Lall, Vinod Ph.D., CSCP

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Lall, Vinod Ph.D., CSCP

Degree From North Dakota State University


  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Vinod Lall, Ph.D., CSCP 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, project management and business analytics. He was the team lead in developing a joint program in Business Analytics with Computer Science and Mathematics department and a joint program in Global Supply Chain Management with the Project Management department.

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 Summer and Fall Semester, he teaches an Executive MBA course in Operations Management and Supply Chain 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. He has designed, developed and delivered online MBA courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management for numerous institutes.

He has an active research agenda and has been successful in meeting his personal goal of one peer reviewed journal article very year since 2000. Vinod’s recent research activities have focused on the application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for selection decisions, application of the Six Sigma methodology to services and transactional data and Supply Chain Management for Disaster Recovery and Humanitarian Efforts.

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. In January 2017, he was selected to be the subject matter expert team lead to develop CourXam modules for Operations Management. CourXam is a product with content and exam being developed by Cengage Learning.

Vinod and his wife Rita have been married for 31 years.  They are the proud parents of two daughters – Naveena (24) and Anjali who unexpectedly passed away is June 2014 at the age of 18.