Outcomes & Pathways
What this course offers and how you will benefit
As our world becomes more and more connected, the uptake of smart devices to provide visibility and data for decision making is essential for all businesses. Learn how to adopt IoT technology to build understanding and knowledge to mitigate environmental and sustainability challenges
Through this sampler two-week, part time short course, you’ll explore the fundamentals of the Internet of Things (IoT), and how we can use this technology to address different sustainability challenges that we face today. Delve into case studies to discover how IoT applications can lead to sustainable decision-making in a New Zealand and international context. You’ll also explore how IoT is teaming up with other technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and 5G connectivity.
Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of IoT, including technology, business strategy and data management
Evaluate and reflect on the relevance and potential of IoT to contribute to initiatives addressing sustainability challenges
What you will learn on this short course
Learn how to capture data and insights through IoT technologies
Sustainability in a connected world using the Internet of Things
Data insights, governance and ethics
Applications for sustainability in smart cities
KEY INFORMATION AND FAQS
What you need to know
Our Sampler courses are punchy introductions to emerging areas of expertise. Delivered entirely online through articles, videos and case studies, you learn at your own pace. Completely free, you can start at any time but you need to complete the course within 3 weeks from the time you begin. There is approximately 2-3 hours of content for you to explore per week.
Sampler short courses are free to enrol in. We’re excited to encourage more people to explore key topics that are of critical relevance today and into the future.
No, credits are not awarded for completion of the academyEX Sampler and Advancer courses as these are not accredited by NZQA. The Sampler and Advancer courses provide introductions, and you can build on your knowledge and skills through further study in our accredited programmes.
Our Sampler and Advancer short courses were developed in collaboration with industry experts. You will find interviews with industry experts in amongst the content for all the Sampler and Advancer courses as well as content from a range of sources.