Leadership for Industry 4.0
School - Salford Business School
Subject area - Business and Management
Start Date(s): September
MSc (two years part-time)
- Develop the skills to lead in a fast-paced and evolving environment
- Informed by the latest technology developments that are driving Industry 4.0
- Learn to apply digitally-fluent solutions to real-world situations
- A part-time only course
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
New Programme for September 2019
Proposed Course: The following course is proposed for entry from September 2019 and an overview of the course content is given below. This is not, as yet, fully confirmed.
Industry 4.0 is where new technologies support industry to increase productivity. This emerging relationship has created interconnected manufacturing systems that can communicate, analyse data and make decisions without the need for human involvement.
MSc Leadership for Industry 4.0 is designed to help build a new generation of leaders who can take the opportunities and mitigate the challenges that come with the fourth industrial revolution. If you have a background in computing, business or manufacturing, this part-time master’s degree gives you the opportunity to explore the latest technological advancements and learn the strategic skills to lead in a changing environment.
MSc Leadership for Industry 4.0 is specifically designed for practitioners aspiring to work within the new concept of Industry 4.0. The programme exposes students to a variety of technical, operational and functional management concepts and practices. The course is a cross-department programme, enabling students to gain a greater appreciation of the technical, operational, functional and global aspects of Industry 4.0.
The programme is delivered part-time over two years, with students required to attend lectures, seminars or workshops one day or two days per week. During periods of independent study, students will receive online support through the University’s virtual learning environment, Blackboard.
You will study topics such as:
Paradigms of Industrial Technology and Change in Industry 4.0
Interdisciplinary Challenge Project