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Certificate in Reserach Methodology offered by IITTM

Certificate in Reserach Methodology offered by IITTM

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Certificate Programme in Research Methodology (CResM)
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior 1 Semester (Regular course work) Variable but not more than 12 in any programme Tourism and hospitality industry in India is in nascent stages of growth. Industry requires scientific inquiry and discussion on issues of contemporary interest. There is a need of more trained researchers in the area who could contribute value to the existing body of knowledge. It is a well accepted fact that increased participation in research would lead to both creation of new knowledge and added quality of classroom deliberations with next generation of learners. Country therefore requires a pool of talented and trained researchers in the field of tourism and hospitality. A number of researchers are getting self enrolled or plan to get enrolled in PhD programmes with different universities across the country. There is need for a rigorous training in research. IITTM has need resources and expertise to help such young researchers. This programme is therefore proposed. This programme of one-semester duration is open to all individuals who are interested in a rigorous training in research methodology especially in tourism and related fields. Programme shall accept candidates registered in different faculties/ departments- tourism, management, commerce, economics, etc. Programme relies extensively on activity based learning. The Certificate Programme will comprise of three modules: A. Pedagogy- where candidates will be taken through a number of interventions that help them with




teaching and research skills like- seminars, group discussion, case writing, book reviews, literature review, Review of articles submitted to journals, referencing , citations, developing teaching plan, writing a technical paper, etc. B. Research methodology- The is a regular class work which will take learners through the academic concepts of statistics and research methodology C. Analytical tools for Research- This is a laboratory work based course. Learners would also be able to use standard software for analysis and would be able to interpret results. Learners would appreciate the importance of tools and situations in which these tools may be used. There will be inputs on MS Excel, SPSS, etc. FEES Rs. 12,000/In case candidates especially females would like to avail of hostel facilities, same may be allowed depending upon the availability on payment of a nominal hostel and mess fees as applicable at that time. a. Would create a pool of serious/ active researchers who can contribute quality research and take up assignments as teachers. b. Programme will run concurrent to the course work for PhD programme jointly offered by PTU and IITTM. c. Attempts will be made to get recognition (equivalence) for the certificate programme as equivalent to Coursework module mandated for PhD at different Universities. Participants of the programme shall be entitled to a certificate of participation- Certificate in Research Methodology (CResM). Dr. Nimit Chowdhary, Professor Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management Govindpuri Gwalior 474011 MP Email: nimitchowdhary@gmail.com Phone: 0.99774.00881




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