Systems Engineering Certification Project Training

This course provides registrants with a general knowledge of all aspects of modern systems engineering, and through a hands-on training project, gives them the experience needed to return to work as a functioning member of a systems engineering team.  The course content includes a comprehensive treatment systems engineering tools and processes throughout the system life cycle. The course includes a relevant system design problem that is continued through the entire class. In-class exercises reinforce tutorials. Students form teams and cooperate in the preliminary design of a complex system and preparation of typical systems engineering work products. 

Specific topics covered include:

  1. Introduction to systems and systems engineering

  2. Creating a high performance team

  3. Team conflict resolution

  4. Requirements development and management

  5. Interfaces and N2 diagrams

  6. Functional analysis

  7. System architecture

  8. Decision analysis

  9. System design and development

  10. Technical reviews and audits

  11. Configuration management

  12. Verification and validation

  13. Risk management

  14. Cost and schedule estimation and management

  15. Producing the system

  16. The roles of the engineering specialties

  17. The role of the systems engineer in acquisition

  18. Origins and practice of systems engineering

  19. Systems engineering and program management


An engineering or scientific baccalaureate degree or equivalent engineering experience.

Who Should Attend

Engineers that have recently been assigned to a systems engineering position and those who would like to understand the role of systems engineering.


Dr. Joel Sercel, ICS Associates


Can be tailored In consultation with the client: as little as five days, as much as eight days.

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