Fundamentals of Systems Architecting

Course Description

Discover the fundamental concepts of systems architecting as a critical part of systems engineering and development. Learn classic methods associated with systems architecting and extend those concepts to complex and systems of systems. Gain those skills necessary to apply practical management methods, focusing on the role of the systems architect on a development team.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14788 Nov 11, 2014 Nov 13, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
15204 Feb 10, 2015 Feb 12, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
16060 Feb 9, 2016 Feb 11, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
17013 Feb 7, 2017 Feb 9, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
18254 Feb 6, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

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Who Should Attend

Systems engineers, design engineers, scientists, project directors and software engineers

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to describe fundamental aspects of classic systems architecting.

  • Understand how systems architecting fits within the overall systems engineering context.

  • Construct models to describe the various views of an architecture.

  • Evaluate architecture effectiveness.

  • Understand applicability of agile methods and incremental development on systems architecting.

  • Identify the role of a lead architect on a development team.

  • Introduce the applicability of using SysML to develop classic architecting views.


  • Systems engineering context

  • Intro to systems architecting

  • SoS architectures and classification

  • Architecting models

  • Heuristics as tools

  • Architecture frameworks

  • Design activities

  • Modeling methods

  • Software architecture

  • Agile architecture methods

  • Quality evaluation

  • Role of the systems architect

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tommer Ender, Ph.D.