Faculty & Research

Robert D. Landel

Robert D. Landel, Henry E. McWane Professor of Business Administration

  • BME, MSIM, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
Office: FOB 272
Phone: +1-434-924-4832
E-mail: LandelR@darden.virginia.edu


Robert D. Landel, Henry E. McWane Professor of Business Administration, teaches courses in innovation and operations management, systems thinking and operational effectiveness in the Darden School’s MBA degree program. He also serves on the faculty of several Darden Executive Education programs. Landel has been a consultant to manufacturing and service companies in the areas of operations strategy development, high-performance work systems design, improvement management and executive-level operations leadership teaching and midlevel management coaching.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty, Landel worked in design engineering, manufacturing process engineering and procurement for Westinghouse and Chicago Bridge and Iron Company.


Operations Strategy
Lean and Six Sigma Implementation 
Business Process Improvement
High Performance Organizations

MBA Courses

Operations Management
Systems Design and Business Dynamics
General Management and Operational Effectiveness

Executive Education Courses

Leading Organizational Effectiveness
The Executive Program