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This program is mainly designed for management faculty members and researchers working in schools, universities, colleges and professional institutes, or other government and private professional training institutes. The program would give the participants an edge to perform more effectively in academia.

Program Objectives:
The objective of this online FDP Program will be to enhance teaching, research, and basic computational skills of faculty members. Apart from learning different aspects of pedagogy and research skills, the participants will be exposed at an introductory level, to a statistical software, R for basic data analysis.

Who Should Attend?
Highly motivated 
  • Teachers (UG and PG level),
  • Research scholars (pursuing Ph.D. and with Ph.D),
  • Research associates/Academic associates/Students
working in management schools, universities, colleges and professional institutes, or other government and private professional training institutes.

The FDP is divided into two modules. In the following, we present the topics which will be covered in Module 1 and Module 2: 
Module 1: Research Methodology
  • How to Select Research Problem 
  • How to Perform Literature Review 
  • Research Design (Qualitative, Quantitative, Experimental)
  • Data Analysis 
  • How to Publish in High-impact Journals 
Module 2: Pedagogy and Scholarly Writing
  • Case Based Teaching
  • Case Writing
  • Communication for Teachers
  • Scholarly Writing/ Academic Writing
Program Delivery Mode & Software Requirement
  • Zoom Software: The online FDP will be in Device-to-Device (D2D) mode on the Zoom platform. The participants are required to login for attending the sessions from their computer. A stable 4G/Broadband internet connection will be required.
  • R Statistical software: Participants will be exposed to a statistical software, R, which can be freely downloadable from https://www.r-project.org. 
Certification Options
Candidates can apply for admission to one of the two possible certification options A or B. 
Certificate Option A - Certificate of Participation in the Faculty Development Program in Pedagogy and Research Methodology:
This certificate is awarded to those who complete the full program that includes both the modules: Module 1 (Research Methodology) and Module 2 (Pedagogy and Scholarly Writing).
Certificate Option B - Certificate of Participation in Faculty Development Program in Research Methodology:
This certificate is awarded to those who complete only Module 1, that is Research Methodology.

Certificate Option C - Certificate of Participation in Faculty Development Program in Pedagogy:
This certificate is awarded to those who complete only Module 2, that is Pedagogy.

The FDP is divided into two modules. Module 1 of the FDP will be conducted (tentatively) between October 09, 2023 and October 13, 2023. Module 2 will be conducted between October 02, 2023 and October 07, 2023. 

There will be two sessions per day from 6:00 pm to 7.30 pm and 7.45 pm to 9:15 pm.

Registration Process:

Depending on chosen certificate option, the registration fee (excluding GST shall be charged). The GST will be 18%




Indian Participants

Foreign Participants

Research Scholars,

Research/Academic Associates

Faculty Members



INR 5000

INR 10000

USD 155


INR 2500

INR 5000

USD 80


INR 2500

INR 5000

USD 80

Please pay appropriate fee according to your participation category. The details according to your participation category can be found in the above table. Registrations will continue on a first-come-first-serve basis (based on the above-mentioned steps and fulfilment of criterion) September 30, 2023 or until the maximum intake (as determined by IIMV) is met, whichever happens earlier.

Program Directors

Dr. Chandreie Mukherjee joined IIM Visakhapatnam as a faculty member in Communications Area. She has obtained her Ph.D. in English from Pondicherry University and was awarded the university gold medal during her Masters in English & Comparative Literature from the same University. Before joining IIMV, she was working with Vellore Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh, as Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages. Her research interests lie in the domain of Indian Writing in English, English Language Teaching, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, Communication Studies etc. She has been conducting extensive training programs and workshops on communication skills for TEQIP, Hindustan Shipyard, CBSE School Principals, Indian Oil Officers etc. She has also published several research papers in reputed journals and attended conferences both in India and abroad. 

Dr. Amit is faculty in the area of marketing at IIM Visakhapatnam. Prior to joining IIM Visakhapatnam, he was associated with IMT, Ghaziabad as Assistant Professor. He has obtained his Ph.D. in Marketing from Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. He has academic experience of 5 years working with renowned Institutes. He has published in leading journals. He has conducted several workshops on Marketing analytics, SPSS, Amos, SmartPLS, Advanced Excel, and Process Macro in premier institutes of India.

At IIMV, he has been teaching several Marketing courses in the PGP, PGPEx, PGPDGM and Doctoral Program. His research interests revolve around. He published papers in various international journals like Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Business Research, Technovation, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Journal of Bank Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Marketing Intelligence & Planning, Computers & Industrial Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Manpower, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Journal of Consumer Behaviour, Journal of Strategic Marketing, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Australasian Marketing Journal, Journal of Global Information Management among others.  

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