Rapid Prototyping Methodologies for Commercial Application

Delivered in collaboration with Emeritus.

  • TIME COMMITMENT 4-6 hours/week
  • DURATION 8 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.

  • Identify rapid prototyping fundamentals and the various techniques for developing the prototypes
  • Recognize how rapid prototyping can increase agility in design and manufacturing
  • Understand the mapping strategies of desired product attributes and concept prototype attributes
  • Analyze the benefits and drawbacks of serial and parallel fabrication processes to develop a rapid prototype
  • Make fabrication decisions to define strategies for creating and assessing the effectiveness of a prototype
  • Assess data gathered from concept prototypes to make smart decisions on developing your desired product
  • Identify how to assess and optimize the cost value of a rapid prototype
  • Determine the future trends and technologies used to enhance rapid prototyping