Uttaranchal Institute of Management organized a Faculty Development Programme on ‘Research Methodology and Data Analysis Using SPSS’ from 18th to 31st July, 2017. In the fourteen-day Faculty Development Programme various related subtopics were discussed in detail by eminent educationists and a very beneficial academic environment was experienced by the participants. The Programme aimed at honing the research skills of faculties and researchers. The FDP programme received an overwhelming response with 30 participants from University itself and faculty members from renowned colleges.
The FDP started on 18th July, 2017 with the Lamp Lighting Ceremony followed by SaraswatiVandana. The dignitaries were welcomed by Director Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Suri and FDP Coordinator Dr. D.S.Chaubey. The First Technical Session was on the topic ‘Review of Research Process’ and the Resource Persons were Dr. A. B. Gupta and Mrs. Deepa Bisht. They also discussed the latest trends in research observed in various institutes and the perception of teachers regarding the same. The lecture was very beneficial and provided insights on the various challenges associated with research. The technical session was followed by lunch. The various topics of FDP covered by the Resource Person included Introduction to SPSS, Descriptive Analysis, ANOVA, Forecasting, Predictive Modeling, Data Reduction Technique, Research Paper Writing, Predictive Modeling, Logistic Regression with case study, Formulation of Hypothesis, Hypothesis Testing and Introduction to Factor Analysis.
On the fourteenth day various questions were raised on the topic by the participants who made the session very lively. Thereafter the Valedictory Session was held. Report of the FDP was presented by HOD and certificates were distributed. Vote of Thanks was proposed by Mr. A.K.S. Chauhan.