Online workshop on Advanced Data Analysis concludes at JU
Jan 22, 2021
JAMMU: A 'One Week Online Workshop on AdvancedResearch Methodology (Advanced Data Analysis)' organized by the UGC-HRDC on online mode in collaboration with PG Department of Commerce, the University of Jammu from 18th to 22nd of January, 2021 concluded today.
Prof Hardeep Chahal was the Workshop Coordinator while Dr Jeevan Jyoto was the Workshop-Coordinator.
The workshop was attended by 58 participants from varied colleges and universities from states and UT like Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Haryana,Punjab, Puducherry, Delhi, Chandigarh, J&K etc.
The workshop comprised of fifteen sessions on advanced data techniques comprising Conjoint Analysis, Descriminant Analysis, Scale Development, EFA, CFA, SEM ( PLS), Moderation and Mediation and Quality Research Publicationsby the resource persons from reputed institutes across India.
External resource persons included Dr Shankar, CARES, Dr Saurabh Aggarwal Trainer and Data Analyst; Dr Vikas Arya, Rajlakshmi School of Business, Chennai, Dr Sandeep Singh, Punjab University, Dr Atul Siva, Chandigarh Universityand Prof Manoj Kumar, IIM Jammu. Prof. Hardeep Chahal welcomed and introduced Dr. Atul Shiva, and Prof Manoj Kumar, resource persons on the last day's sessions.
Dr. Atul Shiva (Asst. Professor in Management, Chandigarh University) chaired the 1st and 2nd Session while Prof Manoj Kumar, IIM Jammu took the concluding session.
Dr Atul spoke on Structural Equation Model Assessments. In this session, he used to analyze the structural relationship between measured variables and latent constructsbypractically showed how to perform this analysis using SMART PLS3. His 2nd session was on Mediation and Moderation Analysis.
In this session he explained the concepts and theories behind mediator and moderator and describes various forms of simple and complex mediators, moderators in the context of partial least squares-structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM).The sessions were engaging and interactive.
The 3rd session was taken over by Prof. Manoj Kumar, IIM Jammu.
The session was on Research Paper Publication and in this session, he discussed about research literacy, plagiarism and skills to write scholarly articles for journals, including myths regarding publication in peer reviewed / top tiered journals.
Prof Manoj also delved on the significance of publication in the faculty progression, theoretical and research contribution to the literature.
This session was very interesting, engrossing and interactive. Dr Jeevan Jyoti thanked the resource persons participants and HRDC in making this workshop concluded successfully.