PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and
Smart Factories


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  • Talentsprint
  • India’s #1 University (2015-23) & Research Institute (2021-23)*
  • 5 Months
    Executive Friendly
  • 6-Day Campus visits to
    IISc Bangalore
  • 100%LIVE Interactive
    Classes
  • *As per NIRF Ranking

“The early adopters of Industry 4.0 report stronger
ability to respond to the COVID-19 crisis”


Become a Digital Manufacturing Expert

  • IISc Edge
    Learn from IISc Faculty, experts in Product Design and Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Science and Automation
  • Hands-on Learning
    Practitioner’s curriculum supported by Lab Demonstrations and Exercises using State-of-the-art Digital Tools at IISc Smart Factory Labs
  • TalentSprint Advantage
    Learn on TalentSprint’s patent-pending Digital Platform. Network with 3000+ TalentSprint Deep Tech Alumni. Access Career Accelerator.

Applications Open Apply Now to avail Early Bird Scholarship

Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

  • Demand 67% Manufacturers Accelerated Digital Projects During Pandemic
  • Growth Digital Manufacturing Market to Cross $767 Billion by 2025
  • RoI Digital Manufacturing Reduced Machine Downtime by 50%

Worldwide, Industry 4.0 is fuelling the emergence of smart factories across diverse industry verticals, including FMCG, automotive, healthcare, aerospace, defence, etc. The adoption of connected and intelligent digital technologies further enables smart factories to enhance productivity, profitability, compliance, and customer delight.

The digital manufacturing industry is growing and is expected to reach $767.82 billion by 2025. India, among other countries, views manufacturing as vital to the country’s digital transformation strategy. With smart factories re-imagining manufacturing jobs, there is a growing need for professionals savvy with emerging technologies to lead the digital transformation in the sector.

The PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factories aims to build an ecosystem of such professionals. It is a 5-month programme coordinated by the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM) in collaboration with TalentSprint, a research and technology-intensive design and manufacturing department at IISc. Participants will learn from a Faculty Group spread across the Product Design and Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Science and Automation Departments at IISc.

The programme is delivered in an experiential learning format comprising Masterclass Lectures, Lab exercises using Comprehensive Digital Tools and Project implementation at the IISc Smart Factory Labs.

Global Demand for Industry 4.0 Professionals

  • Digital Manufacturing Lead - Senior Manager
  • Digital Manufacturing Consultant
  • Manufacturing Execution System Application Developer
  • Manufacturing Application Developer
  • Smart Factory Manufacturing Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer - Digital Manufacturing
  • And more

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About Indian Institute of Science

IISc is India’s premier institution for advanced scientific and technological research and education. It was granted the Institute of Eminence status in 2018. It is one of few Indian institutions to get featured in world university rankings consistently. For more information about IISc, visit https://www.iisc.ac.in.

  • India’s #1 University (2015-23) & Research Institute (2021-23)
  • India's #1 University (2015-2024)
  • 2 Bharat Ratna Awardees

Centre for Product Design
and Manufacturing (CPDM)

The Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing is the design and manufacturing face of IISc, that trains students in developing systemically-complex, technologically-intensive, and socially-impactful and sustainable solutions. It has been ranked alongside the design schools and research centres in Stanford, Delft, Cambridge and CMU. The programme will be coordinated by CPDM and taught by a Faculty group teaching at the Product Design and Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Science and Automation Departments at IISc.

Real-World Curriculum

Practitioner’s curriculum includes masterclasses by IISc Faculty, Use Cases, Experiments with
Digital Tools, Case Studies, and Capstones for effective learning

Modules

  • Industry 4.0
    Fundamentals
  • Digital
    Manufacturing
  • Electronics
    and Mechatronics
  • AI, ML,
    Analytics
  • IoT and
    Digital Twin
  • AR / VR /
    MR / Haptics
  • Robotics and
    Autonomous Systems
  • Additive
    Manufacturing
  • Design for
    Additive Manufacturing
  • Cybersecurity

