ASU is Phoenix’s “secret weapon” for advancing local microelectronics industry (Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego)
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Modern devices across industries depend on microelectronics, enabling advances in communications, clean energy computing, defense, electric vehicles and transportation, healthcare and much more. The microelectronics industry is growing fast and seeking workers with technical and non-technical skills to help meet this demand.
Whether you are a working professional already in the industry, have a career in another industry, or are currently working toward a degree, ASU’s digital badges and certificates will help you to obtain the knowledge and skills to pursue in-demand jobs. Running the gamut from technical skills essential to advanced microelectronics manufacturing to business skills like managing microelectronics supply chains, ASU’s digital badges and certificates combine flexibility and on-demand content developed in partnership with industry to position learners for success in careers of the future.
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Additive Manufacturing - Microelectronics
Learn about the growing field of additive manufacturing through an introduction to six different processes widely used in the microelectronics industry. This specialization is designed for learners interested in the applied basics of additive manufacturing processes and designs, including specific 3D printing methods.
Anti-Fragile Supply Chain Design
This course trains current and future supply chain managers to identify risks and improve the resilience of microelectronics supply chains using cutting edge approaches in AI, machine learning, digital analytics and more.
Battery Technologies - Microelectronics
This Battery Technologies specialization builds an in-depth understanding of batteries for applications in microelectronics and electric vehicles, addressing battery applications, architecture, cell chemistries, battery charging, battery management Systems and more.
Data Analytics Methods
This course provides training and predictive modeling for business settings, including the microelectronics industry. The course culminates in a capstone project that gives learners the practice and confidence necessary to connect, explore, and analyze data sources.
The data science certificate program combines the strengths of database skills with interdisciplinary computational statistics with application in business and technical roles in microelectronics. The program trains students to extract insights from complex datasets using a hands-on approach.
Design of Experiments
The Design of Experiments Specialization offers training in the experimental tools and methods that are widely used in the microelectronics industry to improve products and processes. The four-course specialization is offered in a fully online, asynchronous format that provides maximum flexibility for current workers.
Designing Anti-Fragile Microelectronics Supply Chains
Microelectronic design, fabrication, manufacturing, and transportation networks extend farther across the globe each day. Learn crucial skills to strengthen each link of these increasingly long and complex supply chains with the Designing Anti-Fragile Microelectronics Supply Chains certificate.
Engineering Project Management
ASU’s Engineering Project Management Certification, developed and delivered by world-renowned faculty of the Fulton Schools of Engineering, equips workers with foundational knowledge and understanding of project management fundamentals and best practices widely used in the microelectronics industry and advanced manufacturing.
Foundations of Supply Chain Management
Unlock the foundational and advanced knowledge you need to tackle, resolve and manage complex problems that confront supply chain managers in the microelectronics industry and beyond through data-driven approaches that increase efficiency, adaptability and sustainability of business practices.
Fundamentals of Sustainable Supply Chains
In this course, you will learn how supply chain management, sustainability, and social responsibility work together to benefit companies in the microelectronics industry and beyond by exploring the fundamentals of sustainable supply chains to improve productivity and increase cost savings.
Future Trends in the Semiconductor Industry
Improve your understanding of current and future trends in the semiconductor industry through curriculum that addresses consumer and industrial applications of microelectronics, technology drivers, industrial processes, supply chains and overviews of materials for semiconductor fabrication.
Global Context of Semiconductor Supply Chains
This course explores the linkages across global semiconductor supply chains and addresses the competencies and specialized knowledge necessary for semiconductor supply chain management.
Hazardous Materials and Waste Management
This certificate provides current and prospective employees of multiple industries, including microelectronics, with a comprehensive and practical curriculum of study in hazardous materials management. It is targeted to environmental professionals who engage in management and transportation of hazardous materials and waste and includes several industry-required trainings.
Introduction to Quality and Program Management
This course offers students the ability to develop practical total quality management skills for application in real-world use cases, including the microelectronics industry, by addressing continual improvement of people, processes, products/services, and environments to enhance the process and outcomes of project management
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Manufacturing)
Lean Six Sigma is a quality control methodology used across manufacturing enterprises, including in microelectronics. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is an industry-recognized certification for manufacturing professionals including engineers, quality-control experts, supply chain managers, operations analysts and more.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Lean Six Sigma is a quality control methodology used across manufacturing enterprises, including in microelectronics. The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an industry-recognized certification that introduces essential skills to analyze complex problems, eliminate waste and reduce process variation.
Logistics in the Supply Chain
Excellent logistics managers are essential to helping enterprises in the microelectronics industry understand each link in their supply chain. This class focuses on the history, importance, and process of transnational logistics, as well as the different delivery modes and the laws that apply to them.
Materials Science for Advanced Technological Applications - Microelectronics
This advanced specialization extends upon the initial Materials Science specialization. Multiple roles in the micro electronics industry will benefit from the knowledge contained in this specialization, including Materials Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Electrical Engineer and Materials Quality Control.
Materials Science for Technological Applications - Microelectronics
This specialization provides introductory knowledge and understanding of key concepts in Materials Science that are vital to roles in the microelectronics industry. Some of the position titles that may benefit from this course include Materials Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Materials Quality Control.
Modern Supply Chain Principles
Begin your path to understanding the management of global supply chains across extended supplier networks with the modern supply chain principles course, which addresses basic economic, business and management principles across global industries, including microelectronics.
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Explore supply chain management topics, including environmental, project, and supply chain processes. It is designed for working professionals with some exposure to supply chain topics, including those in the microelectronics industry.
Planning for Program Quality
This course introduces learners to topics around effective management and effective stakeholder management to ensure project success, teaching program quality principles essential to projects in multiple industries, including microelectronics.
Rapid Prototyping and Tooling Specialization - Microelectronics
This specialization teaches how to make effective prototypes, an essential skill in the microelectronics industry and advanced manufacturing.The specialization addresses fundamentals of prototype design, highlighting best practices for different materials and manufacturing equipment.
Rapid Prototyping Using 3D Printing - Microelectronics
This specialization will help learners to understand how prototyping can be accelerated in microelectronics and beyond through the use of 3D printing. Learners who complete this specialization will obtain a rich understanding of the key roles of prototyping in engineering and product development processes and how to use various types of 3D printing technologies.
Semiconductor Packaging - Microelectronics
This specialization, jointly developed by ASU and Intel, provides a foundational understanding of semiconductor packaging is, how packaging is designed and made, and how it works to finish, connect and protect functional parts.
ASU’s Certificate in Semiconductor Processing helps workers to rapidly obtain essential skills for semiconductor manufacturing, from advanced materials characterization to device theory and simulation, data mining, quality control and reliability, and Six Sigma methodology.
Supply Chain and Sustainable Materials
This course highlights the economic, health, and social impact of sustainable supply chains and materials and introduces frameworks for using them in microelectronics and other industries for triple-bottom line impact.
Supply Chain Management and Integrating Cost and Value in Projects
This course teaches Supply Chain Management from the project cost management perspective and is designed to help future supply chain managers thrive in the microelectronics industry and beyond through comprehensive training in cost management and value methods.
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
This course covers supply chains, what they are, and how companies in various industries, including microelectronics, can create sustainable supply chains. The course introduces learners to a framework can help companies to make supply chains more sustainable.