DEADLINE EXTENDED

DURATION

10 weeks, online
excluding orientation
4-6 hours/week

PROGRAM FEES

Why Enroll in MIT Professional Education's Smart Manufacturing Program?

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is at the forefront of applied research and understands the factors that lead to successful implementation of smart technologies. From modeling to manufacturing systems to advanced data analytics, MIT draws on more than 100 years of university-industry collaboration.

31%

Nearly a third of manufacturers surveyed don’t know the timing for investing in digital technology solutions for their enterprises, noting that corporate management should lead the effort for adoption of smart manufacturing.

SOURCE: GARTNER TREND INSIGHT REPORT 2018

34%

According to a survey by Small Medium Enterprises, a third of survey respondents say that a top challenge to implementing smart manufacturing solutions was finding skilled people.

SOURCE: SME’S MANUFACTURING IN THE NEW
INDUSTRY 4.0 ERA SURVEY

50%

According to Gartner, half of all organizations are projected to lack sufficient Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data literacy skills to achieve business value by 2020.

SOURCE: GARTNER TREND INSIGHT REPORT 2018

MIT Professional Education's Smart Manufacturing program brings together cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and data analytics to understand the current transformation of the manufacturing sector.



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Who is this Program for

This program is somewhat technical in nature, however this program material is highly accessible for those new to smart manufacturing concepts, while also being valuable for those who already have some experience with these concepts. There are no prerequisites for this program. It is designed for:

  • plant managers working in manufacturing
  • design and manufacturing engineers seeking to learn about data and modelling in a manufacturing environment
  • data scientists looking to apply their craft to the growing field of smart manufacturing
  • consultants who want to add value around the latest technology transformations in manufacturing
  • functional and cross-functional teams are encouraged to attend together to accelerate the smart manufacturing adoption process

Your Learning Journey

Learning Journey
APPLICATION: FrED, ITERATING THE	SMART MACHINE

APPLICATION: FrED, ITERATING THE SMART MACHINE

Learn the basic tenets of smart manufacturing as Dr. Brian W. Anthony and his team of researchers continuously improve FrED's software and hardware components.

APPLICATION: INDUSTRY EXAMPLES

APPLICATION:
INDUSTRY EXAMPLES

Explore how smart manufacturing principles have had a real impact in sports and medicine.

GUIDED LEARNING

GUIDED LEARNING

Explore with expert Learning Facilitators how concepts can be applied to your organization.

PEER LEARNING

PEER LEARNING

Share resources, engage in online discussions, and participate in live webinars with peers from around the world.

Program Modules

  • Module 1: Introduction to Smart Manufacturing and FrED
  • Module 2: Analyzing Data: A Visualization Approach
  • Module 3: Modeling to Make Sense of Data
  • Module 4: Sensors
  • Module 5: Control of Manufacturing Processes
  • Module 6: Machine Vision
  • Module 7: Applications of Machine Vision
  • Module 8: Model Fitting and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Module 9: Statistical Process Control
  • Module 10: Advanced Data Analysis

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Note: While we make every effort to share accurate information, this curriculum is subject to change at the discretion of MIT faculty and its learning team.

Faculty

Professor Brian W. Anthony
Dr. Brian W. Anthony
Associate Principal Research Scientist, MIT Institute of Medical Engineering & Science
Principal Research Scientist, MIT Mechanical Engineering
Director, Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Program, MIT
Co-Director, Medical Electronic Device Realization Center, Institute of Medical Engineering & Science
Director of MIT.nano, MIT

With over 25 years of experience in product realization, Dr. Anthony designs instruments and techniques to monitor and control physical
systems. His work involves systems analysis and design, calling upon mechanical, electrical, and optical engineering, along with computer
science and optimization. More info

Certificate

Smart Manufacturing - Certificate

Certificate

Get recognized! Upon successful completion of the program, MIT Professional Education grants a certificate of completion to participants. This program is scored as a pass or no-pass; participants must receive 80 percent to pass and obtain the certificate of completion.

Participants will be awarded 6.0 continuing education units towards professional development.

EARN CERTIFICATE

MIT Professional Education Fire Hydrant Award

It is part of the MIT culture for students and faculty to immerse themselves in their studies and research. Attending MIT is often likened to "drinking from a fire hose" of information. For those participants who display extraordinary efforts in exhibiting that MIT ethos and demonstrate leadership by going above and beyond in their program participation, they’ll be considered to receive the coveted MIT Professional Education Fire Hydrant Award. This award can be displayed in professional bios, such as on LinkedIn. Decisions are made by MIT faculty and the program team based on active participation and behaviors that exemplify leadership and contribution to the overall program experience for the cohort.

Note: After successful completion of the program, your verified digital certificate of completion will be E-mailed to you in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of MIT Professional Education.

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