This is an introductory level course in Manufacturing Systems Technology and management. For most enterprises, the long term goal is to stay in business, grow and make profits. This is particularly true for manufacturing enterprises, which must understand the dynamic changes that are taking place in business environment and are flexible enough to change at every level. This course is an introductory course for engineering professionals who would like to take up careers in manufacturing and also for professionals who are already in manufacturing careers and would like to see the technological changes that manufacturing paradigm has witnessed in the last 3 decades.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.