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Post Graduate Program for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing at IIT Kanpur: Apply by Nov 4: Expired


PGPEX-VLM is a unique program that fulfills the current industry’s growing demand for techno-managerial leaders who shape the neo-industrial revolution. Laden with latest management skills and cutting-edge technology knowledge, these vanguards are being readied for meeting the challenges offered by the new wave of business enterprises that thrive on information as they strive for the “Triple Bottom line”.

This one-year full-time residential program has a built-in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry’s metamorphosis in competitive times. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur, and IIT Madras. The course has been designed by these institutes in consultation with industry, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Program Features
  • One year full-time residential program
  • Joint Program of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) and Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in which each partnering institute teach their specialty in management education.
  • All students must have an engineering degree
  • Selection will be based on academic records, work experience, and performance in Aptitude Test and Personal Interview conducted by the faculty members of 3 institutes.
  • 36 weeks of classroom study, which includes lectures, case studies, tutorials, lab sessions, videos, individual and team assignments, guest lectures from Japanese faculty, industry experts and business leaders, totaling to 1057 interaction hours.
  • 1 week of industry visit in Japan for studying Best Manufacturing Practices under the aegis of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
  • The program has a proper balance of theoretical inputs and practical training to develop a high degree of leadership skill which would enable Indian companies to convert manufacturing into a competitive weapon.
  • The program introduces courses on Green Manufacturing, SAP ERP, and Breakthrough Management along with ISO9001 Lead Auditor Training.

Interested candidates can register online by clicking here.


Phone Number: 0512‐2597460

Email ID: dphilip@iitk.ac.in

For further details, click here.


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