This course introduces those working in production and management roles within manufacturing companies to the ways in which automation can improve productivity, competitive advantage and quality of product/service.

  • One day
  • 9am-4.30pm
  • At either Dunfermline or Glenrothes Campuses
  • a brave new world
  • The 4th industrial revolution (4IR) – hype or reality?
  • Overview and Insights into 4IR
  • Advantages and disadvantages of industrial robots
  • Automation of production lines
  • How to implement intelligent automation
  • Five top reasons to automate
  • Guide to selecting automatable tasks
  • 4IR – from theory to application
  • Talent and the workforce: evolution vs. revolution – the future of work
  • All change for 4IR
  • Automate or stagnate