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ISME’s Consulting

We at ISME’s Business Excellence Consulting Practice will enable you to take your organization to next level with a focus on optimisation using data analytics. We believe that Business Excellence is achieved when the organization builds outstanding practices into its DNA. If you’re a company poised for fast-track growth, ISME’s business excellence consulting practice can ensure you’re fuelled up for the race. Our consultants who are also senior management faculty come from top colleges, such as CMU, USA; IIM Bangalore; Virginia Tech, USA; IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Dhanbad, etc. They carry with them decades of industry and consulting experience with firms such as Deloitte, Accenture Strategy, Mu Sigma, Fidelity, Thomas Cook, Bank of America and HDFC.

Our expertise lies in leveraging data analytics to deliver tangible cost savings across the supply chain. Our consultants have successfully helped companies leverage data for effective decision making in the areas of supply chain, marketing and finance. The implementation has in some cases delivered a 5-10%
reduction in their costs.

Our Consulting Offering

  • Kesoram Industries Ltd.
  • Krismar Marble
  • Prismray Consulting
  • Brainware University
  • Asset Planning Services (USA)
  • Leading Hospital Chain

Some of Our Completed Projects

Analytics for Business Excellence
Supply Chain OptimisationMarketing Mix Optimisation
Client – Kesoram Industries Ltd. (Leading cement manufacture in India)

  • A solution was created for optimising primary and secondary freight along with storage costs resulting in a steady 2.5-3% annual savings on logistics costs. A demand prediction model delivered results with an 85% accuracy.

Client – Krismar (A leading imported marble supplier in India)

  • Inventory optimization
  • Creation of a prescriptive analytics model to improve the inventory turns ratio. Developed a demand forecasting model based on internal and external data
Client – Paradgem

  • Pricing model development, forecasting and optimization for a large shipping container client.
  • Development of the pricing model and dashboard for increased management visibility
  • Development of a dynamic model for management decision making
  • Development of a stochastic and prescriptive model for price realization forecasting
Business Process OptimizationManpower Planning Optimisation
Client – Asset Planning Services

  • Development and implementation of an API for the simulation model for the client’s financial services.
  • Developed its analytical model, assisted in testing and implementation of the API.

Brainware University (Delhi Airport Taxi-in Time Optimization)


Client – International School of Management Excellence

  • Developed an internal module for ISME for planning full time and visiting faculty and optimising the faculty utilisation

Suraj Sharma comes with rich experience of almost two decades across various functions viz. Consulting, Brand Marketing, Sales and Research. He brings a rich experience from his experience in consulting in  Strategy, Brand Marketing, Product Portfolio Engineering and Business Strategy across consumer centric businesses.  His past experience includes General Manager – Marketing at Innovative Food Ltd, Head Marketing at MTR Foods, Senior Brand Manager – Core Brands at SAB Miller. He was also founder of  Dhital Business consulting ( dbizconsulting ) where he consulted mid-size consumer good companies and did his advisory to start up in consumer goods / ed-tech start up.

Rajendra Desai is a certified consultant with M/s Frontline Systems Inc, USA a leader in providing Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics solutions for Industry. He has successfully executed consulting projects for diverse industries helping them improve their operations through analytics solutions. He has a Masters in Operations Research from Virginia Tech, USA and a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi.

Dr. Shampa Nandi has PhD in Marketing from ISM (IIT, Dhanbad). MBA (Marketing & Finance), MSc. (Math), PGP Data Science & Business Analytics (UT Austin & Great Lakes). She has published more than dozen papers in International and National Journals. She won several prizes for case writing and for research papers. Her current project is on creating a Prescriptive Analytics Model using Stochastic Optimization.

Contact Us

Tilak Thomas
Head- Consultancy, Training and External Relations
Ph: +91 9886090470

Rajendra Desai
External Programs
Ph: +91-9886538504

Akshay Kumar
Senior Manager– BD, External Relations
Ph: +91-8904612962