Industry 4.0 Masterclass: Developing Advanced Manufacturing Capabilities By Temasek Polytechnic

Course Objectives

Participants on the Masterclass will undergo a pre-trip workshop as well as an overseas trip to China, followed by a post-trip evaluation.

The Masterclass is designed to help participants review their current manufacturing or business setups and analyze productivity & cost-benefits of a "I4.0" restructure through exposure to factory/company visits in China.

Participants will also gain a good understanding of the budget and capital requirements to employ Advanced Manufacturing techniques.


Course Outline

DAY 01: Pre-Trip Workshop

  1. Insights to Industry 4.0
  2. Introduction to Business Opportunities in China
  3. Pre-trip briefing
  4. SkillsFuture Advice & ULeap

DAY 02:

  1. Depart from Singapore-China

DAY 03: Learning Journey

  1. Visit Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)
  2. Seminar by HIT professor on Industrial 4.0 Automation - Topic: The Impact of i4.0 on the automotive industry
  3. Enterprise Visit - Visit Harbin Robot Group (factory & office)

DAY 04:

  1. Factory Visit - Visit smart factory production line of HIT
  2. Seminar by Harbin Investment Promotion Bureau - Topic: Harbin government support for i4.0 & outline of Harbin investment projects
  3. Network session with local enterprise

DAY 05:

  1. Seminar by Suzhou High Tech Industrial Park Bureau - Topic: Challenges of i4.0 for Manufacturers
  2. Dialogue session with local enterprise
  3. Factory Visit - Knorr Bremse Systems Group

DAY 06:

  1. Seminar by Suzhou Industrial Park Bureau - Topic: Benefits of i4.0 for the Manufacturing Industry
  2. Network session with local enterprise
  3. Factory Visits (2 out of 3)
    1. Canadian Solar Inc
    2. SIG Combibloc Group
    3. Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd

DAY 07:

  1. Factory Visit - Anhui Suili Technology Co Ltd
  2. Post-trip discussion & evaluation

DAY 08:

  1. Depart for Singapore

*Programme schedule and factory visits subject to changes depending on transportation arrangements and availability.


Who Should Attend

CEOs or business owners who wish to transform their businesses by employing robotics & automation, cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things (IOT) techniques.

This Masterclass will equip you with the right skills and knowledge to create high-productivity technology-based business models or setups in Singapore or overseas.



18 August 2018 (local segment), 19 – 25 August 2018 (overseas segment)



9am – 1pm (local segment)



Temasek Polytechnic (local segment), China (overseas segment)


Course Fees

Full Programme Fee - $5,000
Funding from e2i (Singapore Citizens and PRs only) - $2,500
Nett Programme Fee - $2,500
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable (incl. 7% GST)- $2,675


How To Register

To register, please contact:

Mr Victor Ng
Tel: 6780 5050


Ms Yvonne Tang
Tel: 67806935