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Introduction to Manufacturing - Skill Group Pathway


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Things we use daily have gone through some sort of manufacturing process. From phones, CDs, cars, and computers to food, clothing, medicine, and books, advanced manufacturing makes these products accessible and useful for the people who need them. This course will give you a fundamental understanding of manufacturing and how you can be part of a successful manufacturing team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define advanced manufacturing
  • List the top manufacturing industries in the United States
  • Explain events that influenced manufacturing throughout history
  • List software technologies designed to help in the manufacturing process
  • Describe how manufacturing helps transform ideas into products and how technology can help in the process
  • Describe the process for planning an advanced manufacturing facility
  • Describe the importance of safety and quality as it relates to manufacturing
  • List the main elements that can help a manufacturing company be successful
  • Describe various roles and responsibilities within manufacturing teams

Estimated completion time (hours): 6.4