The 5-day online FDP (Faculty Development Programme) on Analytics coordinated by Prof. Shivshankar Singh Patel and Prof. Bhargab Chattopadhyay was inaugurated on 30 August 2021 by Prof. M. Chandrasekar, Director IIMV. The objective of this online Programme is to provide a framework and necessary data-analytic tools required to process large numeric datasets, inference from which can be used for data-driven decision making. The Programme will focus on examples from various management domains. Apart from learning data-analytic tools, the participants will be exposed to a statistical software, R for data analysis. Knowledge of preparing scripts in R will also be disseminated as a part of the overall objective of the Programme.