The 4IR & Automation
Online Short Learning Programme
About this programme
One of the defining features of the Forth Industrial Revolution is the unprecedented level of automation being introduced in the new world of work. With rapid advancements in robotics, machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), automation has already transformed many industries, sectors and organisations. The phenomena of the 4IR and automation are multi-dimensional and are constantly evolving with innovation in technology. Understanding this digitally driven panorama is paramount for an individual seeking to survive and thrive in the 4IR.
The MANCOSA skillME 4IR & Automation short learning programme (SLP) has been developed by industry experts to provide individuals with an understanding of a driving force of the modern workplace – automation. The programme develops the skills that are required in order to leverage the digital technologies that underscore automation, whilst also providing individuals with a robust understanding of how automation can be utilised as a strategy to drive efficiency and effectiveness within organisations.
Take this programme to
- Develop an understanding of the industrial revolutions leading to the 4th industrial revolution.
- Uncover the technical and business challenges, as well as opportunities brought by the rapid advancement of digital technologies.
- Understand the implications of the 4th industrial revolution for the future of the world of work.
- Identify the social and ethical considerations of automation in the 4th industrial revolution.
Admission and user requirements
There are NO admission requirements for this short learning programme – simply #CLICKtoLEARN.
- Own laptop or PC or tablet/mobile
- Own internet connection
- Approximately 1 GB of data
- High-impact microlearning programme developed by industry and academic experts
- Mobile friendly and accessible
- Interactive/ gamified content and assessments
- Videos on demand
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The 4IR & Automation
Delivery: 100% Online
Duration: 3 hours
Admission requirements: None
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