3D Transformation: The Why, What & How

This overview course explores the WHY, WHAT, WHO and HOW of 3D implementation in product development. Learners will explore the reasons for adopting 3D and how to build their own business case. They will establish an appreciation of the technology, get guidance on selecting and working with software partners and identify the steps that need to be taken to implement 3D into BAU processes.
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5 wks 1 hr/wk

What will you learn?

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the reasons for using 3D
2. Assess their Current State of business and map out their Future State
3. Define the scope of a Proof of Concept project
4. Build a framework to select the right 3D software partner
5. Create a structure for 3D implementation

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at mid to senior level management who are new to 3D technology. It is relevant for a broad audience including personnel involved in product design, development and commercialization at sourcing companies, retailers & brands and suppliers. Learners do not need to have prior 3D knowledge to take the course but do need to have familiarity with managing E2E processes in the apparel or footwear sectors.

How will you learn?

The course is self-paced and includes a pre-assessment and a final test, 6 modules of interactive instruction, Executives’ interviews, case studies by super users and best practice downloadable assets. All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a MOTIF Certificate of Completion. The recommended commitment for the course is a minimum of 1 hour per week over a 5 week period.

Course instructor

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Eryn Gregory

A decade of experience in fit engineering and product development at an executive level within Columbia. Eryn managed the transformation of fit processes and implemented 3D into BAU.