Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Executives (Synchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of InfoComm Technology

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2022013951

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

Course Information

The course is intended to introduce Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to business executives who wish to explore RPA to reduce the burden of repetitive, simple tasks.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the basics of Robotic Process Automation
  • Describe different business models for successful RPA implementation
  • Understand and describe the various stages of automation journey
  • Evaluate the success of automation implementation
  • Develop common automation skills on use cases using RPA software.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Synchronous e-Learning
Venue: Online

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

Lesson Plan

This course comprises of 16-hours of theory and practical exercises divided into nine sections. The first six sections are followed by the practical sessions using the RPA software. These practical sessions will evolve and later form a complete automation project. In the last three modules, participants learn to apply RPA skills to automate business process scenarios.

Section 1: Introduction to RPA
• Practical 1: Opening a Browser
Section 2: Automation and RPA Concepts
• Practical 2: Type and Click
Section 3: Role of a Business Manager in Automation initiatives
• Practical 3: Iteration
Section 4: Automation stages and Role of a Business Manager – 1
• Practical 4: Decision making
Section 5: Automation stages and Role of a Business Manager – 2
• Practical 5: Sending emails
Section 6: Evaluating the Automation implementation
• Practical 6: Publishing and Running workflows
o Skill 1: Data to information transformation scenario
o Skill 2: Omni-source data curation scenario
o Skill 3: Multi-source trend tracking scenario

Trainer's Profile

Low Wee San

Wee San holds a Bachelor of Mechanical and Production Engineering (Hons) from Nanyang Technological University, a Specialist Diploma in Business Analytics from Polytechnic, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from Victoria University of Technology. He also holds the WDA Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA).

He is certified as an SAP Consultant, Scrum Master, and IT Project Manager. He has many years of work experience handling IT Projects and Operation Management in the areas of Enterprise Resource Planning and Enterprise Information Management with organisations such as IBM, Hitachi, Lenovo, Pentair, Singtel, etc.

Wee San has now focused his energies and expertise in managing and training full-time students and part-time adult learners as a full-time lecturer in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, in IT technologies such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blockchain Technology, Data Visualisation, as well as Project Management.


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).

Entry Requirements

  • Anyone who is looking to transform the organizations / departments using RPA.
  • Applicants preferably be Computer Literate with basic knowledge in MS Office.
  • Participants are to bring their own Microsoft Windows 10 laptop computer with recommended specification of Dual Core 1.8GHz 64-bit and 8 GB RAM.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 17 Apr 2020 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.

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 $468.70
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $140.61
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $54.61
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $54.61
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $140.61
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $54.61
Others (and Repeat Students)$468.70