CAMBRIDGE, MA—MIT Professional Education has launched a new Professional Certificate Program in Industry 4.0 to equip technology and engineering professionals in the manufacturing space with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to excel in the digital age. The program is taught exclusively online over 12 months in English and Spanish by renowned MIT faculty.

“From the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence, to smart manufacturing and product platforms, technological innovations are powering widespread transformation across the industrial sector,” says Clara Piloto, director of digital plus and global programs at MIT Professional Education. “Our multilingual program will enable professionals to acquire the digital strategies and tools they need to redesign product operations, business models and customer support in an environment that is technologically and competitively evolving more rapidly than ever before.”

The program includes four core courses:
>Management of Technology: Roadmapping & Development
>Designing Product Families: From Strategy to Implementation
>Smart Manufacturing: Operations in the 4th Industrial Revolution
>Beyond IoT: Sensory Intelligence & Smart Technology

In addition to the core courses, the certificate program offers a selection of electives, such as Cloud & DevOps: Continuous Transformation, Blockchain: Disruptive Technology, Leadership & Innovation and Management of Technology: Strategy & Portfolio Analysis.

“The fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally disrupting our world. As such, organizations need to build a culture of continuous learning to ensure employees are trained to adapt to these drastic changes,” says Bhaskar Pant, executive director at MIT Professional Education. “We are offering yet another concentration certificate that will provide professionals with a blend of technology and higher-level skills necessary to succeed in the rapidly changing industry landscape.”

Registration for 2021 courses is open. For more information, view the course catalog here.