MBA Dissertation, MBA Project/Dissertation
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Management - North Dakota State
Vinod Lall is the co-chair and professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the AACSB accredited Paseka School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) with teaching responsibilities in supply chain management, operations management, management science, project management and management information system.

Since 2003, he has been involved in offering a graduate course in logistics and supply chain management to US Navy personnel through the Department of Engineering Management at Old Dominion University. Every Fall Semester, he teaches an Executive MBA course in Operations Management for American University Bulgaria at the Elieff Center in Sofia, Bulgaria. Other international teaching assignments at the graduate level have taken Vinod to Ecuador, India and Thailand. Previously, he developed and taught online courses for Kaplan, a division of The Washington Post.

In August 2006, Vinod earned the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential by APICS, The American Society for Operations Management. In 2013, he was appointed to be a member of the CSCP subcommittee. The subcommittee is responsible for developing and maintaining the CSCP body of knowledge.

Vinod’s recent research activities have focused on the application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for selection decisions and the application of the Six Sigma methodology to services and transactional data. He has an active research agenda and published nine peer reviewed journal articles between 2009 and 2015.

Vinod and his wife Rita have been married for 29 years. They are the proud parents of two daughters - Naveena (24) and Anjali who unexpectedly passed away in June 2014 at the age of 18