Faculty Development Programme

Faculty Development Programme (FDP) helps faculties to gain knowledge on the recent developments in their chosen field. Kristu Jayanti School of Management organizes two faculty development programmes in every academic year to enrich the faculties and to give an opportunity for them to keep updated. The FDP is organized at the national level, witnessing participants from various colleges and institutions across the country. Various research scholars and industry professionals have benefited apart from the faculties from various institutions. Every FDP at Kristu Jayanti School of Management is conducted for two days. The recently concluded FDPs were on Capital Market Dynamics and Multivariate Data Analysis for Advanced Management Research.



Title: Capital market dynamics
Date: 15/03/2018 – 06/03/2018
Number of beneficiaries: In-house: 12 External: 11
List of Resource Persons with details: Mr. Kuldeep Thareja - Senior Executive, NISM, SEBI
Mr. Abhay Chopra – SeniorExecutive, NISM, SEBI

Kristu Jayanti School of Management, organized a two day national level Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on March 05 & 06, 2018 on the topic, ‘Capital Market Dynamics’. The B-School organizes FDP in its campus twice an academic year and this is the second FDP this year 2017-18. The speciality of this FDP is that it was organized in collaboration with National Institute of Securities Markets (NiSM), Navi Mumbai, a public trust, established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator for securities markets in India.

Mr. Abhay Chopra and Mr. Kuldeep Thareja from NiSM were the resource persons. Almost 20 participants comprising of Academicians, Research Scholars and Industry Professionals from Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Mysore, Kerala etc got benefited from this FDP. Capital Markets, Live Online Trading, PCR, Forex Trading System, Price Channel etc are some of the topics discussed.

Title: Application of Econometric Tools in Business & Management Research
Date: 08/12/2017 – 09/12/-2017
Number of beneficiaries: Inhouse: 7 External : 29
List of Resource Persons with details:
Prof. S. Madheswaran, Professor and Head, Centre for Economic Studies and Policy, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore 560 072, India
Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean, Commerce and Management, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Dr. Justin Nelson Michael, Director, Research Center, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore and
Prof. Jyothi Manoj, Department of Statistics, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore
Objective: To impart the knowledge of the basic concepts of econometric along with its application in research

The School of Management of Kristu Jayanti College organized a Two- Day Faculty Development Programme on Introduction to Econometrics on 8th and 9th December, 2017. The programme was arranged with the objective of imparting the knowledge of the basic concepts of econometric along with its application in research..

The inaugural ceremony had Dr. S. Madheswaran, Professor and Head, Centre for Economic Studies and Policy, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore as the chief guest. Dr. S. Madheswaran spoke in his inaugural address the significance of Econometrics in policy formulations. He expressed his concern of the current scenario when majority of the managers are lacking analytical skills. He also appreciated the service that the department and the college is rendering by offering such workshops to researchers and student community.

The first day sessions included - Introduction to gretl software; Importing data, graphs, descriptive statistics – using gretl Handling of Time series data for forecasting, Concept of Random Walk models, Stationarity and Unit Root; theory and practical using software, ARIMA- Box-Jenkins methodology. The second day sessions were on the concepts of Cointegration, Causality, VEC and VAR models Simple and Multiple Linear regression - Residual analysis, Handling Problems of Autocorrelation, Heteroskedasticity and Multicollinearity in Multiple Linear regression, Dummy Independent Variable Regression, Dummy Dependent variable Regression- Logit, Tobit and Probit Models. The programme included practical hands-on sessions on the usage of software- GRETL required for research in the area of management, commerce and economics using econometric tools. All the sessions were handled by in-house resource persons Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean, Commerce and Management, Dr. Justing Nelson Micheal, Director, Research Center and Prof. Jyothi Manoj, Department of Statistics, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore

There were 23 participants from various states and 6 in-house participants. The workshop was an enriching experience for the participants.


Title: Multivariate Data analysis for Advanced Management Research
Date: 29/11/2017 – 30/11/-2017
Number of beneficiaries:
List of Resource Persons with details:
Mr. Kasilingam, Associate Professor, Department of Management, Pondicherry University
Objective: To enhance and upgrade the knowledge on Advanced Data Analysis for management research

This FDP conveyed the knowledge related to Multivariate Data Analysis and its implications on managerial decision making to the participants through practical sessions in the lab. Dr. G. Bala Sendhil Kumar, Faculty - School of Management coordinated the programme. Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice-Principal, Kristu Jayanti College, Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean – Faculty of Commerce and Management and Dr. Vijayabaskaran, Head - School of Management presided over the inaugural and valediction sessions.

