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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 descending Length Lead Instructors Fees Status CEUs
Ceramics: Device Manufacturing from Energy to AI NEW for 2019, Design & Manufacturing Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 5 Days Jennifer L.M. Rupp $5,500 Open 3.0
Product Platform and Product Family Design: From Strategy to Implementation Design & Manufacturing, Systems Engineering, Professional Certificate Program - Innovation & Technology Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 5 Days Olivier L. de Weck,
Timothy W. Simpson,
Bruce Cameron
$4,900 Open 3.2
Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jun 10 - Jun 13, 2019 4 Days Bernhardt L. Trout,
Mark Manning
$3,900 Open 2.2
Design of Electric Motors, Generators and Drive Systems Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 5 Days James Kirtley,
Steven Leeb
$4,500 Open 3.4
Predictive Multiscale Materials Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Professional Certificate Program - Innovation & Technology Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 5 Days Markus Buehler $3,750 Open 2.9
High-Speed Imaging for Motion Analysis: Systems and Techniques Design & Manufacturing, Imaging Jun 17 - Jun 20, 2019 4 Days James W. Bales $3,500 Open 2.6
Tribology: Friction, Wear, and Lubrication Design & Manufacturing Jun 24 - Jun 28, 2019 5 Days Nannaji Saka,
Nam Pyo Suh
$4,000 Open 2.9
Technology and Sustainability without the Hot Air Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability Jun 24 - Jun 26, 2019 3 Days Timothy Gutowski $3,200 Registration opening soon 1.9
Computational Design for Manufacturing: Creating a Pipeline for the Future of Production Computer Science, Design & Manufacturing, Professional Certificate Program - Machine Learning & AI Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2019 5 Days Wojciech Matusik $5,500 Open 3.3
Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Professional Certificate Program - Innovation & Technology Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 5 Days John Hart $5,500 Open 3.3
Downstream Processing Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2019 5 Days Charles Cooney $4,900 Open 3.0
Fermentation Technology Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2019 5 Days Daniel I. C. Wang,
Kristala L. J. Prather
$4,900 Open 2.9