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Faculty Development Workshop on Case Pedagogy

 

A Faculty Development Workshop was Conducted at IndSearchBavdhan Campus, Pune on “Case Pedagogy in Management Teaching” on 4th& 5th October,2019.

The Workshop was conducted by eminent resource person Dr.Anand Karandikar.

On 4th October, Dr.Karandikar skilfully guided the faculty members from various streams like HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations and IT about the preparations to be done and skills and approach required for an efficient and successful case study session . He emphasized the need to differentiate the approach based on number, stream, level and perception of students

Dr.Karandikar further illustrated the process of case reading in class, case introduction and case facilitation with live examples. In the self-developed case of AgroWon, the pedagogical skills were illustrated very effectively.

On 5th of October, two faculty members of IndSearch presented a case and their presentation and faculty responses to the same were evaluated by Dr.Karandikar. Prof.AnandChitanand presented a case on Operations and Logistics management on Walmart Company, which was well researched and informative, Dr.Vikas Peshwe presented case on Chulha.Com, an online start-up with the help of a performance evaluation framework which illustrated uses of technical discussion during case presentations

Dr.Karandikar gave valuable suggestions about the frequency of case pedagogy to be used, ensuring student participation and respecting case copyrights. He specially emphasized the need for the faculty to start case writing themselves.

The exercise being both instructional and participative, was highly appreciated by the faculty members. It was attended by all the faculty members enthusiastically and ensured a great takeaway for them in areas like case development, discussion, presentation and case association with traditional syllabus topics. At the end, the importance of the workshop and future uses were summed up by the Director General of the institute Dr.Ashok Joshi