Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
9 months
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Whether you’re a high school graduate exploring manufacturing careers, or an operations manager hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies, this Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with SUNY Buffalo will provide a foundation in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of factories. 

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Nine courses – developed with input from the manufacturing industry – touch on Industry 4.0 and its components, including digital manufacturing and design practices, the concept of the digital thread, the Internet of Things and Big Data.

Applied Learning Project

Learners of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with SUNY Buffalo will create a roadmap to achieve their own personal goals related to the digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) profession, which will help them leverage relevant opportunities. The culminating project provides a tangible element to include in their professional portfolios that showcases their knowledge of Industry 4.0.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Manufacturing & Design
  • Digital Thread: Components
  • Digital Thread: Implementation
  • Advanced Manufacturing Process Analysis
  • Intelligent Machining
  • Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 9 months
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level: 
  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

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Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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