A research paper is a piece of academic writing that provides analysis, interpretation, and argument based on in-depth independent research. Writing a research paper requires you to demonstrate a strong knowledge of your topic, engage with a variety of sources, and make an original contribution to the debate. Instigation into Research Writing Fundamentals was a seminar conducted by Department of business administration on 13th March 2023, with a view to bring out an idea about research writing and make them understand the importance of research writing in their career.

The program was aimed to promote research writing among students and to familiarize them with research writing styles and methods available.

The resource person for the session was Mr. Manu C who is a PhD graduate in management. He works as Assistant professor at MES College, Marampilly. He won the best research paper award in marketing in the 9th Management Doctoral Colloquium Held At IIT, Kharagpur. With a proven track record of research excellence, including publications in top-tier management journals, he is committed to advancing knowledge in the academic field and making a positive impact on society.

A total of 90 participants attended the programme from all the 3 classes of BBA department, and the possibilities for research writing and the numerous steps involved in the process were thoroughly explained to them.

The message  communicated to the students through this seminar was that every student needs to understand that academic writing is a goal that they can attain. It takes practice to become a good academic writer.  Students really benefited out of this session.

Overall, the programme turned out to be a successful one as students could raise their queries which was cleared during the interaction time.  The programme was coordinated by Reyza Nezrin (Faculty in charge) under the guidance of Deepthi Serene Jose, (Head Of the Department – Business Administration) .