Industry 4.0: Introduction to Concepts & Technology Pillars

Industry 4.0 is the merging of real production using the virtual world.  Factories are constantly trying to lower their cost and increase their revenue.  Having knowledge and skills in Industry 4.0 is vital for a business to remain resilient.  Familiarise yourself with the key design principles of the new industrial revolution, its key challenges, as well as new potential opportunities throughout the entire value chain of the implementation.

 

Objectives

  • To enable innovations to make the company’s operations smarter

  • To understand the future of manufacturing industries in the next decade

  • To prepare managers with challenges from next generation communication systems and concepts

 

Key Benefits

  • Building a deeper understanding of the customer and enables you to implement initiatives more quickly and inexpensively using an iterative approach

  • Fully understand and develop the skills needed to face Industry 4.0 challenges

  • Explore the current and future ramifications of Industry 4.0 and to be prepared in advance

 

Target Audience

Members of the Industry, OT Staff and IT Personnel

 

Programme Outline

 

Module 1:  Introduction and Overview

  • Overall Course Objective and Deliverables

  • Overview of Course Outline

  • Pre-Discussion

 

Module 2:  Industry 4.0 Background

  • What is Industry 4.0 and Why Now?

  • What Enabled the New Revolution?

  • Industry 4.0 Framework and Blueprint

 

Module 3:  Overview of Pillar 1 - 4

  • Digital Supply Chain, IioT, Cloud and Big Data Analytics

 

Module 4:  Overview of Pillar 5 - 8

  • Cybersecurity, Augmented Reality, Additive Manufacturing, and Horizontal & Vertical Integration

 

Module 5:  Overview of Pillar 9 - 11

  • Autonomous Robot, Artificial Intelligence and New Business Model

 

Module 6:  Key Benefits of Industry 4.0

  • Business and Operations

  • Best Practices from the Pioneers

 

Module 7:  Organisational Structure

  • OT and IT Convergence

  • New Roles and Responsibilities

 

Summary and Conclusion: Next Steps