Lovely Professional University – Human Resource Development Center organized a 5-day Online Short Term Course, ‘National Workshop on Statistical Analysis using SPSS’ w.e.f May 26 to 30, 2020.

The course received active participation of 100 Faculty Members and Research Scholars from 48 Universities. The 5-day workshop was conducted in two batches by Dr. Vishal Sarin, Professor and Head – Deptt. Of Economics, Mittal School of Business and Dr. Lokesh Jasrai, Associate Professor and Head – Deptt. Of Marketing Management, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University.

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Modi, Executive Dean, Lovely Faculty of Business and Arts, Lovely Professional University in his inaugural expressed hope that the participants would enhance research acumen from an applied research perspective and shall contribute meaningfully to address societal issues. He suggested data analysis on contemporary issues like Covid-19 pandemic for immediate relevance of research initiatives.

Prof. (Dr.) Sunaina Ahuja, Associate Dean and Head-Human Resource Development Center, Lovely Professional University shared LPU-HRDC’s vision w.r.t faculty development and assured that participants would be enriched with skills rather than impressed with knowledge.

The workshop covered fundamentals of Data Analysis using SPSS, Hypothesis Testing, One-way and Two-way ANOVA, Correlation and Regression Analysis. The participants were appreciative of the resource persons’ expertise, teaching pedagogy and continuously maintained vibrancy and energy level throughout the workshop.

Dr. Savita Gupta, Professor and Head-Deptt. Of Faculty Development, Human Resource Development Center, coordinated the workshop maintaining great connect with the participants and Resource Team, providing digital credits for active participation and maintaining a very open environment for learning.

The workshop received participation from Universities and colleges across the nation including Sharda University Noida, Magadh University Gaya, Osmania University College for Women Hyderabad, Acropolis Institute of Management Studies and Research Indore, Dibrugarh University Dibrugarh Assam, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Gujarat, Vikrama Simhapuri University Andhra Pradesh, Lalit Narayan Mithila University Darbhanga, Baddi University of Emerging Science and Technology Himachal Pradesh, Rishi Bankim Chandra College Kolkata, Career Point University Kota besides the host Lovely Professional University.

In the words of one of the participants Ms. Syeda Amena Kausar “I can use SPSS now in a better way, All task assigned during the workshop were very apt and useful. It was very smooth and well-organized workshop the way program coordinator and Resource Persons were dealing was commendable. I must say it is the best workshop I have ever attended.”

Dr. Sunaina Ahuja, Program Convener appreciated the contribution of Dr. Vishal Sarin and Dr. Lokesh Jasrai (Resource Team), Dr. Savita Gupta, Mr. Puneet Soni and Ms. Sushma (HRDC) for organizing a meaningful workshop, successful in meeting participants’ expectations.