1000 Visionary SME Programme is a flagship programme on manufacturing transformation . The programme uses the principles and practices of Flow Manufacturing, to transform the relationship between customer (OEM/Tier 1) and supplier (Tier1/Tier 2) organizations and thus build a community of manufacturing organizations, who are committed to transform together.
The objective of the programme is to transform the relationship between the Customer and Suppliers into a WIN-WIN relationship, thereby enabling the organizations to together scale new heights in manufacturing capability.
The programme is also highly effective in developing a pool of leaders amongst customer organizations and their supplier organizations , by bringing about a transformation in the mindsets amongst them.
The programme is implemented under the guidance of Padmashri Awardee Prof Shoji Shiba, the world-renowned expert on Breakthrough Management and Mr Takeyuki Furuhashi, a Japanese expert on Toyota Production System.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on the occasion of 11th Anniversary of VLFM / CSM project and 7th year of VSME in India is organizing the VSME convention on 14th September 2017. The purpose of the Convention is to showcase highly successful results and directions that Indian Manufacturing can pursue to increase their competitive advantage with a focus on seamless supply chain management.