Systems Engineering Management

Course Code
SEM-Custom

In today's high-tech industries, the demand for rigorous systems engineering combined with comprehensive management training is rapidly increasing. This is particularly crucial in organizations with interdependent locations and processes, as well as the ever-growing complexity of products. The Systems Engineering Management program is specifically designed to facilitate engineers transitioning into engineering management or program leadership roles. It equips them with the necessary mindsets, skills, and behaviors to excel as effective managers in this crucial role.

  • 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

In today's high-tech industries, the demand for rigorous systems engineering combined with comprehensive management training is rapidly increasing. This is particularly crucial in organizations with interdependent locations and processes, as well as the ever-growing complexity of products. The Systems Engineering Management program is specifically designed to facilitate engineers transitioning into engineering management or program leadership roles. It equips them with the necessary mindsets, skills, and behaviors to excel as effective managers in this crucial role.

Systems Engineering Management

Program Experience

The customized Systems Engineering and Management program is tailored to engineers transitioning into management roles, offering a unique opportunity to enhance their skillset. By combining comprehensive training in systems engineering with a focus on business management, participants gain a better understanding of how to successfully oversee large, multifaceted engineering projects.

Throughout the course, participants will develop a solid foundation in systems engineering processes, while also learning essential techniques to estimate, plan, and track engineering efforts and projects. Moreover, the program emphasizes the promotion of systems engineering skills and knowledge, enabling engineers to effectively lead innovation and new product development.

To ensure a holistic approach, the program incorporates goal-setting strategies specifically designed to align with an organization's performance, culture, and constraints. Participants will also acquire the ability to implement innovative and creative strategies, effectively manage customer interactions, and navigate the challenges of engineering management. 

Our instructors are handpicked for their expertise and extensive experience in both industry and government agencies. They bring their practical knowledge to the classroom, providing real-life examples and valuable lessons that create an exceptional learning environment for engineers transitioning into engineering management roles.

Benefits

Your organization's particpants will have the opportunity to explore the significance and value of systems engineering, gaining valuable insights into cultivating a comprehensive understanding of the management process and technical program planning. Moreover, participants will develop the proficiency to:

  • Recognize the far-reaching effects of systems engineering quality management

  • Foster a broader cross-functional awareness and comprehension of diverse departments and their contributions to project success

  • Acquire a diverse range of skills and tools to bolster effectiveness in environments requiring the collaboration of multidisciplinary teams for the development, design, and implementation of cutting-edge systems

  • Enable the organization to have a future generation of product- and customer-focused leaders who are aligned with business and market strategies

Topics

In the Systems Engineering Management program, we aim to cover a wide variety of topics that are essential for engineers transitioning into management roles.Custom programs can choose to focus on a broad range of topics or narrow, as needed.

Systems Engineering Management participants typically learn:

 

  • Managing Engineering for Complex Systems: Understanding system life cycles, system design, and systems thinking

  • Project and Program Management for Engineers: Tools and techniques to plan, execute, and oversee complex engineering projects and portfolios

  • Leadership Skills for Engineering Managers: Developing effective leadership styles and decision-making strategies

  • Strategic Innovation Management: Techniques for leading innovation and managing new product development

  • Risk Management: Identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks in engineering projects

  • Communication and Negotiation Skills: Effective presentation, communications, and negotiations skills for technical and non-technical audiences

  • Financial Management for Engineers: Understanding financial aspects of project management including budgeting, cost estimation, and financial forecasting

  • Quality Assurance and Control: Implementing quality control methods and standards in engineering projects

  • Change Management: Leading organizational change and managing resistance

  • Customer Relationship Management: Skills to manage customer interactions and expectations effectively

These topics are designed to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of both the technical and managerial aspects of their roles. They will help engineers transition smoothly into leadership positions and excel in managing complex, multifaceted engineering projects.

Who Should Attend

This program is ideal for technology-driven organizations that need a a skilled workforce that can adapt to changing market dynamics, lead innovation, and manage complex international product businesses.

Systems Engineering Management program is meticulously designed to address these needs. It's more than just an educational course - it's a transformative journey that turns your capable engineers into dynamic leaders. This program is designed for:

  • Emerging Managers: If you have talented engineering individuals or technologists poised for management roles, this program will equip them with the critical skills they need to lead engineering teams effectively

  • High-Potential Leaders: Unleash the potential of your brightest minds. This program provides high-potential leaders with the tools to drive innovation and manage large-scale projects

  • Distributed Team Members: For organizations operating across multiple locations or product lines, this program ensures consistency in practices and standards, fostering unity across your teams

  • General Management: For business and functional managers who need to better understand what it takes to engineer, deliver, and maintain winning products and services, would fit this program well