Dr. Soumyajyoti Datta is an assistant professor in Operations Management and Decision Sciences at Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University Bhubaneswar. He has been associated with Xavier Institute of Management since 2019. He is a graduate in electronics and instrumentation engineering from West Bengal University of Technology and has completed his Doctor of Philosophy form Indian Institute of Management Indore in Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques. He has also done Executive Programme in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence from Indian Institute of Management Ranchi. He has a corporate experience of two and a half years in the information technology industry and research experience of five years. His articles have been accepted by several international conferences and journals of repute such as Operations Management Education Review. He has won several recognitions including global awards, and scholarships for his academic endeavours. He has published business cases in Ivey Case Publishing, indexed by Harvard Business Publishing. He has also worked on numerous consulting assignments concerning Public Distribution System in Madhya Pradesh and Indian Army. His current research interests include healthcare operations management, humanitarian supply chain, service operations, sustainability, business decision making, data mining and soft computing

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Statistics for Management, Levin, Rubin, Rustogi and Siddiqui, 8th / LATEST Edition, Pearson.


    1. Business Statistics for Contemporary Decision Making, Ken Black, 5th Edition, Wiley Publications (India Edition).

    2. Statistics for Business and Economics, Anderson, Sweeney and Williams, 11th Edition, Cengage Learning.

    3. Basic Econometrics by Damodar N. Gujarati, Mc Graw Hills.

    4. Multivariate Data Analysis, by Joseph F. Hair, Jr; William C. Black, Barry J. Babin and Rolph E. Anderson, Prentice Hall.

    5. Quantitative Methods for Business by Anderson, Sweeney, Williams, Camm & Martin, CENGAGE Learning.

  • Selected Reading Materials will be shared / distributed during the course.