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Digital Technologies and the Future of Manufacturing Specialization
Emerging Digital Technologies in Manufacturing. Learn about breakthrough digital technologies in manufacturing and the business value they deliver.
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
The course projects are based on case studies of fictional companies facing manufacturing challenges or opportunities where digital technologies can be implemented as viable solutions. Learners will be asked to take on the role of a technology consultant, evaluate a company's situation, and based on what they have learned about a particular technology topic, present recommendations to the company's leadership for consideration. Given the business emphasis of the courses in the specialization, the project will challenge learners to consider the business value, risks, challenges, planning, and impact on employees when developing their recommendations.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 3 Courses in this Specialization
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
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