Introduction to Industry 4.0



Course Reference No: CRS-N-0048374

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Course Objectives

The 4th Industrial Revolution is characterised by a confluence of different technologies coming together, and massive amounts of data being generated. Companies are incorporating Industry 4.0 technologies into their operations, and creating new business models through digitalising and transforming their products and services. As industry lines overlap, this has consequences for how companies think about their business.

The courses will look at how technologies are used in business operations and processes, and the different levels of technology impact. We will also examine frameworks for thinking about strategic technology transformation.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Historical overview of technology transformation

  2. Transformative and disruptive potential of new technology developments

  3. Overview of key technologies in Industry 4.0

  4. Strategic roadmap for how companies can apply technology at strategic, tactical, and operational levels

Outline

  • History and Evolution of Industry 4.0
  • Technology Adoption Curve and Innovation Matrix
  • Overview of organization and operations processes
  • Application of technologies at strategic level
  • Economics of 3D Printing
  • Blockchain – principles and applications
  • Platform economy and its implications for business
  • Sharing economy and its implications for businesses
  • Societal and regulatory considerations in technology disruption

Pre-Requisites

Diploma with a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

Who Should Attend

Senior Managers, Managers, Supervisors, Engineers who are involved in technology innovation, entrepreneurship and strategic planning initiatives.

Mode of Training

Classroom

Speaker
Associate Professor Goh Puay Guan

Goh Puay Guan is Associate Professor at NUS SCALE, and NUS Business School. Prior to that he had 20 years of corporate experience throughout Asia in general management, strategic planning, and commercial investments. He has also been an Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Business School from 2011 to 2017, and Adjunct Professor with Inha University in South Korea from 2007 to 2009. He is the author of Supply Chain Management: A Concise Guide. published by Pearson (1st Ed. 2005, 2nd Ed. 2015).

As Vice President of Business and Commercial at Sembcorp Development, he helped to set up a new business unit Sembcorp Infra Services in 2014 and build its logistics assets footprint in Vietnam, serving concurrently as General Director of its wholly owned subsidiary in Vietnam. He led Batamindo Shipping and Warehousing Pte Ltd to attain the ASEAN Business Award for Growth (SME) by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council in 2013. He was a Top Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) 2012 Merit Winner for Business and Entrepreneurship category, awarded by Junior Chamber International (JCI).

He has been active in the community, including serving as President of the Stanford Club of Singapore, Honorary Treasurer at Mensa Singapore, and President of the Singapore Club in Seoul. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Speaker

Dr. Amirhassan Monajemi

Dr. Amirhassan Monajemi is a Senior Lecturer in AI and Data Science with the School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Before joining the NUS, he was with the Faculty of Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan, Iran, where he was serving as a professor of AI and Machine Learning. He was born in 1968 in Isfahan, Iran. He studied towards BSc and MSc in Computer Engineering at Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), and Shiraz University respectively. He got his PhD in computer engineering, pattern recognition and image processing, from University of Bristol, Bristol, England, in 2005. His research interests include AI, Machine Vision, Data Science, and IoT.

Dr. Monajemi has taught diverse computer courses for years, registered a few patents in the fields of AI, Machine Vision, and Signal Processing applications, published more than a hundred research papers in peer-reviewed, indexed journals, and supervised several Data Science, IoT, and AI industrial projects in various scales. He chaired the 1st International Conference on IoT, Applications and Infrastructure in 2017. He is mostly interested in Intelligent IoT, and has presented that topic in a few seminars and conferences. He also was the advisor of IKCO (Iran Khodroo Car Manufacturer, the largest in the middle east), and MSC (Mobarakeh Steel Complex, the largest in the country) enterprises in the field of IoT and Industry IV establishment.

Speaker

Dr. Antonio Feraco

Dr. Antonio Feraco is Vice President and Managing Consultant in Industry 4.0 for TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. Here he focuses his activities in supporting the manufacturing sector in embracing their digital transformation towards Industry 4.0. Before joining his actual position, he was Head of Business Development and Technology Transfer at Fraunhofer Singapore, external advisor for KPMG Italy and Adjunct Professor of Innovation Process Management at the University of Vitez since 2013. After completing his PhD in Artificial Intelligence, he managed various international projects for the European Commission related to IT for energy efficiency, embedded systems in robotics and Digital Media. Apart from his business and management activities, he also delivers for industry and academia in several topics such as Management of Innovation Processes, Technology Transfer Strategies, Industry 4.0 and Predictive Maintenance. He has also been appointed by the European Commission as expert evaluator for the Horizon 2020 R&D program. Dr. Feraco has also edited and published several scientific papers and books in the area of Management and Technology.  

He has been active in the community, including serving as President of the Stanford Club of Singapore, Honorary Treasurer at Mensa Singapore, and President of the Singapore Club in Seoul. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

DATE

TBC

DURATION

2 Days
9.00am to 5.30pm
(Daily)

VENUE

National University of Singapore
University Town

International Participants

S$2,033.00

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens (39 yrs old or younger) or Singapore PRs

S$609.90 

Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens (40 yrs or older)

S$229.90 

Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

S$229.90

Incl. GST

International
Participant
Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$1,900.00 S$1,900.00 S$1,900.00 S$1,900.00 S$1,900.00
SkillsFuture Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$1,330.00) (S$1,330.00) (S$1,330.00) (S$1,330.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$1,900.00 S$570.00 S$570.00 S$570.00 S$570.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$133.00 S$39.90 S$39.90 S$39.90 S$39.90
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$2,033.00 S$609.90 S$609.90 S$609.90 S$609.90
Less Additional Funding if
Eligible Under Various Scheme
- - (S$380.00) - (S$380.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$2,033.00 S$609.90 S$229.90 S$609.90
S$229.90


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05 November 2020