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Course Structure

Program Design

To achieve the VLFM philosophy, the program structure is based on three pillars: technology, process and management.

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Program Objectives

  • Assess the manufacturing challenges in a dynamic business environment.
  • Evaluate the options (tech, process and mgmt.) in manufacturing systems to address challenges.
  • Devise plans to enhance manufacturing competitiveness.
  • Create an environment for innovations to achieve manufacturing excellence

VLFM course types:

Perspective P
Tools & Technique T
Integration I
Systems View S

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Program Timelines

Sr No.

Module

Venue

No. of Weeks

From

To

1

Induction (pre-requisites) and Breakthrough Management

NITIE and IIT Delhi

2

Sept 1stweek

Sept 2ndweek

2

Module 1 (NITIE 8 courses)

NITIE

5 + 1 (exam)

Sept 3rdweek

Oct 4thweek

3

Module 2 (NITIE 12 courses)

NITIE

7 + 1 (exam)

Nov 1stweek

Dec 4thweek

4

Module 3 (IIT D courses)

IITD

14 (including exam)

Jan 1stweek

April 2ndweek

5

Industry internship

Industry

4

April 3rdweek

May 2nd week

6

International trek

International firms

2

May 3rdweek

May 4thweek

7

Module 4 (NITIE 9 courses)

NITIE

7 + 1( exam)

Jun 2ndweek

Aug 1stweek

8

Project work and final presentations

NITIE

2

Aug 2ndweek

Aug 3rdweek

9

Program closure

-

-

August 4thweek

-

VLFM Courses offered at NITIE:Process and Management

Area

Hours

VLFM related area name

VLFM area code

Accounting & Finance

45

Wealth, Value and Controls for Manufacturing

VAF

Decision Sciences and Info Systems

45

Data Driven Decision Making

VDS

Economics & Strategy

45

Economics and Strategy for Manufacturing

VES

Environment

45

Sustainability: From Best Practices to Next Practices

VEE

HR / OB (includes manuf leadership with IE&MS)

90*

People Management and Employee Relations

VOH

ETPM

55#

Managing Technology and Innovation Frontiers

VTP

ETPM & DSIS

35#

Digital Manufacturing

VTD

IE & MS

100#*

Competing through Manufacturing

VIM

Marketing

45

Marketing for Manufacturing Managers

VMK

O&SCM

45

Creating Value through Supply chain

VOP

Total

540

-

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Course List

Area name

VLFM Code

Hours

No of courses

Wealth, Value and Controls for Manufacturing

VAF

45

2

VAF Courses

Accounting for Manufacturing

VAF101

20

1

Cost management and Controls

VAF102

25

2

Data Driven Decision Making

VDS

50

4*

VDS Courses

Data Analytics

VDS101

15

1

Operations Research in Manufacturing

VDS102

15

2

Information systems for manufacturing asset management

-

5*

3

Enterprise systems in Manufacturing

VDS201

15

4

Economics and Strategy for Manufacturing

VES

45

3

VES Courses

Managerial Economics

VES101

15

1

Macro environment and Policy

VES102

15

2

Strategic planning and implementation

VES103

15

3

Sustainability: From Best Practices to Next Practices

VEE

45

2

VEE Courses

Sustainable Development

VEE101

15

1

Sustainable strategies for manufacturing

VEE201

30

2

Managing Technology and Innovation Frontiers

VTP

65

5*^

VTP Courses

Strategic imperatives of New Product Development

VTP101

20

1

Project Management

VTP201

15

2

Foresight driven technology and innovation strategy

VTP202

20

3

Information systems for manufacturing asset management

-

10*

4

Design of the Future Digital Factory

-

5^

5

Competing through Manufacturing

VIM

140

7+*^

VIM Courses

Work System Design

VIM101

20

1

Manufacturing System Design

VIM102

30

2

Manufacturing Strategy

VIM202

15

3

Supply chain integration

VIM201

15

4

Systems approach to Manufacturing

VIM203

20

5

Design of the Future Digital Factory

-

15^

6

Manufacturing Leadership

-

25+

7

People Management and Employee Relations

VOH

65

3

VOH Courses

Advanced Human Resource Management

VOH101

25

1

Organization behaviour: energizing workforce

VOH102

20

2

Manufacturing Leadership

VOH301

20+

3

Marketing for Manufacturing Managers

VMK

45

3

VOH Courses

Marketing: Theory and Practice

VMK101

15

1

Market Research for Global Manufacturing Competitiveness

VMK201

15

2

Business to Business Marketing

VMK202

15

3

Creating Value through Supply chain

VOP

45

3

VOP Courses

Operations Process Analysis and Capacity Management

VOP101

10

1

Operations planning under uncertainty

VOP201

15

2

Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing, and Logistics Planning

VOP202

20

3

-

-

540 at NITIE.

+*^shared

VLFM Courses offered at IIT-D-Technology Related Courses

Sr. No.

Course Title

Domain/Area

Credits

Hours (Lecture + Lab)

1

Industrial Safety and Hazards

-

1

10

2

Energy Management in Manufacturing

-

3

30

3

Machining basics and machining technology

SM

2

20

4

Machine tools and Tool design

SM

2

20

5

Process Engineering

SM

1

10

6

Engineering Measurement

SM

1

10

7

Micro and Nano fabrication

SM

2

20

8

CAD /CAM

DDM

3

30

9

Additive manufacturing

DDM

3

30

10

Automation/Mechatronics

DDM

3

30

11

Robotics

DDM

2

20

12

Materials

MCM

2

20

13

Casting

MCM

2

20

14

Welding

MCM

3

30

15

Forming

MCM

3

30

16

Processing of polymers and composites

MCM

3

30

SM- Subtractive Manufacturing, DDM- Digital Design and Manufacturing, MCM - Materials and Core Manufacturing

Spread of Learning

1. Focused program vision and objectives to serve the broad requirements of manufacturing (discrete).

2. Structured following the best practices of international manufacturing leadership programmes.

3. Structured learning outcome based curriculum design with emphasis on experiential learning and practice.

4. A judiciousbalance of classic and next generation of manufacturing requirements through the domain of sustainable manufacturing, manufacturing operations, smart manufacturing, breakthrough innovation strategies, digital factory design, systems thinking for leadership.

Activities

Total hours / Duration

Induction, Breakthrough Management

2 weeks ~ 80 hours

NITIE (Process and Management courses)

540 hours

IIT Delhi (Technical courses)

360 hours

Total instruction - contact hours

980 hours

Internship

4 weeks ~ 160 hours

Industry trek

2 weeks ~ 80 hours

International Visit

2 weeks ~ 80 hours

TOTAL HOURS OF ENGAGEMENT

1300 HOURS