Intro to Digital Twin


This introductory course will introduce the leaner to the concepts and processes of digital twin and the benefits to an organisation.

Through the analysis of case studies from across different industries, the sessions will provide learners will the space to reflect and discuss the importance of digital twin and the recent and relevant developments in the area while showcasing relevant technologies.


At the end of this module you will be able to:

  • An understanding of the role that Digital Twin can play in the whole lifecycle of a project
  • Ho digital twin technology could improve your organisation to become more competitive, collaborative, and efficient
  • An appreciation of key digital manufacturing concepts & technologies and how these have been used to support digital transformation through case studies.

Hours for module: 15 hours
How will the module be taught: Blended
Location: Online and Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol.
Delivery sessions plan:
This 2 day course will be delivered through one day on our Frenchay Campus with access to our state-of-the-art equipment, complimented by the remaining sessions delivered through online workshops and tutorial support.
Audience for module: This course would suit business leaders and technical leaders interested in learning more around digital twin technology and benefits. It may also suit: Business Leader / Technical Leader/Manager / Factory Floor Personnel / Engineer / Improve Knowledge / Advanced Technician.
Other modules you may wish to register for: Intro to Digital TwinsFundamentals of Industry 4.0 / Intro to Digital in Composites / Cyber Incident Management for Decision Makers / Azure Fundamentals / Data Analytics / Systems Thinking / Fundamentals of HTML5 / CSS3 / Accounting Principles / Intro to Agile / Working with Developers / Effective Use of Resources / Sustainability and Social Value
Course leader: Sessions will be delivered by staff across our Engineering Design and Mathematics department to utilise their broad range of skills and expertise in industry collaborations and research in the subject matter.
Good to know: Parking and refreshments will be provided for face-to-face sessions. Online sessions will be delivered through one of our university online platforms.

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