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Business Analytics Workshop

Expert Detail:
• Name: Dr. Dipanjan Kumar Dey
• Designation : Assistant Professor
• Organization: IIT Ropar

Brief details of the event highlights: The 5-day workshop was planned on developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on data and statistical methods. It Dr. Dipanjan Kumar Dey, Assistant Professor, IIT Ropar was focused on enhancing analytical skills of MBA students. They gained knowledge in SPSS and practiced it to draw critical conclusions from data related to business. The content of workshop included introduction to statistics, collection of data, classification and tabulation of data, sampling, predictive analytics, demand forecasting, subjective segmentation, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, business forecasting, correlation, regression analysis, index number, time series analysis & trend analysis.
Response of the audience: It was a great learning experience for students with hand-on practice on SPSS.
Faculty Coordinator Name: Ms. Parinita Malhotra Number of participants (student & Faculty): 134 + 2 faculty members (Ms. Manisha Aujla & Ms. Seema Saini)
Learning Outcomes: MBA Students were equipped to manage basic statistical analyses in SPSS. They also performed database management tasks, descriptive statistics and presented data graphically. They are equipped to do basic inferential statistics for comparisons and correlations. They can manage statistically missing data and can work on database by splitting wherever required. Students can do data checking and create simple tables and charts to the extent of performing advanced analysis in SPSS.
As a part of workshop students have to appear in a test based on workshop. All the students have enthusiastically participated and appeared in the test which has three cash prizes categories for winners. The list of winners as mentioned below:

Student Name Semester Course Position Prize
Mr. Abhishek Goyal 2nd Semester MBA First Rs 5000/-
Ms. Anmol Kaur 2nd Semester MBA Second Rs 3000/-
Ms. Harmanjot Kaur 2nd Semester MBA Third Rs 1000/-

Expert Narration: Dr. Dipanjan Kumar Dey, Assistant Professor, IIT Ropar, appreciated student’s interest towards learning data analysis. He was impressed with student’s active participation in exercises based on the subject.