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IAAE Essentials of Automation for Biomanufacturing (Online Course)

This new blended course has been vetted by industry experts at Merck and Genentech and is offered to industry, students, and job-seekers who are seeking to acquire essential skills in automation technologies. 

Gaining access to the course is easy.  To get started, follow these steps.

1. Create an Account at

You have several options when creating an account, check them out below.

Become a Member

You can create an account by becoming a member of the IAAE. Membership includes discounted access to this course, future resources and additional member benefits. Membership is not required to access this course. 

Membership Accounts are:

  • Professional $350 yearly dues
  • Retired Professional $150 yearly dues
  • Student $50 yearly dues
  • Job-Seeker $100 yearly dues

Register as a Guest Non-Member

You may create a Guest Non-Member Account which is free of charge. This option creates an account for you on and allows you to access the IAAE Learning Management System. 

Register as a NIIMBL Member Participant

Are you a student of a participating university? Select this option to create your free account on Check if you are part of a NIIMBL Institution by clicking here.


2. Enroll in a Course  

Once you have created your account you can access the myIAAE Learning Management System. The LMS URL is Your login for the LMS is the same as the account you just created for  

Course Access Rates:


Hands On Course Information

If you wish to take a Hands On Course, you will need to complete the following 11 Modules of the Essentials of Automation for Biomanufacturing prior to registering for the Hands On Course. These hands on courses can be found listed on our Event Calendar


11 Hands On Course Prerequisite Modules

010 Introduction to Automation for Biomanufacturing

020 Basic Process Instrumentation

030 Analytical Instrumentation 

080 Continuous and Process Control

090 Discrete and Sequencing Control

100 Batch Control

130 Control System Types and Architectures

140 Documentation for Automation Engineering 

170 Visualization and Display

180 Network Configuration Principles 

300 Good Automated Manufacturing Practice


Online Course Details