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Systems Engineering Executive Overview

The three-day Systems Engineering Executive Overview examines the strategic importance of systems engineering in the 21st century. Participants learn the nature of systems and how they are developed, engineered, and managed. Creating an effective team environment, maintaining open communications, and establishing a true, cost-effective process are covered. Participants will discuss what outstanding systems engineering managers must know to succeed.


Participants will learn to:

  • Recognize fundamental process and products of systems engineering
  • Effectively plan and track systems engineering progress
  • Promote development of systems engineering skills and knowledge


  • Background and Overview of Systems Engineering (SE)
  • Requirements Development
  • Architecture and Functional Analysis
  • Systems Analysis, Trades, and Synthesis
  • Interface and Configuration Management (CM)
  • Systems Engineering Teams and Reviews
  • Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V)
  • Planning Systems Engineering
  • Systems Engineering Management and Costing
  • Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Software Management and Systems Engineering

Who should attend

Professionals who manage systems engineering, chief engineers, and systems engineers with over seven years of systems engineering experience


Rick Hefner, PhD