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Expansion of the 4th Industrial Revolution

Development of New Productivity Index

KPC, as a national productivity think tank, accepts the new tide of the 4th Industrial Revolution and is developing new productivity indices to meet the new paradigm so that the Korean economy can continue to grow.


GPI (Global Productivity Index)

GPI is a newly developed indicator to overcome the limitation of not fully reflecting the reality of the changing economic and social environment such as globalization and the digital revolution with the existing single factor productivity such as labor and capital. It measures the productivity of the whole economy and society including cultural and environmental factors.

Social Capital Index

KPC has developed a social capital measurement model that is comparable across countries. With this, KPC laid the basis for identifying the level of social capital accumulation in Korea and defining the relationship between socio-economic variables such as social capital accumulation path, GDP, and labor productivity.

Leading Manpower Training for the 4th Industrial Revolution

In the new paradigm of rapidly changing IT technology, nurturing human resources of high technology who are capable of coping with the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a key factor in enhancing the industrial competitiveness of companies and allows us to create new jobs. KPC, which is the leading training institute of the 4th Industrial Revolution selected by the Ministry of Employment and Labor, supports the training of advanced technical personnel in connection with the 4th Industrial Revolution in the fields of Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), and realistic contents (VR ∙ AR).


This course is designed to train specialists not only who deduce certain rules from financial data and predict results and behaviors but who can develop financial analysis models using data collection, analysis, and machine learning by acquiring theoretical knowledge on the financial industry and utilizing open source and open API, in order to be prepared for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

This course is designed to train specialists in developing virtual reality and augmented reality, which are required by the industry, by learning essential knowledge education and practical projectbased technologies for VR/AR contents development.

This course is designed to train specialists who can plan and implement intelligent services to provide people with convenience and safety by creating, collecting, and storing information for connecting objects, people, and data, based on an understanding of IoT configuration technology.

Education to Reflect the 4th Industrial Revolution Trend

In the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution, changes in jobs and work methods are inevitable. Core technologies that represent the 4th Industrial Revolution such as artificial intelligent, the Internet of Things, and Big Data will change the way human beings work.
KPC predicts the paradigm shift that will be brought by the 4th Industrial Revolution and provides relevant industrial-specific and job-specific education programs in order to strengthen core capabilities required for individuals and corporations living in the age of the 4th Industrial Revolution..


Marketing 4.0 Strategy in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution

  • Strengthening competency for designing and applying marketing strategy that corresponds to the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Discovering insight of digital marketing strategy in Market 4.0 environment, beyond SNS marketing strategy in Market 3.0 environment

Business Model Implementation Appropriate for the Age of
the 4th Industrial Revolution

  • Understanding the types and characteristics of the business model appropriate for the 4th Industrial Revolution and establishing business models as well as strategies accordingly

New Biz Model Case Analysis of the 4th Industrial Revolution

  • Studying the strategies and advanced cases of other countries and companies to procure the competitiveness in the age of 4th Industrial Revolution (Change Driver).

Utilization of New Logistics Technology in the 4th Industrial Revolution

  • Identifying how the 4th Industrial Revolution has led the logistics field to the next stage of development

Practice of Technology Valuation and Technology Commercialization

  • Learning major types and each feature of technology commercialization to prepare for industrial property rights issues following the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Cultivating the ability to utilize patent information for creating strategic patents

Basics of Design and Trademark application Management

  • Establishing direct application and management strategies of design and trademark to prepare for the 4th Industrial Revolution era

CEO Book Club


KPC plays a role in providing the right direction to pursue considering the trends and issues of the 4th Industrial Revolution that has already begun to be realized in our real life.
KPC launched a program to deepen the understanding of the core trends of the 4th Industrial Revolution for CEO for the first time in Korea, which has now became the representative forum for the 4th Industrial Revolution in Korea.


  • Lectures by authors and experts and commentaries by Kapyoung Jung, the former president of Yonsei Univ.
  • In-depth learning through lectures by top experts for each topic
  • Specialized study of state-of-the-art innovation trends including the first Industrial Revolution in Korean and future technologies
  • AI (Artificial Intelligence), Robot, Internet of Things, Big Data, and sharing Economy In-depth learning for each detailed area such as Megatrends bio / health care, IT media, finance / security, energy / smart cars
  • Discussion of practical application such as domestic industry, corporate management, and innovation strategies

Diagnosis and Training Program for Smart Factory


In the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution, major powerful countries are spurring to realize smart factories to enhance manufacturing competitiveness.
The government has created a base for smart factory expansion and provided support for R & D and human resource development in order to strengthen the competitiveness of small and mediumsized manufacturing enterprises.
The government announced ‘Smart Manufacturing Innovation Vision 2025’ plan which spread smart factory up to 30,000 by 2025.
KPC provides a variety of programs in terms of building smart factories so that manufacturing companies can prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


Major Achievements

  • Participated in establishing National Standards for Smart Factory (KS X 9001-3)
  • Carried out smart factory level evaluations in more than 40 manufacturing companies
  • Conducted trainings for staff proceeding smart factories (700 people completed)

Smart Factory Assessment

Based on the National Standards (KS) Assessment Model for Smart Factories, KPC carries out customized assessment according to the requirements of the company.
Assessment is conducted by field experts based on the size, the type of industry, and major products of each company.
Assessment results can represent smart factory maturity index. Considering the results of assessment, KPC establishes smart factory promotion strategy and master plan for the process and system sector to realize its own corporate management vision.
KPC implements smart factory assessment which consists of experts in each industry and technical field of smart factory.

Smart Factory Education

This program provides companies with company-customized education that reflects the major issues in the 4th Industrial Revolution era and is composed of comprehension, information, automation, Intelligence and examples of smart factory.