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Experience the forefront of modern manufacturing with MSU Denver’s Advanced Manufacturing Course. Elevate your expertise in Lean Six Sigma training and Industry 4.0 technologies as you embark on a career pathway to become a creative, critical thinker and problem solver in the manufacturing industry. Now is the time to join the industry as it’s being reinvigorated by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an integration of traditional manufacturing practices with modern smart technology.
Advanced Manufacturing and Workplace Preparation will introduce you to the digital technologies of Industry 4.0, Lean Six Sigma process improvement techniques, and the essential soft skills needed for productive, rewarding careers in manufacturing.
The manufacturing industry is cleaner, safer, and higher-tech than ever before, with an estimated 4.6 million jobs available in the next decade and an average undergraduate salary starting at more than $76,000. After completing this Advanced Manufacturing course, you will be ready to continue on to a degree in Advanced Manufacturing and launch yourself into a lucrative career.
Course is 8 weeks long, entirely online, and self-paced.
Receive a personal advising session with an industry leader.
You will enhance your resume with critical skills.
After taking the course, you can immediately enter the workforce or continue onto a degree through MSU Denver and increase your earning potential.
Pathway 1: Complete the Advanced Manufacturing & Workplace Preparation course and immediately enter the workforce.
Pathway 2: Enhance your education and earn an undergraduate certificate in Manufacturing at MSU Denver. The Advanced Manufacturing & Workplace Preparation course can count toward the certificate’s required courses.
Pathway 3: Continue your education with a bachelor’s degree in Advanced Manufacturing Sciences at MSU Denver.
Pathway 4: Enhance your earning power with MSU Denver’s Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing. The Advanced Manufacturing & Workplace Preparation course can count toward the degree’s required courses.
Alternative Pathway: Through the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association (CAMA), you can take an AMSI course and complete 10 hours of online learning to get a 6-week paid internship.
You will learn the “soft skills” required by the industry, such as leadership, interactive communication, and collaboration/teamwork skills, utilizing team exercises and team activities. The course also provides an introduction to Advanced Manufacturing and an overview of the Advanced Manufacturing Sciences (AMS) degree concentration’s fit and associated employment potential within Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing Industries.
The course is $395, with a $35 transaction fee per payment. There are no books to purchase.
Note: due to the course being self-paced, you can register up until March 1 and still complete the course by April 1.
Once you successfully complete the Advanced Manufacturing course, you can immediately enter the workforce with newly learned skills. You will receive a digital badge embedded with the competencies learned. You can include this badge on your resume, LinkedIn page, portfolio, or share it with an employer. Students will also receive a certificate of completion.
Students can also convert the course to three credits and continue to an MSU Denver certificate or degree. See FAQs for more information.
Through the Advanced Manufacturing Course, students will learn to:
Mark Yoss retired from Lockheed Martin Space after spending 36 years manufacturing spacecraft that are now exploring our solar system. Mark developed curriculum for the MSU Denver’s Advanced Manufacturing Sciences baccalaureate degree and helped establish the Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute.
Join us today to shape your manufacturing career and seize the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Experience the Advanced Manufacturing Course and embark on a journey of innovation and growth.
Jordan Student Success Building
3rd Floor – #330
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Innovative and Lifelong Learning
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 6
Denver, CO 80217-3362