Purdue University is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of our community by moving to online delivery of classes for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Events are also being restricted or suspended through May 2nd. For the latest information and guidance on Purdue’s response to COVID-19 please visit: https://Purdue.university/covid-19
Dilip Chhajed is Associate Dean for Online Programs and Strategic Innovations at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. Professor Chhajed is leading the development and launch of all online programs and new initiatives that have long term implications for the Krannert School.
Prior to joining Krannert, he was Professor of Information, Operations, Supply Chain and Analytics in the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At Illinois, he has been Associate Head and Executive Director of Masters Programs. In this administrative role, he managed four and lead the formation of three new Master of Science programs: MS in Technology Management, MS in Management and the fully on-line MS in Strategic Brand Communication, which jointly offered with the college of Media.
He earned his PhD at Purdue University, MS from UT-Dallas and B. Tech from IIT Bombay. He has taught at the University of Warsaw, Poland; Sogang University, South Korea; Purdue University; and GISMA in Hanover, Germany. His current research and teaching interests are in product design and healthcare operations. He is an associate editor of Decision Sciences, and has served on the editorial boards of INFOR, MS&OM and International Journal of Operations, and Quantitative Management. He has co-edited (with Tim Lowe) the book titled, "Building Intuition: Insights from Basic Operations Management Models and Principles."
Purdue launches online analytics degree
Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering an online Master’s in Business Analytics in fall 2020. The degree is aimed at working professionals. Students will receive broad exposure to various functional areas of business and
how they use information to make better-informed decisions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the need for business analysts to increase 14% by 2024, and this degree will prepare participants for a wide variety of roles within the industry.