Research Development Program (RDP) - March 22-23, 2024

The Research Development (RDP) on “Regression Analysis for Research in Social Sciences” is designed to enhance the capability of the participants with knowledge of the fundamental nuances of research and relevant research skills that are primary in this data-driven world. 

Comprehensive Analysis & Training:This training comprehensively covers data analysis with the estimation of different regression models.

Hands-on Training:Gain valuable experience in hands-on and practical sessions to learn how to apply real-world data and scenarios.

Customization:The learnings can be tailored to your research interest or area of work. 

Expert Resource Persons:Sessions are delivered by expert resource persons who are seasoned researchers. Interact directly with the instructors for individualized guidance. 

Networking Opportunities:Get an opportunity to network with a large number of researchers and academicians leading to new thoughts, ideas and collaborations.

Skill Development:The program is designed to help participants to upskill their technical, statistical  and analytical skills of research to build capabilities to take up high quality research. 


Conceptual Delivery:Expert Resource Persons will discuss the basic concepts, assumptions and methods through lecturing to understand the basics of regression analysis and its applications to your chosen area.

Statistical Tool Used Analysis:Analyse data using an effective open-access statistical tool. Get introduced live and hands-on to the usage of the tool.

Demonstrations:The Resource Persons demonstrate the type of regression method to be used for the different types of data sets, how to analyze after checking the assumptions and diagnostics.

Practical Learning: Learn with hands-on exercises anchored by the Resource Persons. 

Data -Driven Case Studies: Data from real-world cases are employed to explore the issues of cause-effect relationship and suggest the way forward. 

Multiple Linear Regression
* Introduction and applications
* Model building and testing the assumptions (normality, homoscedasticity, independence of regression variable and correlated errors)
* Model diagnostics and alternative model buildings
Multivariate Multiple Linear Regression 
Categorical Regression 
* Binary logistic regression 
* Probit regression
* Multinomial logistic regression
* Ordinal Regression 

The resource persons of the program are highly acclaimed academic researchers with a large number of publications in highly rated journals indexed in Scopus, ABDC and Web of Science. They have rich experience of running many research workshops/trainings with focus on application to the real world scenarios. 

Dr. B.Venkatraja
Associate Professor of Economics,
SDMIMD, Mysore
Dr. M. Sriram
Associate Professor of Finance,
SDMIMD, Mysore
Dr. Srilakshminarayana.G
Associate Professor of Quantitative
Methods, SDMIMD, Mysore


Faculty, Research Scholars & others interested in academic research. 
The program is specially designed to apply for research in social science domains such as management, economics, commerce, sociology, development studies, political science, social works, anthropology etc. 

PROGRAM FEES - Rs. 2000/- per particpant
The registration fees include kit, working lunch and tea. 

TA, DA and accommodation are not provided.  Out station participants have to make own travel and accommodation. However, we assist you with a list recommended list of hotels. Hotel details are available in the given link. 

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Option I: Online payment:
Option II: Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore using the following account number:
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689

Option III: Payment may be made in the form of DD drawn in favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore.


Dr. B.Venkatraja
Chairperson- SDM Research Centre for Management Studies
SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysuru
Email: | Mobile: 9480342652