Prof. Milind Akarte
Programe coordinator, PGDIE
The “Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE)” is a two-year flagship programme of NITIE. The programme was started in 1971 to cater the techno-managerial needs of Indian industries. Since then, this course had nurtured many engineers into world-class Industrial Engineers and Managers. It has molded some of the brightest young minds of India for more than four decades, and they are providing valuable services across the world in the leading organizations.
The curriculum of PGDIE has been designed and continuously restructured to develop a strong conceptual, fundamental, and analytical reasoning ability along with the managerial skills in students to drive and address the challenges of managing efficiency and productivity in various functions of business-like Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Information Systems, Marketing, Finance. The programme structure contains a wide variety of courses including the concepts of the fourth industrial revolution, in addition to the courses covering several Industrial Engineering Methods and Techniques with applications in the areas of Manufacturing Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, IT and Systems, Marketing Management, Finance, and Human Resources Management. The curriculum is based on best pedagogic practices such as case study, projects, computer-aided instructions, group discussions, lectures, seminars, along with presentations and guidance by domain experts from industries. The course design focuses on all-round development, preparing students to take up multiple responsibilities and excel in manufacturing and service industry business environments like consulting, Manufacturing and Distribution, FMCG, Software, Financial Markets, and Telecommunications.