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Beginner Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

The Concept of a Connected and Collaborative Enterprise

5 videos (Total 23 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
An Integrated Enterprise7m
The Transparency of Product Life Cycle Data6m
Advanced Manufacturing Defined2m
Advanced Manufacturing: Levels of Approach3m
5 readings
Resources: Definition of Resilient and Adaptable Enterprise45m
Acknowledgements10m
Resources: Understanding the Need for Change10m
Resources: Definition of Advanced Manufacturing45m
Resources: Four Levels of Approach45m
5 practice exercises
Self-check9m
Self-check6m
Self-check9m
Self-check4m
The Concept of a Connected and Collaborative Enterprise30m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

How to Build a Digitally Connected Enterprise

5 videos (Total 25 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Advanced Manufacturing Adoption3m
Information Sharing Infrastructures6m
Product Life Cycle Management (PLM)5m
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)4m
5 readings
Resources- Product Life Cycle10m
Resources: Challenges and Opportunities In Advanced Manufacturing Adoption45m
Resources: Examples of Information-Sharing Infrastructures40m
Resources: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) System15m
Resources: Examples of Emerging Data Collection Technologies15m
6 practice exercises
Self-check6m
Self-check4m
Self-check6m
Self-check6m
Self-check6m
How to Build a Digitally Connected Enterprise30m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Introduction to a Set of Supply Chain Management Tools & Integrated Capabilities

4 videos (Total 13 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Manufacturing Process Management2m
Manufacturing Execution Systems3m
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)3m
4 readings
Resources: Material Requirement Planning20m
Resources: Manufacturing Process Management20m
Resources: Manufacturing Execution Systems1h
Resources: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)1h 30m
5 practice exercises
Self-check6m
Self-check6m
Self-check6m
Self-check12m
Introduction to a Set of Supply Chain Management Tools & Integrated Capabilities30m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Ensure a Robust Infrastructure

4 videos (Total 22 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
New Manufacturing Paradigms5m
Data Security: Concerns and Solutions5m
Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success3m
8 readings
Resources: Performance of Value Chains15m
Resources: New Business Models Originated From Advanced Manufacturing30m
Resources: Overview of Data Security Concerns1h 25m
Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success -- Resources10m
Your Roadmap Project: Step 61h
Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success-- Resources10m
Your Roadmap Project: Step 710m
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise- Key Takeaways10m
4 practice exercises
Self-check6m
Self-check6m
Self-check18m
Ensure a Robust Infrastructure30m
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Top reviews from Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise

By PGJul 10th 2018

Provides a great end-to-end presentation of the elements and utility of transitioning to the advanced manufacturing enterprise.

By NMay 2nd 2018

Enjoyed the course very well given more knowledge about performance measurement on shop floor

Instructor

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Sara Behdad

Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering

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About the Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology Specialization

Whether you’re a high school graduate exploring manufacturing careers, or an operations manager hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies, this specialization will provide a foundation in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of factories. Nine courses – developed with input from the manufacturing industry – touch on Industry 4.0 and its components, including digital manufacturing and design practices, the concept of the digital thread, the Internet of Things and Big Data. To learn more about the Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology specialization, please watch the overview video by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser: https://youtu.be/wETK1O9c-CA...
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