A person in the industrial production lab
  Teiksma Buseva

Learn about remanufacturing in this short introduction course. After you have completed this course you will be able to define what remanufacturing is and explain its drivers and challenges. The course also brings up industrial remanufacturing examples from all around the world.

Welcome to this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on remanufacturing.

This course describe what remanufacturing is by defining it and showing existing industrial remanufacturing examples. It also brings up drivers and challenges to remanufacturing and what the economic and environmental aspects that are connected to remanufacturing.

This course describes what remanufacturing is by defining it and showing existing industrial remanufacturing examples. 
It also addresses the drivers and challenges of remanufacturing as well as the economic and environmental aspects connected to it. 

Topic covered by the course

When you have passed this Remanufacturing MOOC you will be able to:

  • define remanufacturing,
  • give industrial examples of remanufacturing,
  • explain drivers and challenges of remanufacturing, and
  • connect economic and environmental aspects to remanufacturing.

The Remanufacturing MOOC contains the following parts:

  1. Drivers of Remanufacturing
  2. Remanufacturing – Business models
  3. Remanufacturing – Environmental concerns
  4. Design for Remanufacturing
  5. Lean remanufacturing
  6. Remanufacturing Readiness Level (RRL)
  7. Remanufacturing – Financial assessments

Who can take the course?

The course is open to everyone and free. There are no requirements for prior knowledge or special qualifications to participate in the course.

Course structure

The course is an online course where teaching is completely by remote methods, using a web-based platform. It consists of several pre-recorded lectures, readings and exercises.

We suggest that you take one part at a time by first watching the recorded video(s) and then read the related literature. Then you continue to the next part. If you like to have a certificate for taking the course, please book a time with Erik Sundin (contact info below) to discuss your participation.

Register and get started

1. Create an account

You must have an account at LiU to be able to register and take the course. If you do not already have an account – create one here and then register.

2. Register

Register for the course below. Use your account at LiU. After registering, you will have access to the digital course room and can start your studies.


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