Gurbachan (Guru) S. Chadha


Gurbachan (Guru) S. Chadha

Adjunct Faculty




"The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership." - Harvey Firestone


Dr. Guru Chadha is a passionate and experienced higher education faculty member designing and teaching Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's, and Certificate programs in Quality Systems Management in general and Lean, Six Sigma, and Project Management in particular. Dr. Chadha is a trainer and teacher with a passion for creating and delivering engaging and meaningful adult learning experiences. Dr. Chadha is a lifelong learner and practitioner of experience-driven leadership development. Dr. Chadha is focused on Learning and Development with expertise as an executive coach in transforming individuals, teams, and organizations. Dr. Chadha continues to be at the cutting edge of professional development via scholarly publishing, speaking at international conferences, and maintaining several industry certifications.

In industry, Dr. Chadha is a servant leader with a wealth of strategic, operational, and tactical experiences in several Fortune 50 companies. Dr. Chadha is a seasoned Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with consistent and quantified impact. Dr. Chadha is a global facilitator of project and change management. Dr. Chadha is a practitioner of Agile, Design Thinking, and Data Science.

Education & Certifications

  • DBA Quality Systems Management, Cambridge College
  • MS Quality Systems Management, Cambridge College
  • BE, Mechanical Engineering, Panjab University
  • BS, Marketing Management, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO) Program, MIT xPRO
  • Organizational and Executive Coaching, Columbia University
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Change Practitioner

Courses Taught

  • Lean, Six Sigma, and Organizational Assessment
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Project Management

Awards, Recognitions, Research & Selected Published Work

  • Boeing Corporate Recognition Award for Engineering Excellence, Issued by American Society for Engineers of Indian Origin
  • Gold medal and first prize for presenting technical paper on environment, Issued by The Institution of Engineers, India
  • Johnson and Johnson Inspire Awards, Issued by Johnson and Johnson