IIT Kgp invites applications for 'Management Development' programme

'Management Development' course by IIT Kharagpur


IIT Kharagpur invites applications for its short term course on 'Management Development' programme on the topic 'Multivariate Data Analysis'. This programme is run by the Vinod Gupta School of Management of IIT Kgp. Students can register themselves online by logging on to the official website of IIT Kgp.

Data Analysis, an important branch in mathematical sciences, is very vital
today for all professionals, particularly for researchers, engineers, managers and analysts. The world is very dynamic today, especially with reference to abundance of information and multidisciplinary research. So it is a
huge burden on the decision maker to analyse information and take meaningful decisions. With the availability of various multivariate techniques and userfriendly statistical software, the ability to analyse large amount of data is not only desirable, but a necessity for any professionals. Such techniques and software are usually very complex and confusing for the uninitiated. There are several issues in this process like selection of appropriate technique, selection of right software, interpretation of results and so forth. The objective of this programme is to emphasise broad range of techniques for data analysis and to foster multi-disciplinary research in these areas.

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to MDA
  • Modelling Strategy
  • Basic Understanding of Data
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Regression Modelling
  • Regression Strategy
  • Panel Data Modelling
  • Time Series Modelling
  • Time Series Strategy
  • Discriminate Analysis
  • Conjoint Analysis
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Factor Analysis
  • Structural Equation Modelling

Course materials:

The programme is purely application oriented. Necessary course materials will be provided to the participants during the course.

Who can attend?

The course is addressed to corporates, executives and academicians only.

How to apply?

Download the registration form. The dully filled registration form along with course fee should be sent to the course coordinator.

Important dates:

  • Last date for application: 15 May, 2014
    Course dates: 2-7 June, 2014

For more details, click here.

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