Automation of Processes with RPA (Classroom and Asynchronous)

Offered by School of Business & Accountancy

Short Course / 24 hours / TGS-2021009900

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

This is a certification program in which participants will obtain a Certification in Accounting Transformation upon completion of 6 courses:

  1. Accounting for Analysis and Decisions
  2. Using MS Excel in Accounting
  3. Performing Cloud-Accounting
  4. Finance-Business Partnering with Data Visualisation
  5. Strengthening Internal Controls with Analytics
  6. Automation of Processes with RPA

The overall program is aimed at equipping bookkeepers with skillset to enable them to chart out their progression paths in view of existing industrial developments causing disruption to job roles. The program provides participants with knowledge and hands-on skills in visualisation, automation, etc. in order to help them stay relevant and employable.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course on Automation of Processes with RPA, participants will acquire knowledge on assessing business processes and identifying opportunities for automation. They will also learn the various functionalities and features of an automation software (UiPath) and develop RPA robots independently.


Course Date: 11 Mar 2024 – 01 Apr 2024
Application Period: 11 Jan 2024 – 18 Feb 2024
Duration: 24 hours
Time: Face-to-Face Classes (1pm to 5pm) & 4 x 2 hours online lessons (8 hours)
Delivery Mode: Classroom with Asynchronous e-Learning
Venue: Classroom & Online

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

All sessions will be conducted on a weekly basis within the same month.                                                         

Session 1: (6 hours)

  • Introduction to RPA (E-Learning :2 hours Asynchronous)
  • Introduction to UiPath robotic automation software
  • Create your RPA robots (F2F: 4 hours on a weekday morning):
    • Automating a simple data entry process
    • Learn the web scrapping, data extraction wizard and integration with Excel activities.

Session 2: (6 hours)

  • Understand workflows & opportunity assessment (E-Learning: 2 hours Asynchronous)
  • Create your RPA robots (F2F: 4 hours on a weekday morning):
    • Moving files and Email automation
    • Excel automation


Session 3: (6 hours)

  • Role of a robotic operating team in automation initiatives (E-Learning: 2 hours Asynchronous)
  • Create your RPA robots (F2F: 4 hours on a weekday morning):
    • Invoice Automation using PDF Invoice Data Scrapping
    • Invoice Automation using OCR

Session 4: (6 hours)

  • Evaluating the Automation implementation (E-Learning: 2 hours Asynchronous)
  • Create your RPA robots (F2F: 4 hours on a weekday morning):
    • Automating Sales Reporting
    • Automating Audit sample selection

Trainer's Profile

Sri Rahyu Suratman

Rahyu holds a degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. She has worked for international accounting firm and was also a Tax Specialist with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. She has more than 15 years of experience offering tax consultative advice and compliance matters for multinational companies, local public listed groups, private corporate clients and individual clients. Currently, Rahyu is a Senior Manager with Ngee Ann Polytechnic, School of Business and Accountancy where she oversees and ensure academic quality for taxation and internship modules. In recognition for her teaching excellence, she was also awarded Staff Teaching Award.

Wilson Teoh

Wilson holds a degree in Business specialising in Banking & Finance from the Nanyang Technological University and a CA (Singapore) qualification. He has worked for a Big Four firm as a senior associate before joining academia. Currently, Wilson is a lecturer with Ngee Ann Polytechnic, School of Business & Accountancy, where he has taught in both PET and CET courses. Besides core modules covering Auditing, Cost & Managerial Accounting and Service-Learning, he has taught courses on Fraud Awareness and Data Storytelling. 


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass the assessment.

Participants will further obtain a Certificate on Accounting Transformation upon completion of all 6 courses in the program.

Entry Requirements

  • Basic Proficiency in English
  • Bookkeeping/ Accounting background

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 25 Nov 2021 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024. As such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP.)


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$686.70
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore Citizen Aged Below 40$206.01
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$206.01
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 and above$80.01
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$80.01
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$80.01