Introduction to Industry 4.0 for Senior Management

Since the beginning of the 21st century, we have been experiencing digital transformation where Industry 4.0 will be the answer to the challenges lying ahead.  It emphasises the idea of digitalisation and seamlessly linking physical objects into a sophisticated network.

In order to keep up with the technologies, management team needs access to the state-of-the-art information and training so that technology strategies and solutions can be developed to close the gaps.

This programme is designed to introduce the key principles of Industry Revolution 4.0, its key challenges, as well as the new potential opportunities for the entire value chain of implementation.



  • To enable management team to find innovations to make the company’s operations smarter, cleaner and more productive

  • 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

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

  • Embracing the attributes of leadership and coaching

  • Turning management team into a productivity powerhouse


Target Audience

C-Suite and above from all industries


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