Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Executives

Short Course / 2 days

Note: The upcoming runs will be conducted in synchronous e-learning.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Certification
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 
Schedule

Course Dates: 18 and 19 Mar 2021
Application Period: 18 Jan to 21 Feb 2021
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 6pm

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

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 1 modules:

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.

Certification

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

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:
  • 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

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
The course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. For more information on the SkillsFuture Credit click here.
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

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Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Fees$460.10
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents$138.03
Singaporeans who qualify for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$52.03
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents who qualify for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$52.03