Robotic Process Automation - RPA Overview
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Robotic Process Automation - RPA Overview

Learn Robotic Process Automation to Unleash a Modern RPA Career
4.3 (3,194 ratings)
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9,842 students enrolled
Created by Bryan Lamb
Last updated 1/2018
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand what Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is
  • See an RPA demo

  • Understand why RPA is a massive career & earning opportunity

  • Know which RPA tools are most relevant
  • Understand the challenges & risks when implementing RPA
  • Envision a basic RPA implementation plan
Requirements
  • A modern windows computer with Internet connection
  • Basic job experience at a small, medium, or large company.
  • Be familiar with the roles that MS Excel spreadsheets, MS Word, websites, and software applications fill in daily business life.
Description

If you're not learning robotic process automation, or, RPA, right now… you're already behind.

Much in the same way physical robots have been rapidly replacing industrial, blue-collar jobs, software robots will be replacing a high percentage of white collar jobs… sooner than you think. The most likely way to adapt & thrive in this new age will be to know how to build & maintain software robots!

In this course I’ll provide you with a clear overview of robotic process automation including:

  • Robotic Process Automation history & drivers
  • Benefits, challenges, and risks of Robotic Process Automation
  • Industries & applications where RPA fits the best
  • An overview of current Robotic Process Automation tools & capabilities
  • A basic software robot demo
  • An implementation plan you can use as a guideline to introduce Robotic Process Automation into your company

The goal of this course is to help you see the big picture of robotic process automation and prepare you for further hands-on study using the RPA tech primer course, and an RPA tool course of your choice.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to improve their chances of getting and keeping a white collar job in the near future.
  • Test automation engineers who want to make a larger impact and increase earning potential.
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 02:13:16
+ Welcome
2 lectures 05:42

Welcome to the Robotic Process Automation Overview course. This video provides a high level overview of what's in the course.

Preview 04:00

Just a little bit about me and my background if you're interested.

Preview 01:42
+ The Basics
7 lectures 39:43

Let's take a high level look at exactly what Robotic Process Automation is, and how RPA can improve any company.

What is Robotic Process Automation
06:48

Robotic Process Automation has nothing to do with physical robots!

What Robotic Process Automation Is Not
01:11

If you have test automation skills, RPA will be a natural extension for you. What's most important is that while test automation jobs are becoming more saturated and competitive, RPA jobs are exploding, and companies currently can't find enough qualified people! People with a testing background also make for better RPA developers, because you usually test your own robots better before releasing them.

Preview 03:45

Robotic Process Automation pertains to software robots. Let's have a quick look at how to build one.

How to Build a Simple Software Robot
07:54
Robotic Process Automation History & Drivers
12:24

Robotic Process Automation results in software robots that are faster, better, and cheaper than humans. Does offshoring still make sense?

Will RPA Kill Outsourcing/Offshoring?
02:37

Robotic Process Automation will undoubtedly cause white collar job losses along with the benefits it brings. Having the right RPA mindset will ensure you don't lose sight of the big picture.

The Right Mindset for RPA
05:04
+ Digging Deeper
6 lectures 46:22

Robotic Process Automation yields the best ROI in certain industries.

Best Fit Industries & Functions
05:54

Robotic Process Automation has specific challenges & risks. Do they outweigh the benefits?

Benefits, Challenges, and Risks of RPA
14:34

Robotic Process Automation isn't all or nothing. Find out several different levels.

Automation Maturity Levels
05:38

Robotic Process Automation is growing fast. Find out how fast!

Preview 01:31

Robotic Process Automation uses specific, dedicated tools. Learn about the top 3 here!

Current RPA Tools
05:00
RPA Roles & Jobs
13:45
+ Implementing RPA in Your Enterprise
6 lectures 41:29

Robotic Process Automation can revolutionize an enterprise. Let's have an overview of the topics.

Overview
00:55

Robotic Process Automation works best for certain kinds of processes. Find out which ones here.

Determining Which Processes to Automate
05:52

Automating processes should yield a return on investment. Does this only mean money? Find out here...

ROI: Building a business case
14:54

Now we have enough information to actually create our first RPA software robot. Let's walk through the steps...

Run an RPA Proof of Concept (PoC)
03:35
Create an Automation COE
10:25
Summary: Tips for Success
05:48