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In-Person Workshop

June 12
8:30 am – 11:30 am


Christa Sterling

Industry 4.0: What Does It Mean?

Join us on Wednesday, June 12 for an introductory workshop in Industry 4.0.



Learning Objectives

Be familiar with the elements on and Industry 4.0 (digitally enabled) manufacturing operation

Program Outline

Generations of industrial revolution

Elements of an Industry 4.0 manufacturing operation

Data models – development, testing, qualification, and manufacturability

This will be taught in three segments and conversation and questions are encouraged!

Who Should Enroll

Anyone working for a CT defense supplier or OEM interested in learning more about Industry 4.0. This program is ideal if you are new to the field and just want to get started!


Raymond Sheen, PMPĀ®, LSS BB

Raymond Sheen, is president and founder of Product & Process Innovation, Inc. He is a veteran business leader with over 35 years of executive, functional, and project management experience working in government, industry and as an independent consultant. Ray is author of the book, Guide to Building Your Business Case, published by Harvard Business Review Press and is a co-author of the books Digital Transformation Demystified and Guide to Project Management. Ray was a member of a select committee that drafted the Digital Transformation Manifesto. Ray is currently an adjunct professor with Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he teaches systems thinking and project leadership in the MBA program. In addition, he teaches and consults in process improvement, digital transformation, project management, product development, strategy development, and risk management.

Ray received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy and his M.S. in Astronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He has recently completed a graduate certificate in Digital Leadership and Strategy from Boston University and graduate certificate in Business Leadership and Strategy from Liberty University. Ray is a Fellow at the Institute for Digital Transformation, a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMPĀ®) with the Project Management Institute and a certified Scrum Master with Scrum Alliance. Ray has also earned the Black Belt certification with the International Association for Six Sigma Certification.


CCSU Main Campus
Applied Innovation Hub
Lecture Hall Room 102