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Supervised Production in Robotized Shop Floors


About This Course

The objective of this course is to explain the need for supervision systems and data analysis on manufacturing.

We will have an overview of the basic techniques for supervision of a manufacturing site from a management point of view as well as explaining the most common metrics and how those metrics should be implemented.

Based on industry standards we will understand how supervision systems are organized, the functions of each of the elements involved as well as a quick overview on the technology used.

Although this course is on a non-expert level we will also comment of the future trends and technologies for supervision.


The course is organized in 4 blocks:

  1. As a start we will begin by understanding the need for supervision, how it relates to continuous improvement and how data analysis should be performed. In this block we will also revise what is a KPI and how should they be built as well as an overview on the most typical KPIs of the industry

  2. In the block 2 we will revise and analyze the different elements of a supervision stack: Sensors and actuators; PLCs; SCADA systems; MOM/MES and ERPs, with an special emphasis on the last 3 of them to study its functions and the relationships between them

  3. On block 3 we will stablish a framework on how to use supervision for process optimization with 2 different classic methods, Theory of Constraints and Root Cause Analysis

  4. Block 4 will be an overview on some technology trends that are going to revolutionize the approach to supervision: IOT, Big Data and Digital Twins


  • Understand the need for supervision and the added value that it will generate

  • Defining how to create good metrics for an industrial supervision

  • Basic knowledge of the technologies available for supervision

  • Creating a framework for useful data analysis and action plans

Course staff

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  • Borja González López

    /I. Overview/ Borja González López is a passionate entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience in managerial and executive positions, in high value-added industrial sectors like mobile robotics and heavy industry systems & tools. Always focused on global scale projects, he has worked with more than 40 different markets among 4 continents: Europe, America, Asia and Oceania. Onboarded and defined the development plan for over 150 partners Linkedin:

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