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Internet of Things for Sustainability

Join this short course to accelerate your understanding of how smart technology can be used to inform decision making and create sustainable impact.

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What this course offers and how you will benefit

Internet of Things technology is all around us - embedded in our phones, our cars, our homes and cities. The power of smart technology is the ability to collect vast amounts of real time data that can be turned into meaningful insights that inform decision making. Through this six-week Advancer short course you will build your understanding of the role of Internet of Things, looking beyond the hardware and software to explore connectivity and integrated networks. 

This course is designed for anyone who would like to find out more about IoT and the role this technology can play in addressing sustainability. This is an introductory course therefore you don’t need any prior knowledge of IoT or sustainability.

Hear from industry experts who share their experience and insights to support you to identify how smart technologies could be used in your work or sector.

You will explore business benefits, and the technical and data components of an Internet of Things systems. Using practical applications as examples you will see how the technology is being used across different sectors to drive positive change.

Understand the business, technology and data dimensions of IoT Systems

Evaluate how Internet of Things Technology can be used to address sustainability

Apply knowledge to identify how IoT technology can be integrated into industry to achieve better sustainability outcomes


What you will learn on this short course

Learn how to capture data and insights through IoT technologies

Fundamentals of the intersection between sustainability and Internet of Things technology

Value chains and systems thinking, including concepts such a the circular, and sharing economy

Devices, Sensors, Networks and Data, including governance and ethics, analysis and visualisation

Dive into a range of case studies from smart utilities through to smart mobility and health


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