Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes

Provided by: edX

This course introduces a wide range of manufacturing processes including machining, injection molding, casing, and 3D printing; and explains the fundamental and practical aspects of manufacturing at scale.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn manufacturing processes in detail: machining, injection molding, casting, thermoforming, sheet metal forming, 3D printing, electronics assembly, and more
  • Overarching principles: rate, quality, cost, flexibility, sustainability
  • Design for manufacturing principles, how to plan a multi-step manufacturing process, and important life-cycle considerations of mass-produced products.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for manufacturing personnel, including technicians, engineers.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations Teams

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

60 hrs


Audit Free

Certification is paid for $ 149.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification