Time: 17 January – 16 June 2022
Place: Online studies
Extent: 5 ECTS credits
Target group: Everyone interested in the topic
Lecturer: Mrs Katriina Vesala

Credited in degree at Xamk: All Bachelor level degrees at Xamk
Enrolment by: 3.1.2022
Price: Free of charge

Note that you can enrol for Open UAS studies at the maximum of 50 ECTS credits per semester. One person’s enrolments exceeding 50 ECTS credits are deleted in the enrolment order. Paying attention to this is important when planning your studies.

Please also notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on Open UAS courses.

Learning outcomes:
This course is an introduction to Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
You learn the basic concepts of RPA.
You know what benefits RPA can bring to your work processes and how to identify the best processes for RPA.
You learn what robots are available and how you can control them.

Contents and methods:
Introduction to RPA.
Identifying work processes applicable to RPA.
Streamlining work processes with RPA.
Features of RPA robots.
Building RPA robots using UiPath Studio.

The course is studied completely independently, completing diplomas at UiPath Academy. The student can choose a schedule that suits him / her. There are three return days.

The student completes the modules throughout the course

Student's workload is approximately 130 hours.

This course is completely online.
UiPath Studio only works on PCs. Mac installation is not possible.

RPA introductory modules and diplomas
RPA Developer Foundation Diploma
10h optional modules

The return dates are in March, May and July.

Notice, you can continue with the UiPath Robot course, but then you must complete this course by March.

The UiPath Robot course is a course, in which groups build a robot that solves someone's work or private life case.

Study material:
UiPath Academy
Course material in Learn
All materials in UiPath Academy are in English

All task partitions must be returned.

Assessment scale:
Approved / Failed

Transcript of records will be delivered by requestby email in PDF form.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email: openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Before the course starts, you'll receive an invitation by email to this course.

Please note that there can be changes in the course details in terms of the timetable and teachers, for example.


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