A Faculty/Staff Development Programme on “Basic and Advanced Excel” was conducted by Dr.TusharPanigrahi and Mr. Cyrus Lentin for four and a half days. The event started on Tuesday, 21stJune 2016, 2nd half, in SFIMAR campus. It was continued on 22nd, 23rd, 27th and 28th June, 2016, which was attended by all the faculty and staff members of SFIMARalong with few outside participants.
Every day was divided into 3 sessions in which basic and advanced tools and techniques of Excel were taught. Valedictory function was conducted on the last day, which was attended by all participants as well as Director, Registrar and Chairman. All the participants were awarded with the certificates.
The programme was appreciated by the participants with positive feedback.
In the month of November 2016, 20 hours workshop on ‘Research Methodology’ was conducted by Dr. Vidya Naik (ex-faculty and Research Dean at NMIMS). All faculty members took optimum benefit of Dr. Naik’s rich academic research experience. This helped the faculty members to enhance the quality of papers published in National and International Journals.
At SFIMAR research takes place on a continual basis. To aid SFIMAR faculty members to conduct quality research, SFIMAR Research Development Committee arranges Research related workshops for its faculty members. In the month of July 2017, Dr. Gordhan Saini (a faculty member of TISS) was invited to conduct a workshop on ‘Factor Analysis’. It was a ½ day session. It was a good experiential learning for the faculty members.