Continuous Professional Development

Internet of Things

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Course Summary

Internet of Things (IoT) is a game-changer, allowing companies to create new products and services or implement cost and time-saving efficiencies using data and insights gathered in real-time, whilst also creating positive impacts on the environment and society.

The availability and low price of sensors, coupled with major leaps in data storage and computing capabilities, means that the time is right for businesses to embrace the major improvements, new opportunities, and cost savings that IoT offers.

This course will give learners a holistic introduction to the key IoT concepts and will use case studies to explore how IoT can support business growth.

NOTE: This is a self-directed course delivered online. Please use the token: AMCFIOT21, to register. 

This course is funded by the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund as part of the Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund

The Internet of Things series is made up of two individual courses:

  1. Getting started with IoT
  2. Cybersecurity for IoT

The learning outcomes of each course are broken down as follows:

  • Getting started with IoT
    • Understanding what the internet of things actually means in practice and providing a foundation IoT features and benefits
    • Develop a basic understanding of how various IoT solutions have been implemented across a range of businesses and business types
    • Understanding of how a typical IoT system works
    • Gain an awareness of the different business models that can be adopted by IoT businesses
    • Understanding the various component parts of the IoT stack and the considerations for selecting each component
    • Understanding the next steps in implementing IoT solutions in your business
  • Cybersecurity for IoT
    • Details coming soon

This is an introductory level course and so will suit any individuals interested in finding out more about the Internet of things and cybersecurity.

CENSIS is the centre of excellence for sensor and imaging systems and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. They help organisations innovate and overcome technology barriers to achieve business transformation and reach global markets. As one of Scotland’s Innovation Centres, its focus is on creating sustainable social and economic benefit in the Scottish economy.

CENSIS is a partner of the NMIS Capability Network. Find out more. 

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Dates & Venues

DateAvailable now
LocationSelf-directed online learning
DurationTwo hours approximately
Course tokenUse token: AMCFIOT21

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