This training program was organized by the Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI from December 1 –December 10, 2021, with the support of NAHEP-CAAST module of IARI.  The course was targeted to introduce the students of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Statistics to advances in forecasting techniques and soft-wares during the ten days of intensive online training through Zoom platform. The sessions were planned with equal emphasis on both theory and hands-on.