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In association with
Xavier Association of Management Institutes- XLRI, Jamshedpur

A Faculty Development Programme Par Excellence

Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Using‘R’ and Atlas Ti

From 3rd December to 8th December, 2018


St. Francis Institute of Management & Research (SFIMAR) was established in 2002 by 'The Society of the Congregation of Franciscan Brothers' to impart quality education in the field of Business Management. SFIMAR offers Masters in Management Studies ( M M S ) Programme, Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Programme and a three-year part-time Master's Degree Programme (Financial Management and Marketing Management streams).


To flourish as a seat of learning of international standards for developing an entrepreneurial class of value-based industrial leaders empowered with techno-managerial competence to sustain innovation for building global business of the future.

The Institute’s programmes and activities are designed to act as a nurturing and mentoring ground for developing functional knowledge, skills and expertise in various management disciplines, fostering creative and innovative ideas, encouraging entrepreneurship and leadership strides, and adhering to sustainable and ethical business practices.

About the programme

The significance of data and its effective analysis is required for a good piece of research and for arriving at a fruitful decision. Statistics and statistical analysis plays a crucial role in research and analyzing data.

The aim of this Faculty Development Programme is to provide hands on training in understanding the concepts in data science and statistical analysis using Rprogramming for quantitative data analysis and ATLAS ti for qualitative data analysis.

Program Outcome

    At the end of the workshop, participants would be able to :

  • Get familiar with R programming language, R studio and ATLAS ti
  • Apply Visualization & Exploratory Analysis using R and ATLAS ti
  • Understand statistical analysis using R programming and qualitative data analysis using ATLAS ti

Who should attend the programme

The program is suitable for faculty members and research scholars.

About the Facilitator

Dr. Ashok Sarkar
Dr. Ashok Sarkar has been associated with the Indian Statistical Institute and engaged in training Engineers and Managers on Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Business Analytics, SPC, DoE and mentoring Six Sigma/Quality Improvement projects. Over the years, he trained many engineers of different organizations and guided applications of the same. A few of them are L&T- Electrical Business Group, Aditya Birla Management Services, Mahindra and Mahindra, Farm Equipment Sector, Reliance Industries Ltd (polyester mfg. group), Ashok Leyland Group of Compay and many more.

Dr. Sunil Damodaran Santha
An academic with keen interests in the field of environmental risks, climate justice and livelihood uncertainties, Dr. Sunil strive towards understanding the role of social institutions and participatory action in reducing vulnerabilities and strengthening just adaptation practices. He believes in action research towards innovating participatory methods of entrepreneurial action and emergent livelihoods.

Dr. Sinimole K. R.
Sinimole K.R. is an academician with keen interest in the field of Operations, Statistics and Analytics. She has a rich experience of over 15 years in academia. Her research interest lies in Organizational Performance Evaluation. She is a recipient of prestigious “Dr. Sharad Joshi Outstanding Management Research Paper Award” instituted by SAMSHODHN Trust, Pune in the year 2012.

Participation Fees

Participant Category Fees Early Bird Discounted Fees Before 5th November, 2018 Group Discount
Academicians 14750
  • Individual - 10%
  • Group - 5% (Additional)
  • 10% applicable for all categories with 3 - 5 participants
  • 20% applicable for all categories with more than 5 participants
Research Scholars 6500

*Rates include GST

*Additional 30% discount for Xavier Association of Management Institutes


  • FDP Kit
  • Course Material
  • Lunch and Refreshments for the six days
  • Certificate of Participation

Accommodation Facility

Room Type Rates per Day
Single Occupancy ₹ 1500 ₹ 1000
Twin Sharing ₹ 1200 ₹ 700
*Rates include accommodation only

Mode of Registration and Payment Details

  • Online Registration Form is available on (Click to Apply Online)
    Registration Form (Click to update Registration Details)
  • Cheque / DD to be drawn in the name of “SFIMAR (CHRD) A/C”
  • Direct Payment/Bank Transfer: Payment to be made to:
    • Bank Name: Catholic Syrian Bank
    • Account Name: SFIMAR (CHRD) A/C
    • Account No. 033103169256190003
    • Account type: Savings
    • City: Mumbai
    • Branch Location: Borivali (W)
    • IFSC: CSBK0000331
*Kindly e-mail the funds transfer receipt to to confirm participation

Programme Co-ordinators

  • Dr Sinimole KR

    +91 9869623198

  • Dr. Vaishali Kulkarni

    +91 9167254199

  • Prof. Simmi Prasad

    +91 9967666837

  • Prof. Sanchayita Banerjee

    +91 9870589892

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Faculty/Staff Development Programme (FDP)

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.

FDP on Research

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.

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