Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology Specialization

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This nine-course specialization provides a foundation in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of factories, known as Industry 4.0 or Manufacturing’s Fourth Revolution. Developed with input from the manufacturing industry, it touches on digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) practices, the concept of the digital thread, the Internet of Things, Big Data and more.

DM&D Technology Specialization courses:

  1. Digital Manufacturing & Design
  2. Digital Thread: Components
  3. Digital Thread: Implementation
  4. Advanced Manufacturing Process Analysis
  5. Intelligent Machining
  6. Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise
  7. Cyber Security in Manufacturing
  8. MBSE: Model-Based Systems Engineering
  9. Roadmap to Success in Digital Manufacturing & Design

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how advances in technology and demands of manufacturing have resulted in a family of advanced manufacturing solutions under the DM&D paradigm
  • Share data and information in the digital thread across all stages of the product life cycle  
  • Make smarter decisions that enhance efficiencies, launch products faster and increase competitiveness
  • Achieve personal goals related to the DM&D profession through creating a roadmap

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of manufacturing, from high school graduates exploring careers to operations managers and business owners hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies

Prerequisites

None