Vijay Kumar Gupta

Vijay Kumar Gupta


Area: Operations Management

Ph.D. from IIT Delhi
M.Tech (Industrial Engineering and Production Engineering) from IIT Delhi
B Tech Mechanical Engineering, DCE, Delhi University
PGDBM and PGDMM, recognised by AICTE, Delhi

Professional Qualifications

Diploma in Corporate Management, AOTS, Tokyo, Japan
Diploma in Total Quality Management, AOTS, Tokyo, Japan
Diploma in Facilitator for TQM, JIT and TPM, AOTS, Tokyo, Japan
Diploma in Software Development and Expert Systems, JASS-AOTS, Tokyo Japan
Lead Assessor for ISO 9001, BSI, UK
Expert Train the Trainer Program- IMPACT : certified by Performance
Improvement Center, Auckland College of Education, New Zealand
Trained extensively in Japan by Experts from JUSE, JMA and CEOs of leading Japanese Mega Corporations



Has over 90 International publications to his credit including research papers in International Journals, International Conferences including National Standard on 5S, 50 text books on Japanese Management and Best Practices – TQM, TPM and Lean, Strategy Management, Leadership etc., rewritten, edited and published on behalf of JMA Group, Tokyo, Japan

Editorial and Reviewer Boards of International Research Journals

Editorial Board, Materials Management Research Journal
Editorial Board, Global Journal of Business Excellence, Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management
Reviewer Journal of Business Process Management , Emerald Publication
Reviewer Journal of Knowledge Management, Emerald Publication

Professional Experience
  • 26 years of rich Industry experience at Top Management Positions and over 10 years of Consulting, Research and Teaching experience in leading Industries and Business Schools.
  • Held Top management positions CEO / VP / GM in leading India Corporate and MNCs and turned around a number of sick companies into profitable, state of the art organizations and businesses and travelled extensively in US, Europe, Asia and Far East.
  • Few of the positions held
    • CEO India, JMA Group, Tokyo, Japan
    • VP Works, Birla VXL Ltd.
    • GM Group IT, Diversification and Technology, Birla VXL Ltd.
    • Plant Head, Purolator, Anand Group
    • GM Operations Prakash Industries Ltd.

Project Manager and Head Mfg. SCL Project, AUE ( now GE Motors Ltd. )

Professional Bodies
  • Former Chairman of IIIE NR
  • Vice President, AOTS AA Delhi ( affiliated to Association of Overseas Technical Scholarships, Tokyo, Japan), Founder Member Federation of AOTS AA India
  • Former Vice Chairman Technical SAE India NR
  • EC member of IITD PAN IIT committee 2006, IITD AA, Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management
  • Member BOS Indian Institute of Materials Management
  • FIE – Fellow of Institution of Engineers
  • FIETE – Fellow of Institution of electronics and Telecommunication engineers
  • FIIE – Fellow of Institution of Industrial Engineering
  • FIIM (UK) – Fellow of Institute of Industrial Managers UK
Professional and consulting Engagements
  • Conducted over 1200 training and consulting assignments in Indian Public and Private Sector Organizations and leading MNCs on Strategy Management, SCM, Lean, TQM, TPM, Six Sigma, Project Management, Communication and Leadership etc
  • Visiting faculty at department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi , IIM Lucknow NC and ASB University Denmark
  • Member Bureau of Indian Standards – Committee on development of Indian Standards on Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • WNF- AOTS Japan Expert on TQM, TPM, Lean, PM and SCM
  • Best Teacher in Operations Management by Dewang Mehta Business School Awards 2011
  • Appreciation Award for significant contribution to IIT Delhi Alumni Association
  • Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management by Indian Institute of Materials Management, 2011
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