Dr. Pradipta Patra has a FPM (Fellow Programme in Management) from IIM Bangalore and MSc Mathematics from IIT Madras. Dr. Patra has taught (in the past) at reputed business schools such as Woxsen School of Business Hyderabad, IMI Bhubaneswar, IIM Sambalpur and Narsee Monjee Hyderabad. He has taught courses for both the 2 year regular program as well as the 1 year executive program. An expert in the Decision Sciences area he teaches courses like Probability, Statistics, Operations Research, Business Analytics, Data Analytics using R and Business Forecasting to name a few. He has also published articles in peer reviewed International Journals and conducts MDPs (management development programmes) for reputed organizations. Dr Patra has also 5 years of work experience in the software industry (between MSc and FPM).