Robotics Essentials

Delivered in collaboration with Emeritus.

  • START DATE April 18, 2024
  • TIME COMMITMENT 4-6 hours/week
  • DURATION 10 weeks
  • FORMAT Online


MIT xPRO is collaborating with online education provider Emeritus to deliver this online course. By clicking LEARN MORE, you will be taken to a page where you can download the brochure and apply to the program via Emeritus.

  • Learn key concepts of robotic systems and human-robot interaction (HRI)
  • Determine how robotic automation is suitable for specific work tasks
  • Identify basic robotic subsystems and recognize how these subsystems work together to influence the function of greater robotic systems
  • Evaluate how automated technologies can be implemented and determine what barriers exist to prevent such implementation
  • Explore robotic systems and architecture
  • Identify the basics of sensing and control in robotic applications