Lab Exercises and Demonstration

  • IISc Smart Factory
    Demonstration
  • AR / VR /
    MR / Haptics
  • IoT and
    Digital Twins
  • Advanced Machining
    and Metrology
  • Robotics and
    Autonomous Systems
  • Digital
    Manufacturing
  • Additive
    Manufacturing
  • Electronics, Mechatronics
    and Industry 4.0
  • Cybersecurity

Learning Supported with Digital Tools

  • Metal Additive
    Manufacturing
  • Polymer Additive
    Manufacturing
  • Automated Guided
    Vehicles (AGV)
  • Industrial
    Robots
  • Collaborative
    Robot
  • PLM Suite
    and COMSOL
  • ThingWorx
    and Dimo Maint
  • CNC
    Milling Centre
  • Metal
    Laser Router

Immersive Learning

  • Faculty-led Interactive Masterclass Lectures
  • Hands-on Learning with State-of the-art Tools
  • Mentor
    Support
  • Lab
    Demonstrations
  • Workshops
  • Implement Projects at
    IISc Smart Factory Labs
  • Case
    Studies
  • 6 days of
    Campus visits

Learn from Accomplished Academia

The curriculum will be taught by an impressive IISc Faculty Group bearing academic accreditation from premier institutions and trained in the best laboratories around the world.

Amaresh Chakrabarti

Ph.D., in Engineering Design from University of Cambridge, UK.

Research Expertise: Design Synthesis, Eco-Design, AI and Data Analytics, Product Informatics, Smart Manufacturing, Biomedical Devices Sensors/Actuators

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B Gurumoorthy

Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh USA

Research Expertise: CAD, Product Informatics, Computational Metrology, Computer Aided Prototyping, Product Design

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Dr. Abhra Roy Chowdhury

Ph.D., Robotics and Control Engineering
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Research Expertise: Robotics, Automation, Collaborative Mobile Robots, Human-Robot Collaboration, Mechatronics, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics

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Dr. Manish Arora

Ph.D., Applied Physics
University of Twente, The Netherlands

Research Expertise: Biomedical Devices, Co-Design, Collaboration, Open-Source Design

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Prof. Pradipta Biswas

Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK
Associate Professor, Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing & Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems, IISc

Research Expertise: Human-Computer Interaction, User Modelling, Multimodal Interaction, Intelligent Interaction

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Dr. Abhijit Biswas

Ph.D., Applied Mechanics (Haptics, Biomedical Engineering),
IIT Madras

Research Expertise: Biomedical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Haptics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Power Systems, IoT, Embedded Systems

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Dr. Rina Maiti

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering
IIT Bombay

Research Expertise: Human Factors Engineering, Biomechanics, Product Design, Medical Engineering, Rehabilitation Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, Biosensor Design, Basic Medical Instrumentation, Work and Sports Engineering related Design

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Dr. Koushik Vishwanathan

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering
Purdue University, USA

Research Expertise: Advanced Manufacturing and Finishing Processes, Experimental Mechanics, Metrology, Theoretical Methods in Mechanics and Physics

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Dr. Satyam Suwas

Ph.D., Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
IIT Kanpur

Research Expertise: Processing-Texture Relationship, Deformation and Thermo-Mechanical Processing, Microstructure-Mechanical Property Correlation, Additive Manufacturing

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Dr. Thulasi Raman K H

Ph.D., Dept. of Instrumentation and Applied Physics
IISc

Research Expertise: Additive Manufacturing Machine and Process Development, Electron Beam and Plasma Processing of Materials, Novel Material Processing System Design, Thin Film Materials, Surface and Interface Analysis, Novel Process Monitoring Instrumentation, Plasma Electrolytic Polishing

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Dr. Ashitava Ghosal

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University, California, USA

Research Expertise: Kinematics, Dynamics, Control and Design of Robots and other Computer controlled Mechanical Systems, Theoretical and Numerical Investigations of Non-linear Dynamical Systems, Kinematics of Parallel Mechanisms and Manipulators, Design of Mechanical Systems, Biomedical devices, CAD/CAM

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Haresh Dagale

M.Sc., Engineering, IISc

Research Expertise: Embedded systems, TCP-IP Networking, Wireless Networking, VoIP, Audio-Video Streaming, Security & Reliability Issues in Cyber-Physical Systems, IoT

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Dr. G K Ananthasuresh

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Research Expertise: Compliant Mechanisms, Design Optimization, Topology Optimization, Mechanisms and Kinematics, MEMS, Biomechanics, Micromanipulation, Protein Design

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Dr. Vishal Singh

Ph.D., Computing,
University of Sydney,Australia

Research Expertise: Building Information Modeling, Design Computing and Cognition, Elements of Design, Multidisciplinary Collaboration, Systemic Innovation, Product Service Systems

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Dr. T V Prabhakar

Ph.D.

