Date: 3rd December, 2021 To 12th December, 2021
Under the patronage of Rizvi Education Society, Hon. President Dr. Akhtar Hasan Rizvi and Hon. Director Adv. (Mrs.) Rubina Akhtar Hasan Rizvi, in collaboration with Department of Statistics, K.C. College, HSNC University, Mumbai, Ten Day National Level Online FDP on ‘IBM Statistical Package & Structural Equation Modeling with AMOS’ was conducted from 3rd December, 2021 To 12th December, 2021.
The FDP was jointly organized by IQAC, Research Cell & Department of Mathematics & Statistics Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Bandra (West) and Department of Statistics, K.C. College, HSNC University, Mumbai.
Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce is obliged to all the dignitaries and guests who consented to be a part of the FDP making it an affair to remember. The FDP commenced on 3rd December, 2021 at 3.30 pm with a Welcome Address by Principal In Charge and Convener of the FDP Dr. (Mrs.) Anjum Ara Ahmad. Although we missed our Management’s presence but their strong names were constantly guiding us as we carried the FDP ahead with zest.
Chief Guest Prof. (Dr.) Basavaraj Benni, Director, PG Centre & Professor of Economics, Dean and Director, Social Sciences, Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Koppal, Karnataka delivered the Inaugural Address.
After the inaugural address Dr. Sagarika Damle briefed the participants about DBT Star - Status College of K.C. College, HSNC University, Mumbai.
The technical session for the first day began at 4.00 pm with renowned resource person Prof. Dr. Suresh Kumar Sharma from University of Punjab and Ex – Chairman and Ex – Coordinator, Center for Biology and Bioinformatics acquainting us with the basics of statistics. The Professor further went on to introduce IBM SPSS to the participants very effectively and carried his comprehensive presentations for the first four days and the last two days of the program.
After first four days of quality learning we moved to day five with excitement as we were introduced to Factor Analysis and SEM by our another special resource person Dr. Parul Kumar, Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University, Government of NCT, Delhi. She took off from day five for another four days with her elaborate sessions on SEM with AMOS which proved helpful to the participants.Dr. Sharma came back with day nine on Logistic Regression and day ten on Classification techniques of Cluster Analysis and Discriminant Analysis.
After a ten day long in depth training of the software, the FDP was concluded on Sunday, 12th December, 2021 as it witnessed a Total of 276 participants from across the nation & one international participant from Nepal actively participated while making it worthwhile. The concluding remarks were given by our very own Dr. (Mrs.) Anjum Ara Ahmed, Principal I/C, Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce
Since we missed her valuable presence on the inaugural day we had the privilege of receiving the Valedictory address by Dr. Hemlata Bagla, Vice Chancellor, HSNC University, Mumbai and Principal, K C College, Mumbai who rightly enveloped the program with her quality remarks and words.
The FDP concluded at 7.30 p.m. through a Vote of Thanks by Ms. Mehwish Shaikh. The entire Online National Level ten day FDP on ‘IBM Statistical Package & Structural Equation Modeling with AMOS’ was smoothly conducted on ZOOM Online Platform.
The participants benefited from the interactions and knowledge of the experts. The various discussions added value to knowledge creation through the FDP. This FDP served as a platform for academicians, research scholars, corporates and students from across the different faculties to discuss the various aspects of research and effective use of SPSS and SEM.
The analysis of feedback received from the participants and the number of participants depict the success of the FDP.