IoT and Industry 4.0 hands-on-skills for executive education: Learning by doing


Workshop overview

The aim of this learning experience is to enable participants to understand “digital platforms, artefacts, signals and their language through a series of digital learning exercises. The series of online workshops and lectures focus on hands on activities, correlated to real world examples about internet of things (IoT) and Industry 4.0.
The basic immersive experience will give the participants insights into how sensors work and how they can be used and connected in business platforms. The participants will gain intrinsic knowledge to adopt conceptually and practically for their respective industry sectors. The digital-first approach allows to scale this learning format geographically, especially under the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.

What you will learn

The desired learning outcome of the workshops is to equip the learner with a conceptual understanding of the opportunities and structural changes that Industry 4.0 brings. The learning may further guide strategic decision making and policy recommendations in their areas of work. Where beneficial to the learning, the workshops are accompanied by basic computer programming and sensor building activities. However, learning to code is not a direct objective of the workshops.

Who should attend?

Participants are not required to have any education in engineering or computer science, or a technical background. But these workshops are designed for young leaders, management and executive level employees in organisations (incl. corporate firms, NHS and government organisations). The design of the workshops will not need pre-existing technical knowledge. Participants should be open-minded about learning about and adopting new technology in their work environment.
There are a couple of tuition fully paid studentships for this workshop available for UK residents.


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