I4.0: Technology Pillars Step 1 to 6 SMART Approach


This program is designed with a simple step-by- step approach to facilitate the overall transformation process towards Industry 4.0, with the end-in- mind of improving productivity and efficiency, reducing cost and waste, and becoming more lean and profitable. The eleven pillar tools approach will complement the existing problem solving tools such the PDCA cycle and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). The SMART approach refers to the Systematic Measured Analytical Root Cause Technique, which consists of 6 major steps for organisations to follow as a standard guideline.

Who Should Attend

Management Team Members (Department/Section/Integration), Technical Executives, and Non- Technical Executives


Must have attended the Introduction to Industry 4.0: New Path to Move Forward and the Art of Selling Value Adds Must have preliminary exposure to Industry 4.0 Must be a Project/Program Lead for Industry 4.0-related tasks


En Azhar Md Nayan is the Technical Advisor to the PSDC. He graduated from Bradley University in Illinois, USA, in 1994 and has over 23 years of Senior Management experience. His work experience spans across various sectors including semiconductor products in wireless communication, motion controller, optoelectronics, and photomask engineering. Azhar had taken on many different management roles before leaving the industry to fully focus on providing training and consultancy services. He specialises in Technical Problem Solving Tools, Change Management, Critical Thinking, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Problem Solving Tools (eg 8D, PDCA, and DMAIC), Lean Manufacturing Concepts, Waste Management, and Introduction to Industry 4.0.

For further information, please contact
Elly Leong (ext 523 / ellyleong@psdc.org.my)
Yuki Lee (ext 517 / yukilee@psdc.org.my)