CAS IoT Fundamentals 2019

This CAS introduces the basic concepts, the actors and the technologies that constitute the IoT universe. Platforms, hardware, architectures are presented in detail, as well as the future trends and anticipated evolution of the IoT landscape.



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12 ECTS credits
120 Teaching hours




Blended learning






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Modules can be followed individually


CHF 5'000.-


  • Acquire a multidisciplinary education on the IoT with cutting edge experts from the European research and industry ecosystem
  • Develop skills and expertise combining academic knowledge with business expertise
  • Encourage the pooling of experience and knowledge between peers and with stakeholders to develop innovative approaches
  • Build a professional network in the area At the end of the programme, participants will have gained capacilities and knowledge to
  • Identify critical issues and solutions related to IoT strategy design and implementation
  • Acquire fundamental knowledge on all issues related to the IoT systems and technologies
  • Know on technologies supporting IoT
  • Adjust one’s own professional practice with insights from the programme


Chief Technology Officer, member of direction or manager in charge of defining the technological strategy of his company, civil servant in charge of smart cities planning, deployment and maintenance, director of information systems, project manager with IoT, research and innovation manager, business and production manager, engineer with several years of experience

Learning outcomes

  • Master strategic and holistic view of the Internet of Things encompassing technological, societal and business dimensions
  • Develop an innovative, interdisciplinary and holistic approach
  • Identify critical issues and solutions related to Internet of Things strategy design and implementation
  • Acquire a holistic view and a sound understanding of the Internet of Things ecosystems and deployments
  • Capacity to lead Internet of Things strategies, projects, implementation and deployments
  • Acquire a comprehensive view and understanding of emerging technologies and trends in the Internet of Things ecosystems and industry
  • Capacity to handle related issues such as user-acceptance, security, privacy and business modelling


Overview of IoT Landscape, Evolution and Trends • IoT Hardware, Enablers and Sensor Networks • IoT Architectures and Main IoT Platforms


Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, Centre universitaire d'informatique (CUI), University of Geneva and Sébastien ZIEGLER, IoT Forum & Mandat International


Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, University of Geneva


IoT Forum • Mandat International

Admission criteria

  • At least Bachelor’s or master’s degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Ability to speak and write in English.

Number of participants

Max. 22 participants

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