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Faculty Profile

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Hitesh V. Bhatt

Primary Areagroup(s):

Production Operations Management & QT

Designation:

Director & Professor

Secondary Areagroup(s):

Strategic Management

Current Areas of Interest:

Teaching, training and consulting in the areas of Project Management, Quality Masnagement, and Individual & Organisational Effectiveness.

hiteshvbhatt@irma.ac.in

(O) +912692221601

Profile Summary
  • Hitesh Bhatt works in the area of General Management.
     
    He holds a degree of B.Tech from I.I.T Delhi and M.S. in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA.
     
    He started his career with Reliance Textile Industries Limited in 1979 and has a total of 18 years of industrial experience - of which 8 years in senior positions of CEO/Country Head of large organisations in India and Tanzania. Apart from Reliance, he has worked in Mafatlal group of mills, Sunflag group of textile and garment factories in Tanzania, and finally a joint venture company (Indo-Bhutanese-South Korean) in Sanand, Gujarat. During this period, he set up of 2 large textile mills and revived another textile & garment factory (employing over 2500 persons) from "near closure" to a position of envy in East Africa. Since 2001, that factory is the most efficient operation in the entire East Africa.
     
    He started his academic career in 1995 with IRMA as an Associate Professor and since then has been involved in teaching, training and consulting in diverse areas. in between he also worked as Professor & Head of Centre for Management Studies at Dharmsinh Desai Univesrity in Nadiad, Gujarat. He has trained different cadres of persons in a variety of organisations - government, non government, cooperatives, dairy unions, industrial units, educational institutions and corporate. He has delivered talks in a number of organisations both in India and overseas on diverse topics. His current areas of interest are  project management, quality management, operations management, individual & organizational effectiveness and developing soft skills for employees in an organisation.  

    Education

    M.S. (Industrial Management), Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA

    B.Tech, I I T Delhi, India

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Life Member
  • Indian Dairy Association
Effective Written & Oral Communication Skills (EWOCS)
  • PRM 35
Production & Operations Management (POM)
  • PRM 35 and earlier batches of PRM 18-22
Project Management (PM)
  • PRM 30 onwards
Quality management (QM)
  • PRM 35 and earlier batches of PRM 18-22

MDP-Coordinated

  • Applications of Digital Marketing to Gain Leadership Position in Competitive Markets, (March 2 - 4, 2020)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme, (February 8 - 8, 2020)
  • Applying Project Management Skills to Enhance Impact of Projects, (December 18 - 20, 2019)
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Development Efforts, (November 18 - 22, 2019)
  • What Every Teacher Should Know for Bringing out the Best from their Students, (November 6 - 8, 2019)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for WAMUL, (October 30 - November 2, 2019)
  • Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, and Interpersonal Communication, (September 25 - 27, 2019)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (September 2 - 21, 2019)
  • Production Management, (August 24 - 24, 2019)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (August 5 - 7, 2019)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 22 - August 10, 2019)
  • Project Management, (May 17 - 19, 2019)
  • Enhancing Competitive Advantages of Co-operatives as Business Enterprises for NCDFI, (March 12 - 13, 2019)
  • Becoming More Responsible and Effective at Workplace for NCDFI, (March 1 - 3, 2019)
  • Strategic Planning, (February 8 - 9, 2019)
  • Strategic Planning, (February 6 - 7, 2019)
  • Team Building, (January 28 - 30, 2019)
  • Applying Project Management Skills to Enhance Impact of Projects for Directorate of Panchayats, Kerala, (January 17 - 19, 2019)
  • What Every Teacher Should Know for Bringing out the Best from their Students, (November 26 - 28, 2018)
  • What Every Teacher Should Know for Bringing out the Best from their Students, (November 19 - 21, 2018)
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Development Efforts, (November 12 - 14, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (October 8 - 27, 2018)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (September 25 - 28, 2018)
  • Basics in Management, (September 24 - 29, 2018)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Mine Supervisors for Gujarat CSR Authority, (September 24 - 26, 2018)
  • Production Management, (September 15 - 15, 2018)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Mine Supervisors for Gujarat CSR Authority, (September 10 - 12, 2018)
  • Applying Logical Framework Approach for Developmental Projects to Get Desired Impact, (August 17 - 18, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 16 - August 4, 2018)
  • Certificate Course in Development Management for AKRSP(I), (July 9 - 12, 2018)
  • Capacity Building Programme for the Officers of District Mineral Foundation, (June 27 - 29, 2018)
  • Cost Reduction and Energy Management, (May 3 - 4, 2018)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Strategizing CSR for Gujarat CSR Authority, (April 23 - 25, 2018)
  • Cost Reduction and Energy Management in Dairy Plant, (April 18 - 19, 2018)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme, (April 12 - 14, 2018)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme, (April 9 - 11, 2018)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for NCDFI, (March 22 - 24, 2018)
  • Effective Management of Resources for Higher Benefits of Stakeholders for NCDFI, (March 19 - 21, 2018)
  • Project Management and Team Building for Tech Mahindra Foundation, (March 7 - 10, 2018)
  • General Management and Leadership Programme (GMP), (February 26 - March 10, 2018)
  • Applying Project Management Skills to Enhance Impact of Projects, (February 6 - 8, 2018)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for NCDFI, (February 3 - 5, 2018)
  • Project Management, (January 31 - February 1, 2018)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Strategizing CSR, (January 18 - 20, 2018)
  • Management & Leadership Development Programme, (January 10 - 11, 2018)
  • Training on CSR for Project Officers of Vodafone Foundation, (December 18 - 20, 2017)
  • Management (And) Leadership Development Programme (Mldp) For Animal Husbandry And Veterinary Officers, (December 11 - 14, 2017)
  • Management (And) Leadership Development Programme (Mldp) For Animal Husbandry And Veterinary Officers, (December 6 - 9, 2017)
  • What Every Teacher Should Know for Bringing out the Best from their Students, (November 23 - 25, 2017)
  • Applying Logical Framework Approach for Developmental Projects to Get Desired Impact, (November 16 - 17, 2017)
  • Management (And) Leadership Development Programme (MLDP for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Officers, (November 9 - 13, 2017)
  • Management (And) Leadership Development Programme (MLDP for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Officers, (November 4 - 8, 2017)
  • Maximizing Profit for an Organization through Energy and Waste Management in Manufacturing and Service Sector, (September 25 - 27, 2017)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Strategizing CSR, (September 21 - 23, 2017)
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness, (September 19 - 19, 2017)
  • Basics in Management, (September 18 - 23, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme, (September 6 - 9, 2017)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Strategizing CSR, (August 17 - 19, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme, (August 8 - 12, 2017)
  • Training of Trainers to Enhance their Effectivity in Training Others, (August 1 - 4, 2017)
  • Project Management, (July 26 - 27, 2017)
  • Applying Project Management Skills to Enhance Impact of Projects, (July 18 - 21, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme, (July 11 - 15, 2017)
  • Project Management & Team Building, (July 5 - 8, 2017)
  • Transformational Leadership for GACL, (June 29 - July 1, 2017)
  • Leadership Development for Junior Officers, (June 28 - 29, 2017)
  • Leadership Development for Senior Officers, (June 8 - 9, 2017)
  • What Every Teacher Should Know for Bringing out the Best from their Students, (June 1 - 3, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for the Block Development Officers of Khasi/Jaintla & Ri Bhoi Districts, (May 20 - 24, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for the Block Development Officers of Garo Hills Districts, (May 16 - 19, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for Animal Husbandry and Veternary Officers, (May 11 - 15, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for Animal Husbandry and Veternary Officers, (May 6 - 10, 2017)
  • Hand Holding Workshop, (May 4 - 5, 2017)
  • One-Day Workshop for Developing Vision, Mission and Values for Agriculture Department, (May 3 - 3, 2017)
  • Basics in Management, (May 1 - 6, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for the Officers of Agriculture Department, (April 24 - 27, 2017)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programme for the Officers of Agriculture Department, (April 19 - 22, 2017)
  • Applying Project Management Skills to Enhance Impact of Projects, (March 7 - 9, 2017)
  • Applying Logical Framework Approach for Developmental Projects to Get Desired Impact, (February 1 - 2, 2017)
  • Quality Management for Personal and Organizational Growth, (January 23 - 25, 2017)
  • Energy and Waste Management in the Manufacturing Sector, (November 9 - 11, 2016)
  • Project Life Cycle Management, (September 13 - 16, 2016)
  • FDP on Becoming an Effective Trainer for SIRD, (September 5 - 9, 2016)
  • Learning Programme on Leadership & Programme Management for PHFI & RGMVP Professionals, (August 1 - 6, 2016)
  • Orientation Training in Communication Skills for KDC Bank, (February 29 - 29, 2016)
  • General Management Development Programme for the Block Programme Managers of National Health Mission, Odisha, (December 8 - 11, 2015)
  • Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution for CSR Management for Aditya Birla Group, (November 16 - 20, 2015)
  • Team Building, (October 6 - 9, 2015)
  • General Management Development Programme, (March 1 - 7, 2015)
  • Project Management, (February 24 - 27, 2015)
  • General Management Programme (GMP), (January 19 - February 7, 2015)
  • Communication for Effective Management, (January 7 - 9, 2015)
  • Causing Incredible Performance, (December 15 - 18, 2014)
  • Fundamentals of Innovation Management, (October 9 - 10, 2014)
  • Developing Training Modules for Employees and Training of Trainers, (August 26 - 29, 2014)
  • Project Management, (February 18 - 21, 2014)
  • General Management Programme, (January 6 - 25, 2014)
  • Communication for Effective Management, (December 16 - 18, 2013)
  • Quality Management for Personal and Organizational Growth, (December 2 - 4, 2013)
  • Fundamentals of Innovation Management, (November 11 - 12, 2013)
  • Causing Incredible Performance, (September 11 - 13, 2013)
  • Developing Training Modules for Employees and Training of Trainers, (September 3 - 6, 2013)
  • Project Management for REST, Ethiopia, (July 29 - August 1, 2013)
  • Project Management for REST, Ethiopia, (July 19 - 23, 2013)
  • Project Management, (March 19 - 22, 2013)
  • Fundamentals of Innovation Management, (March 19 - 20, 2013)
  • General Management Programme, (February 25 - March 16, 2013)
  • Communication, Interpersonal and Presentation Skills for NDDB Executives, (December 26 - 28, 2012)
  • Communication for Effective Management, (October 4 - 6, 2012)
  • Waste Management in the Manufacturing Sector, (August 22 - 25, 2012)
  • Strategic Development Planning, (August 2 - 4, 2012)
  • Effective Leadership, Organizational Communication, and Conflict Resolution, (November 28 - December 1, 2011)
  • Project Management for Development Organizations, (July 18 - 21, 2011)
  • Workshop for Sewa Bank Functionaries, (June 20 - 20, 2011)
  • General Management Programme for NDDB Officers, (June 13 - July 2, 2011)
  • Project Management for Development Organisations, (March 14 - 17, 2011)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of NDDB, (February 21 - 25, 2011)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (January 3 - 8, 2011)
  • Management Appreciation Programme for the Officers of Rural Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, (October 10 - 15, 2010)

MDP-Instructed

  • Value Chain Financing in Agriculture and Allied Commodities for National Bank Staff College, (February 10 - 11, 2020)
  • Developing Leadership for NDDB Officers, (February 5 - 7, 2020)
  • Building a People Centric Organization, (December 16 - 17, 2019)
  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme for SC/ST Entrepreneurs, (December 9 - 14, 2019)
  • Effective Talent Management for High Performance, (November 6 - 8, 2019)
  • Result-Based Approach to Rural Development Management for Society for Action in Community Health, (October 10 - 13, 2019)
  • Managerial Effectiveness for Superior Performance, (October 3 - 5, 2019)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Strategizing CSR for Gujarat CSR Authority, (August 29 - 31, 2019)
  • Enhancing Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness, (August 21 - 23, 2019)
  • Strategic Leadership and Change Management for National Dairy Development Board, (August 19 - 23, 2019)
  • Strategic Inventory Management, (August 8 - 9, 2019)
  • Managerial Effectiveness for Superior Performance, (July 17 - 19, 2019)
  • Financial Inclusion, (July 12 - 13, 2019)
  • Team Building, (June 12 - 14, 2019)
  • Faculty Development Programme on Contemporary Management of Public Systems, (May 30 - June 3, 2019)
  • Stress Management, (May 27 - 29, 2019)
  • Capacity Building Programme for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (May 27 - June 2, 2019)
  • Management of Rural Development Projects for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (April 8 - 14, 2019)
  • Discovering and Developing the Authentic Leader in You, (March 18 - 20, 2019)
  • Change Management Skills, (March 11 - 13, 2019)
  • Marketing of Milk and Milk Products in Turbulent Times for NCDFI, (March 6 - 9, 2019)
  • Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness, (February 18 - 21, 2019)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (January 28 - February 1, 2019)
  • Management of Rural Development Projects for Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society, (January 16 - 22, 2019)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-4), (December 3 - 13, 2018)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives for Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd., (November 29 - December 3, 2018)
  • Enhancing Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness, (November 27 - 29, 2018)
  • Strategic Inventory Management, (November 22 - 23, 2018)
  • Conflict Management in Organizations, (October 29 - 31, 2018)
  • Developing Leadership for NDDB, (October 29 - 31, 2018)
  • Rubaru Anand - A Leaning Journey on Collectives and Social Enterprises for Medha, (October 10 - 12, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-3), (October 5 - 13, 2018)
  • Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Success, (August 22 - 24, 2018)
  • Developing People: HRD for Non-HR Managers, (July 16 - 19, 2018)
  • Winning Negotiation Strategies, (July 12 - 14, 2018)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (July 2 - 6, 2018)
  • Conflict Management in Organizations, (June 20 - 22, 2018)
  • Team Building, (May 28 - 30, 2018)
  • Faculty Development Programme on Rural Management for National Council of Rural Institutes, (May 6 - 12, 2018)
  • Management Development Programme for Mid-Level Officers of Kudumbashree, (May 1 - 5, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-1), (April 16 - 21, 2018)
  • Immersion Programme on Managing Collectives, (March 20 - 29, 2018)
  • Developing People: HRD for Non-HR Managers, (March 19 - 21, 2018)
  • Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness, (February 19 - 22, 2018)
  • Rural Immersion Programme for the Students of Unitedworld School of Business, (January 29 - 31, 2018)
  • Design, Evaluation and Execution of Projects for the Officers of Indian Statistical Service, (January 22 - 26, 2018)
  • Developing Leadership for the Senior Officers of NDDB, (January 15 - 17, 2018)
  • Developing High Performing Teams, (December 19 - 22, 2017)
  • Leadership for Organizational Excellence for National Fertilizers Limited, (November 20 - 24, 2017)
  • Leadership Development, (October 10 - 13, 2017)
  • General Management Programme for NBCFDC, (September 25 - 27, 2017)
  • Responsible Leadership for Performance, (September 19 - 21, 2017)
  • Preparing Yourself for Sales Leadership Role, (August 29 - 31, 2017)
  • Inventory Management, (August 10 - 11, 2017)
  • Team Dynamics for VFPCK, (July 24 - 26, 2017)
  • FDP on Leadership Development for SIRD, (February 13 - 17, 2017)
  • UDAAN Management Development Programme in Rural Management for TATA Steel Global Wires Division, (February 1 - 3, 2017)
  • MDP for Managing Directors and Senior Officers of State Channelising Agencies (SCAs) of NBCFDC, (October 6 - 7, 2016)
  • Practical Answers to Poverty - Marketing of Rural Products, (September 20 - 23, 2016)
  • MDP for the Executives of Fullerton India - Term 4 (On campus), (September 1 - 3, 2016)
  • MDP for the Executives of Fullerton India- Term 2 (On campus), (March 7 - 12, 2016)
  • MDP for the Executives of Fullerton India- Term 1 (On campus), (November 30 - December 5, 2015)
  • "Managerial Effectiveness" for the Officers of ISRO, Ahmedabad, (October 17 - 18, 2015)
  • International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (October 5 - 23, 2015)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 23 - 26, 2015)
  • Livelihood Enhancements and Micro-Enterprise Development through Community Participation, (February 9 - 13, 2015)
  • Team Building, (October 7 - 10, 2014)
  • Team Building, (September 16 - 19, 2014)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 18 - 22, 2014)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA-Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2013(II), (February 17 - March 14, 2014)
  • Entrepreneurship Promotion and Development, (December 17 - 20, 2013)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA-Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2013(I), (October 21 - November 16, 2013)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (October 21 - 26, 2013)
  • Value Chain Management in Rural Enterprises, (September 16 - 18, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills for REST, Ethiopia, (August 2 - 6, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills for REST, Ethiopia, (July 15 - 18, 2013)
  • &Social and Managerial Skills& for Newly Recruited Engineers, (June 15 - 19, 2013)
  • Certificate Course on Decentralization and Local Governance, (June 3 - 22, 2013)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 11 - 14, 2013)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2012(II), (February 20 - March 16, 2013)
  • Governance and Service Delivery Issues in Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (February 11 - 16, 2013)
  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Integrated Watershed Management, (February 8 - 15, 2013)
  • Everybody Wins: Negotiating Skills for Managers, (January 28 - February 1, 2013)
  • Personality Development, (January 16 - 18, 2013)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Decentralized Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (January 7 - 12, 2013)
  • Team Building, (January 2 - 5, 2013)
  • Governance and Service Delivery Issues in Rural Domestic Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (December 3 - 8, 2012)
  • 21st International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies, (November 19 - December 14, 2012)
  • Value Chain Management in Rural Enterprises, (November 1 - 3, 2012)
  • &Integrating CSR with Rural Management& for NTPC Executives, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Team Building, (October 29 - November 1, 2012)
  • Governance and Management of Producer Organizations, (October 8 - 13, 2012)
  • IRMA Module of the ICA Japan Training Course on Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2012(I), (September 11 - October 6, 2012)
  • Distribution and Channel Management, (September 6 - 8, 2012)
  • Effective Leadership, Organizational Communication and Conflict Resolution, (August 28 - 31, 2012)
  • Logistics Approach to Supply Chain Management, (July 18 - 20, 2012)
  • Project Proposal Writing, (April 17 - 20, 2012)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Transformation, (March 26 - 30, 2012)
  • Enhancing Interpersonal and Managerial Skills for the Officers of Government of Rajasthan, (March 19 - 23, 2012)
  • Developing Leadership Skills, (March 13 - 16, 2012)
  • Team Building, (February 27 - March 1, 2012)
  • Enhancing Interpersonal and Managerial Skills for the Officers of Government of Rajasthan, (February 27 - March 2, 2012)
  • IRMA Module of the 2nd ICA-Japan Training Course on &Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives 2011&, (February 20 - March 16, 2012)
  • Everybody Wins: Negotiating Skills for Managers, (January 16 - 20, 2012)
  • Personality Development, (December 28 - 30, 2011)
  • Governance of Decentralized Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (December 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (November 28 - December 3, 2011)
  • 20th International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP), (November 14 - December 9, 2011)
  • Decentralization and Local Governance, (November 7 - 25, 2011)
  • Logistics Approach to Supply Chain Management, (October 17 - 21, 2011)
  • Improving Managerial Skills of Drinking Water and Environmental Sanitation Functionaries, (October 10 - 15, 2011)
  • Team Building, (October 10 - 13, 2011)
  • IRMA Module of the 1st ICA-Japan Training Course on &Fostering Core Leaders of Agricultural Co-operatives-2011(I)&, (September 26 - October 21, 2011)
  • Performance Management System, (September 19 - 22, 2011)
  • Participatory Management and Governance of Drinking Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, (September 19 - 24, 2011)
  • Improving Managerial Skills of Drinking Water and Environmental Sanitation Functionaries, (August 8 - 13, 2011)
  • Improving Managerial Skills of Drinking Water and Environmental Sanitation Functionaries, (July 25 - 30, 2011)
  • Assessment of Poverty and Livelihoods for Rural Communities for the Officers of the Government of Yemen, (April 7 - 27, 2011)
  • Project Proposal and Report Writing, (March 7 - 10, 2011)
  • PERT/CPM Techniques, (March 3 - 4, 2011)
  • IRMA Module of the 5th ICA-Japan Training Course on Enhancement of Farmers? Income and Poverty Reduction through Co-operatives, (January 23 - February 23, 2011)
  • Everybody Wins: Negotiating Skills for Managers, (January 18 - 21, 2011)
  • Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness for SEWA Bank Managerial Cadre, (December 13 - 18, 2010)
  • Nineteenth International Management Appreciation Programme for Voluntary Agencies (VOLAG-MAP 2010), (November 15 - December 10, 2010)
  • Development Planning - Approaches and Tools for District Development Managers of NABARD, (October 25 - 29, 2010)
  • Team Building, (October 5 - 8, 2010)
  • Managerial Effectiveness, (September 20 - 24, 2010)

Conferences

  • Presented a paper titled "“Application of Logical Framework Approach (LFA) in getting success in various projects initiated by the corporate”. ISBN: 978-93-83302-11-6