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Industrialization of New Products and Production Technologies

  • Credits 2.5  credits
  • Education level Second cycle
  • Study location Distance with no obligatory meetings
  • Course code PPU480
  • Main area Product and Process Development


Do you want to learn how to successfully industrialize a product? Then this is the course for you!

About the course

The course provides a basic understanding of how the product interacts with industrial processes and how this can made more efficient. You will also learn how to use time-to-volume with high quality as a strategy to achieve high productivity and low cost. The course gives you the tools and methods for managing industrialization challenges. By using these, you can ensure fast and cost-effective industrialization. The course also provides an overview of how you can reduce the risk of failure with your industrialization.

You will learn

  • the industrialization process and various activities, methods, and tools
  • the factors influencing it, including advanced digital or Industry 4.0 technology
  • to analyzing opportunities to improve the current industrialization process and performing practical work related to the industrialization of a new product or production technique

Requirements

Below you find the entry requirements for the course. If you do not fulfill the requirements, you can get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies etcetera. Read more in Application information below.

Occasions for this course

Spring semester 2024

  • Spring semester 2024

    Scope

    2.5 credits

    Time

    2024-03-25 - 2024-06-02 (part time 17%)

    Education level

    Second cycle

    Course type

    Freestanding course

    Application code

    MDU-14534

    Language

    English

    Study location

    Independent of location

    Teaching form

    Distance learning
    Number of mandatory occasions including examination: 0
    Number of other physical occasions: 0

    Course syllabus & literature

    See course plan and literature list (PPU480)

    Specific requirements

    75 credits in mechanical engineering, production engineering, product and process development, industrial engineering and management or equivalent or 40 credits in engineering/technology and at least 2 years of work experience in full-time from a relevant area within industry. In addition, Swedish course B/Swedish course 3 and English course A/English course 6 are required. For courses given entirely in English exemption is made from the requirement in Swedish course B/Swedish course 3.

    Selection

    Work experience/university credits

Questions about the course?

If you have any questions about the course, please contact the Course Coordinator.

Application information

You’ll find the entry requirements in the course description. After submitting your application, the next step is to submit documentation to demonstrate your eligibility for the course. Most academic credentials from Sweden are retrieved automatically. Wait a few days after submitting your application - if you still can’t see your academic credentials om My pages, please upload them.

If you have studied in another country, you must provide transcripts of your academic studies and of your English proficiency. Exactly what you need to submit and how, depends on several factors. You can read more on universityadmissions.se or antagning.se.

If the course requires work experience, you need to provide an employer’s certificate. You can download a template for employer’s certificate below.

No academic qualifications?

Many courses requires that you have previous academies studies, but we can validate work experience to determine whether you have the qualifications for the course.

If you don’t have the formal qualifications required, please send in a certificate of employment (current or previous) and a CV/Description of competence that describes your educational and professional background. Please include a short description of your work experience, not only the work title.

Use the CV/ Description of competence template below and fill in the information requested.

You can also use our template for Employers certificate if you like.

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If you have any questions regarding eligibility or application please send an e-mail to lifelonglearning@mdu.se