The Faculty Development Programme in SIM is designed to train and develop faculty so that they can act as resource persons in guiding and motivating young aspiring managers. The FDPs aims at not only equipping teachers with skills and knowledge that are essential for inculcating entrepreneurial values in students but also to sensitize about new concepts in teaching and assessment methods. The focus is also to develop skills required for performing the role of competent administrator, researcher and mentor as well as to update knowledge of modern research methodology tools.




FDP 1: A three day workshop on Research Methodology was organized with Prof. N Vivek of PSG Institute of Management as the resource person from 2-4 July, 2008 at SIM. The workshop gave an orientation on research methodology and the application of SPSS in research.

FDP 2: The second Faculty Development Programme organized by Saintgits Institute of Management on publishing was titled as 'Publishing in International Journals'. The FDP was conducted on 3rd January 2009 at Hotel Presidency, Cochin. The resource person was Prof. (Dr.) Om Prakash Gupta, Professor, Prairie View A & M University, USA. The topics covered were-  formulating a publication strategy,   publication process, significance on abstract and introduction sections , importance of literature, reference styles, various types of journals, classification, reputation, etc. and   do's and don'ts of writing academic papers. Twenty seven faculty members from various institutions participated in this programme.

FDP 3: A two day workshop on Statistical tools and Research Techniques  was conducted at Saintgits Institute of Management on 19th and 20th, October, 2012. Dr.N.Vivek, Professor, PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore , handled the sessions.


Workshop participants at SIM