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Department of PGDM & MIB of Institute of Management Studies, Noida organized the Faculty Development Program on Research methodology: Parametric Test and Factor analysis. Many participants from various eminent institutions and IMS joined the session. The 6 days Online Faculty Development Program included the sessions on types of management scales, reliability analysis of scales using SPSS, assumptions of normality, and univariate analysis and concepts on SPSS. The guest speaker of the session was   Dr. Kulneet Suri. Senior Director IMS Noida and  Faculty Department of Management, Dr. Pratiksha Tiwari.

While delivering the valuable session, keynote speaker, Dr. Pratiksha Tiwari explained different kinds of data like nominal, ordinal, interval, and data cleaning steps on SPSS. She further added, “There are several ways to clean data using the Record and Field Operation nodes in IBM SPSS Modeler. The Data Quality Report prepared during the data understanding phase contains details about the types of problems particular to your data. It can be used as a starting point for data manipulation in IBM SPSS Modele.”

The session also included the concepts of Regression and exploratory Factor analysis. Dr. Pratiksha Tiwari introduced regression and also the different types like Simple regression and Multiples regression where simulations were done on SPSS.

At the inaugural ceremony of FDP, Senior Director of IMS Noida, Dr. Kulneet Suri, said, “ IMS Noida had taken a step in the positive direction by conceptualizing the idea of Faculty Development Programme (FDP) which indicates its unswerving commitment towards the professional development of the faculty in the area of General Management. The six-day session ends by delivering the right information to all the attendees on the Parametric Test and Factor analysis.”

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