India Associate Professor of Operations and Information Systems Clarkson University Visiting
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Santosh Mahapatra is Associate Professor of Operations and Information Systems at Clarkson University, New  York. His research and teaching activities concern Sourcing Strategy and E-Procurement; Capabilities, Practices and Performance Relationship; Manufacturing and Supply Chain Flexibility; Advanced Manufacturing Practices and Environment Management; Re-manufacturing and Reverse Logistics; and Utility Theory and Multi-Criteria Decision Models. He received his PhD in Business Administration at Michigan State University. At Clarkson he teaches courses in Quality Management and Lean Enterprise as well as Supply Chain Environmental Management.


The goal of this course is to provide participants with the principal topics on operations strategy, organization of production systems and value creation in the supply chain. The main models and techniques of production strategy, supply chain design and strategic management of supplier relationships will be presented. Particular attention will be paid to the management of the production systems in leading enterprises from the region, including the automotive and motorcycle, advanced mechanics and packaging industries.
Speakers include managers and consultants whom are experts on the course’s topics.