Introductory Course to Robotic Process Automation for Accounting and Business Management

Offered by School of Business & Accountancy

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2019507829

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

Robotic process automation (RPA) is an emerging form of business process automation technology, and its pace of adoption is increasing significantly. This course focuses on robotic process automation benefits and how the use of software robots can enable your business or clients to become more competitive and agile.

Learning Outcomes

Empower and automate your business with RPA. This course helps you to gain an understanding of each phase of the RPA journey, determine the automation potential of a process, and analyse the business benefits of RPA. You will also learn to use and understand the various functionalities and features of an automation software and develop RPA robots independently.


Monday, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Time: TBC
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

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

Lesson Plan

Section 1: Understand workflows and opportunity assessment
  • Assess business processes and identify opportunities for deployment of RPA
  • Analyse the business benefits of using RPA and learn the requirements throughout different phases of RPA adoption
Section 2: Robotic automation software and creation of own RPA robots
  • Learn basic functionalities and features of an RPA software
  • Hands-on RPA applications on case-based scenarios
  • Creating RPA scripts for participants’ own internal processes
  • Sharing session on real-life RPA applications


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 9 Oct 2019 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.


  • 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 $648.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $192.60
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $72.60
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $72.60
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $194.40
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $74.40
Others (and Repeat Students)$648.00