Applied Systems Engineering Planning from Start to Finish for Defense and Federal Acquisitions
This course builds upon your systems engineering knowledge and previous learning. It enables you to develop the practical ability to apply systems engineering and technical planning throughout a program’s acquisition lifecycle. Gain the insights, practical knowledge, and proven processes and tool-sets to accomplish the following: clearly establish and manage all program requirements, schedule and resource the systems engineering approach, establish and maintain a program’s technical baseline, plan for and conduct event-based technical reviews, and integrate the systems engineering planning and technical implementation into the overall program’s management and planning activities, which are required for building complex systems and upgrading legacy systems.
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Who Should Attend
Systems engineers and program managers working in government or commercial industry supporting new system acquisitions or existing system modifications, including weapon systems, launch vehicles, sensors, etc.
How You Will Benefit
Understand technical planning for and implementing proven, disciplined systems engineering processes facilitating a total system solution that is robust to changing technical, production, and operating conditions; adaptive to the needs of the users; and balanced among the multiple requirements, design considerations and constraints, and program budgets.
Increase your chances for program success by avoiding the mistakes uncovered by several Department of Defense and industry studies on why acquisitions failed or resulted in significant cost or schedule overruns.
Technical planning: state of practice and the imperative for technical planning
Review of lessons learned from Department of Defense and industry studies on why acquisitions failed or resulted in significant cost or schedule overruns
Essential elements of technical planning: managing the comprehensive set of program requirements; resourcing and staffing to the technical plan; developing and managing the technical baselines; managing event-based technical reviews; and integrating technical planning into the overall program planning and program management context
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