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Prof. V. Suresh Chandra

Suresh Chandra

Name Prof V. Suresh Chandra
Area of Subject Operations Management
Email suresh.vc@iba.ac.in


Prof. V. Suresh Chandra holds a B.Tech(Chemical Engineering)degree from IIT Kharagpur and a Master degree in Industrial Management from IIT chennai. He has been visiting faculty at NIT Trichy and also taught full time at XIME, Bangalore, in the areas of Operations Management and Project Management. Prior to joining IBA, Prof. Suresh had worked in Ceat Tyres(Glass Fibre division) and Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers leading to working knowledge and appreciation of all areas of operations management. Nearly two decades in Sanmar Engeneering corporation provided exposure to Global partners and world class manufacturing practices. He worked closely with manufacturing practices. He worked closely with in house training programs and has conducted


Educational Qualifications
  • M.Tech (Industrial Management )-IIT Chennai
  • B.Tech (Chemical Engineering )-IIT Kharagpur
Work Experience
  • Professor –Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship –Bangalore
  • Vice President –Sanmar Foundries Ltd –Chennai
  • General Manager –Sanmar PTI Filters Ltd –Chennai
Professional Affiliation
  • Member, Association of Indian Management Schools AIMS
  • Member, Indian Institute of Materials Management
  • Member, Operations Research Society Of India
Area of Research
  • Service Operations Management
  • Ethical Issues in Supply Chains
  • EI or EIF Rejig the exit interview –published in Innovation and Organizational Changes –ISBN 938062727
  • Innovation Metrics –A Strategic Priority –published in Innovative Management Strategies- ISBN 9789382163213
Papers Presented
  • Resolve or Regret ,Lessons in Conflict Management- Paper presented at the International Conference on ‘Indian Management for Global effectiveness-Insights from Mahabharata’ at Indus Business Academy , Bangalore 19th to 21st Feb 2010.
  • EI or EIF Rejig the Exit Interview-presented at the National Conference on ‘Innovations and Organizational Changes in the Contemporary Arena’ Velammal Engineering College,Chennai 9th July 2010.
  • Quality Cost Analysis in a Steel Foundry –presented at the International Conference on ‘Management Practices for sustainable growth ‘at Annamalai University ,28th to 30th July 2010.
  • Conspiracy of Silence ,Ethics in Global Sourcing –presented at the International Conference on ‘Value Based Management ‘ at DSVV Haridwar ,11th 13th Aug 2010.
  • The Productivity Exigency –presented at the National Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Management’ at IJCE Tuticorin ,3rd Sept 2010.
  • Ethics in B-School Curricula, A Perspective-presented at the International Conference on ‘Business Ethics and Human Values’ at University Business School Panjab University Chandigarh ,on 23rd Dec 2010
  • Innovation Metrics ,A Strategic Priority –National Conference on ‘Innovative Management Strategies ‘ at MITS Madanapalle on 11th and 12th May 2012
  • Ecopreneurship in B Schools –International Conference on ‘Situating New Management Philosophy ,Nature ,Mind and Technology ‘ at IBA Bangalore 20th to 22nd February 2013
  • Harmonic Supply Chains through Collaboration at International Conference on “Moving towards Harmonic Society Envisioning Management, Leadership & Consciousness in the Twenty First Century” at IBA Bangalore 23rd to 25th April 2014
  • Reverse Logistics in Product Recall, National Conference “Retailing in India Recent Trends and Upcoming Challenges ” Erode Arts and Science College, 20th September 2014
  • Productivity Imperativeness – Changing Trends, NCETEM 2014 JSS Academy of Tech Education, 6th Nov 2014
  • From the analog past to the digital future, Challenges in Knowledge Era ICAM Jamal Institute of Management – Trichy, 8th Jan 2015
  • People Recognition – Lessons from Ramayana, International Ramayana Conference held at IBA Bangalore, 18th to 19th Dec 2015
  • Implementation of Lean Management in a Steel Foundry, 13th AIMS International Conference organised at IBA Bangalore, 20th to 22nd Dec 2015
Papers Published
  • Strategic Planning for Production Capacity, IJRMSS Volume 2 Issue 3 July-Sept 2014
  • Open Innovation – Path to the Future, International Journal of Research & Business Innovation, Jan-June 2015, ISSN 2321 5615
Case Analysis
  • Against the Clock
  • KEC Foundry –Strategic Capacity Planning
Other Contributions
  • Conducted a program in  Operations & Production Management for PGDM program at T.A.Pai Management Institute  Nov 2011-Feb 2012.

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