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Mashkur-Zafar

Mashkur Zafar

Adjunct Faculty 

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Education

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Management, JJTU University, India (2018)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Operations and Marketing, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India (1992)
  • BSc Engineering (Electrical Engineering), ZH College of Engineering and Technology, AMU, India (1990)

Special Courses

  • Completed a three-day Training Program on Six Sigma Green Belt organised by SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, India (September 5-7, 2007)
  • Completed ISO 9000:2000 Series Foundation and Internal QMS Auditor Training Course (Course No. A 17316 Certified by IRCA) conducted by Indian Institute of Quality Management (IIQM), at Jaipur, India (September 10 & 12, 2007) (Certificate No. IIQM/TRG/1625/07)
  • Completed “Masters Diploma in Big Data and Hadoop” from Nex-G, Noida, India (October 4-November 17, 2015)
Areas of Expertise
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Statistics & Decision Sciences
SUBJECT TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Marketing Research/Business Research
  • Operations Research/ Quantitative Techniques
  • Statistics
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Maths
  • Data Analytics using Excel and SPSS
EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience

  • Taught at leading universities and colleges in India and abroad such as IIM-Ranchi, NIFTEM, NIIT, SP Jain, University of West London - UAE, Boston International - Nepal, NDIM, JIMS
  • Experienced to teach a wide range of subjects to students at all levels – Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Executive MBA
  • Motivator, Mentor and Guide to Students
  • Handling Final Projects of MBA students in Finance, HR, Marketing and Operations. The students were advised to use the tools and techniques taught in Research Methodology.
  • Subjects are taught using software such as Excel Solver, Excel QM, PhStat, OM Explorer, QM for Windows, TORA, SPSS, R, RStudio
  • Developed courses in Retail Analytics and Business Analytics
  • Conducted MDP’s and FDP’s on topics of Operations Management, Research Methodology, Data/Business Analytics, Text Analytics, etc.
  • Consistent delivery of courses at reputed colleges with extremely good students’ feedback and recommendations

Corporate Experience

  • Launching the “Best Indian Goods Directory” in 1992 which was an online fax retrieval system of getting to know importers of your product category, country-wise. Concept Selling and complete Launch to publication of the Directory.
  • Managing the Leather Garment Division as an export executive and dealing with buyers worldwide. Complete with sourcing, order processing till shipment.
  • Managing the entire Shoe Sole production line; coordinating between the Sole division and Shoe division.
  • Import Export responsibility for Shoe Division, Garment Division and Aviation Division. Worldwide sourcing of parts for the 11 Helicopters. From sending RFQs to negotiation and final order placement.
  • Managing the entire Logistics, Import clearance for the Airline division, Contract Management, Contract Negotiation with Russian MI-172 Helicopter spare parts suppliers.
  • Letter of Credit Opening, Foreign Exchange remittances, Coordination with DGFT, Banks, RBI, DGFT, Customs House, Udyog Bhawan (Ministry of Industry), Handling Import of Restricted items such as Signal Flare Gun.
  • Suggesting Quality Improvement and Inventory Management Techniques.

Consulting Experience

  • Competent to provide consultancy in Quality Management, Application of Statistical Techniques in Operations

Research Interests

  • Involved in the area of Business Analytics which will integrate software-based learning of statistics and operations research. This would then be implemented first on Excel, then on SPSS/SAS, then on “R” and “RStudio” and finally storage would take place on HADOOP. This will make management students closer to becoming Data Engineers.
  • Current interest also lies in the area of applying OR techniques (Prescriptive Analytics) in the area of “Marketing” and “HR”

Conference Presentations

  • “Technology: A New Era of Marketing” Presented this paper in International Conference on September 20, 2019, at India Habitat Centre, in conference theme “Emergence of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things”
  • “Creating a Grid for Promotion and Distribution Practices - A study of Leading Brands” Presented this paper in International Conference organised by Department of Commerce and Management, VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics, Marmagao, Goa, India, August 2018
  • “Exploring New Trends for Employable Skills in New India” Presented this paper in National Conference on August 11, 2018, in the conference theme “Employable Skill Development in New India”
  • “A Study of Distribution Practices by Leading Brands – An Analytical Hierarchy Approach (AHP)” Presented the paper in the International Multidisciplinary Conference organised by Indo Global Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture on June 11, 2018, in Mumbai, India
  • “Relevance of Swami Vivekanand in Context to Blue Ocean Strategy” Presented the paper in International Conference on “International Relevance of Vivekananda Thoughts in Modern Research” organised by Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewal University, Jhunjhunu-Rajasthan at JJTU Campus, India, on January 12, 2018
  • “Performance Assessment of Retail Store under Demonetization: A Frontier Analysis Approach” Presented a paper in International Conference on “Sustainability of Environment, Energy, Ecology and Corporate Governance in India” organised by Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewal University, Jhunjhunu-Rajasthan at JJTU Campus on December 24, 2016

