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Professionals from 20 leading manufacturing giants join ISB’s Certificate Programme in Manufacturing and Operations Management

June 2, 2015: Business executives from over 20 leading Manufacturing companies embarked on a new journey at the Indian School of Business (ISB) as they enrolled for the one-year Certificate Programme in Manufacturing and Operations Management (CPMOM). These professionals represent companies such as Ashok Leyland, Cairn Energy plc, Cap Gemini S.A, Essar Oilfield Services India Limited, Forbes Marshall Pvt Ltd, GMM Pfaudler Ltd, Hero Motocorp Ltd., Philips India Ltd, Punj Llyod Ltd, Reliance Energy, Tata Motors Ltd and Vardhman Group of Companies among others.
Ajit Rangnekar, Dean, ISB, Pradeep Singh, CEO Mohali Campus and Deputy Dean, ISB and Sridhar Seshadri, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Research  welcomed the founding class of CPMOM in the presence of the Chief Guest, Madhav Lal, Secretary, Ministry of MSME, who formally inaugurated the Programme at ISB’s Mohali campus.
The CPMOM is being offered under the aegis of the Munjal Institute for Global Manufacturing in association with the Centre for Executive Education at ISB. CPMOM has been created to meet the increasing need for techno-business managers in the rapidly growing manufacturing sector. Targeted at mid level professionals and SME entrepreneurs, it aims to train them for a better understanding of global business opportunities, to learn best practices and implement them.

Participants  in the Founding Class  of CPMOM come with work experience ranging from 5 to 22 years  handling roles such as  General manager, Supply Chain Management, Vice President, Production Superintendent,  Director- Purchase,  Section head – Industrial Engineering,  Structural Design Engineer, Senior Manager – Quality Assurance,  Manager – Sourcing etc across sectors.

Highlights of the CPMOM
  • Spread over one year in a part time format, the programme blends classroom and online learning.
  • Allows professionals to take up the course even as they continue to work.
  • Participants get to work on a live project from their respective organisations and implement it such that it results in a win - win benefit for both the professional as well as the organisation.
  • Taught by the best of faculty from ISB and  top B schools  across the world
  • Offers a holistic experience comprising general management concepts, innovation and design, simulations, opportunities to interact with business leaders and build a great professional network.
More details about the CPMOM available at