Research Expertise: Network Embedded Systems, Hardware System Design, Power Management Algorithms, Energy Harvesting Systems, IoT Security, Heterogeneous Networks for IoT, Communication Systems, Sensor Networks

More

Participant Profile

From Diverse Job Roles

Vice President
Manager
Technology Lead Technical Manager
Sr.Principal
Solution Lead
Senior Manager
Senior Instrumentation Engineer

From Top Organizations

Accenture
ATS Global
BITS Pilani
Boeing
Bosch
Capgemini
Cyient
DRDO
Deloitte
Diageo
Dover
Ericsson
ESI Group
Flipkart
FMCG
Ford
Genpact
HCL
Hewlett Packard
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
IBM
Infosys
Jindal
John Deere
L&T
NTPC
OLA
Royal Enfield
SAP
Schaeffler
SHELL
Siemens
Tata Elxsi
TCS
Tech Mahindra
Unilever
Vedanta
Wipro

From Indian and Global Locations

Ahmedabad
Banga
Bangalore
Brajarajnagar
Chandigarh
Chennai
Coimbatore
Delhi
Eluru
Ernakulam
Gurgaon
Harihar
Hosur
Hyderabad
Idar
India
Indore
Jaipur
Kolkata
Lucknow
Mumbai
Mysore
Nashik
Noida
Patna
Pune
Solapur
Srikakulam
Surat
Thane
Vadodara
Varanasi
Visakhapatnam
Abu Dhabi
Dubai
Dallas
Kumamoto
New York
Stockholm
West Hartford

Find out why professionals want to join the programme

  • "I see a vast gap between digitalisation that I read and my practical experience in the manufacturing industry. This programme would show ways to digitise the conventional business ecosystem."

    Pravin Nair,
    Quant Business Analyst LLP, AGM Internal Audit IT

  • "I am currently leading a group of supervisors and engineers, driving smart connected factory solutions. This programme will help me better my ability to expedite these solutions."

    Balaji Thiagarajan,
    Quality Manager, John Deere

  • "I am impressed with the curriculum topics covered; IoT, additive manufacturing and robotics. It delivers broad concepts focused on the design while considering future challenges. Eager to explore this field."

    Sarun,
    Architect, Akrivia Automation

  • "I have experienced how safety, precision, troubleshooting, etc., has grown several folds in manufacturing with intelligent technologies. Hence, I want to be part of this and leverage Industry 4.0 solutions."

    Sanjay Krishna,
    Assembly and Maintenance Engineer, Koyo Ltd.

  • "I am interested in learning about Industry 4.0, its design, deployment, and the impact of its implementation. There is a shortage of skills in the market today & with this programme, I can do well."

    Philip Abraham,
    Assistant General Manager South, Trumpf India

  • "I would like to be hands-on with Industry 4.0 concepts, Digital Manufacturing, IoT, and Digital Twin. I need further mentoring and support, a platform to build my network and explore new opportunities through this programme."

    Prashanth Achar,
    Group Lead, GKN Automotive/Aerospace

  • "Interested in process control, automation, kinetics, simulation and modelling. I believe new-age technologies like AI and ML, IoT, etc., will disrupt manufacturing in many ways. This programme will help me keep abreast of the latest developments."

    Prakash Krishnamurthy,
    Director, Burgess Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • "I need to build capabilities in smart manufacturing for designing and implementing OT/IT converged solutions. Through this programme, I should be able to guide the business on the industry best practices to improve processes and adopt smart manufacturing techniques."

    Eugene Moses,
    Enterprise Solution Architect, Caterpillar Inc.

Note: These are edited versions based on the details submitted by various programme applicants.

