Course 3: PLM Across the Enterprise

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Course 3 Description:

Introduction to Virtual Manufacturing in PLM EnvironmentsThere is more to PLM than CAD and PDM. The goal of this course is for students to understand the methodologies and application of PLM in areas of the enterprise other than CAD and PDM. This course will emphasize PLM topics that  affect or interface with the rest of the organization. Virtual product builds, digital manufacturing, supply chain, sustainment, business analytics, business processes, manufacturing processes, quality and other processes that are considered "downstream" of product design. The course will emphasize PLM as a strategic business initiative and how it fits with other strategic business initiatives.

Course 3 Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of PLM concepts, particularly the use of data from design to support downstream processes.
  • Demonstrate literacy in the application of PLM tools to support the enterprise.

Course 3 Topics Include:

  • Foundations of the Digital Thread
  • Virtual Products, Digital Twins
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Interfacing with Enterprise Applications
  • PLM Implementation
  • Successes and Failures
  • PLM in Sustainment
  • PLM Enabling Tools
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Innovations in Manufacturing

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