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PLM Executive Short Course

A right-sized PLM short course for today's busy executives

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PLM Education Focused on YOU!


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For more than 35 years, CIMdata has been working in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) industry. Our consulting services and research expertise are known around the world for their best-practice-based content. CIMdata has leveraged its knowledge and experience to create the CIMdata PLM Executive Short Course as an integral part of CIMdata PLM Leadership— the PLM industry’s most comprehensive non-biased education and training offering for today’s PLM professionals.

The PLM Executive Short Course is available to:

  • Industrial companies considering, evaluating, implementing, and/or enhancing their PLM-enabling solutions.
  • PLM solution providers.

What does the CIMdata PLM Executive Short Course Cover?

  • A Comprehensive Introduction to PLM
  • The Main Elements of a PLM Solution
  • The Expanding Reach of PLM
  • Today's Trends & Challenges Impacting PLM
  • An Introduction to the PLM Commercial Landscape
  • The Benefits of PLM
  • Best Practices for PLM Strategy Definition & Solution Selection
  • Best Practices for PLM Deployment, Monitoring & Continuous Improvement
  • The Importance of Organizational Change
  • The Six Key Success Factors

Why should YOU choose the CIMdata PLM Executive Short Course for YOUR PLM Education?

  • The CIMdata PLM Executive Short Course does not focus on solutions offered by specific PLM software and solution providers
  • The CIMdata PLM Executive Short Course has been designed to be industry independent
  • The CIMdata PLM Executive Short Course offers a broad overview of the PLM market, including trends, system architectures, and critical elements for success.
  • The PLM Executive Short Course is taught by CIMdata's PLM industry recognized experts
  • The PLM Executive Short Course has been designed to take place in one business day, minimizing the time you are out of the office
  • Our faculty members have taught dozens of classes
  • With 35+ years experience in the PLM industry PLM is CIMdata's business
  • CIMdata's PLM Executive Short Courses are tailored to the experiences of the participants
  • CIMdata provides right-sized PLM education focused on YOU
  • At CIMdata we see PLM education as a relationship so after the Executive Short Course is complete you will be invited to become a member of CIMdata's global PLM Leadership Community

Who Should Attend?

  • Executives involved in a strategic PLM initiative
  • PLM Program Sponsors
  • Program Champions
  • Business Process Subject Matter Experts
  • Project Leaders
  • Functional Directors (e.g. IT, engineering, supply chain, NPD etc.)

Private PLM Executive Short Courses and advanced courses are also available; for more information contact CIMdata.

Your PLM Education is Important. Choose CIMdata's unbiased, right-sized PLM Executive Short Course to guide you along the way.

Register for Upcoming PLM Executive Short Courses

CIMdata’s PLM Executive Short Course leverages CIMdata’s internationally recognized five-day PLM Certificate Program for Industrial Organizations, PLM Software and Service Providers, and Systems Integrators.

Successful completion of the course leads to an Executive Certificate of PLM Leadership.

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