PLM Professional 2020 NOW ONLINE

Level 1 (remote eLearning, ongoing) + Level 2 (on-site, 9-10 Nov 2020)

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Key Take-aways

Concentrated knowledge: Achieve the internationally recognized personal certificate »PLM Professional« of Fraunhofer Academy. With the help of first-hand expert knowledge you will learn how to successfully implement PLM solutions and manage PLM projects.

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PLM Professional

Do you want to increase your skills to successfully manage own Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) projects? Start with our online course here!

The PLM Professional framework will introduce you to the basics of managing complex systems as well as the creation of value through out the whole value chain of a product.

You will also learn the basics in IT, business studies and soft skills.

Our PLM Professional program teaches practice-oriented knowledge and provides you with methods and tools for virtual product development .  



Level 1: ongoing, event plattform: University 4 Industry
Level 2: November 09-10, 2020, Fraunhofer IPK Berlin

Individualized Inhouse Courses

We can also offer your business individualized courses on your demand (online and face-to-face, on your premises or in our facilities). In case you are interested please contact Friedrich Halstenberg (friedrich.halstenberg[at] directly.



Course overview

Type of course Certified Programm (Level 1 + Level 2), online and on-site
Dates Level 1: ongoing, event plattform: University 4 Industry
Level 2: November 09-10; 2020  
Language English
Content Level 1:
Level 1 of the course focuses on the basics of PLM in a remote eLearning format. This is a self-paced learning program, which is ideal to acquire essential PLM fundamentals without traveling anywhere.

Level 2:

In Level 2, the participants will learn more sophisticated skills and coaching in a face-to-face format and acquire the PLM Professional personal ISO certification. PLM Professional Level 2 will be conducted in a 2-day-workshop plus certification exam.
Location Level 1: online
Level 2: Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin
Level 1: 949€ | Level 2: 3000€

Taget Group

Engineering professionals, IT professionals, PLM and engineering consultants, Project managers, Team leaders and middle management

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Level 1:

  • Basics of PLM
  • Product Development
  • System Complexity
  • Systems Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Bills of Materials
  • Release- and Change Management
  • Variant and Configurations Management
  • CAD & Cax
  • Validation & Simulation
  • Digital Twins
  • Production planning and the Digital Factory
  • ERP & MES
  • Customer & Supplier integration
  • Advanced Systems Engineering
  • PLM Architectures
  • ALM & Management of Software Projects 1
  • User Experience & Design Thinking
  • Methods of Strategy Development
  • Requirements for PLM solutions
  • Process Analysis
  • Designing IT-landscapes
  • Workflow Management
  • Economic feasability
  • Motivation and Trust in PLM Project Teams
  • Communication

The course can be started at any time. At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance.


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Level 2:

  • Practices for designing effective and efficient data flow architectures
  • Methods for creating high-performing PLM-Systems and IT-landscapes
  • Organisational Change Management
  • Business Coachings and Soft Skills
  • Updates on the newest trends and developments

Cooperation Partners

Offered by:

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK

In cooperation with:

  • EIT Digital
  • University 4 Industry