Executive PGDM in Design and Smart Manufacturing



Batch Commencement: November 2023


The Executive PGDM in Design and Smart Manufacturing is an innovative program designed to equip mid-career professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic field of digital manufacturing. The programme focuses on Industry 4.0 and the transformative impact of new technologies on the manufacturing industry. Participants will explore topics such as additive manufacturing, AI for computational design and manufacturing, IIOT and smart manufacturing, as well as robotics and automation. The programme concludes with a capstone project that allows participants to apply their learning through hands-on projects. Flexible study options are available, enabling professionals to continue working while advancing their skills in Design for Manufacturing.

Course Delivery

Hybrid / On-campus / Weekend Classes

Program Outcomes

  • Empower business success through applied management theories.
  • Elevate decision-making with analytical thinking and data-driven insights.
  • Cultivating leadership that is rooted in enduring values and purpose.
  • Navigate global, economic, legal, and ethical dimensions for informed communication.
  • Drive organizational achievements while fostering collaborative excellence.
  • Master AI-powered smart manufacturing for transformative innovation.
  • Harness AI's potential to optimize computational design and manufacturing.
  • Implement smart solutions with additive manufacturing, IIOT, robotics, and automation.

Program Structure

Semester ISemester IICapstone Project
  • Management Fundamentals
  • Digital Business Transformation
  • Design Thinking and Innovation
  • Application of Robotics and Automation
  • IIOT and Smart Manufacturing
  • Design-Driven Innovation
  • Deep Learning for AI and Computer Vision
  • Additive Manufacturing: From Design to Factory
  • Machine Learning for Materials Informatics
  • AI for Computational Design and Manufacturing
  • Competitive Business Models
  • Strategy and Change Management
  • 3 Months
  • Certification as Fundamentals of Design and Smart Manufacturing (post the successful completion of Semester I)
  • Upon successful completion of 15 months program, the executive will earn Executive PGDM in Design and Smart Manufacturing from Alliance University.

Value Added Coursera Courses:

  1. Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology (Specialization): University of Buffalo.
  2. Materials Data Sciences and Informatics: Georgia Tech.
  3. 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing: Illinois.
  4. Design Thinking for Innovation: University of Virginia.

Guided Projects from Coursera:

  1. Design thinking for beginners with Mural.
  2. Customer Journey Maps with IoT Touchpoints in Miro.
  3. Simulation of Manufacturing Process Using R Simmer.


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