Professor and Dean
M.B.A. (Utkal University), M.B.A. (Houston); Ph.D. (Utkal University)
Dr Tapan K Panda is currently Professor and Dean at Jindal Global Business School. Prior to this he worked as a full time faculty member at Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Kozhikode and Indore. Dr Panda was also Director of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai and Founding Dean at School of Management, BML Munjal University. He teaches at different international universities across the globe including University of Bordeaux, France and China University of Politics and Law (CUPL).
Dr Panda completed his Masters of Business Administration from University of Houston, USA. He holds a PhD in the area of Brand Management. He has been a visiting scholar to many international universities in USA, Europe and Africa. He teaches courses on Brand Management, Customer Relationship Management, Strategies for Emerging Markets, Corporate Governance. He is a certified trainer for BOSS and Markstart simulations from Stratex Inc.
Dr Panda has published extensively on various areas of marketing and other allied disciplines. He writes columns on business matters in Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, Business Standard and Financial Express. He has published twenty-five books and more than 100 research papers on reputed and peer reviewed journals. Some of his representative publications include the following
Research Papers/Papers Published
Dr Panda consults for both public sector and private sector enterprises including government. Some of his impactful consulting in public sector includes Designing Family Planning Logistics Systems in India; Rebranding Kerala Handloom and Kochi Refinery, Developing Health Indices for ranking of states in India and Restructuring Public Utility Companies. His corporate clients include LG Television, BSNL, Coca Cola, Axis Bank, Hero Motocorp, UCO Bank, Deliver Bangladesh, UNISA, South Africa, Woodlands and Idea Cellular.