About Us

Name : Dr. O.P. Wali

Function : ProfessorHead, Centre for International Trade in Technology (CITT)

Email : opwali@iift.edu opwali@gmail.com

Qualification

1988-90          Masters in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand, Gujrat, India

2005- 2008     PhD in “Market Potential of E-Learning for Corporate Training in India” from JMI Central University, Delhi, India

2007               Managing Global Governance (MGG) from German development Institute, Bonn (DIE) and Inwent, Germany sponsored by Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Technology Entrepreneurship, Data Science, IT Governance and Online Businesses

Work Experience

Total Experience : 20 years

With Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi since 2001. He has around 25 years of experience in corporate and academics , played a prominent role in marketing of rural produce and processed products in terminal markets and productivity enhancement program of Mother Dairy F & V Project, Delhi, a unit of National Dairy Development Board, India(NDDB). Rolled out first online management degree program initiative of Indira Gandhi National Open University, India (IGNOU) and initiated online learning extension for IIFT programs across the country. He has been a regular contributor to the media by way of writing management cases on contemporary issues. Provides regular policy inputs in the domain of natural fibre, handicrafts,capital goods sector, energy and international trade facilitation processes. Worked on ICT policy issues pertaining to education sector in developing countries at UNESCO, Paris in 2007 as a visiting scholar.
 

Publications

Papers, Articles & Proceedings

  • “E-Learning  in India: Experiences, Issues & Challenges” The Third International Conference Proceedings on Electronic Business organized by National University of Singapore.( 9-13 Dec 2003)
  • “IT initiatives and e-Learning for SMEs in India”  International Conference on e-Readiness of SMEs in India, UK and China, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi 8-16 October, 2003 
  • “Online learning in local context- eLearning and Staff Development” IGNOU-British Council Roundtable, October 22 2003
  • “Strategic IT Training Framework for Mid-Size Manufacturing Enterprises” International  Conference on Indian Mid-Size Manufacturing Enterprises: Opportunities and Challenges in a Global Economy organized by Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India . (19-20 Feb 2004)
  • Case Analysis of “ University of  Phoenix Online  ” published in CASEFOLIO, ICFAI Press, ICFAI University , Hyderabad India  January 2005
  • Case analysis “ Making the UK Prison system meet demands of easy flow of information” published in The Financial Express, Delhi India February 18, 2006
  • Case “ Out of the box solution saves the day for the telecom vendor’  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India March 18, 2006
  • Case analysis “A Flexible Cost effective Solution is an Advantage” published in The Financial Express, Delhi India April 8, 2006
  • Case “ Using IT to guarantee smooth functioning of Retail Supply Chain’  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  15 April, 2006
  • Case “ Organise oneself to capitalize on creative outsourcing opportunities’  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  6 May, 2006
  • Case “Quick refluxes in a wired airport helps retrieve lost baggage”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  3 June , 2006
  • Case “ E-Learning is a good employee training model’  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  24 June, 2006
  • Case “Using IT to maximize productivity ”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  22 July, 2006
  • Case “An outstanding outsourcing model ”  will be  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  12 August, 2006
  • Case “A  Step in Right Direction”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  9 September , 2006
  • Case “ In Search of Organisational Excellence’  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  23 September, 2006
  • Potential  of E-Commerce in Supply Chain Management and Process Analysis Issues in India, Supply Chain Management Group, UN/ ECFACT 2-6th October 2006
  • Case “Accommodating Trasition”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  21 October, 2006
  • Case “Performing better with business analytics’  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  11 November, 2006
  • Case “Betting it Right”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  16 December, 2006
  • Case study  “More checkpoints for drug discovery”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  13 January, 2007
  • Case study  “Undercutting prices unhealthy for retail”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  27 January, 2007
  • Case study  “Rising above the turf wars”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  31 March , 2007
  • Case analysis  “Developing analytical capabilities a must”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  14 April  , 2007
  • Case analysis  “Implement IT Services Management”  published in The Financial Express, Delhi India  28 April  , 2007
  • “ Education and ICT Policy Making – Issues and Responses” with Information Society Division, UNESCO, Paris in November 2007
  • “Study of Coir Products Market Potential in European Countries” , a research project sponsored by Coir Board India  2010
  • Pandey S.K. and Wali O.P " Management Lessons from Indian Epics in Context to Theory Z"  Journal of Human Values  16:1 (2010): 57-70 Sage Publications
  • Pandey S.K. and Wali O.P  "Retailers Behavior towards Salience of Mature Product Brands – An Empirical Study on a Major Cola Brand in a Developing Economy"  IIMS Journal of Management Science  Vol-2 July-Dec 2010
  • Bahl S.,Wali O.P. and  Kumaraguru, P "Information Security Practices Followed in the Indian Software Services Industry- An Exploratory Study" at EWI-IEEE Second Worldwide Cyber security Summit, 1-2 June 2011, London ( Published in IEEE Explore Issue Date: 8-8-2011) 

Chapters

  • Units  of  Course on International  Business for Management Discipline , IGNOU, Delhi
  • UNIT-18  E-Business Application in International Business – Opportunities and Challenges 
  • UNIT-19 Operating in a Borderless World- Evolving Issues
  • (Double taxation , Transfer Pricing, IPR ,Technology Transfer, Knowledge Management)

Book Reviews

  • “Marketing Mangement” by Ranjan Saxena  1999 Indian Journal of Commerce, Indian Commerce Association
  • “ E-Commerce-The Asian   Manager’s Handbook” by    Dr.  Rajesh Chakrabarti and Dr. Vikas Kardile 2002 Global Business Review, IMI, Vol-3, Number 2 July-Dec 2002

Professional / Academic Affiliations

  • Member Project Management  Institute , USA

  • Member of Indian Journal of Commerce