Programme Fee

One time application fee is ₹2,000


Details Domestic Participants International Participants
Programme Fee
With Scholarship
₹3,20,000*
₹2,68,000*
$4,000*
$3,350*

12-Month 0% EMI available Nominate your Employee to Avail Special Benefits *GST as applicable

Smart Factory Fee : The above fee includes Smart Factory Fee

Campus visit fee will be based on actuals and to be borne by the participants

Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Ideal For

  • Professionals working in manufacturing industry mainly in Strategic and Managerial roles
  • Professionals working across IoT, Product Design, Materials, Mechanics and System Design functions in Automotive, Aerospace, FMCG, Pharma/Medical Equipment Production, Energy, Metals and Mining, and Oil and Gas – potential sectors for deployment of Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factory concept
  • Professionals aiming for career transition and willing to explore Industry 4.0

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification :B.E./M.E./B.Tech/M.Tech or an equivalent degree
  • Work Experience : Relevant experience of 1 year

Enrolment Process

    Apply for Programme

    Await Selection

    Block Your Seat and
    Complete Your Enrolment

    Get Started with
    the Programme

    Certification by Center
    for Continuing Education at IISc

    The selection for the programme will be done by IISc and is strictly based on the eligibility criteria and the motivation of applicants as expressed in their statement of purpose.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • The growing digitization brought in by the rapid adoption of emerging technologies like AI, IoT, etc., is making manufacturing increasingly intelligent and dynamic - making digital manufacturing a reality.
  • Digital manufacturing is a rapidly growing market, expected to reach $767 bn by 2025 from $263 bn in 2019. About two-thirds of industrial companies worldwide are already focusing on digitizing their production value chain.
  • Embracing this digital transformation, the manufacturing industry across diverse sectors now need professionals who understand the manufacturing landscape combined with deeptech expertise to lead the change.
  • IISc and TalentSprint’s PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factories helps professionals gear up for this future of manufacturing.

IISc is India’s premier institution for advanced scientific and technological research and education. It is one of the first three publicly funded institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status.

The institution’s reputation and pre-eminence consistently feature it in global university rankings. The institution has been home to distinguished alumni who have had noteworthy academic and industry positions around the globe.

IISc has been consistently recognised as India’s #1 University and #1 Research Institute by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023 Ranking. For More information, visit: https://www.nirfindia.org/2023/Ranking.html

TalentSprint, an National Stock Exchange (NSE) Group Company, brings high-end and deep-tech education to aspiring and experienced professionals in partnership with top academic institutions and global corporations. Its patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Given its in-depth understanding of the deep technologies, access to industry experts, and a state of art technology platform, IISc has chosen TalentSprint as its partner for executive education programmes in disruptive and emerging technologies. For more information, visit www.talentsprint.com.

There is a global demand for Industry 4.0 professionals. These are just some of the exciting opportunities open for digital manufacturing experts.

  • Digital Manufacturing Consultant (1607+ Openings)
  • Digital Manufacturing Lead - Senior Manager (33+ Openings)
  • Manufacturing Execution System Application Developer (65+ Openings)
  • Smart Factory Manufacturing Engineer (64+ Openings)
  • Industrial Engineer – Digital Manufacturing (171+ Openings) and more…..
    • Get the IISc Advantage

    • Learn from IISc Faculty, experts in Product Design and Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Science and Automation
    • Hands-On Learning Experience

    • Practitioner’s curriculum supported by Lab Demonstrations and Exercises using State-of-the-art Digital Tools at IISc Smart Factory Labs
    • The TalentSprint Advantage

    • Learn on TalentSprint’s patent-pending Digital Platform. Network with 3000+ TalentSprint Deep Tech Alumni. Access Career Accelerator. Get the IISc Advantage

    The programme is exclusively designed for

    • Professionals working in manufacturing industry mainly in Strategic and Managerial roles
    • Professionals working across IoT, Product Design, Materials, Mechanics and System Design functions in Automotive, Aerospace, FMCG, Pharma/Medical Equipment Production, Energy, Metals and Mining, and Oil and Gas – potential sectors for deployment of Digital Manufacturing and Smart Factory concept
    • Professionals aiming for career transition and willing to explore Industry 4.0

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