Introduction to Human Systems Integration

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Introduction to Human Systems Integration

Course Description

Technology may lead the way, but it's up to real live humans to make sure it's built to meet the needs of fellow human users. In this Introduction to Human Systems Integration (HSI) course, discover how to address human-related issues in system development in an integrated manner. Explore the principles of human factors engineering, personnel selection, training, safety, and other HSI technical domains. Learn how these activities across various areas should be integrated to reduce personnel costs and improve system performance. Plus, find out how to use an HSI program to optimize total system performance, minimize total ownership costs and ensure that your system is built to accommodate the characteristics of your user population that will operate, maintain, and support it. After all, that's the key to success for your organization.

Course Content


  • Introduction to HSI
  • HSI program planning


  • Mission track analysis
  • Job analysis, workload


  • Human factors engineering, personnel
  • Manpower, training
  • Safety, occupational health
  • Survivability, habitability
  • Tradeoffs between domains



  • Test planning
  • Methods

Session Details

  • Special Discounts: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for Department of Defense personnel working on an acquisition program and defense contractors responsible for human systems integration or human factors.

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What You Will Learn

  • HSI program planning, requirements, and metrics
  • HSI analyses
  • HSI domains
  • Tradeoffs between domains
  • HSI test and evaluation methods
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How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the rationale for conducting an HSI program.
  • Familiarize yourself with each HSI domains and the areas of common concern across domains.
  • Understand how to plan an HSI program.
  • Learn how to conduct the analyses that support the HSI program.
  • Comprehend HSI requirements, metrics, and evaluation methods.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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