The Fourth Industrial Revolution is digitizing and vertically integrating industrial processes, from product development and purchasing, to manufacturing, logistics, and service delivery. All process data, manufacturing process efficiency, quality management, as well as process planning are available in real time for decision making, and are optimized within an integrated network of data analytics systems. As for horizontal integration, it extends beyond internal processes; From suppliers to customers and all value chain partners. It also includes all technologies ranging from tracking devices and tracking, integrated planning and implementation processes. The Fourth Industrial Revolution applications include many industrial applications and provide huge opportunities to increase customer satisfaction by simplifying operations and increasing quality. It also creates new revenue streams and helps reduce production costs.
This program provides a description of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and discusses a range of industrial applications that will be affected by it, with a focus on strategic industrial sectors in the Arab Gulf region.
- The concept of the fourth industrial revolution
- Dealing with big industrial data
- Internet of things and services
- Horizontal and Vertical Integration in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
- Research and development in the fourth industrial revolution
- Production processes in the fourth industrial revolution
- Logistics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
- Innovation and development in the fourth industrial revolution
- Government mechanisms and tools to support enterprises in benefiting from the applications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
- Systems to follow up the transformation of industrial activities for the applications of the fourth industrial revolution and to monitor transformation indicators
This training program targets decision makers, managers and workers in:
Ministries of Industry, Trade and Economy in the GCC countries
The General Secretariat of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
Statistical Center for the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
Federation of Chambers of the Gulf Cooperation Council
Knowledge of productive industrial processes and industry supporting services
- Knowledge of information technology and the mechanism of digital transformation
- The training program is conducted in a mixture of Arabic and English
Dr. Basil Shedid holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University, Ontario - Canada, and a Master's degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Cleveland University, Ohio - USA. Dr. Shadid worked as a senior engineer at General Motors, worked as an assistant professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at King Saud University and is now an industrial investment expert at the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting.
At GOIC, Dr. Shedid leads a team of industry experts and researchers to identify, develop and promote a diverse and distinguished range of investment opportunities in various industrial sectors in the Gulf countries. The team's scope of work includes directing and developing the operational performance of industrial companies.
Three days via remote communication applications
8:00 - 12:30 with a break of half an hour (Doha time)
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The training program is conducted in a mixture of Arabic and English