Is IR4.0 important for graduates?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) transforms the way we live, work, and interact from self-driving vehicles to drone delivery. As artificial intelligence takes up more and more work, what will today’s students do to remain competitive in the future Job Market? 

Automation and artificial intelligence are 4IR changes that make some staff classes obsolete, replace them with new staff with the necessary expertise, or with more affordable machines. It is time for the students to study at college or university for a diploma or degree that will set them up for a better life.  

The government is currently working on the IR4.0, which would generate more skilled workers and address the current high unemployment rate. Among the skills needed are Complex Problem Solving, Critical thinking, Creativity, People Management, Coordinating with others, Emotional Intelligence, Judgement and Decision Making, Service Orientation, Negotiation, and Cognitive Flexibility. 

In SEGi College Penang, we introduced IR4.0 modules to prepare world-class graduates who meet industry demands. Among the modules are (1) Python Programming, (2) Machine Learning, (3) Cybersecurity, (4) Ethical hacking, (5) Big Data Technology, and (6) Artificial Intelligence. We work closely with industry experts towards current demands and requirements from the industries to develop world-class graduates. 

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