Faculty | SPJIMR


A rich and lively student-teacher interaction is at the heart of SPJIMR's success. Our faculty members are known to be great teachers, who can bring alive the subject, encourage critical thinking and offer a wider, holistic perspective that is critical in today's complex business environment.

Our faculty members are drawn from academia, industry, government sector and non-profits. Collectively, they bring in a wide range of experience in building and delivering knowledge and skills to prepare participants for leadership roles.

The teaching-learning process at SPJIMR is vastly enriched by a series of non-classroom initiatives through which our faculty help build among participants the right attitudes to enable them lead with purpose, meaning and with an idea of service to society.

We have more than 53 full time faculty members, of which 36 are PhDs. The average experience of the core faculty is over 18 years, with several who have come to academics after years of experience as practitioners. In addition, we have around 20 adjunct faculty and several more visiting faculty who engage with participants of various courses.


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Prof. R. Jayaraman

Professor - Operations


Educational Qualifications

University of British Columbia
M S in Metallurgical Engineering
Passed with distinction (81%)
1981 to 1983
Mathematical modeling , physical metallurgy

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Passed with 2.8 out of 4.0 Grade Points
1977 to 1979
Production & Operations Research , Finance

SIES Institute of Management, Mumbai
Diploma in Production Management
Passed with number 2 rank
1975 - 1976
Production and materials management

Indian Institute of Technology , Mumbai
B Tech
Passed with 7.54 out of 10.0 grade points
1969 - 1974
Physical metallurgy , Iron and steel manufacture


Areas of Competence and Interest

  • Operations Management
  • TQM, Business and Performance Excellence ( Malcolm Baldrige and EFQM )
  • Project Management
  • Strategy , Balanced Score Cards
  • International Management
  • World Class Management

Academic Courses taught

  • Operations Management ( PGPM , PGDM , GMP . PGEMP and PGMPW )
  • World Class Manufacturing (planned for PGDM )
  • Lean enterprise ( PGPM) 
  • TOC ( PGDM and  PGPM ) 
  • Performance Leadership ( PGPM ) 
  • Operations Strategy ( PGPM) 

Prof. R. Jayaraman

Professor - Operations

Published 55 papers , with two award winning papers , two books on project management. Research topics include Project Management , TQM , Business Excellence , Green Supply Chain , Business and Operations Strategy , Inventory Management , CSR 


Prof. R. Jayaraman

Professor - Operations

Prof. R. Jayaraman

Professor - Operations

Prof. R. Jayaraman

Professor - Operations

Prof. R. Jayaraman

Professor - Operations

Memberships (of professional and academic bodies/forums)

  • Member of Indian Institute of Metals , Member of the national Council on Quality of CII

Awards and Recognition

  • Won two awards for best papers published , several awards and recognition for work in Business Excellence in the Tata Group , recognised as one of the best assessors in the Baldrige and EFQM models , recognised as a key resource person in Balanced Score Cards implementation . Was selected by the “ Best Citizens of India “ forum and the “ India International Friendship Society “ for the “Best Citizen of India“ and “Bharat Jyoti“ awards for services to academia and industry in 2013 . Was also nominated by Tata Communications Limited for the “Best Changemaker“ award in the telecom industry in India in 2008. 

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