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Innovative design distinguishes a best-selling product from its competitors. You need targeted strategies to reduce product time to market while adapting the latest materials, processes, and technologies that are currently transforming industries worldwide. MIT Professional Education — Short Programs offers several courses with cross-industry applicability to expand your insights into the critical functions of design, analysis, and manufacturing.

Short Programs courses are taught by MIT faculty on MIT’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and are attended by engineering, science, and technology professionals from around the world.

For online courses in manufacturing, please see MITx's MicroMasters page.

The list of courses below can be searched by topic, or sorted by course title or date.

Course Topic Category Datesort ascending Length Lead Instructors Fees Status
Product Platform and Product Family Design: From Strategy to Implementation Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Systems Engineering, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Olivier L. de Weck,
Timothy W. Simpson,
Bruce Cameron
$4,500 Closed
Downstream Processing Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Charles Cooney $4,750 Closed
Fermentation Technology Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days Daniel I. C. Wang,
Kristala L. J. Prather
$4,750 Closed
Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days John Hart $4,900 Closed
Computational Design for Manufacturing NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Design & Manufacturing Jul 16 - Jul 18, 2018 3 Days Wojciech Matusik $3,000 Closed
Technology and Sustainability Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability Jul 9 - Jul 11, 2018 3 Days Timothy Gutowski $3,000 Closed
Tribology: Friction, Wear, and Lubrication Design & Manufacturing Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2018 5 Days Nannaji Saka,
Nam Pyo Suh
$3,650 Closed
Precision Engineering Principles for Mechanical Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2018 5 Days Nevan Hanumara $5,100 Closed
Rapid Prototyping Technology Design & Manufacturing Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 5 Days Martin Culpepper $5,500 Closed
Design of Electric Motors, Generators and Drive Systems Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 5 Days James Kirtley,
Steven Leeb
$4,125 Closed
High-Speed Imaging for Motion Analysis: Systems and Techniques Design & Manufacturing, Imaging Jun 18 - Jun 21, 2018 4 Days James W. Bales $3,100 Closed
Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics Design & Manufacturing Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2018 3 Days Bernhardt L. Trout,
Mark Manning
$2,700 Closed
Multiscale Materials Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018 5 Days Markus Buehler $3,650 Closed