Department of Commerce organised Workshop to Develop Computer Skills of Students.


A 7 day National Workshop on research methodology ‘Techniques of writing research paper: Application of Statistical Tools’ was organized by Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana in collaboration with Association for Research and Advanced Studies (ARAS) from 29th May to 4th June 2017. The objective of this workshop was to equip faculty and research scholars with various statistical tools and application of relevant software which will help them in thesis and research paper writing.

The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Ajay Kumar Chauhan, (Assistant Professor in the area of Finance, IMT Ghaziabad) who is a well-known trainer of quantitative research methods and has conducted more than 100 workshops on financial econometrics and business research methods. The well organized and stimulating seven day workshop included sessions which gave the participants clear insights regarding SPSS, AMOS, PLS software. The statistical tools and techniques covered under the workshop included MDS analytics, Conjoint analysis, AHP, CFA, SEM, Logistics Models and Factor Analysis. He demonstrated all the techniques in very lucid and clear manner which was followed and practiced simultaneously by all the participants on their laptops.

The other resource person for the workshop was Dr. Tejinder Pal Singh, Assistant Professor, University Business School, PU, Chandigarh. He sensitized the participants on issues related to Plagiarism and the use of reference manager by providing hands-on training on ‘Mendeley’.

The workshop was attended by around fifty five participants from reputed academic institutions from all over the country. The workshop concluded with the valedictory session where participants were felicitated with the certificates of participation. They expressed their gratitude towards the institute for organizing such innovative workshop. Dr (Mrs) Mukti Gill (Principal, Khalsa College for Women) appreciated the efforts of Dr Mohd Saleem Farooqi (president, ARAS), their team members and faculty members of department of commercefor organizing such insightful workshop which provided experience to the participants about various tools and techniques that they can utilize in their potential research areas.