The first day focused on Multivariate Analysis using SPSS. The second day was advanced analytics techniques like text mining, social media analytics using ‘R’. The two day hands on experience with the expert were really platform to learn and to network with the other participants. The two day FDP witnessed 24 participants especially faculties and research scholars from various institutions.


Kristu Jayanti School of Management, organized a two day national level Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on March 05 & 06, 2018 on the topic, ‘Capital Market Dynamics’. The B-School organizes FDP in its campus twice an academic year and this is the second FDP this year 2017-18. The speciality of this FDP is that it was organized in collaboration with National Institute of Securities Markets (NiSM), Navi Mumbai, a public trust, established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator for securities markets in India.

Mr. Abhay Chopra and Mr. Kuldeep Thareja from NiSM were the resource persons. Almost 20 participants comprising of Academicians, Research Scholars and Industry Professionals from Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Mysore, Kerala etc got benefited from this FDP. Capital Markets, Live Online Trading, PCR, Forex Trading System, Price Channel etc are some of the topics discussed.

Capital Market Analytics
Date: 17/02/2017 - 18/02/2017
Number of beneficiaries: In-house: 02 | External: 24
Objective: The objective of this hand on program is to update and enrich the participants on macro economics, fundamental analysis, technical analysis etc.

Faculty development programme on Capital Market Analytics was organised by Kristu Jayanti School of Management in collaboration with National Institute of Securities Markets (NiSM), SEBI on Feb 17 & 18, 2016.The resource persons for the FDP were Prof. K Sukumaran, Dean, National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), SEBI, Mumbai. Mr. KuldeepThareja, Senior Executive, National Institute of Securities Markets, SEBI Mr. Abhay Chopra, Senior Executive, National Institute of Securities Markets, SEBI.

First day of the programme dealt with Capital Market & Investor Sentiments, Capital market – An overview, and Macro Economic Behaviour. Second day of FDP was dedicated to Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis and Financial Planning. Participants from various Management Institutions and Universities across India attended the programme.


Advanced Data Analysis for Research
Date: 29/11/2016 to 30/11/2016
Number of beneficiaries: In-house: 14 | External: 23
List of Resource Persons with details:
1. Dr. R Ravanan, Head Department of Statistics & Dean Research Council, Presidency College, Chennai.
2. Dr. Vinod Kumar Murti, Academic Head – Business Analytics & Financial Services, I Nurture Education Solutions P Ltd, Bangalore.

Objective: The objective of this hand on program is to bring together researchers from both academia and industry, to provideinsight on advanced Data analysis using SPSS and R

The Faculty Development Programme on Advanced Data Analysis for research was organized by Department of Management Studies, Kristu Jayanti College on November 29 & 30, 2016. Participants from both inside and outside the college participated and got benefited.

The first day of the FDP was on Structural Equation Modeling, Multiple Regression in SPSS by Dr. R Ravanan, Head Department of Statistics & Dean Research Council, Presidency College, Chennai

The second day of the FDP Basics of R and data analysis using ‘R’ conducted by Dr. Vinod Kumar Murti, Academic Head – Business Analytics & Financial Services, I Nurture Education Solutions P Ltd, Bangalore. There were totally 37 participants across various institutions of the country. The two day programme gave a hand on working experience and expert insight in SPSS and R using various statistical tools.


Kristu Jayanti School of Management organized a two day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Multivariate Data Analysis for Advanced Management Research” on 29th & 30th November 2017. The resource person was Dr. R. Kasilingam, Associate Professor, Pondicherry University. This FDP conveyed the knowledge related to Multivariate Data Analysis and its implications on managerial decision making to the participants through practical sessions in the lab. Dr. G. Bala Sendhil Kumar, Faculty - School of Management coordinated the programme. Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice-Principal, Kristu Jayanti College, Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean – Faculty of Commerce and Management and Dr. Vijayabaskaran, Head - School of Management presided over the inaugural and valediction sessions.

The first day focused on Multivariate Analysis using SPSS. The second day was advanced analytics techniques like text mining, social media analytics using ‘R’. The two day hands on experience with the expert were really platform to learn and to network with the other participants. The two day FDP witnessed 24 participants especially faculties and research scholars from various institutions.

FDP on Case writing
Date: 07/11/2015
Number of beneficiaries: In-house: 8
List of Resource Persons with details: Prof Avinash Mulky, IIM-B senior faculty & Professor
Objective: To impart skills to identify, visualize and create case study in various domains of management

The session started with the significance of cases in management teaching. The Resource person emphasized the need for using case studies in teaching concepts, practices, strategies and in kindling the minds of the youth. In his session, he focused on identifying key areas of news, gathering all information related to the news from various sources. He reiterated that this information has to be logically sequenced into a case and the components of the case should unravel the hidden concepts, theory and the practical implication of the same.


