Working in Industry 4.0

EAT10008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Workplace


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 20-32 Hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Aims and objectives

Industry 4.0 is the fourth industrial revolution. Advances in technology along with the merging of automation and digitalisation technologies are changing the fundamentals of a range of industries. This unit aims to demonstrate how globalization and consumer demands for more unique products will bring a whole different landscape to the world of work. This unit will cover international and national emerging trends, how the project life cycle management and project management frame skills acquisition.

Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Analyse and document how Industry 4.0 is being implemented from both an international and national perspective.
ULO2Show currency with technological advances and their applications within Industry 4.0 environment to understand and drive innovation
ULO3Explain the process of systems thinking in relation to problem definition and collaborative solution design
ULO4Demonstrate an understanding of holistic digital management systems and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
ULO5Systematically review personal professional skills and attributes to develop strategies for continuous learning and development