NTU-FTA Series - IoT

Course Provider

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


The “Internet of Everything” is the next big an imminent thing as businesses start to collect data from devices ranging from mobile phones to custom devices. The independent communication between different connected devices can be used to optimize operations, reduce cost, boost productivity and more importantly promote financial inclusion among developing countries. Within a few years, the usage of devices increased from millions to billions and the amount of time spent on these devices has been steadily rising.

Course Availability

  • Date(s): 20 Feb 2023

    Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM

    Venue: NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre (Buona Vista)

    Registration Closing Date: 06 Feb 2023

Participants will learn how to:

a) Explain how IoT is enabling data to be collected, in urban or remote areas
b) Give examples of how data collected from IoT devices can be used after analytics
c) Discuss privacy concerns by using IoT to collect data
d) Discuss scenarios where industries can utilise data collected to better business decisions and customer experience

1. Describe the brief history of the Internet of Things
2. Define IoT
3. Identify the different types of IoT applications
4. Describe the characteristics of IoT
5. Apply IoT concepts on different types of applications
6. Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of IoT
7. Discuss the adoption barriers of IoT
8. Propose use case of IoT applications

The course is suitable for:

• People who are interested about IoT
• People who needs IoT in their work
• People who need to gain a general understanding of Internet technologies

Standard Course Fee: S$648.00

SSG Funding Support

 Course fee

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes


BEFORE funding & GST

AFTER funding & 7% GST

AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)




Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)



SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.

Note: Course fee payment made before 1 Jan 2023 will be subject to GST at 7%, and payment made on or after 1 Jan 2023 will be subject to GST at 8%.

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Mr Patrick Low

Mr Patrick Low

Patrick is currently the Principal Architect at Huawei, and adjunct lecturer and trainer with Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS) and Huawei University. Bringing with him over 15 years of ICT experiences, he has established himself as a thought leader in the domain of Data Center and Cloud Computing technologies.

In his current role at Huawei, Patrick ensures that the business strategy, along with any relevant trends, is expressed in the enterprise's processes and systems. His responsibilities are to help Huawei’s customers and partners identify and develop the right future ICT transformation solutions and ecosystem, to build a better-connected world.

Before joining Huawei, Patrick worked with major IT Technology providers including IBM and HP specializing in data center and cloud computing. He has successful led several high-profile Cloud Data Center tender projects and CxO engagement activities in the region.

Dr Lillian Koh

Dr Lillian Koh

Dr Lillian Koh is the CEO of Fintech Academy & Director at Centre of Research and Innovation at NTUitive Advisor, Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce. After serving 17 years at the Ministry of Education and another 17 years at Nanyang Technological University, she is the CEO of Fintech Academy. Other previous appointments include Faculty Associate at A*Star, Consultant to MOE, UNESCO, NHG, Pearson, Citigroup and World Bank.