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Online Course on Lean Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 by NIT Trichy [Jan 4-8]: Register by Dec 18: Expired


The Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli is organizing an Online Course on Lean Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 from January 4 to 8, 2021.
The National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu was started as a joint and cooperative venture of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1964 with a view for catering to the needs of man-power in technology for the Country.
NIT Tiruchirappalli is one of the 31 NITs established by the Government of India. The Institute retained its No.1 position among all NITs and ranked 9th in Engineering in the “India Rankings 2020” released by NIRF, MHRD Government of India.

Course Scope

Manufacturing firms have been progressing towards the transition from mass manufacturing to lean manufacturing. Lean manufacturing enables streamlined processes in terms of waste elimination and value addition. Potential tools of lean manufacturing include 5S, Total Productive Maintenance, Value Stream Mapping. Secondary tools include Poka Yoke, Kanban, Autonomation. Advanced tools of lean manufacturing and lean integration with other strategies such as six sigma, agile and sustainable manufacturing will be focussed.
As manufacturing organizations are moving towards Industry 4.0, technologies of Industry 4.0 enabling lean will be focussed. Practical perspectives and industrial applications will be highlighted. Adoption challenges and research issues will be deliberated during the conduct of the course.

Course Content
  • Basics of lean manufacturing
  • Waste categories
  • Primary Lean tools – 5S, TPM, Value Stream Mapping
  • Secondary lean tools
  • Lean implementation
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Leagile manufacturing
  • Lean and Sustainability
  • Industry 4.0 concepts
  • Technologies of Industry 4.0 – IoT, CPS, IIoT, Additive Manufacturing
  • Lean integration with Industry 4.0
  • Performance measurement
  • Industrial applications

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Who can Attend?

Faculty Members from technical institutions approved by AICTE, Ph.D. Research Scholars and PG students are eligible. Participants from industry are also eligible to attend the program.

Resource Person

The course faculty includes Experts from reputed institutions, industries, and R&D organizations.

Registration Fees

Upon confirmation by the Coordinator, Participants are requested to make payment as per the following categories:

  1. Ph.D. research scholars and Post Graduate students: Rs 1000/-
  2. Faculty members and Industrial participants: Rs 1500/-

The registration fee is inclusive of the 18% GST Registration fee to be paid through State Bank collect (State Bank of India). Further details regarding registration will be mailed to the participants later from the Coordinator Office.


To register for the course, click here. The last date to register is December 18, 2020.
Participants are requested to attend the course for the entire duration. Details of the Course link and schedule will be sent to the registered participants through email. Electronic Certificates will be mailed to the registered participants upon satisfactory completion of the course.


Dr.S.Vinodh, Coordinator
Department of Production Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli – 620 015 Tamilnadu, India.
Mobile: 9952709119
For full notification, click the link below.

Online Course on Lean Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 by NIT Trichy


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