Manufacturing plays a vital role in the economic growth of a country. Governmentof India has set up the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) to provide sustained growth of manufacturing industries and to enhance the competitiveness of manufacturing sector in India (http://nmcc.nic.in). According to NMCC strategy Paper, manufacturing has been recognized as the main engine for economic growth and creation of wealth. In line with this, NITIE offers a two year full Post Graduate Manufacturing Management Program that will facilitate students in developing their skills and decision making capabilities in the manufacturing domain giving them a cutting edge in executing the business strategy at the manufacturing function level. It would also help in exploiting the manufacturing capability from the business competitiveness point of view. The program aims at creating professionals equipped to meet the challenges in manufacturing management.
Manufacturing converts raw materials, components, and assemblies into finished goods by employing a man-machine set-up to meet the customer's expectations. Therefore, it is essential to design and operate manufacturing system from customer perspective.Scientific approach to management of manufacturing function allows understanding how production processes, people and skills within the business organization can be efficiently and effectively deployed to meet the business objectives from market competitiveness. The program has been designed to address manufacturing issues like capacity analysis for responsiveness, facility analysis for product variety, compatibility analysis between new product design and manufacturing set-up, facilities relocation, vertical integration, waste reduction. This program facilitates in shaping students proficiency in manufacturing domain through a structured and comprehensive approach.