Prof D P Goyal, with over 32 years of teaching, research and academic administrative experience to his credit, is currently working as Professor of Management Information Systems at Management Development Institute (MDI)¸ Gurgaon and Visiting Professor at Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. He has rich experience of working in various senior administrative positions including Dean (Graduate Programmes, Accreditations & Rankings) and Dean-Executive Graduate Programmes at MDI Gurgaon; Dean-Academics at IMT Ghaziabad and Director of a Ghaziabad based b-school. Before joining as Professor at MDI Gurgaon in 2009, Prof Goyal has worked as Professor at IMT Ghaziabad; Associate Professor (Reader) at Punjabi University, Patiala;and Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. An MBA from Punjabi University and PhD in Management Information Systems from Kurukshetra University¸ Prof Goyal received advanced training from IIM Ahmadabad, IIM Kolkata and IIT Bombay. In recognition of excellence in academics and research, Prof Goyal has been awarded with merit certificate, merit scholarship, best professor award and best research paper award by different organisations. His teaching and research interest areas include Management Information Systems; IS Strategy; Enterprise Resource Planning Systems; Business Process Management; eGovernance; IS Value for Business and Knowledge Management.
Prof Goyal has successfully supervised 14 PhD research scholars; published over 60 research papers in refereed national and international journals of repute; been principal investigator of UGC sponsored research projects; organized several conferences both at the national and international level; presented his research findings in more than 40 national and International Conferences; and published 18 books including three highly acclaimed text books one each on Management Information Systems: Managerial Perspectives published by Macmillan; Enterprise Resource Planning: A Managerial Perspective published by Tata McGraw Hill; and IT Project Management published by Macmillan. He has also been the editor of a couple of research journals; and is on the Editorial Board of many national and international journals. He has conducted a large number of Executive Development Programmes for senior level managers/officers from public, private and government organizations. He has widely travelled globally on professional assignments and been to many countries including USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc.
Prof Goyal has been on the expert/ assessment/selection committees of Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Delhi and GGSIP University; All India Council for Technical Education; Department of Personnel & Training; National eGovernance Department (NeGD), Government of India and many universities and b-schools including Central/State universities and IIMs. He is also on the Board of Governors; Academic Advisory Board; Academic Council; Board of Studies of a large number of business schools and universities. He is a member of a number of professional bodies including Association for Information Systems; Indian National Science Congress and Indian Society for Technical Education, etc.