FDP on Risk Management using Derivatives
Date: 28/01/2016 – 29/01/2016
Number of beneficiaries: In-house:15
List of Resource Persons with details: Shri Himanshu Gupta, Sr. Research Analyst Karvy Commodities Ltd. Hyderabad;
Shri Sumit Mukherjee, Head-consulting Karvy Commodities Ltd.,

Objective: To educate aspirants about the financial market on a real time basis with special focus on commodities, to learn how to successfully utilize financial derivatives in risk mitigation and to analyse various factors involved in the formulation of market decisions

The School of management organized a two-day FDP on Risk management using derivatives with six brainstorming and informative sessions. In the inaugural ceremony Shri Sushil Sinha, Director, Karvy Forex Ltd shared his experiences in the commodity market and emphasized on the necessity of trading. He appreciated the efforts of the Department in organizing this FDP.

In the technical session I _ III Mr Sumit Mukherjee, discussed moving average, relative strength index, Dow theory, Golden ratio etc which was very essential and live trading giving the participants the feel of market conditions.

On the Second day Mt Himanshu Gupta, explained the growth rate of derivatives in India, the theory behind it , followed by a hands on session using a lab to show the live trading. It was a great learning experience with the resource person giving individual attention to each participant


FDP on Data Analysis for Social Sciences (DASS)
Date: 03/02/2016 – 05/02/2016
Number of beneficiaries: In-house:30
List of Resource Persons with details: Dr. Anandakuttan B. Unnithan, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Dr. N. Vivek, Professor, PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore

Objective: To alleviate the difficulty of researchers in carrying out the data analysis for publication and dissertation in the domain of social sciences and management

At the inaugural ceremony of the 3-day FDP, Prof K S James, Acting Director, ISEC, Bangalore, Rev Fr Josekutty P D, Principal, Kristu Jayanti College, and Dr Justin Nelson Michael were present along with the participants. In the Inaugural address, Prof James emphasized on the necessity of a social scientist to be aware of analytic/ research tools to improve the quality of research. He appreciated the efforts taken by the department in organizing this FDP

The first session took a journey right into the quintessential of research, introduction to SPSS, data entry and various functions and manipulations of variables. The session explored various visualization tools such as 3D Plots, matrix scatter plot etc. In the second session, topics such as development, interpretation and validation of predictive models – multivariate regression models were covered. The sessions were handled by Dr Justin Nelson Michael & Jyothi Manoj, Faculty members , Kristu Jayanti College.

On the Second day, Dr Anandkuttan B Unnithan handled high advanced statistical tools such as factor analysis, cluster analysis, classification and logistic regression. The real examples wiped out the monotony of analytics.

On the Third day Dr N Vivek, equipped the participants with knowledge of Structural equation modelling. The session started with the theoretical framework of SEM which explained the nuances of path analysis and SEM. This was followed by a hands on session on AMOS software.

During the valedictory ceremony Rev Fr Josekutty, Principal, Kristu Jayanti College, appreciated the organizers and all the participants for the successful conduct of the FDP


Econometrics for Business Research
Date: 11/03/2016 – 12/03/2016
Number of beneficiaries: In-house:33
List of Resource Persons with details: Dr.Sanjay Rastogi, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Foregin Trade(IIFT),New Delhi;
Dr.Ajay Kumar Chauhan, Area chair-Finance, Institute of Management Technology(IMT), Ghaziabad,UP

Objective: To impart knowledge on econometrics for Business research and to promote the lvel of financial modelling in the area of econometrics

The hands-on technical session on the first day of the FDP was handled by Prof Sanjay Rastogi. He commenced with the basic input on bivariate regression, interpretation of regression coefficients and goodness of the model. He led the group of research enthusiasts into multiple regression models with all the necessary assumptions of autocorrelation, heteroscedasticity and multicollinearity. Apt case studies were solved to enable the participants to understand the basis of multivariate analysis using econometrics. The sessions later moved on to develop the model using case studies. The study ended with an in depth discussion on dummy variable regression

The second day was totally dedicated to time series analysis. The resource person was Prof Ajay Kumar Chauhan, Associate professor, IMt, Ghaziabad. The day began with an understanding of the features of time series using simulation. The participants were helped in practically removing trend, managing autocorrelation, removing unit root, assessing causality, establishing stationarity of aseroes etc. Various types of transformations to make a series stationary were practically discussed. The resource person later led the participants into forecasting using ARIMA models and multivariate causality. The FDP witnessed the intellectual confluence of 33 research enthusiasts from 25 institutions hailing from 6 states in the country

Online interview schedules will be notified to the candidates via email based on seat availability.

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