Data is the currency of the digital economy. To create better outcomes for business, society and the environment, knowing how to use the science of data insight with IoT will give you an edge in a world of connectivity and automation.
A practical hands-on 34-week programme created in close consultation with leading industry experts and practitioners that will help you level up your expertise to surface untapped insight and create new value, more efficiency and better outcomes. You will:
Learn about IoT devices and how to layer up with machine learning, automation and artificial intelligence to deliver faster, more streamlined products or business processes
Know how to apply a strategic lens on data strategy and insight to identify potential gains and opportunities for better experiences and outcomes
Develop an ability to create the right processes, ethical frameworks and governance models to support sustainable IoT systems
Gain connection into an industry of innovators, practitioners and entrepreneurs who are moving us into the fourth industrial revolution
Whether you’re already a data expert, a technical wizz or a strategically-led manager, this programme will help you develop the skills and capabilities to create intelligent solutions that deliver value in efficiency, productivity, sustainability and financial performance.
"The best part? It’s real world achievable tech. When you do an assignment it doesn’t feel useless, because you’re creating an actual business.
Sarah Glenn, founder of Enquiray Software, student of the Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments
What you’ll gain
An ability to evaluate the multiple dimensions of connected environments and how to integrate existing or develop new products for connected systems.
Practical know-how of IoT devices, automation, machine learning applications and Artificial Intelligence opportunities.
Capabilities to leverage data insight that adds actionable value across a wide range of business environments and industries.
A project roadmap and business case that’s ready for development and delivery in your chosen business context.
How to get more value from data
Who is this programme for?
The Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments is for professionals who want to create connected technology solutions to deliver positive outcomes – for business, society and our environment. Ideally suited but not limited to professions in:
This programme is for you if you:
Understand that your business, organisation or agency needs to unearth and maximise the value of the data insight held
Want to do things smarter and more efficiently to continuously deliver better experiences and outcomes for all your stakeholders
Can see opportunities to improve workplaces, community spaces and environments using smart technologies.
Recognise the potential for people to engage in creativity and true improvement by allowing technology to handle information exchange and production processes
The Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments will develop your skills to create strategic and sustainable smart solutions for your workplace, your community or a wider industry that you’re passionate about enhancing for better outcomes.
This programme is available to study part-time only and is delivered as a Blended Learning model with weekly live-online class sessions and six full-day workshops over the course of the programme. See the Key Dates section below for more detail.
A total time commitment of 16 hours per week comprising:
2 hour weekly live-online sessions (except for weeks with full-day workshop)
14 hours of applied hands-on self-directed learning plus preparation and collaboration work
The six full-day face-to-face workshops will be held on-site at Tech Futures Lab, 99 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland.
We’ve gathered together some of the best practitioners, educators and futurists in Aotearoa New Zealand to facilitate and create a practical hands-on learning environment. You’ll connect with industry experts who can provide mentorship and guidance on developing game-changing solutions that have long-term strategic consideration.
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