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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 Date Length Lead Instructors Feessort descending Status CEUs
Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics Design & Manufacturing Jun 10 - Jun 13, 2019 3 Days Bernhardt L. Trout,
Mark Manning
$2,700 Closed 1.7
Technology and Sustainability Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability TBD 3 Days Timothy Gutowski $3,000 Closed 1.9
Computational Design for Manufacturing Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Computer Science, Design & Manufacturing TBD 3 Days Wojciech Matusik $3,000 Closed 2.0
High-Speed Imaging for Motion Analysis: Systems and Techniques Design & Manufacturing, Imaging TBD 4 Days James W. Bales $3,100 Closed 2.6
Tribology: Friction, Wear, and Lubrication Design & Manufacturing TBD 5 Days Nannaji Saka,
Nam Pyo Suh
$3,650 Closed 2.9
Multiscale Materials Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 5 Days Markus Buehler $3,750 Registration opening soon 2.8
Design of Electric Motors, Generators and Drive Systems Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability TBD 5 Days James Kirtley,
Steven Leeb
$4,125 Closed 3.4
Product Platform and Product Family Design: From Strategy to Implementation Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Systems Engineering, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Olivier L. de Weck,
Timothy W. Simpson,
Bruce Cameron
$4,500 Closed 3.2
Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days John Hart $4,900 Closed 3.3
Downstream Processing Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2019 5 Days Charles Cooney $4,900 Registration opening soon 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 Registration opening soon 2.9
Precision Engineering Principles for Mechanical Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology TBD 5 Days Nevan Hanumara $5,100 Closed 3.2
Rapid Prototyping Technology Design & Manufacturing TBD 5 Days Martin Culpepper $5,500 Closed 3.00