SPSS and STATA Workshop was held on November 4, 2015. It was organized by Centre of Excellence for Research in Management Sciences (CERM), Lahore, in collaboration with International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) under USAID’s Agricultural Innovation Program, in Pakistan. All the expenses of the said workshop including tea, lunch, certificates for participants and shields for chief guest and organizers were born by CIMMYT Pakistan.
The workshop was started at sharp 9:00 am with the Recitation of Quran and introductory remarks by Dr. Hafiz Zahid Mahmood, Incharge Centre of Excellence for Research in Management Sciences. It is worth mentioning that 33 students of MS and PhD programmes participated in this capacity building workshop. It was organized in three sessions (9:00-10:40, 11:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 hours) including twenty minutes tea break and lunch break for an hour. Moreover, another tea session was held after ending the workshop. The resource persons, Dr. Noor Ul Ameen and Dr. Farrukh Shahzad of Statatistics department/ Statistics Consultancy Centre delivered SPSS contents during the workshop. Moreover, Dr. Akhter Ali, a resource person from CIMMYT Pakistan Delivered contents of STATA. We are highly grateful to Head Department of Management Sciences, Computer Science, Statistics and Statistics Consultancy centre for providing us manpower and infrastructural support to hold such a successful workshop.
Dr. Qaisar Abbas, Director COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, presided over the closing ceremony. Moreover, worthy Director and Head Academics and Research (Dr. Saleem Farooq Shaukat) jointly distributed certificates and shields amongst the participants, organizers and honorable guests. The event was ended with the concluding remarks of the worthy Director.
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