Robotics for Logistics & Manufacturing certificate program
The Robotics for Logistics and Manufacturing certificate will introduce learners to the role of industrial robots and automation in manufacturing and logistics plants and facilities. The course covers topics on robot classification types, machines, and AI vision applications. Learners are also made aware of economic, maintenance, and safety factors, and its impact on automation. Additional course topics include – Human-Machine Interaction and advances and robot programming.
Format: completely online, 6-week courses
Starts: Monday, October 12, 2020
Engagement: topical discussions on foundational course content, and current articles and media
Commitment: approximately 5-10h per week; 30-60 hours total for the program
Assessments and certification: successful completion of weekly assignments earns a Certificate of completion from the College of Engineering at WSU (Wayne State University)
- WSU enrolled students: $250/course
- WSU Alums: $600/course
- Others: $1,200/course
Technology requirement: Any laptop or smartphone with internet access
Course materials will be available electronically at the start of the course.
INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS: Individual assessments are not timed and are multiple-choice questions.
ENGAGEMENT: You must make at least 2 posts, per week. Your posts/comments can either be on the Course Feed or Course Help sections. For example, you can make 1 newsfeed and 1 discussion comment, 2 newsfeed comments or 2 discussion comments each week and receive full credit.
Course Schedule by Week
Introduction to Industrial Robots & Automation
Robot Classification Types, Programming
Machine Vision in Robotics
Robotics and AI in Logistics and Manufacturing
Economic, Maintenance and Safety Factors
Human Machine Interaction and Advances