Published On: Wed, May 26th, 2021

MNIT organizes 5-day online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Structural equation Modelling.”

Manipal, 26th May 2021.

 AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy and Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal Academy of Higher Education organized a five-day online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Structural equation Modelling” from 17 May 2021 to 21 May 2021. The objective was to impart theoretical and practical knowledge on structural equation modeling from 17 May 2021 to 21 May 2021. SmartPLS 3 and Jamovi (lavaan package) were used to learn the statistical techniques.

The program included fourteen sessions by a galaxy of leading experts in the areas of management such as finance, marketing, organizational behavior, human resources management, and statistics. More than 200 faculty and research scholars have registered for the FDP from various parts of India.  The workshop was inaugurated online by the Honorable Union Education Minister Sri Ramesh Pokhrival on 17th May 2021 at 3.30 pm. Prof. Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe, Chairman of AICTE, and Prof. M.P.Poonia, Vice Chairman of Aicte were present.

Dr. Raveendranath Nayak, Director & Professor, Manipal Institute of Management (MIM) says, “It was our immense please to organize the five-day online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on “Structural equation Modelling” in collaboration with AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL). We would extend our regards to the Honorable Union Education Minister Sri Ramesh Pokhrival, the panelist, faculty members, and the resource persons who shared their valuable insight throughout the sessions. This session aimed to create an intensive educational experience and propound the significance of research to a larger number of faculty and research scholars. It is a great way to share knowledge and teach hands-on skills on statistical techniques and tools because it offers participants an opportunity to systematically analyze their research practices and use these techniques in their research studies. It also created a sense of community or common purpose among its participants.”

The session was done under the supervision of Dr. Raveendranath Nayak, Director, Manipal Institute of Management and this was coordinated by Dr. Savitha, Manipal Institute of Management. The resource persons for the session were Dr. Shirshendu Ganguli, TAPMI, Dr. Asha Kamath, and Dr. Vani Lakshmi from Prasanna School of Public Health, Dr. Nandana Prabhu, Dr. Suhan Mendon, and Dr. Savitha from Manipal Institute of Management and Dr. Preethi D’Souza, Mangalore University.

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