AIM’S Development Courses are an excellent resource for professionals seeking focused, subject-specific knowledge over a two-day period. Improve your understanding of the four key disciplines of the injection molding process and how each discipline impacts the final part.

Many of our development courses are taught back-to-back – see the calendar to the right!

Available Courses:

  • Plastics 101
    An ideal course for anyone looking for an introduction to the plastic injection molding industry
  • Plastic Materials
    Better understand material properties and their relationship to the finished part
  • Mold Design
    Build your foundational knowledge of the 5 key systems of a mold and how each system affects final part quality
  • Part Design
    Improve your ability to design for manufacturability and for performance over a product’s life span based on its intended use
  • Injection Molding Processing
    Learn the fundamentals of injection molding processing and strategies for optimizing process development and troubleshooting
  • Plastic Part Failure Analysis
    Emphasizes the prevention of part failures with real-world examples and studies
  • Plastic Material Selection and Testing
    Focuses on the importance of defining a part’s application for material selection and test methods for evaluating long-term part performance


There may be grant funding available to help you pay for our Development Courses. Learn more.