David Dufour


David is full-time faculty member, Associate professor, teaching at Xi’An Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU), where he specialises in Management and Supply Chain topics.
He is Academic Director for Post Graduate Recruitment, after serving as Director of the International MBA for Executives Programme, for 3 years.

David have been in China for more than 20 years, with more than 13 years teaching experience in Master's Degrees Programmes in several Universities and Business Schools. He is an experienced Program Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry.

He was previously teaching at the European Institute of Purchasing Management in China, and supervising the Executive MBA, specialised in Purchasing and Supply Management, coaching the students through their 6 months Research Final Project. He was also coaching EIPM Professional Certification projects.

He was running management sessions and personalised coaching for Fortune 500 companies focusing on Purchasing and Supply Management.
  • Qualifications

    • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Poitiers University School of Management (2002)
  • Experience

    • Director of International MBA for Executives, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, since 2018
    • Representative on the Sustainability Committee, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, since 2020
    • Executive MBA Coordinator Shanghai Campus, European Institute of Purchasing Management, 2015 to 2018
    • Facilitator for Professional Certification in Supply Management, European Institute of Purchasing Management, 2011 to 2018
    • Facilitator for Management Certification Programmes, Your Development Partner, 2008 to 2013
    • Visiting Professor, Skema Business School Suzhou, 2015 to 2018
    • Visiting Professor, Sino-European School of Technology of Shanghai 2013 to 2014
  • Research interests

    • Supply Chain Management
    • Leadership and Operational Management
  • Courses taught

    • IOM401 - Strategic Business Analysis
    • IOM406 - Management of Change and Innovation
    • IOM410 - Strategic Purchasing Management
    • SMO404 - Negotiating in International Environment
    • SMO406 - Competing in the Global Marketplace
    • SMO409 - Final Individual Project for International MBA
    • ENT402 - Entrepreneurship and Business Creation
  • Telephone

    +86 (0)512 88161704
  • Email

  • Address

    BS 219
    IBSS Building (South Campus)
    No. 8 Chongwen Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park