CCS361 Syllabus - Robotic Process Automation - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

CCS361 Syllabus - Robotic Process Automation - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

CCS361

ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

 L T P C

2023

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To understand the basic concepts of Robotic Process Automation.
• To expose to the key RPA design and development strategies and methodologies.
• To learn the fundamental RPA logic and structure.
• To explore the Exception Handling, Debugging and Logging operations in RPA.
• To learn to deploy and Maintain the software bot.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

6

Emergence of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Evolution of RPA, Differentiating RPA from Automation - Benefits of RPA - Application areas of RPA, Components of RPA, RPA Platforms. Robotic Process Automation Tools - Templates, User Interface, Domains in Activities, Workflow Files.

UNIT II

AUTOMATION PROCESS ACTIVITIES

6

Sequence, Flowchart & Control Flow: Sequencing the Workflow, Activities, Flowchart, Control Flow for Decision making. Data Manipulation: Variables, Collection, Arguments, Data Table, Clipboard management, File operations Controls: Finding the control, waiting for a control, Act on a control, UiExplorer, Handling Events


UNIT III

APP INTEGRATION, RECORDING AND SCRAPING

6

App Integration, Recording, Scraping, Selector, Workflow Activities. Recording mouse and keyboard actions to perform operation, Scraping data from website and writing to CSV. Process Mining.

UNIT IV

EXCEPTION HANDLING AND CODE MANAGEMENT

6

Exception handling, Common exceptions, Logging- Debugging techniques, Collecting crash dumps, Error reporting. Code management and maintenance: Project organization, Nesting workflows, Reusability, Templates, Commenting techniques, State Machine.

UNIT V

DEPLOYMENT AND MAINTENANCE

6

Publishing using publish utility, Orchestration Server, Control bots, Orchestration Server to deploy bots, License management, Publishing and managing updates. RPA Vendors - Open Source RPA, Future of RPA

TOTAL: 60 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Learning Robotic Process Automation: Create Software robots and automate business processes with the leading RPA tool - UiPath by Alok Mani Tripathi, Packt Publishing, 2018.
2. Tom Taulli , “The Robotic Process Automation Handbook: A Guide to Implementing RPA Systems”, Apress publications, 2020.

REFERENCES:
1. Frank Casale (Author), Rebecca Dilla (Author), Heidi Jaynes (Author), Lauren Livingston (Author), Introduction to Robotic Process Automation: a Primer, Institute of Robotic Process Automation, Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited, 2018
2. Richard Murdoch, Robotic Process Automation: Guide To Building Software Robots, Automate Repetitive Tasks & Become An RPA Consultant, Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited, 2018
3. A Gerardus Blokdyk, “Robotic Process Automation Rpa A Complete Guide “, 2020

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