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Digitalization and Industry 4.0

Technology development and digitalization create enormous opportunities for your company to increase customer value by streamlining processes, increasing quality, creating new revenue streams, and reducing production costs. But the challenges are significant. Digitalization of business requires a systematical approach, changes in leadership style, and a completely new mind-set in the production chain. The training program “Digitalization and Industry 4.0” is structured as a step-by-step-process in order to support companies of all sizes in their development. It´s about industrial digitalisation.

"Digitalization and Industry 4.0" is a training program that goes in-depth, divided into three Courses:

  1. Basic concepts of the digitalized industry
  2. Advanced concepts of the digitalized industry
  3. The digital factory

The training program is practically oriented. It provides concrete concepts, techniques, strategies and examples of implemented projects.

What makes this training program unique?

  • Systematic approach to Industry 4.0 provides a deeper understanding of the concept
  • Hands-on
  • Designed for small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Technological and strategic issues
  • Interdisciplinary perspective
  • Cross-sector perspective

Goal and purpose

"Digitalization and Industry 4.0” is a unique training program from Germany with focus on sustainability, competence and innovation ability. In cooperation with German Innovation Centre for Industry 4.0 and RISE arrange a training program that supports development of production that is smart, flexible and resource efficient, thereby also contributing to the attractiveness of the company as a work place.

Globalization makes companies meet competitors in a completely different way than before. The training program provides you with insight into challenges and opportunities of digitalization, and lays a foundation for strategic decisions. Simultaneously, concrete and operative questions as well as pragmatic solutions are in focus. Courses 1, 2 and 3 are designed so that you, if you so wish, can use your own cases as a starting point.

Target audience

The training program is aimed at decision makers and employees at companies that want to gain insight into the challenges and opportunities that the new industrial revolution creates.


Course 1 requires no prior knowledge. Course 2 and 3 requires the previus courses as prior knowledge.


Philipp Ramin, vice president of Münchner Kreis and founder of German Innovation Centre for Industry 4.0. Philipp is also the initiator of the first Open Web Platform for Industry 4.0 (

Selected lecturers from RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden.

The training program is in Sweden held in a mix of Swedish and English.



Course 1 – Basic concepts of the digitalized industry

  • Development of the industry 4.0 concept
  • Basics of digitalization
  • Big Data
  • Internet of Things and Services
  • Industry 4.0 Matrix
  • Horizontal and vertical integration
  • Research & Development 4.0
  • Production 4.0
  • Logistics 4.0
  • Business model innovation 4.0

Course 2 – Advanced concepts of the digitalized industry

  • Wrap-Up course 1 and theory test
  • Quality management 4.0
  • Maintenance 4.0 
  • Aftersales services 4.0
  • Business analytics and data mining
  • Ecosystems 4.0
  • Horizontal and vertical integration II
  • Robotics 4.0
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Employment and workplace 4.0

Course 3 – The digital factory

  • Wrap-Up course 2 and theory test
  • Human machine collaboration and assistant systems
  • Augmented reality
  • Cloud computing and service orientation
  • Software system environment
  • Change management for I4.0
  • IT security
  • Continuous and digital engineering
  • Additive manufacturing and 3D printing
  • Digital implementation management

Other info

Specific information, dates and registration for respective course:

Course 1 – Basic concepts of the digitalized industry

Course 2 – Advanced concepts of the digitalized industry

Course 3 – The digital factory

Practical information


Göteborgs stad


The courses are offered in both Stockholm and Gothenburg. See detailed information for respective course.

Type of event


Registration info


9 500 SEK excluding VAT

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Linnea Svenman Wiker


Linnea Svenman Wiker


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