Leading Systems Engineering Teams

Course Description

Key competencies of accomplished systems engineers include leadership, communication skills, problem solving, systems thinking, strong technical acumen and mastery of personal attributes such as credibility and trust. Most systems engineers develop knowledge in methods, processes and tools but lack training in leadership and systems level thinking. This course presents a number of key concepts designed to encourage a leadership role in systems engineering.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jul 24, 2018 Jul 26, 2018 Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495 18252
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14754 Aug 26, 2014 Aug 28, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
15202 Jul 28, 2015 Jul 30, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
16058 Jul 26, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,495
17009 Jul 25, 2017 Jul 27, 2017 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 https://webwise.gtri.gatech.edu/talent-management/organizational-development and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout and cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Who Should Attend

Professionals with several years of experience and a desire to better apply systems principles to their roles

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand key systems practices as applied to management.

  • Understand team-based organizations.

  • Lean established methods for leading engineers and engineering teams.

  • Apply systems engineering to project management.

  • Know the importance of the system life cycle and project phases.

  • Effectively plan and organize a project.

  • Manage and verify customer requirements.

  • Learn practical approaches for managing risks and opportunities.

  • Develop key aspects of integrated product development.

  • Know how system architecture determines success of a system design.

  • Understand the importance (and threat) of software in complex systems.


  • Leadering engineering teams
  • Systems engineering management

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tom McDermott