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Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design and Production

Drive innovation across the product lifecycle

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  • START DATE September 30, 2019
  • TIME COMMITMENT 5-7 hours per week
  • DURATION 11 weeks with 1 week off
  • FORMAT Online
  • PRICE $1,950

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Could you be driving innovation at your organization or accelerating your career with additive manufacturing? Learn how to leverage the breakthrough performance and unparalleled flexibility of 3D printing. View the week by week course schedule.

  • Understand the fundamental principles and workflow of polymers, metals, and composites.
  • Design parts for AM that combine engineering intuition with computationally-driven design and process-specific constraints.
  • Learn how to select an AM process and material for a specific application.
  • Develop a cutting-edge perspective on digital transformation and the factory of the future.
  • Assess the value of an additively manufactured part based on its production cost and performance.
  • Navigate the complex, multivariate landscape of AM equipment materials, and applications.
  • Evaluate the business case for transitioning a product to be made using AM versus the conventional approach, either in part or in whole.
  • Identify how, when, and where AM can create value across the entire product lifecycle.

Who Should Enroll

  • Professionals at any career stage who want to gain the knowledge and confidence to architect and implement innovative uses of AM across the product life cycle.

  • Past learner job roles have included engineers, designers, and executives.

  • This course is intentionally designed to be accessible to the beginner, with pathways for deep technical understanding for experienced professionals.

  • Proficiency with pre-college math and physics is desirable, but not required.

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How you will learn

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    WORRIED ABOUT WORK/LIFE BALANCE?

    Learn online - when & where you like - with a flexible course schedule.

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    WANT TO SHARE YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENT?

    Earn a Professional Certificate and 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from MIT.

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    Need a network?

    Connect with professionals worldwide, from the aerospace, automotive, medical, consumer, and other industries.

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    Looking to innovate?

    Gain insights from renowned MIT faculty, major industrial users of AM, and business leaders from around the globe.

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    Ready to put AM to work?

    Use cutting-edge CAD and generative design tools to explore digital models of 3D printed parts, and create AM-enabled concepts. (CAD knowledge not required)

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    Want to apply your knowledge?

    Solve a real-world design or business strategy problem using your newly acquired AM expertise through an in-depth case study.

What learners are saying

MORE THAN 4,000 PROFESSIONALS HAVE COMPLETED THIS Course

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Carl Jarema, Senior Design Release Engineer, General Motors

I highly recommend the class if you are interested in Additive Manufacturing Design and Production. It is an informative class, well structured, and …

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Andrea Bernard, Technical Translator and Writer

A challenging and deeply enriching learning experience, with real hands-on exercises. Thanks to all the staff of MIT, Haden Quinlan, A. John Hart, an…

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Gaffar Gailani, Associate Professor, New York College of Technology

I led series of AM seminars in my department to introduce different aspects of AM as I learned them from the course. My research assistants in the la…

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Syed Shoaib, Product Line Manager, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Learning new knowledge, [a] new skill set is very empowering. I am glad I took AM course. Challenging, enriching experience.

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Marco Cravero, Senior AM Consultant, Protocube

I have never seen such a professional and production-oriented course before. Thanks to the whole MIT team and to all the students with whom I had the…

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Vivek Kirshnamurthy, 3D Print Business Development Rep, Hewlett Packard

Money well spent. The knowledge I gained was priceless.

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Atha Ur Rahman Khan, PMP

[Thank you] for a very well structured professional course on Additive Manufacturing. Really enjoyed gaining new insights from the course material an…

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MIT Faculty and Industry Experts

Meet your instructors

John Hart

John Hart

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity at MIT

Wojciech Matusik

Wojciech Matusik

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

Ely Sachs

Ely Sachs

Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT

Stefanie Mueller

Stefanie Mueller

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

Cem Tasan

Cem Tasan

Assistant Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science at MIT

Stephen Graves

Stephen Graves

Professor of Management at MIT

Mohammad Ehteshami

Mohammad Ehteshami

Vice President, GE Additive

Timothy W Simpson

Timothy W Simpson

Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and ManufacturingCo-Director, Penn State CIMP-3D, The Pennsylvania State University

Jim Joyce

Jim Joyce

Leader of the Additive Manufacturing Practice, Deloitte Consulting

John Hamilton

John Hamilton

Vice President, Engineering, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company

Adam Broda

Adam Broda

Production Engineering Manager, Boeing Additive Manufacturing, The Boeing Company

Mike Vander Wel

Mike Vander Wel

Chief Engineer, Production Engineering, The Boeing Company

Gero Corman

Gero Corman

Head of Additive Manufacturing Group Digitalization Department, Volkswagen Group

Kirk D Skaggs

Kirk D Skaggs

Associate Technical Fellow, Material Development Program Manager, Tooling & Operations, Boeing Additive Manufacturing, The Boeing Company

Jenette Ramos

Jenette Ramos

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations, The Boeing Company

John Slotwinski

John Slotwinski

Additive Manufacturing Technical Lead, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory; & Chair, ASTM-ISO F42 Committee on AM Technologies

Robert Bodor

Robert Bodor

Vice President & General Manager, Americas at Proto Labs

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