FDP – Faculty Development Programme

Faculty Development Program


Global Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), a part of Goyal Educational Trust, an Institute of International standards, has successfully built its own reputation as one of the best business schools in Bengaluru in terms of pioneering refined quality of learning, moral keeping up and intellectual support across the all-encompassing span of advanced education in India. GIBS is known for its two flagships program PGDM and BBA.

GIBS is ranked as the 20th best B school in South India by Times of India, 40th top institute in placements by Times of India, Top BBA college in Karnataka by College survey 2023, and AAA rating in the list of best B schools in India, Top BBA college in India and South India by GHRDC, Best B School in Karnataka by CSR 2022, A+++ in business India Ranking 2022 and many more

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About FDP

Faculty Development Program focuses on the application of Structural Equation Modelling (SEM), in Social Science Research. The program will augment the necessary analytical competency to understand the application of SEM from the perspective of data analysis in social science research.


  • To impart the knowledge of Factor Analysis under the aspect of Structural Equation Modelling (SEM)
  • To ensure the required skills in order to develop the model in research under the application of SEM
  • To inculcate the application of different statistical tools and techniques in social science research


  • Faculty Developing Program will equip the participants to develop the models in their respective research under the application of SEM
  • Understanding and application of statistical tools will be imparted in order to apply practically in pursuit of their (Participants) research in social science
  • This FDP will instill the fundamentals of statistical application and ensure the right choice of methodology in social science research

Program Schedule

  • Structural Equation Modelling for Social Science Research
  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Normal Distribution
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Fundamentals of Regression
  • Data preparation and Psychometrics review
  • Structural Equation Modelling: The Basics
  • Assessing psychometric properties with EFA
  • Using the Amos graphic: Tool to build structural model, understanding analyze properties tab in Amos graphic
  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis Part 1 – Validity & Reliability
  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis Part 2 – Model fitness
  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis Part 3 – Common method biases
  • Structural Models: Path Analysis with the direct, mediated, and total effect
  • Structural Models: Path Analysis with categorical & metric moderators

* Prerequisite: Participants are required to download the trial version of SPSS and AMOS on their laptops/desktops. The trial version link of SPSS and AMOS will be shared with the registered candidates.

Resource Person

Dr. Ashutosh Pandey taking FDP - Faculty Development Programme at GIBS Business School Bangalore

Dr. Ashutosh Pandey
Ph.D. ABV-IIITM Gwalior, MMM (Marketing Management), University of Pune, M.Com (Applied Economics) & B.Com University of Lucknow | Email: ashutosh.pandey@fsm.ac.in

Dr. Ashutosh Pandey earned his doctorate in marketing from ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior. He holds a UGC-NET Management qualification and has worked in industry and academics for over ten years. He has taught postgraduate and executive students about business research methods, advanced marketing research, services marketing, marketing management, consumer behavior, and structural equation modeling. His research has appeared in many prestigious journals, including Environment, Development, and Sustainability, the Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, and the International Journal of Tourism Cities. He has worked as a visiting professor at IMT Ghaziabad and the Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism Management in Gwalior. Dr. Pandey has been a resource person for several qualitative and quantitative research workshops hosted at respected organisations such as NIT Allahabad, NIFTEM Sonipat and an invited speaker at the AICTE-sponsored Faculty Development Program. Dr. Pandey is currently associated with FORE School of Management, New Delhi as an Assistant Professor in Marketing Area.

Dr. Sankar Mukherjee taking FDP - Faculty Development Programme at GIBS Business School Bangalore

Dr. Sankar Mukherjee
M.Phil (Marketing), Ph.D. (Marketing), MBA (Marketing & HR), Post-Graduation (Digital Marketing-Purdue University, USA), DIS&M (NIS-SPARTA-UK), B.Sc. (Calcutta University) | Email: sankarmukherjee@gibs.edu.in

Dr. Sankar Mukherjee has earned his doctorate in Marketing from Gitam University, Bangalore. He has served 13 years in Industry with national and multi-national organizations(MNCs). He has published many research papers in international publishing houses including ABDC and Scopus in the field of Marketing. He has been associating with academics for the last 10 years as a professor and researcher in the field of marketing. Dr. Sankar Mukherjee is an ardent researcher and author in the area of environmental marketing, consumer sustainable behaviour, E-WOM marketing, etc. He has conducted many FDPs in different parts of India, in the area of SEM and case studies. He is also a prudent case writer with case publications in London Case Centre, ET Case Centre, and CII.

Registration Fees

ParticipantsHybrid Mode
Research Scholars1500
Industry Experts3000
Foreign Academician3500

* The fees include GST, refreshments, and lunch on all days. Accommodation will be provided at minimal charges on request

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* Participation is by registration only. ** Certificate of participation will be awarded during the valedictory ceremony.


Mr. B. L. Goyal
GIBS Business School


Mr. Ritesh Goyal
Managing Director
GIBS Business School


kavita matar dean gibs business school bangalore

Dr. Kavita Mathad
Dean and CGO
GIBS Business School

Contact Person

Dr. Sankar Mukherjee taking FDP - Faculty Development Programme at GIBS Business School Bangalore

Dr. Sankar Mukherjee
FDP Chairperson
Email: fdp2023@gibs.edu.in

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