Delivered by the MTC's Chief Engineer - Intelligent Automation, this blended course will provide you with the necessary tools, techniques and processes to evaluate the opportunity, develop the business case and deploy the implementation plan to integrate automation and robotics into your business.

Is this course for you?

  • Do you need to remain competitive by introducing automation and robotics into your business, but don’t know how to get started?

  • Do you need to know how to realise the business benefits, how to overcome the barriers-to-entry and put together a robust business case and implementation plan?

    If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these, then this course is definitely for you

    Target Audience: This course is for decision makers within a business who are considering or have been tasked with introducing automation and robotics into their businesses. Attendees will include senior engineers, project managers, finance teams or business owners of SMEs etc.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this blended course, you will be able to:

  • Concisely articulate what automation is, and what it is not

  • Describe the multitude of benefits of utilising automation

  • Identify the barriers-to-entry and how to overcome or mitigate them

  • Perform an evaluation as to when automation will benefit a given process

  • Utilise various business tools, techniques and processes for when implementing automation

    Course Contents:

    In order to minimise your valuable time away from your place of work, this course has been designed using a 'blended learning' approach. This means different delivery methods are used in conjunction with each other and allows certain elements to be completed on-line, at your convenience.

    The course is broken down into three parts:

    Part-1: On-line eLearning Module (0.5hrs duration)

    To be completed prior to Part 2

    This eLearning module takes the seemingly complex subject matter, and through the use of engaging animations, video and interactive activities, simplifies the content to make it easy to digest whilst you learn at your own pace.

     Part-2: Face-to-Face Workshop at the MTC Coventry (8hrs duration)

    This workshop takes you through the entire process of implementing automation within your business. During the session you will:

    • Review real-life case studies of automation in use and identify the benefits realised
    • Have peer-to-peer discussions will other course delegates to explore both the tangible and intangible benefits of implementing automation
    • Working in groups to explore the various barriers to implementing automation and agreeing how best to overcome or mitigate them.
    • Learn the techniques and key factors used to evaluate if automation is viable, then apply those techniques to industry-based case studies
    • Identify the various factors that need to be considered when performing a return-on-investment (ROI) analysis, then apply those factors within a business case
    • Work through each step of the implementation process and practice using the associated tools and techniques within each step
    • The workshop concludes with the issuing of a work based exercise that is designed to help you apply the techniques learnt during the workshop within the real world

     Part-3: On-line Webinar (1.5hrs duration)

    Scheduled approx. 2 weeks after part 2

    A live webinar session covering the latest innovations in intelligent automation. Learn about the main concepts of Artificial Intelligence, Cobots and Data mining and gain expert insight in where the technologies discussed will lead us.

This 5 day course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to minimise production stoppages through reprogramming or creating new programmes for up to a 6 axis industrial robot cell.

Target Audience: This course is for anyone who will be made responsible for ensuring the continued operation of an industrial robot cell.

Forthcoming available dates:

Dates TBC

Price: £1975.00 + VAT

Developed by the MTC's Robotics and Automation experts, this eLearning course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help you make informed decisions concerning the introduction of automation and robotics to your business.

Target Audience: This eLearning course is for individuals who are considering or have been tasked with introducing automation and robotics into their businesses.

Estimated guided learning time: 60 minutes

Price: £49.99 + VAT

Delivered by experts from the MTC's Robotics and Automation team, this live online virtual classroom course will provide you with the insight to make informed decisions concerning the introduction of automation and robotics to your business.

Target Audience: This virtual classroom course is for individuals who are considering or have been tasked with introducing automation and robotics into their businesses. Attendees will include senior engineers, project managers, finance teams or business owners of SMEs etc.

Forthcoming available dates:

Monday 16th September 2019 - 1pm (GMT)

Monday 11th November 2019 1pm (GMT)

Monday 20th January 2020 1pm (GMT)

Monday 16th March 2020 1pm (GMT)


Price: Was £95.00 Now £47.50 + VAT