Research Papers

  • “Technology: A New Era of Marketing” Published in book form in conference theme “Emergence of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things” Excel India Publishers page 275-283, ISBN 978-93-88237-82-6 September 2019
  • “Creating a Grid for Promotion and Distribution Practices - A study of Leading Brands” Published in Journal Ajanta Volume-VIII, Issue-III, July-September 2018 page 1-17, ISSN 2277-5730 (Journal No. 40776)
  • “Exploring New Trends for Employable Skills in New India” Published in book form in the conference theme “Employable Skill Development in New India” Excel India Publishers page 275-283, ISBN 978-93-88237-00-0 August 2018
  • “A Study of Promotion Practices by Leading Brands-An Analytical Hierarchy Approach (AHP)” Published in Journal Ajanta Volume-VII, Issue-II, April-June 2018 Part-I page 11-19, ISSN 2277-5730 (Journal No. 40776)
  • “A Study of Distribution Practices by Leading Brands-An Analytical Hierarchy Approach (AHP)” Published in Journal Ajanta Volume-VII, Issue-II, April-June 2018 Part-III page 29-36 ISSN 2277-5730 (Journal No. 40776)
  • "Data Envelopment Analysis” Published an Article in Chartered Institutes E-Letter 2009
  • “A Comparative Study of Promotion and Distribution Practices” Published in Journal International Research Journal of Management Sociology and Humanities (IRJMSH) Vol 8 Issue 2 (Feb 2017) page 15-18, ISSN 2277-9809(O) and 2348-9359(P)
  • “Evaluating The Correlation Between Total Quality Management & Performance Excellence” Published in GLOBUS an International Journal of Management and IT, Volume 3 No.1 Jul-Dec 2011 page 40-45 ISSN 0975-721X

Editorial and Reviewer Activities

  • Reviewed articles and papers on Management for Conference of London School of Management Education held on August 19-20, 2020

Conferences & Workshops

  • Invited as Speaker on E-Conference organised by Sandip University on “Industry 4.0: Future Perspective and Agility (ICIFPA 2020)” June 29-30, 2020
  • Conducted an online FDP on “Research Methods and Analytical Techniques” from June 17-23, 2020, and delivered lectures specifically on Time Series analysis using Excel, Logistic Regression, ANOVA, ANCOVA, MANOVA, MANCOVA. The FDP was organised by SEMT’s MB Harris College of Arts and Commerce along with Parul University {https://youtu.be/SN_rgvkQto0 begins at time 4:39:25 (Day 4), https://youtu.be/SN_rgvkQto0 begins at time 4:27:00 (Day 5), https://youtu.be/wdyqpbpMCDw begins at time 00:00: (Day 6), https://youtu.be/B-YS5zr0-XY Valedictory Function of the conference, begins at time 06:42:27 (Day 7)}
  • Conducted a Webinar on “Business Analytics - Looking Through Data” on May 16, 2020, University of West London – Ras Al Khaimah Branch Campus – UAE
  • Conducted FDP on “Data Analytics using SPSS” on March 5, 2020, at American College of Dubai
  • Conducted FDP on Statistical Methods using SPSS at NDIM, India, on December 17, 2018
  • Conducted an FDP on “Text Analytics and Analytical Hierarchy Process” as Guest of Honour at Jagan Institute of Management Studies – Rohini, India, on September 26, 2017. The Theme of the FDP was “Digitising and Skilling the Business Educators”.
  • Participated in Two-day Program on “HR Analytics” November 23-24, 2019, Agra, organised by MSME, Agra - Government of India
  • Participated in National Workshop on “Ganit Development in Bharat” by world-renowned mathematician Dr CK Raju on December 7, 2018, organised by Kautilya International Foundation
  • Participated in Two-day Entrepreneurship Development Program on Digital Marketing March 10-11, 2018, Agra, organised by MSME - Technology Development Centre (PPDC) Government of India
  • Participated in International Conference on “People Analytics and Future of Work” organised by New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) at NDIM Campus, India, on January 23, 2018
  • Participated in National Conference on “Environment Economics and Rural Waste Water Treatment, Reuse and Recycle” organised by Shri Jagdish Prasad Jhabarmal Tibrewal University, Jhunjhunu-Rajasthan at JJTU Campus on February 26, 2017
  • Participated in International Conference on “The Global Challenges of Emerging Environment Economics and Rural Waste Water Treatment, Reuse-waste and Economic Balance Management” organised by Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewal University, Jhunjhunu-Rajasthan at JJTU Campus in May 2017
  • Participated in Faculty Development Workshop on “E-Learning Tools: Enhancing Teaching and Learning Experiences” organised by New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) at NDIM Campus on May 26, 2017
  • Participated in One-Day Seminar on “Lean Practices” on June 22, 2014, in Noida, organised by MSME - Technology Development Centre (PPDC) Government of India
  • Participated in 8th National Quality Conclave held at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi, organised by Quality Council of India, March 8-9, 2013
  • Participated in Faculty Development Workshop on “Advanced Research Methodology and Data Analytical Tools” organised by Jaipuria Institute of Management, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad, India, at Japuriya Campus on July 10-14, 2013
  • Participated in FDP on “Advance Multivariate Analysis for Management Research” organised by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Gr. Noida, India, between April 18-20, 2013
  • Participated in FDP on “Data Envelopment Analysis” organised by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) Gr. Noida, India, in 2012
  • Participated in National Conference on “Research Paper Presentation, Designing and Implementing Marketing Strategies” organised by All India Management Association (AIMA) on May 22, 2007
  • Participated in Workshop on “Case Study Method” vs “Lecture Delivery Method” for teaching organised by BIMTECH in 2006

Awards & Recognition

  • Won the Exemplary Educationist Award presented by Indo Global Chamber of Commerce, Pune, at a ceremony organised in Goa, India, on August 18, 2018
  • Won the “Santosh Bansal Memorial Award of Recognition” presented at SPANDAN 2018 (March 10, 2018) and SPANDAN 2019 (March 16, 2019), organised by New Delhi Institute of Management, India
  • Won the IIPM Award for “Outstanding Academic Contribution” from 2007 to 2012

Memberships

  • Research Professionals (Operations Research, Business Analytics, Market Research, SAS & SPSS)
  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Research Group
  • Integrated Institute of Supply Chain Management – IISCM
  • EURO Working Group on Practice of Operations Research