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Prof. Suman Kalyan Ghosh

Assistant Professor [ Alliance School of Business ]

Prof. Suman Kalyan Ghosh holds a master’s degree in Mathematics (Major – Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics, and Operations Research) from IIT Kanpur. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree from the Dept. of Studies in Statistics, University of Mysore under the guidance of Dr. S. Ravi in the areas of Multi-state Reliability, and Renewal Processes. Prof Ghosh also holds several other academic and professional qualifications as listed below:

  • Executive MBA (Specialization: Finance) from Manipal University
  • UGC-CSIR NET qualified in the subject Mathematical Sciences
  • Qualifications in Actuarial papers (Institute of Actuaries of India) – Probability & Mathematical Statistics (CT3), Business Economics (CT7)
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Certification in Project Management – PRINCE2 (Foundation)

Prof. Ghosh teaches Operations Management, Business Analytics, Total Quality Management, Business Statistics, Managerial Mathematics and Quantitative Methods, Computer Applications in Business in the University. He has more than 11.5 years of teaching, industry, academic and research experiences in ITES and E-commerce/Education sectors in the field of Quality and Six Sigma, Analytics, Operations Management.

Prof. Ghosh started his career as a Quality Analyst (Quality Lead) at Quality Department (Operations), Infosys BPO Ltd. (July, 2006 to Aug, 2008). Thereafter he joined Edusys Services Pvt. Ltd. as a Consultant - Six Sigma and served there for a period of 7 years and 8 months in different roles before joining Alliance University. He was promoted twice in this course of time and at the time of leaving Edusys Services he was designated as Senior Manager - Analytics & SEO. Apart from that Prof. Ghosh was associated with many companies/ institutes as consulting roles:

  • GATE–Indian Institute of Tutorials as a Guest Faculty - Statistics for a period of 4.5 years   
  • TIME, Bangalore as a Guest Faculty - Engineering Mathematics
  • Chegg as SME (Advanced Math, Stat and Probability)
  • MeritTrac Services Pvt Ltd as SME, Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Spanedea as Faculty, Quantitative Techniques

Prof. Ghosh is actively involved in research. His major area of research includes Stochastic Models, Renewal Processes, Business Analytics, Queuing Systems, Total Quality Management (SQC, DOE), and Multi-state Reliability.


Books/ Publication: Co-author of "A Guide to the SMstudy® Sales and Marketing Body of Knowledge" (SMBOK® Guide) – Marketing Research (2015 Edition), ISBN: 978-0-9899252-6-6 published by SMstudy®, a brand of VMEDu®, Inc. 410 N 44th Street, Suite 240 Phoenix, Arizona 85008 USA. Chapters written – chapter 3 and 4, Data collection and Data analysis, Appendix: Statistics.


Book Chapters Reviewed

Quality Management (Chapter 1: History of Quality, Chapter 6: Quality Circles and 5S Principles), CENGAGE Learning India Pvt. Ltd. during Feb – Mar, 2017.

FDP/ Workshops Attended

  1. Attended and successfully completed AICTE sponsored 2 weeks Faculty Development Program (FDP) during 3 – 16 Dec, 2017 on Multivariate Data Analysis for Advanced Research at International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar. Topics discussed in the FDP are Fundamentals of Inferential Statistics, Univariate and Bivariate Data Analysis, Exploratory Factor Analysis, Multiple Regression Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling, Conjoint Analysis, Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Structural Equation Modelling (SEM), Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM), Artificial Neural Network (ANN) using tools like SPSS, R, AMOS, Weka and Excel-miner. Presented a research project as part of the partial fulfilment of the FDP certification.
  2. Attended and successfully completed 2 weeks workshop (Advanced Instructional School for Teachers) during 23 October – 04 November, 2017 on Asymptotic Theory of Statistical Inference ( at SP Pune University organized by National Centre for Mathematics and Department of Statistics, Center of Advanced Studies, Savitribai Phule Pune University.
  3. Participated in SAS, Advanced Analytics & Excel - (Parametric & Non Parametric Test, Correlation & Regression Analysis, Predictive Modelling using Linear and Logistic Regression, Cluster Analysis, Factor Analysis) during July – Aug, 2012 at Analytics Training Institute, Bangalore.
  4. Participated in Project Management (PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner) Classroom Training for 5 days organized by SCOLL.
  5. Participated in Project Management using Microsoft Project Professional for 2 days conducted by Evayaa IT Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  6. Participated in Project Management (PMP Exam Preparation) for 4 days conducted by (PMI - Registered Education provider)
  7. Participated in Sample size calculation & SLA base lining for 3 days conducted by Infosys BPO Ltd. (Quality Dept.)
  8. Participated in Cross Functional process map using MS Visio for 2 days conducted by Infosys BPO Ltd. (Quality Dept.)
  9. Participated in Leadership Fundamentals for 3 days conducted by Infosys BPO Ltd. (Quality Dept.).
  10. Participated in the art of coaching & giving feedback for 2 days conducted by Infosys BPO Ltd. (Quality Dept.)
  11. Participated in Effective Communication for 2 days conducted by Infosys BPO Ltd. (Quality Dept.)
  12. Participated in Six Sigma Green Belt (DMAIC life cycle, Advanced Quality Tools) for 5 days conducted by Infosys BPO Ltd. (Quality Dept.)

Achievements/ Rewards & Recognitions

  1. Completed Certification courses (NPTEL Online Certification, July – September, 2017) on Data Analytics (Score: 82%, Elite Certificate) and R Software (Score: 90%, Elite + Gold Medal Certificate)
  2. Received RAMP Award for writing Handbook on statistical self-learning deck for Quality professionals carrying out six sigma projects from Infosys BPO.
  3. Received Team award for successfully organizing Knowledge Management Campaign at Infosys BPO
  4. MCM Scholarship holder from IIT Kanpur for consistent academic performance in the Master’s Degree (2004 – 2006)
  5. Awarded Ramanuj Pattu Ayanger Memorial Prize for securing third highest marks in Mathematics Honours Exam of the Calcutta University among the students of the college in the year 2004.
  6. Awarded Dr. Satinath Bagchi Memorial Prize for securing highest marks in Mathematics Honours in Part I Exam of the Calcutta University among the students of the college in the year 2003.
  7. National Scholarship holder for consistent academic performance throughout (10, 10+2, B.Sc.)

Affiliation with Professional Bodies / Academic &Research Organizations

  • Life member of Indian Association for Productivity, Quality, and Reliability (IAPQR)
  • Life member of Alumni Association of IIT Kanpur
  • Life member of Alumni Association of Presidency College, Kolkata
  • Student member of Institute of Actuaries of India

Attended Conference/ Seminar

  • MTTS Silver Jubilee Programme during May 19 – 20, 2017 at RIE Mysore
  • Pan IIT Digital Empowerment Program on 22 July, 2017 at National Science Symposium Complex, Sir CV Raman Avenue, IISc, Bangalore
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