Mumbai, July 10, 2021: A PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factories, has been announced by the Indian Institute of Science, and leading EdTech company, TalentSprint, from the NSE Group, to build 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. Live interactive masterclass lectures on TalentSprint’s patent-pending digital learning platform ipearl.ai, hands-on labs using state-of-the-art digital tools and live project implementation at IISc Smart Factory Labs are some of the highlights of the program.
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. A Gartner survey shows that 57% of manufacturing leaders feel their organizations lack skilled workers needed to support digitalization plans.
Industry 4.0 is fuelling the emergence of smart factories globally, across diverse verticals such as FMCG, automotive, healthcare, aerospace and defence. Adoption of connected and intelligent digital technologies is transforming traditional manufacturing shopfloors into smart factories, enhancing productivity, profitability, compliance and customer delight. According to Mordor Intelligence, the digital manufacturing market is growing at 19.48% CAGR and will reach $767.82 billion by 2026, with fastest growth in APAC. In India, COVID 19 has significantly catalysed shopfloor digitalization. According to a recent Gateway House study conducted in partnership with EXIM Bank, digital transformation in manufacturing is the next leap for India’s tech leadership, and several govt campaigns such as Make in India, Digital India and Atmanirbhar Bharat are all aimed to make it a success.
Applications are now open for the first cohort of the PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factories, which starts in September 2021. Please visit the program page (link) to know more and apply.