Introduction to Human Systems Integration

Course Description

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 these separate areas should be integrated to reduce personnel costs and improve system performance. 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.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jul 31, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595 18253
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14452 Aug 5, 2014 Aug 7, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595
15203 Aug 4, 2015 Aug 6, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595
16392 Jan 26, 2016 Jan 28, 2016 Classroom Lake Buena Vista, Florida $1,595
16059 Aug 2, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595
17010 Aug 1, 2017 Aug 3, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595

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

Department of Defense personnel working on an acquisition program and defense contractors responsible for human systems integration or human factors

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.


  • Introduction to HSI

  • HSI program planning

  • HIS analyses: Mission task analysis

  • HSI analyses: Job analysis and workload analysis

  • HSI domains: Human factors engineering and personnel

  • HSI domains: Manpower and training

  • HSI domains: Safety and occupational health

  • HSI domains: Survivability and habitability

  • HSI requirements and metrics

  • Tradeoffs between domains

  • HSI test and evaluation: Test planning

  • HSI test and evaluation methods