As a part of Business Analytics@ Campus Program, IBM Career Education conducted the first of its own kind faculty development program at Viswakarma Institute of Management, Pune from 7th to 10th November 2011. We sent out the invitation to various business schools in and around the city and finally we got participation from 26 institutes.
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management , JSPM, JIMS , Viswakarma Global Business School , Viswakarma Institute of Management , Allard Inst of Management , Magarpatta City Inst of Management , STES Sinhgad Business School , STES SIBACA Lonavala , Sinhgad Business School , D.Y.Patil Inst MCA MBA Akurdi , Europe Asia Business School ,
Arihant Inst of Management , Institute of Industrial & Computer Mgmt & Research , JSPM's Kautilya Inst of Management & Research , MITCON , Wadia Inst of Management , Sinhgad Inst of Management Pune, MITSOM, Jayawant Institute of Computer Applications , Indira School of Business Studies , JIMMS , STES SIT
On 7th November the event was started with an inaugural program conducted by VIM where the participants got to know the views of their senior management. The first day of the training program was majorly focusing on the introduction to the statistical tools and usage of SPSS in those areas. We also discussed on the importance of Analytics in management studies.
Day 2 started with bivariate data analysis and went till ANOVA, CHAID and Decision Tree discussion. We took help of the real life case studies to describe real life challenges & solutions using Analytics.
On the 3rd day we covered SPSS usage in critical cases and overall handling of data in different forms in SPSS. We shared IBM customer success stories in the fields of Business Analytics & Optimization along with few more case studies and lab exercise sessions based on real life data.
10th November was the 4th and the last day of the program. We kept multiple interactive open house sessions between IBM senior management and the attending faculty members on market & business trends, industry usage of predictive analytics etc. We also covered some basic areas of Descriptive Analytics using IBM Cognos with the help of IBM ISL team as well as an interactive session on IBM SPSS Modeler.
"The FDP is really very nice. It has given us insight on how best the concepts of Analytics can be used to solve several problems & to enhance the existing system." - Prof. Asha Kiran - JICA
" It covered both basic & advanced concepts. It was well paced" - Prof. Giri Hallur - SITM
"Excellent data sheets , excellent communication of concepts, ideas & cases" - Prof. Sunil Doke, VGBS
" The FDP was really added value in me. It was interesting, interactive and treasurable experience with you all. I congratulate your team for this and my heartiest wishes for your future endeavors " - Prof. Shreekala , Allard Institute of Management Sciences
" The IBM SPSS Faculty Development Program empowered me at least to some extent. I will definitely try to learn the modules of IBM SPSS soon and will try to implement the same in my teaching. Also I will try to promote the same to my students" - Prof. Siddharth Shimpi STES SIBACA , Lonavala