T.T. Kachwala



  • Ph.D. (Management) (North Gujarat University) April 2006.
  • MAM (N.M.I.M.S. / Bombay University) 1989, First Rank in Bombay University.
  • B.E. (Mechanical) (V.J.T.I. / Bombay University) 1984, First class with Honours (72% marks).

Email:  t.kachwala@sbm.nmims.edu

Academic Experience:Total 33 years; as full time faculty - 23 years, as visiting faculty – Additional 10 years.

1) Professor at NMIMS University (School of Business Management) in the area of Operations Management & Decision Sciences from April 2007 onwards.

2) Associate Professor (OM & DS), N.M.I.M.S. (July 2001 – March 2007).

3) Administrative positions in the following areas: (i) MBA (Part-Time) - Program Chairperson, (ii) Operations Management & Decision Sciences – Area Chairperson, (iii) Services Management - Program Chairperson, (iv) TEDxNMIMS - Committee Chair.

4) Visiting faculty {NMIMS and other Management Institutes (1991 - 2001)}.

  • Courses: MMS, MBA (PGDBA / PGDBM), MBA Part-Time (MMM, MFM, MHRDM), MPE (Week End Executive Programs), Family Business Programs, Executive MBA programs
  • Subjects: Excel for Statistics & Data Analysis, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Statistics for Management, Operations Research & Basic Econometrics

Industry Experience (Total 13 years)

Godrej - GE Appliance Ltd. - Bombay (December 1984 to April 1997) {with a break in service for one year in 1993 for an overseas job at Al Babtain Speed Queen Wringer Washer factory, Riyadh} - Last position held - Deputy Manager Design; worked in areas of Design like Identification of CTQ parameters on Drawings, Compliance of Product Safety Requirements for Refrigerators, Performance / Feature / Cost Analysis of Competitors Models. Training & Development Activities, ISO9000 Activities (Certified Lead Assessor - CII / Cranfield Univ.), Managerial Assignments like computation of Key Performance Areas for the Appliance Division, Technical Projects / Assignments like setting up Plastic Raw Material Testing Laboratory, Setting up Gauge Calibration room, Setting up Customer Acceptance Test Laboratory, Customer Usage Test Laboratory, Shipping Test Laboratory, Quality Systems Formulation like Rejection Cost Estimation, Quality Audit System, Problem Solving System, Incoming Inspection System, Quality Indicator System, Vendor Performance Evaluation System, & Quality Control Activities for Refrigerator Manufacturing Plant.

Executive Training

Executive MBA (fast track), MPE Week-End Courses at Mumbai & Bangalore, NMIMS PhD program, Retail MDP at NMIMS (Repeated programs), Training program for Teachers refresher course (repeated), Defence Program, Mercedes Benz India, Thermax India (Repeated programs), Forbes Marshall (Repeated programs), Jindal (Repeated programs), Dr. Reddy’s (Repeated programs), Tata Motors (All India 4 Branches), Taj Hotels (Repeated programs), Air Freight Limited, B Braun Medicals, Tata Chemicals, Asian Paints, Essar Group, Development Credit Bank, ICICI Bank, Trac mail Limited, AirTel Services, 3 S Global Services (Repeated programs), Intelenet Services (Repeated programs), Mahindra Intertrade Limited, Lupin Laboratory (Repeated programs), Larsen & Toubro (Repeated Programs).


  • Subjects: Excel for Statistics & Data Analysis,
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Statistics for Management
  • Operations Research
  • Visual Analytics using Tableau
  • Service Operation Management

Expertise and Research Interest

No. of citations –

Google Scholar – 40

Scopus - 4

ORCID number- 0000-0003-0766-4304

Web of Science Researcher ID : AAV-6965-2020

Contribution to Community

  • Free Teaching & Career counselling to Needy & Under privileged students (through Reference)


  • Consistently Excellent feedback from students & participants of different programs for the last 29 years of management teaching (Excel for Statistics & Data Analysis, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Statistics for Management & Operations Research subjects)
  • Founder Editor – ServeArthan Magazine – An initiative of NMIMS MBA Services Management – 4 issues released; October 2008, February 2009, October 2009 & March 2010 with academic & industry participation
  • The 17th Business School Affaire Awards & Dewang Mehta Business School Awards for “Best Teacher in Operations Management” in November 2009
  • Bombay Management Association award for “Outstanding Teacher” for the Year 2008 - 2009
  • “Best Faculty award for the year 2006 – 2007” presented by NMIMS
  • Securing first rank in the University at The Masters in Administrative Management Program” presented by Bombay University
  • “Meritorious Performance at The Masters in Administrative Management Program” presented by NMIMS on four occasions
  • “Excellent Employee Performance” presented by Godrej GE Appliances Ltd. on 2 occasions
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