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Customized qualification offers

Enhance your employee’s skills in key digitalization and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, a crucial requirement for the successful deployment of high-quality software.

In our introductory training courses, we provide a comprehensive overview of basic terms and concepts in the field of digitalization and AI. We explain current developments and methods and illustrate the opportunities available to companies through new software technologies, including which aspects need to be considered when introducing them.

In advanced seminars and workshops, we offer detailed training on specific methods, as well as specialized in-depth knowledge of technologies and tools in the context of key digitalization topics relevant to your company. Through a balanced combination of theoretical concepts and practical applications, you will acquire the skills needed to successfully manage the digital transformation.

You can select the various qualification formats within the focus areas and send us a non-binding inquiry by e-mail.

Wolfgang Köhler, fortiss

Dr. Wolfgang Köhler
Head of fortiss Mittelstand

+49 89 3603522 172
koehler@fortiss.org

Qualification Software Engineering

Software & Systems Engineering

Description Get an introduction to software programs, development processes and machine learning in four parts.
Duration 1/2 day | 1 day
Target group People without special IT knowledge
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways What are programs?
How does machine learning work?
How do you create programs?
Description Define requirements for successful software selection using requirements engineering (RE), one of the key disciplines in the software development process.
Duration 1/2
Target group Interface to SW product development - both in-house and outsourcing
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Forms of RE in practice
Requirements documentation with the AMDiRE approach
Future topics in RE
Description Learn first-hand about the latest developments and best practices in software development and how corporate culture can influence the process.
Duration 1/2 day | 1 day
Target group SME manager
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Organizational processes
Current developments
Best practices
Description Gain a comprehensive understanding of clean code practices to write understandable and maintainable code.
Duration 1/2 day | 1 day | 3 days
Target group Software enthusiasts, data scientists, SW developers, engineers
Prerequisites Basics of Java syntax or similar
Key-Take-Aways Clean code practices
Coding standards through pair programming and code reviews
Description You will learn about the concepts and different types behind search-based testing in order to subsequently optimize the testing of complex systems. We show how automated testing of automotive systems can be implemented using OpenSBT.
Duration 1 day
Target group Test engineers, team leaders
Prerequisites Experience in developing AI/ML prototypes
Key-Take-Aways MLOps workflow techniques: GitLab pipelines and Argo workflows, distributed deployment on a Kubernetes cluster
Description How can an SME with no dedicated UX team quickly do UX research and get impact and value out of it for users?
Duration 1 h 
Target group SME manager
Prerequisites none
Key-Take-Aways Hands-on UX techniques 
Innovative responses to complex business and social issues by integrating UX techniques
Description Learn about model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and how it makes the development of complex software-intensive systems more efficient. In the course, you will work on assisted driving functions and validate them with miniature vehicles. In combination with the fundamentals taught, you will gain insights into how design and verification activities can be automated.
Duration 1 day
Target group SME Managers, Team Leads
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of embedded systems
Key-Take-Aways MbSE basics (methods, languages and tools)
Automation of design tasks and verification with models
Utilizing potentials in your own company
Qualification Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning

Description First, you will get an overview of the history of the development of AI and ML. We will then focus on key concepts, such as deep learning, and discuss possible applications and the future of ML in SMEs with the workshop participants.
Duration 1/2 day
Target group SME managers
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Raising awareness of fluctuating developments in AI technology
Concepts, developments and algorithms of ML
Identifying the potentials and limitations of ML
Description Deepen your knowledge from a STEM education with the mathematical foundations and basic techniques of machine learning. Get to know a wide range of possible applications and current research results.
Duration 4 days
Target group STEM subject graduates
Prerequisites Mathem. Fundamentals of linear algebra and analysis
Key-Take-Aways Applications
Practical examples and programming tutorials
Concepts, methods and algorithms of ML
Description You will receive a targeted overview of the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and related disciplines such as machine learning in interactive, approx. 90-minute webinar sessions.
Duration 5 days of 90 minutes each as a webinar
Target group Decision-makers from technical disciplines of companies in mechatronics and automation
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Overview of AI and ML
Recognize AI potential independently
Enabling skills about AI (concepts - techniques - solutions)
Description Learn how machine learning is used to generate deep fakes and how they can be recognized.
Duration 1h
Target group everyone
Prerequisites none
Key-Take-Aways Raising awareness of the issue of artificially generated data
Examples of deep fakes
Recognition strategies
Description Gain an insight into the central challenges of using AI systems and how human skills and abilities can be combined with AI strengths in a targeted manner.
Duration 1h
Target group everyonr
Prerequisites none
Key-Take-Aways Approaches for effective collaboration between humans and AI
AI as decision support
Description Learn how important it is to clearly align AI projects with user needs so that they do not become expensive disappointments.
Duration 1h
Target group everyone
Prerequisites none
Key-Take-Aways Limits of AI applications 
User-centered design as a basic prerequisite for benefiting from technological progress
Description Get to know the techniques of an MLOps workflow and apply them hands-on for the transition from a Jupyter notebook to a productive AI system.
Duration 1/2 day | 1 day | 3 days
Target group SW developers, data scientists, engineers
Prerequisites Experience in developing AI/ML prototypes
Key-Take-Aways MLOps workflow techniques: GitLab pipelines and Argo workflows, distributed deployment on a Kubernetes cluster
Description In a short interactive presentation, you will gain an insight into intelligent heat/cold storage for energy-efficient buildings.
Duration 1h
Target group SME managers
Prerequisites none
Key-Take-Aways Current findings and methods for AI applications for energy storage
Qualification Energy

Energy

Description Get an overview of the various renewable energy sources, the technology for recording consumption and the use of the information in the context of energy management systems.
Duration 1h
Target group SME managers, Those interested in energy management
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Overview of energy management and renewable energies
Current findings and methods
Description Generate new knowledge about sustainable cross-building energy management in neighborhoods and learn how to use the fortiss planning tool.  
Duration 1/2 day
Target group Engineers, SME managers, employees of planning offices
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Opportunities of sector coupling
Control and architectures for the smart grid
Open source planning and simulation environment from fortiss
Description In a short interactive presentation, you will gain an insight into intelligent heat/cold storage for energy-efficient buildings.
Duration 1h
Target group SME managers, Energy supply and construction industry
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Current findings and methods for AI applications for energy storage systems
Description Learn how to build a smart, intelligent and portable solar power generator with monitoring and control functions from readily available components.
Duration 1/2 day
Target group People interested in solar energy
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Ability to build solar box independently
Versatile solar box
Qualification Blockchain

Blockchain | Process Engineering

Description Get an introduction to Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), which includes blockchain, and the associated technology landscape. Following on from this, you will get to know a three-step method: Needs analysis, feasibility evaluation and IT architecture design of specific use cases.
Duration 1/2 day
Target group SME managers
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Overview DLT
Practical examples
Opportunities and challenges
Description Let our experts systematically introduce you to data-supported process engineering and identify process and system deficiencies in your own company.
Duration 1/2 day | 1 day | 3 days
Target group SMEs from the manufacturing industry with a desire for digitalization
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways Digitization possibilities based on application examples
Method toolbox for problem analysis
Qualification IIoT

Internet of Things | Edge Cloud

Description Get an overview of how industrial edge and cloud technologies provide more flexibility, scalability and security in data processing and thus create the basis for new business models.
Duration 1h | 2h
Target group Engineers, software developers
Prerequisites None
Key-Take-Aways IIoT, Edge and Cloud in networked production
IIoT use cases and industry examples
Open-source solutions