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Sumit Datta

Sumit Datta
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  • Ph.D.
  • FIE (Fellow of Institution of Engineers)
  • B. Met. Engineering (Honors)


Dr. Sumit Datta has 38 years of Experience in Industry and Academics. He was the Executive Director of Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM), Coal India Limited and General Manager in Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). He is the Visiting Faculty at IIM, Kozhikode and Consulted with UNDP, Qatar Steel, and at NMC, Saudi Arabia. Conceived, Designed, Established and Led Enterprise Risk Management, Business Excellence, Quality and other Management Systems in organizations. Selected, recruited and trained large manpower for the most modern integrated steel plant. Organized worldwide knowledge transfer for the middle and senior executives. Designed and upgraded corporate training policy, systems and established Systematic Approach to Training, Designed and monitored training need analysis. Worked as Project Manager and Operation Manager in various capacities He has undertaken many Industrial and Academic Research projects and OD interventions, visited UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, South Korea, Bahrain, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Malaysia and Qatar and designed and conducted open programs and in-house programs for reputed organizations.

Area of expertise:

Operations Strategy, Operations Management, Project Management, Enterprise Risks Management, Quality Management

Also teaches/ taught at:

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

Research & Publications:

Edited Case Books, published cases and journal articles.