Anand Sasikumar

Research interest/Consulting area
Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Industrial engineering, Operations management and System dynamics
 
Courses Offered
Lean manufacturing, Total Quality Management, Quantitative techniques, Operations research, Production and Operations Management.
 
Positions Held / Associated With
Associate Professor-Acharya Bangalore B-School-Bangalore
Assistant Professor- DC School Management and Technology,Vagamon
Assistant Professor- SCMS School of Technology and Management (SSTM), Cochin
Fellow Student (External) – National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) - Mumbai 
Teaching Assistant-Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department-Concordia University-Canada
 
Also teaches/taught at
Acharya Bangalore B-School
DC School Management and Technology
SCMS School of Technology and Management
Prof. Anand Sasikumar, BTech (Mech),MBA, MS (IE,Canada)
Assistant Professor - Operations
anand@sdmimd.ac.in
 
Mr. Anand Sasikumar has done his graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, MBA from Bangalore University and Certified in Lean Six Sigma Green BeltHe has done his Masters in Industrial Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is pursuing his Fellow (Doctoral) programme in Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Systems and has submitted his thesis in the area of Lean manufacturing. He has successfully completed Postgraduate certificate in Project Management from Indira Gandhi Open University. He has attended various workshops on Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma organised by NIT, Trichy, Operations research conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, Statistical analysis by Vellore Business School and Information Storage and Management conducted by EMC Data Storage Systems, Bangalore.
 
Prior to joining SDMIMD, he was associated with Premier B-schools namely Acharya Bangalore B-School, Bangalore and SCMS School of Technology and Management, Cochin.

Publications

Edited Book

  1. Anand Sasikumar, Dr. Padmanav Acharya, Lean Supply Chain Management Practices in Tyre Manufacturing: A Profit Building Strategic Rationale, Enhancing National Competitiveness, Role of Industrial Engineering and Technology Management,Excel Publishers,ISBN:978-93-86256-15-7, 2016.

Book Review

  1. TN Srivastava, Statistics for management, SCMS Journal of Indian Management, October - December, 2008.
  2. Ankit Fadia, Boonlia Prince Komal, Systems Forensics, SCMS Journal of Indian Management,October-December,2009.
Journals
 
  1. Sasikumar A. & Acharya, P (2019). An Operational approach to gauge the lean performance in bias tyre manufacturing: a case study. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management. Accepted for publication.
  2. Sasikumar A. & Acharya P(2019). An application of analytic network process to prioritise critical success factors for implementing lean manufacturing in bias tyre manufacturing: a case study. Operations and Supply chain Management . Manuscript under review.
  3. Sasikumar A. & Acharya P (2019). A Systems dynamics model for assessing lean performance of Bias tyre manufacturing process. Being communicated to Computers and Industrial Engineering
  4. Unny B. & Sasikumar A (2018). Improving Supply Chain Transparency using Blockchain: Enablers and Challenges. ABBS Management Business and Entrepreneurship Review, ISSN: 0976-3341,Vol.9,No.2
  5. Sasikumar A. & Kumar K (2013). Value stream mapping in a manufacturing company. IJCBM ISSN:2319-2828, Vol.2 No.2 

International Conferences

  1. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Challenges of implementing Lean manufacturing with a focus on Tyre industry" Diamond Jubilee National Convention of IIIE & International Conference Role of Industrial Engineering in Industry 4.0 Paradigm,September,  27-30 ,2018,Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University,Bhubaneshwar”.
  2. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Critical Success factors for Implementing Lean Manufacturing: An attempt to explore" 11th ISDSI International conference, December , 27-30, 2017 ,Indian Institute of Management, Trichy.
  3. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Moderating the effects of Lean manufacturing. A contextual framework with respect to process industry", International conference of operations and supply chain management, September 11-13, 2016, Symbiosis Institute of operations management, Nasik.
  4. Anand Sasikumar & Jagathy raj. Measuring the Impact of Agile Manufacturing Strategy in a Manufacturing company, Second PAN-IIM World Management Conference, November 05-08, IIM Kozhikode, Kerala.
National Conferences
 
  1. Anand Sasikumar & Padmanav Acharya. "Lean Supply Chain Management Practices in Tyre Manufacturing: A Profit Building Strategic Rationale", National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management, November .17-19,2016, National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai.
  2. Anand Sasikumar, Dr.Padmanav Acharya. "System Dynamics Modelling in Production Systems: Research Review", National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management, December 30-1,2018

FDP/MDP/Workshops

  1. Participated in the FDP on “Fundamentals and Advanced Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma organized by the NIT Trichy.
  2. Participated in the Workshop on "Basic Concepts of Project Management" organized by Concordia University, Canada
  3. Participated in the  Workshop on "Teaching Assistant Orientation” ,organized by  Concordia University, Canada
  4. Participated in the  Workshop on "Advanced MS Excel"  organized by Concordia University, Canada
  5. Participated in the FDP on” Teaching Operations Research and its Application” at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
  6. Participated in the FDP on” Data Analysis for Managerial Decision Making” Vellore Institute of Technology Business School, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  7. Completed a Training programme on Information Storage and Management organized by EMC2, EMC Data Storage Systems Private Limited, Bangalore.
  8. Resource person for  MDP organized by SCMS School of Business, Cochin for Assistant Managers in Kerala State Financial enterprises in the areas of Information technology and Management.
  9. Resource person for  MDP organized by SCMS School of Business, Cochin for Managers in Allianz Cornhill, Technopark, Trivandrum in the areas of mathematical modeling like regression analysis