Systems Engineering Fundamentals

Course Code
SEFund

The Systems Engineering Certificate Program provides you with the key skills and knowledge essential for successful systems engineering. Our systems thinking and engineering focus is on fundamental applications of proven methods that will help you take your customer’s requirements and operational needs and turn them into effective solutions that meet goals for cost, schedule, and performance.

  • Learners Any Level
  • Time Client definable
  • Duration Client definable
  • Program Type Customizable Programs
  • Certificate Type Certificate Available
  • Format On-Campus
  • CEU/PDU Available
  • Fees Group Rate

The Systems Engineering Certificate Program provides you with the key skills and knowledge essential for successful systems engineering. Our systems thinking and engineering focus is on fundamental applications of proven methods that will help you take your customer’s requirements and operational needs and turn them into effective solutions that meet goals for cost, schedule, and performance.

Systems Engineering Fundamentals

Program Experience

The 40- to 56-hour curriculum focuses on practical methods and tools for eliciting user needs and requirements, defining robust system architectures and designs, and effectively verifying and validating that your product works as intended. The course covers current industry best practices to ensure robust, cost-effective designs that meet stringent functional, performance, and cost requirements. 

Our expert instructors and engineering fellows are skilled practitioners in aerospace, defense, energy, and medical devices, and bring a precision-fit, personalized approach to this Certificate Program. Students appreciate our action-learning approach of lectures, hands-on exercises, demonstrations, and real-world examples, providing a comprehensive overview of today's systems engineering industry.

You’ll experience a deeper understanding of the principles and processes required to design robust systems that allow you to thrive in the face of new challenges.

Benefits

Your team will learn to:

  • Analyze customer needs and develop clearly-stated requirements
  • Apply systems thinking to optimize product design and development
  • Develop innovative approaches for systems design and integration
  • Define cost-effective verification and validation programs
  • Effectively manage cost, schedule, and risk in engineering tasks
Topics
  • Introduction to Systems Engineering
  • Defining System Requirements
  • Functional Analysis
  • System Specifications
  • System Architecture
  • Decision Analysis
  • Design and Integration
  • Verification and Validation
  • Engineering Specialties
  • System Engineering Management
  • Technical Reviews and Audits
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Management
  • Creating a High-Performance Team
  • Minimizing and Resolving Team Conflicts
Who Should Attend

Component/subsystems engineers, software/hardware engineers, systems engineers, project managers, business analysts, and technical support personnel who want a comprehensive understanding of the breadth of systems engineering activities and their interconnections across the lifecycle.