Workshop on Data Analysis Using SPSS for Social Sciences with 100+ participants from diverse disciplines consisting of Faculty, Researchers and Research Scholars culminated after nine days of invaluable inputs on a diverse range of topics. Dr. Rajesh Verma, Workshop Advisor, Senior Dean and Head, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University congratulated the participants on achieving this milestone and exhorted them to conduct, meaningful research that contributes to the community, and environment and problem-solving. He advised the participants to widen the bandwidth of their thought horizon along with the depth that is essential. He remarked that the need of the moment was interdisciplinary and cross-domain research and that the only way to achieve it is through collaborative initiatives. He lauded the hosting of the event and the round-the-clock service by the Organizing Committee, conducted by the subject matter experts and the receptiveness of the participants. Dr. Rajesh Verma was also the opening day subject matter expert.
Dr. Sunaina Ahuja, Professor and Dean and Convener said that this course was crafted to empower the researchers and build capacity to build more accurate attitudinal and behavioural models that present complicated interactions than typical multivariate statistical approaches. Dr. Sunaina Ahuja was also the subject matter expert for the second-day session, which focused on Questionnaire design, Reliability and Validity. The session also covered the essential principles behind building questionnaires, theory development and building a conceptual model.
The other subject matter experts, Dr. Lokesh Jasrai, Associate Professor, Dr. Pooja Kansra, Professor, Dr Shamily Jaggi Associate Professor, Dr Pawan Kumar Professor, Dr. Tanima Dutta Associate Professor, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Dr. Tanveer Kajla of Department of Management Studies, NALSAR University, Hyderabad, and Dr Gursimranjit Singh, Assistant Professor, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University created an engaging and exploratory learning environment using practice data sets for hands-on experience. Patiently they handled participant queries, giving them practical tips that could help the participants in their research. The outcome was a gamut of pertinent knowledge, skills and information covering the Research Journey right from the first step, delivered in a mode of Exploration, Experience and Experiment.
A wonderful program unanimously appreciated by the participants for being hosted with meticulous planning, executed with precision finesse, full of research insights, techniques and skills. It was hailed by one and all as the most wonderful experience ever. The course ended on a high note with the participants thanking for the access to the resource repository and thanking the resource panel, Course Mentors and also the efforts of the Organizing Committee.
Jaspreet Kaur: “The complete program was overall satisfactory. Examples from other domains can also be included rather than solely focusing on business administration. I am very happy to attend this workshop.”
Priyanka Koundal: “Please keep conducting these kinds of workshops on research methodology. it clears many concepts about research methodology and SPSS as well.”
Lekha Kalra: “It was very good and very informative. For the students who want to participate in the advanced workshop on SPSS and those who are not from LPU but participated in this workshop, kindly send the link to the mail ids to such students like us, as we are not in the direct link to the university.”