The Spreadsheet Modelling in HR course is designed especially for HR students, it covers models from the point of view of Human Resource (HR) specialization that have proven useful in management education and in business. 22 II MBA students have undergone their HR elective course on Spreadsheet Modelling at NIT Suratkal, through a workshop that was organized by School of Management and Centre for System Design (CSD), NIT-K. The course was designed and delivered by Prof. Dr. S. Pavan Kumar, Head, School of Management on September 1-3, 2018. Prof.Gangadharan, Head, CSD addressed the students about the work and functioning of CSD and the need for managers to collaborate with engineers and other disciplines in solving problems.
The course equipped the students to use Excel confidently, to design Dashboards. Dashboards are indispensable tools in the hands of a manager. Students were capable to solve practical problems pertaining to HR domain by using Excel’s powerful statistical tools.They will be taught each step of the way, not only how to use Excel, but also why they are performing each step so that they can understand the relevance. The second phase of the course is expected to be conducted in the month of October 2018. Dr.Kirupa Priyadarsini, Associate Professor & Centre head served was the coordinator for the program.