Operations Management & Decision Sciences

About Operations Management & Decision Sciences

About Us

The Operations Management & Decision Sciences group contributes through teaching, research and corporate training programs. The Area offers specialisation in Operations Management & Decision Sciences Management and also conducts core courses and a wide range of elective courses list shared. The Area also contributes significantly to executive education both, short and long term. The Operations Management & Decision Sciences faculty members have interests in Procurement and planning, supply chain management, decision making under uncertainty, logistics management., Inventory Management, Data Analysis, Industry 4.0, Digitalization, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability, Green Supply Chain, Food Supply Chains, Measurement of Productivity, Service Quality and Information Technology in Indian Banking Sector, After Sales services, Green collaboration, Supply Chain-Business/Humanitarian, Quality aspects, Operations Strategy, Supply Chain contracts, Supply chain coordination, supply chain modelling and network design, Mathematical model building for supply chain and operations related problems, Manufacturing Strategy, Lean Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing, Work system Design, Business Competitiveness, Industrial Ergonomics, Operation Management, Service Operation, Supply Chain Management, TQM, Healthcare Management, Health Economics, Public Health, Digital Health.

Faculty Members

The Operations Management & Decision Sciences area consists of the following members

Prof. Shirsendu Nandi


FPM (PhD) (Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques), IIM Indore; MSc (Mathematics), IIT Kharagpur; BSc (Honours) (Mathematics), Presidency College, Calcutta University

Prof. Aakanksha Kishore


PhD (Inventory Management), University of Delhi; M.Sc. (Operations Research), University of Delhi; B.Sc. (Honors) Mathematics, University of Delhi; CSIR-NET (Mathematical Sciences); Actuarial Science Papers (Institute of Actuaries of India, Mumbai), CT1: Financial Mathematics; CT3: Probability and Mathematical Statistics; CT6: Statistical Methods

Prof. Alok Kumar


PhD (Operational Research), University of Delhi; M.A (Operational Research), University of Delhi; B.A (Hons.) Mathematics, University of Delhi

Prof. Hitesh Arora


PhD; Post Graduation (Operational Research); Graduate in Mathematics (Hons.) - University of Delhi

Prof. Shubhangini Rajput


PhD, IIT Delhi; MBA (Information Technology enabled Services), ABV-IIITM, Gwalior; B.Tech (Bioinformatics), Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Pune

Prof. Sourabh Kulkarni


Fellow (Industrial Engg), (NITIE, Mumbai); M.Tech (Industrial Engg), VIT-Pune Pune University; B.E.(Production Engg), Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Prof. Sumeet Kaur


PhD, Saurashtra University; M.Phil (Statistics); M.Sc (Statistics); B.Sc (Statistics) - Gujarat University

Prof. Vipulesh Shardeo


PhD, IIT Delhi; M. Tech. (Industrial Engineering and Management), IIT(ISM) Dhanbad; B. E. (Industrial and Production Engineering), RGPV Bhopal.

Courses offered by us

The Operations Management & Decision Sciences Area faculty offers the following courses in various programs.

PGDM Core Courses

Business Analytics-I (BA-I) – 3.0 Credits
Optimization Model for Decision Making (OMDM)-3.0 Credits
Operations Management-I (OM-I) – 1.5 Credits
Operations Management-II (OM-II) – 1.5 Credits
Business Research Methods (BRM)-1.5 Credits
Project Management (PM)-1.5 Credits

PGP Elective

Business Analytics-II
Multivariate Data Analysis
Procurement Manufacturing Planning & Control
Advance Project Management
Supply Chain Management
Operations Strategy
Decision Modelling Using Spreadsheets
World Class Operations
Global Logistics Management
Service Operations and Analytics
Healthcare Analytics

PGP-X Compulsory Courses

Business Analytics-I (BA-I) – 3.0 Credits
Optimization Model for Decision Making (OMDM)-3.0 Credits
Business Research Methods (BRM)-1.5 Credits
Project Management (PM)-1.5 Credits

FDP Courses

FDP on SPSS & Research Methods
FDP on Multivariate Data Analysis

Executive Education Programmes

Effective Purchasing Skills and Strategic Sourcing
Decision Making Techniques for Managers
Advance Excel Training
Manufacturing Competitiveness Through Operational Excellence
Successful Implementation of Public Private partnership project

The list of electives above, including those specified as SAPR, is indicative and tentative. Students may opt for these courses subject to specialization requirements, availability, eligibility, limitations on class size, etc.