Innovation Through Robotics – IMR


On successful completion of this CPD accredited, signature course, you will be able to identify and evaluate deployment opportunities for robotics and automation in your organization and identify where the greatest business impact can be achieved. Throughout this course you will be supported by IMRs expert instructors in putting together an innovation approach, specific to your business.

Is this course for you?

The course is intended for anyone planning their automation strategy and interested in understanding and using Robots; it covers the core concepts plus state-of-the-art approaches, planning and evaluating robotics, plus outlining the pitfalls involved.

Delivery Online learning

Duration 5 Days
Cost €2000
Level Introduction

Target Audience

Technicians & engineers, engineering managers, manufacturing process engineers, project managers interested in automation.

Learning Objectives

By conducting real-world tasks each week with expert help and guidance, you will identify and assess opportunities for automation in your workplace, learn how to select suitable technology options for automation, consider options for integrating robots into your workplace and learn how to build a business case for automation. In addition:

  • Understand the benefits 3D vision, adaptive assembly & what collaborative
    robots bring to your application.
  • Understand the environmental, health & safety requirements.
  • Be able to effectively discuss automation with technical colleagues.
  • Gain knowledge of the standards & requirements of a risk assessment.
  • Innovation Learn the practical knowledge of robot applications.
  • Course Content

    Week 01

    Virtual Classroom: Programme introduction
    eLearning: Robotics and Automation, Introduction to Innovation and Industrial Automation Paradigms & Applications
    Virtual Classroom: Identifying an Opportunity
    Real-World Task: Identifying and assessing opportunities for automation in your workplace

    Week 02

    eLearning: Introduction to Cobots and Cobot Safety
    Virtual Classroom: Building Safety into a Project
    eLearning: Machine Vision and Mobile Robots
    Real-World Task: Selecting suitable technology options for automation in your workplace

    Week 03

    eLearning: Path Planning & Optimisation and Force Sensors
    Lab Session: Programming Methods: Teach pendant programming, Hand guiding programming, Evolution & examples (simulation), Force programming, Machine vision programming, Collaborative robots programming
    eLearning: Tasks and Exercises
    Real-World Task: considerations for integrating robots into your workplace

    Week 04

    eLearning: Persuading Others: Human Factors and Budgeting and Business Justification
    Virtual Classroom: Building a business case
    eLearning: Implementing a Project
    Real-World Task: Build a business case for automation in your workplace