Purdue Online MBA — Faculty

Meet Your Faculty

Learn From Business Experts

The Purdue Online MBA features interactive instruction by the same distinguished faculty members currently teaching at the Krannert School of Management in West Lafayette.

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Department Leadership

  • David Hummels, Dean of the Krannert School of Management and Esteemed Professor of Economics


    • PhD, Economics, University of Michigan
    • MA, Economics, University of Michigan
    • BA, Economics and Political Science, University of Colorado

    “We believe the Purdue Online MBA is a perfect fit with the strengths of Purdue University. The program has a focus on technology and innovation that will be ideal for students with a STEM background or any student seeking career-changing opportunities with high-tech companies.

    We have designed the program to be flexible and student-centric, to feature extensive engagement with the same faculty who teach in Krannert’s highly ranked residential programs, and to go beyond the classroom with experiential learning in our corporate and technology commercialization consultancies.”

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  • Dilip Chhajed, Associate Dean of Online Programs and Strategic Innovations


    • PhD, Management, Purdue University
    • MS, MIS, University of Texas at Dallas
    • BS, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology at Bombay

    “We know students are looking for value, and our program will provide high return on investment for students both in terms of money and also how they spend their time. Small class sizes will help our career coaches develop more individualized plans and relationships with students, allow students to interact with faculty in live sessions and have their voices heard in discussion forums.”

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MBA Faculty