision has been to excel in the field of management education. The department is aspiring to be one of the best and most respected management programs, by periodically redefining its mission to align itself with the changing times while maintaining focus on social responsiveness.