Design the Smart Factory

Using the Internet and the cloud to connect the real and virtual worlds of smart factories, resulting in seamless integration of cyber physical systems at all levels

Goal:                  Design the tailored smart factory for your company 

Duration:       1 week / 10h

Outcome:       Design the architecture of your smart factory 

Coaching:      Optional Group Coaching

Approach:      E-learning Framework with 4 Steps

INVEST:                   €497 


You planning Smart Factories to increase Flexibility and Productivity

You will get a proven plan how to turn digital technologies into smart factories in Value Networks. Your participation in this course will increase speed and reduce risk when pursuing new, technology opportunities.

This course seeks to have a well-balanced mix of e-learning tools, online 1:1 interaction with external experts, review sessions and workshops towards company specific hands-on digital project definition. Your learning path will have five steps for achieving results: Acquire knowledge, develop skills, exchange knowledge, apply knowledge and review your assignment results

Your Course Outline:Try Free Preview

Develop your skills for achieving Industrie 4.0™ Readiness

  • 2

    Welcome to the course!

  • 3

    1) Acquire Knowledge

    • A1) The smart connected factory evolution

    • A2) The smart Factory Transformation

    • A3) The traditional IT of Factories

    • A4) Cyber-Physical System Architecture

    • A5) Smart connected factory integration

    • B: Presentation Smart Factory

  • 4

    2) Develop Skills

    • Deep Dive Skill Development

  • 5

    3) Exchange Knowledge

    • A) Self Reflection Quiz: Smart Factory

    • C) Access to Team Work Space: Teams

  • 6

    4) Apply Knowledge

    • A): Digital Project: ICT Guide

    • B: Digital Project: Smart Factory Information & Communication System

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    5) Review Assignment

    • B) More Resources for You

    • Before you go...

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A Message from your Instructor

Our joint Journey for achieving Results

Your Learning & Development perspective

You already driving Business Results with e-Learning & Development in your company. But the business landscape has shifted. The truth is that traditional business practices are no longer creating the impact the company needs and your customer require.

Your new perspective should include your usage new technologies for increasing sales, productivity or innovations and the cultural attitudes of your company related to both your and your company self-improvement. In a knowledge-worker organization, you and your colleagues— the only repository of knowledge — are the main resource. In the current climate of rapid technological change, it is becoming necessary for you to be in a continuous learning mode of leveraging artificial intelligence across all business functions.

Your personal & social learning for building competence & confidence: How it works

Your program is designed to be a mix of specific e-learning modules (see program outline), followed up by assignments and live sessions either in group or per company to discuss the content at hand and ensure the maximum applied individual take-away for your company specific case. The developed digital projects will then be moved to real-life company interaction .Industry specialists will join forces and contribute to the best possible outcome of your program

Why you should join: The current Covid-19 crisis has emphasized even further the importance of not just the technical application of digital tools and methods but most importantly the necessity to develop organizations and sales strategies that are capable and resilient enough to take advantage of the chances and opportunities arising. In the program you develop new technology strategies for your business and have the possibility to apply them in practice even if you have not used e-learning before.

Your Professional Certificate Course

Career-relevant: Designed to build or advance skills for specific career/ Skill-Based: In-demand skills and actionable knowledge needed for today`s job/Short in Length: On average a week to complete

Your Project-, Performance- and Portfolio-Based Learning

We support you in implementing your digitization projects by qualifying your team specifically for new digital and leadership tasks.

Key take-aways ; Increased competence in models and tools for improving profitability with digital , Concrete development of company specific digital strategies and projects, Identification of new business opportunities for increasing revenue and operational efficiency. 1:1 online meetings with Subject-Mater Experts The e-learning on demand approach helps to overcome four Barriers to Change:1. Perception problem: We don’t know we’re behind. 2. Knowledge problem: We know we’re behind but we don’t know what to do about it. 3. Motivation problem: We may know what to do, but we don’t do it. 4. Capabilities/coordination problem: We know what to do and we want to do it, but we can’t get it done.

Why you should join & Your Time commitment

For Managers in all functions who want to amplifiy their digital skills, digital project teams and experts who want to stay up-to-date. A world-class Digital Manager has a unique combination of skills-developed by professional certifacte courses and digital Masters programs- that enable them to have an enormous positive impact on an organization.

Your Time commitment for the course : Self-service e-learning preparation 2-5h over a week/ Company specific project work 4-6h/ Optional Life Workshop 4h

Dr. Paul Gromball: Your Course Lead

I help you to use Digital Technologies for generating business outcomes like productivity, sales and innovation

Management- (CEO) ,Consulting- (McKinsey) and Learning-Experience (MIT,Harvard) of more than 30 years in developing and implementing strategic, operational and organizational performance improvements at global enterprises and medium-sized businesses. Working expertise in a variety of management areas including, strategy, sales-and marketing, cost-reduction, supply chain management, manufacturing (MES), sourcing, IT management,reorganization and M&A/ post merger integration. Focus oncompanies of the Process-Industry (pharmaceuticals, chemistry, steel),Assembly-Industry (automotive, automotive-supplier, engineering,electronics) Consumer Goods (food, clothing, household appliances) and Services (logistics, airlines)