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Upchain Academy

Published on June 22, 2022


Advance with in-demand skills

Just-in-time learning to help you demonstrate impact.

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    Project Management

    Great project management keeps your project on time and on budget. In this learning path, you will learn to create projects in Upchain and add team members; build the plan and show it in Gantt chart form with tasks, milestones, and stage gates.


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    Mechanical CAD Management

    The mechanical CAD plugin is the bridge between your CAD system and Upchain, enabling you to collaborate on designs in real-time without leaving your CAD workspace. In this learning path, you'll learn to register new CAD files and drawings into a project; upload CAD to Upchain and associate it with BOM items.

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    Bill of Materials Management

    Having all the necessary parts and assemblies on hand before you start manufacturing a product, helps improve supply chain agility.

    In this learning path, you will discover how to register new CAD files and drawings into a project; upload CAD to Upchain and associate it with BOM items.

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    Change Management

    Change is inevitable in every project and product design. How you manage the changes play a large role in the success of your team. This learning path explores the change management process used in Upchain.

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    Tenant Administration

    Upchain enables versions - and revision control for your non-CAD documents and offers powerful tools to share and collaborate on documents. In this learning path, you'll learn how to manage documents in the web application and the Microsoft Office plugins.

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    Supplier Management

    Collaborating with external suppliers is an important part of the product lifecycle. In this learning path, you'll learn how to manage a list of suppliers; associate suppliers with parts; generate a request for a quote (RFQ) to solicit and track supplier information.

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    Document Management

    Upchain enables version- and revision-control for your non-CAD documents, and offers powerful tools to share and collaborate on documents. In this learning path, you’ll explore how to work with and manage documents in the web application and the Microsoft Office plugins. You’ll learn about the lifecycle of documents, how documents are organized across projects, how to manage daily changes and revisions, and leverage workflows to review and publish documents.


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Advanced Manufacturing and Machining Automation

Replace your manual, time-consuming workpiece setup with quick, accurate, and repeatable automated part setup to increase CNC milling machine utilization and achieve significant productivity improvements.

Success Plan - Bill of Materials Management

The ability to manage the list of raw materials, sub-assemblies, components, parts and quantities required to manufacture a product.