Applied Robotic Process Automation Developer

Digital Transformation Bootcamp

Open for Winter 2022

Length: 12 weeks Credential: Certificate of Completion Delivery: Part Time Online

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Overview

If you like thinking outside the box and get energized at creating value through efficiency — you’ll love Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Build fully functional automation processes as you learn the latest technology and theory in RPA.


Organizations across all industries — from energy to finance, healthcare and more — are realizing the benefits of RPA in their digital transformation process. RPA provides opportunities to spend time and resources on the more strategic, value-add aspects in business operations, with applications in finance, accounting, customer service, human resources, supply chain and more.

Graduates of the RPA bootcamp will have a foundational RPA skillset augmented with an understanding of strategy and industry best practices — a combination designed to prepare you for the evolving demands of the workforce as technology continues to transform the economy. Globally informed but locally driven, this bootcamp is perfect for early to mid-career professionals who are interested in becoming an RPA developer, analyst or architect. As a new graduate, you’ll bring immediate value to any company looking to implement or scale its RPA practices.

Career pathways

This program provides a great foundation for pathways into the following roles, or to leverage RPA in your existing role.

      • RPA Analyst
      • RPA Project Manager
      • RPA Solutions Architect / Designer
      • RPA Developer
      • RPA Quality Assurance
      • RPA Governance
      • RPA Controller

    What you’ll learn

    Powered by the School for Advanced Digital Technology, and delivered in partnership with Blue Prism University, RPA bootcamp graduates will be equipped to:

        • Work closely with customers and colleagues to understand current operation procedures, program objectives, and business requirements that drive the design and development of RPA technical solutions
        • Participate in the full RPA lifecycle, including planning, coding, testing and documentation
        • Utilize Agile methods to design, develop and deploy digital workers

    In addition to technical RPA skills, graduates will develop in-demand skills sought by employers, including:

        • Agile mindset and methods
        • Communications for high-performing teams
        • Emotional intelligence (EQ)
        • Problem setting and solving

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    There’s a lot of automation that can happen that isn’t a replacement of humans but of mind-numbing behavior.

    -Steward Butterfield, Co-founder of Slack

    Admission requirements

    This program is best suited to applicants with the following skills and mindset:

    • Early to mid-career worker with some professional experience
    • Digitally literate, comfortable with technology
    • Growth mindset
    • Interested in emerging low-code technology
    • Curious and enjoy solving problems
    • Comfortable working cross-functionally, and presenting information to many teams
    • Proof of English proficiency required
    • No coding or programming experience needed (we start you out using low code platforms, so the focus is on creating value for an organization, not overwhelming you with coding)
    • No technology industry experience needed

    Application process

    Submit your application

    The first step is to complete the online application form — and include a copy of your current resume.

    Our team will review your application within the next business day, and one of our Talent and Career Specialists will contact you to arrange a short interview. Admission will be extended on a first-qualified, first-offered basis until the program is full.

    The application deadline for this bootcamp is Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.

    Have questions?

    We’re here to help you from the start! Our team of Talent and Career Specialists will work with you to find the right program and help you through the application process. To begin, connect with us and an advisor will contact you within the next business day.

    Delivery

    This program is offered part-time on evenings and weekends — allowing you to continue your job search or learn while working.

    Classes start on Jan. 29, 2022 and run Tuesday (evening), Thursday (evening), and Saturday (daytime).

    This is a 12-week program with a “flipped classroom” delivery:

    • This means there will be about 4 hours per week of self-learning, combined with 3 hours of in-class theory and 6 hours of hands-on project work.
    • • You will highlight your knowledge and skillsets by completing 1-2 automation projects with a team, which include all elements of the RPA Development Lifecycle — this requires gathering, documentation, process mapping, implementation, building automation processes, testing, deployment and support.
    • All steps will be guided by industry mentors and coaches.

    Career support

    Becoming an RPA Developer is an achievable goal, even if you are not interested in coding. SAIT can support your career search by connecting you to key organizations looking for RPA talent. We’ll provide:

    • Awareness of potential roles and opportunities after completing this program and added skills needed to pursue other complementary/specialized roles.
    • Strategies and tactics to search for and connect with relevant employment opportunities.
    • Support for effective resume writing, interviewing and personal branding.
    • Creation of a unique digital portfolio of work proving your skills in program competencies.
    • Networking through guest speakers, panel discussions, industry events and industry projects.

    Tuition and funding

    The Applied Robotic Process Automation Developer Bootcamp course fee is $2,500.

    Funding may be available to SAIT alumni – please contact us to learn more about funding options.

    Have questions about this program?

    Contact us at

    School for Advanced Digital Technology
    sadt.info@sait.ca

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