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Course Overview

With manpower constraints and a declining interest in locals applying for frontline jobs, businesses today struggle with scalability and expansion. This has prompted numerous organizations to adopt technology and embrace automation in their bid to remain productive, scalable, and sustainable. 


Problem is, technology and automation can be tricky to apply to an existing business and can sometimes be more disruptive than constructive. If you have ever wondered how to go about beginning your organization’s journey in adopting technology and automation, then this course will help you to discover that. After you complete the workshop, you will have greater insight into the ways to get started with technology and automation adoption. 


This 1-day program is designed to help participants: 


  • Understand the current operational constraints in the food sector 

  • Understand how adopting technology and automation can alleviate those constraints 

  • Learn measurement tools that can help in identifying critical areas for technology and automation adoption 

  • Understand the different areas where technology and automation can be adopted 

  • Understand the implications and process of adopting technology and automation

Who Should Attend

Entrepreneurs, Marketing, Training, Operations, and Business Development (Professionals).

What You'll Learn

Why is adopting technology and automation important? 

To begin the course, participants will be exposed to the current operational constraints experienced in the food sector. 


How can technology and automation solve operational constraints? 

Next, participants will be introduced to the benefits of adopting technology and automation in relation to specific operational constraints. 


How do I know when and what areas to adopt technology and automation? 

In this segment, participants will be introduced to common productivity measurement tools in the food industry, and how they can help identify critical areas for technology and automation adoption. 


What are some ways where other companies have adopted technology and automation? 

Here, participants will be introduced to case studies of successful adoptions of technology and automation across different sub sectors. 


What happens after adopting technology and automation? 

To round off the course, participants will look at the implications and considerations that are involved with adopting technology and automation, as well as the next steps to take.



Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Accomplishment upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

27 Aug 2021

26 Nov 2021

27 Jul 2021

26 Oct 2021

1 Day

(9 AM – 6 PM) 


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


Application Procedures 


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online. Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming responses.


Steps to follow in your application: 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.

Step 2 - Select ZGG and course commencement date. 

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable). 

Step 4 - Applicable for 'Stackable based modular course' or 'Diploma or Post-Diploma courses' only. Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5: Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$321.00
SG Citizens aged 39 & below / Permanent Residents S$96.30
SG Citizens aged 40 & above / SME-sponsored SG Citizens & Permanent Residents S$36.30

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    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A,
    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757


  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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