Robotic Process Automation: Getting Started

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the leading productivity boosters in an organization. This course will teach you the fundamentals of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and how you can apply RPA in your organization.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 5, 2020
Duration
1h 28m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 5, 2020
Duration
1h 28m
Description

After the first wave of automation, modern knowledge workers still find themselves executing repetitive tasks that are ripe for automation–stifling innovation. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) presents a solution to this problem by creating software robots that automate these mundane and repetitive tasks, significantly increasing productivity in the workplace. In this course, Robotic Process Automation: Getting Started, you will learn the core concepts of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). First, you will explore the basic workings of RPA systems. Second, you will discover how RPA will impact business processes within an organization. Lastly, you will learn what type of processes are best suited to being automated with RPA. By the end of this course, you will have fundamental knowledge of Robotic Process Automation, which will allow you to look for automation opportunities within your organization and understand the applicability of this technology in your day-to-day tasks.

About the author
About the author

Tommy van Schaik spent most of his academic and professional career as a linking pin between business and IT. His focus areas are: project management, IT governance, business processes, IT architecture, requirement engineering, and business rules.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, and welcome to this course, Robotic Process Automation: Getting Started. My name is Tommy van Schaik, a project manager, agile implementation coach, and RPA enthusiast. Knowledge workers in today's organizations find themselves spending a significant amount of time on mundane and repetitive tasks that are right for automation, which is stifling innovation. In this course, we will explore the fundamentals of implementing software robots to aid you in these repetitive tasks. Specifically, we will focus on the basic workings of software robots, how robotic process automation can improve business processes, and how organizations are implementing RPA. After this course, you will have fundamental knowledge of robotic process automation, which will allow you to look for automation opportunities within your organization and understand the applicability of this technology in your day‑to‑day tasks. Let's go ahead and get started on this course, Robotic Process Automation: Getting Started.