Message from the Chairperson
One of the core beliefs that permeate the ecosystem of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is that teaching and research are complimentary activities. Just like two flowers from the same stalk, they are apparently distinct and unique but possess a symbiotic relationship i.e., each is incomplete without the other. Thus completeness and beauty in any academic endeavour can only be achieved through a perfect synergy of these two skills. This notion has been the guiding philosophy of the Faculty Development Programme (FDP) since its inception way back in 1979. Since then, the FDP has remained true to its founding principle of imparting and instilling the highest quality of knowledge and training to management educators and researchers in India and beyond. This has been evident in the fact that our more than 1000 alumni members who have lived the FDP experience have transformed themselves into better teachers, researchers, and most importantly, ambassadors of brand IIMA! In the process, they have gone on to motivate their peers, just like the flame of one candle lights up a thousand.
Continuing with our tradition, we will be offering the 43rd FDP in Pedagogy and Research Methods between April 11th and May 25th of 2023. It will be a six-week-long residential programme that will provide training in pedagogical techniques including Case Method of Teaching, Case Writing, and training in classroom effectiveness. It will also cover important aspects of carrying out management research including Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Statistical Data Analysis, Multivariate Analytical Techniques, and aspects of formulation of research problems and journal publication process. This is a certificate programme and upon successful completion, alumni status will be granted to the participant.
If you want to know more about the FDP in Pedagogy and research methods, feel free to explore our website which has all the relevant details regarding the application process including the deadlines and fees. If you have any specific queries regarding the programme itself or the application process, feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com or 079-7152 4961 and we will be happy to guide you.
Transforming the teacher and researcher within you in a life long endeavour but as well all know, a journey of a thousand miles begin with a single step. I hope that you will decide to embark upon this enriching and transformative journey by enrolling in our programme. Looking forward to seeing you in our beautiful, lush green campus soon!
All the best,