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Narendra Rustagi


  • Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
  • School of Business


Dr. Narendra K. Rustagi is director of the Center for Global Business Studies in the School of Business. He is also a tenured professor and has been teaching in the department since 1987. He was a co-principal investigator for a grant in the year 2000 and served as a campus coordinator for implementing the grant to develop and teach four programs online, and served as director of the online MBA in e-commerce. In July 2001, Dr. Rustagi was a member of the team to review programs of the Kogi State University, Nigeria, to propose changes to bring the curriculum to international standards. He also helped University of Mauritius in the development of their now successful online business program. He has worked with several institutions internationally on issues related to the delivery of education including the role of information technology and mentoring in developing quality programs.As director of the Center for Global Business Studies, his goal is to increase the global perspective of students by immersion in international cultures and global business concepts, build alliances with overseas institutions to increase opportunities for students and faculty, develop international executive program and training programs especially for small businesses in the community, and explore grant opportunities and funding opportunities to support the activities of the center.He is executive director of the International Educators Group,, an association dedicated to help close the gap in the quality of higher education, recognizing the role of various factors including information technology and mentoring. IEG also serves as a source for dissemination of ideas and research for improving quality of education and the efficiency of content delivery. He is also editor in chief of the Journal of Innovative Education Strategies and managing editor of the Washington Business Research Journal.Education

  • Ph.D., Agricultural Finance and Quantitative Analysis, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1986

Education & Expertise


Agricultural Finance, Quantitative Techniques and Theoretical Statistics

Ohio State University

Master of Applied Statistics

Ohio State University


University of Delhi


B.Sc. (Hons.)
University of Delhi



Statistics and Data Analytics

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Quantitative Business Analysis

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Pluralism, Globalization, globalization of higher education, international collaborations in higher education, and efficient delivery of higher education