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A Beginner’s Guide for Novice Researcher

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Dates:February 11, 2023
Programme Director: Prof. Ashutosh Pandey
Mode: Virtual Mode

A Beginners Guide for Novice Researcher


Research is a journey with lots of ups and downs. It is common for early researchers to feel confused and doubtful as they pursue their research. A lot of people lose interest in research because they do not understand how to start the research journey. The program is designed for young scholars who are new to research in various fields. Its purpose is to answer all the basic questions, issues, and doubts that novice researchers are facing but are not able to find answers to. Individuals who wish to embark on an exciting journey of research will benefit from this program.


The purpose of this program is to clear the common research-related doubts and myths in the mind of early researchers in the field of Marketing, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Finance, etc


  • Ph.D./FPM kerna hai mujhe (Why does a Person want to do research)
  • Ph.D/FPM keha se Karu? (Where shall I do my Ph.D./FPM, Which institute shall I choose)
  • PhD/FPM part-time Karu ya Full time? (Difference between Full time and Part-time PhD)
  • Topic Kya lu? (Which topic shall I choose?)
  • Mujhe Research Paper Samajh nahi aa Reha (Dichotomy of Research Paper)
  • Mai Research Paper Kaise Likhu?(How to write a Research Paper)
  • Mera Guide mujhe help Nahi Karta? (Roles and responsibility of a Research Scholar)
  • Ye Scopus, WOS kya hai? (What is all about Scopus and WOS)
  • Research Paper kis Journal me Bheju? (Selecting the appropriate Research Journal)
  • Mera Research Paper reject kyu Hua? (Reasons for Manuscript getting rejected)
  • Ye Research Gap Kaise search Karu (How to find research gaps)
  • Please Mujhe research objective bata do (How to formulate a research objective)
  • Kon sa statistical tool use Karu? (How to formulate research design)
  • Ye Plagiarism Kya Hai? (What is Plagiarism and how to avoid it)
  • Kitne Sample lu (How to collect the Sample and decide about sample size)
  • Ye PhD/FPM mere bas ki baat nahi (How to avoid catch -22 situation)


After completion of the faculty development program, an e-certificate will be provided to participants.


This program is based on interactive discussions with the participants regarding common myths in the research with an explanation of basic research concepts. The program involves case analysis, brainstorming sessions to clear the common doubts in the mind of novice researchers

Who Should Attend

Management/social sciences faculty members, research scholars, and industry representatives.

Professional Fee of the Program

Particulars Fee for Online
Faculty Members INR 826
Student/Research Scholars INR 472
Corporate Executives INR 1652

GST @18% included in fee amount, as applicable

Program Dates and Timing

Dates : Feburary 11 2023 (Saturday)
Timing : 11:00 AM- 01:00 PM 02:00 PM- 04:00 PM
Program Duration : 4 hours

Program Director

Prof. Ashutosh Pandey

Ph.D. ABV-IIITM Gwalior, MMM (Marketing Management) University of Pune
M.Com.(Applied Economics) University of Lucknow, B.Com., University of Lucknow

He holds a PhD in Marketing Management, where he developed a scale and designed the Service Blueprint for Heritage Tourism Service Quality. He was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Human Resources Development to pursue a full-time PhD in Management at the Institute of National Importance. He passed the UGC's Management NET examination and earned a Master of Marketing Management from the University of Pune. He previously worked in the marketing domain at ICICI Securities and as an IBM SPSS Trainer for Tays Pvt. Ltd. He also has academic experience, focusing on services marketing, marketing research, marketing management, social media marketing, consumer behaviour, and tourism marketing. He has served as a visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Travel & Tourism Management in Gwalior and IMT Ghaziabad. He has participated in numerous research workshops, the Faculty Development Program (FDP), and the MHRD-sponsored QIP programme at IIT Delhi, IIT Roorkee, IIM Ahmedabad, and ABV-IIITM Gwalior, to name a few. He is the author of numerous national and international publications. He has been an invited speaker at the AICTE-sponsored Faculty Development Program and served as a resource person for various qualitative and quantitative research workshops held at reputable organisations.

About Fore School of Management

FORE School of Management, New Delhi is a leading business school in India. The institute offers the following programs: PGDM, PGDM (IB), PGDM (Financial Management), PGDM (Big Data Analytics), PGDM (Executive), and Fellow Program in Management (FPM).

The programs are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. The PGDM and PGDM (IB) programs at FORE are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and are equivalent to MBA as granted by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

FORE School of Management has also been granted SAQS Accreditation for a period of five years with effect from December 2017. FORE School of Management has institutional memberships of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi; Asian Regional Training and Development Organization (ARTDO) International, Philippines; Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Hyderabad; National HRD Network (Delhi Chapter); Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), New Delhi; BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi; National Science Library: National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), New Delhi; American Center Library, New Delhi; The Case Centre, England; and, the United Nations Global Compact Network India, among others.

FORE School of Management also has academic partnerships with leading institutions including the following: Rennes School of Business, France; ESCE International Business School, Paris, France; Vietnam National University, HCM; University of Law and Economics, Vietnam; Kathmandu University School of Management, Kathmandu, Nepal; the University of California, Riverside (IEP), USA; University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, Sweden; European Institute for Asian Studies, Luxemburg; and, Risk Management Institute, National University of Singapore

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