Nagpur: Green Heaven Institute of Management and Research, Nagpur (GHIMR) organized “Research Methodology Workshop for Students of Commerce, Management and Economics” recently which was sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research(ICSSR). The workshop was designed to provide training and support to the students’ research projects which is also a part of university curriculum topics like Basic Research, Selection of Topic, Literature Review, Questionnaire designing, Collection of Data, Basic Statistics, Data Analysis and Report writing. The response for the workshop was overwhelming; more than 100 students from various colleges of Nagpur University attended the workshop and got benefitted.
The workshop commenced with the Inaugural ceremony, and welcome of the speaker of the first session. Dr. Ashish Linge, Associate Professor and T & P officer, C.P. & Berar E. S. College, Nagpur. The topic of this session was “Basic Research and Research Design” it included the inputs on selection of topic, problem definition, research design, synopsis writing and Hypothesis framing.
The second session was taken by Dr. Anup Suchak, Asst. Prof. GHIMR which was based on topic “Questionnaire Designing”. The session was very fruitful, as questionnaire is the basic requirement to go ahead with any research project.
Next session was on the topic “Data Analysis and Hypothesis Testing” , Resource person was Dr. Rahul Mohare, Asst. Prof. DMT, Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur. This session covered the formulation and testing of hypothesis with the help of basic statistical techniques and Excel. Students also participated by discussing the research problems and statistical techniques which can be used to do the analysis.
The last session was taken by Prof. Rajani Kumar, Asst. Professor, GHIMR. The topic of the session was “Interpretation of Results and Report Writing”. She explained in detail about report writing, viz, Chapterization, writing recommendation and conclusion and also Bibliography.
The Workshop concluded with the Valediction ceremony, which was done by the hands of Rajendra Paunikar and Dhanraj Gupta who are freelance Education Counsellors. Students received the certificates and shared their experiences during the workshop.
Anil Sharma, Secretary, Jaidurga Bahu-Uddeshiya Janakalyan Sanstha mentor to the Institute applauded the efforts of GHIMR team. The convener of the workshop was Prof. Mubina Saifee of GHIMR.