Statistical Techniques for High-Quality Research: Probability, Hypotheses Testing and Regression [STAT-2022-01]
Prof. Apratim Guha, XLRI (Xavier School of Management), Jamshedpur
About the Workshop:
The workshop will be held on February 1-3 and 8-10, 2022 (10am - 1.30pm) via online medium (through Zoom). In addition, optional sessions on R programming will be held on January 31, 2022 (10am – 1.30pm) for those who may require a basic introduction to R.
Focus of the Workshop:
The focus of this workshop is to introduce the basic concepts of statistics to doctoral students and early career academics who require to use statistical techniques in their research.
The workshop will start with basic concepts of probability and distributions, and will introduce to the concepts of various statistical testing and modeling tools. The theoretical components will be complemented by hands on data analysis using R.
- Upon the completion of this workshop, the participants would have learned:
- Basic descriptive analysis of data
- The concept of sampling distributions
- Statistical estimation and hypothesis testing
- Linear and logistic regression
Who should attend and prerequisites?
This workshop is designed primarily for early career researchers in management or data science, who ideally are doctoral students or faculty members looking to use statistical techniques in their research.
Participants will need to have a functional computer/laptop with R, R-Studio and Excel installed.
Registration Fees and Details:
Regular Full-time doctoral students:
INDIA and SAARC countries: INR 4000/participant for the main workshop + Rs. 750 (for the optional R workshop) [including GST]
Other countries: USD 75 + USD 25 (for the optional R workshop)
Regular Part-time doctoral students and faculty:
INDIA and SAARC countries: INR 5000/participant (including GST) + Rs. 750 (for the optional R workshop) [including GST]
Other countries: USD 100 + USD 25 (for the optional R workshop)
Participants who register by January 25th will get a 20% discount.
Discounted Registration Fees:
Full-time doctoral students:
INDIA and SAARC countries: INR 3200/- (including GST) + Rs. 600 (for the optional R workshop) [including GST]
Other countries: USD 60 + USD 20 (for the optional R workshop)
Part-time doctoral students and faculty:
INDIA and SAARC countries: INR 4000/- (including GST) + Rs. 600 (for the optional R workshop) [including GST]
Other countries: USD 80 + USD 20 (for the optional R workshop)
Last Date of Registration: January 28 or till seats fill.
Workshop seats: 80
1. NEFT (online transfer):
Account Name: Skills Edge
Account No.: 657005602092
Bank: ICICI Bank
IFS Code: ICIC0006570
INDIA and SAARC countries
Full-time students, Part-time students and faculty: https://rzp.io/l/U8A3WFoxr
Full-time students, Part-time students and faculty: https://rzp.io/l/Awk9HGZ6G8
After making the payment, please fill the registration form at: https://forms.gle/5VMos99yivKJmhJ59
The workshop will start on February 1st at 10am and will end on February 10th at around 2pm.
Dr Manish Panchasara
Co-founder and Director, SkillsEdge
About the Workshop Faculty (Prof. Apratim Guha):
Prof. Apratim Guha obtained his PhD from the Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley in 2005. Before joining XLRI as a professor in 2019, he has worked, reverse chronologically, at IIM Ahmedabad as an associate professor (2012-2019), the School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, UK as a lecturer (2008-2012), and at the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore as an assistant professor (2005-2008).
Prof. Guha has published in many reputed international journals, such as Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Journal of Complex Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Test, Statistica Neerlandica and Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference.