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IISc Launches Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factories

IISc, in partnership with TalentSprint, has launched PG level advanced certification programme in digital manufacturing and smart factories

IISc and TalentSprint have announced the launch PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factories, which aims at building professional digital expertise for the manufacturing sector. The five-month programme, coordinated by the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM) at IISc, is ideal for current and aspiring smart factory strategy and management professionals as well as those in IoT, automotive, aerospace, FMCG, pharma, energy, metallurgy industries which are high potential smart factory adopters.

Participants will learn from a 15+ strong interdisciplinary faculty group comprising Product Design and Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Science and Automation Departments at IISc. Widespread adoption of AI, IoT, Analytics, Robotics, AR, VR, Cyber Security, 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing is creating a huge demand for technology savvy professionals who can lead digital transformation in the manufacturing sector.

Prof Amaresh Chakrabarti, Head of CPDM, IISc, said: “CPDM is renowned for excellence in teaching, research and industry interactions. We rank among the top design schools in the world specializing in training and development of hardware products and manufacturing systems, alongside centres in Stanford, Delft, Cambridge and CMU. Our M. Des, M. Tech, and research programs have always attracted some of the best students from India and abroad. We are very pleased to announce the PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factory which will now allow us to offer our research expertise to train industry professionals and power Industry 4.0 adoption in India. The programme will benefit from hands-on exposure and interactions with tools at IISc Smart Factory – a Common Engineering Facility Centre (CEFC) under the SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0 Programme of the Department of Heavy Industries, Government of India.”

Santanu Paul, CEO and MD, TalentSprint said: “Technology disruption has created newer and smarter ways of doing business in today’s interconnected world. Traditional manufacturing needs to transform into digital enterprises to meet growing customer demands, beat competition and stay compliant. In India, the manufacturing sector is vital to the country’s digital transformation strategy and COVID 19 has accelerated its digitalization. The possible realignment of supply chains away from China offers a significant opportunity for India to modernise its manufacturing.  We are delighted about this program, our fifth with IISc, which will train professionals to become key drivers of Industry 4.0 and steer India towards self-reliance.”

Interested participants can visit the official page for more information: https://iisc.talentsprint.com/dmsf/

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