Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods to Manage Complex Systems
Explore the newest practices in systems engineering, including how models can enhance system engineering functions and how systems engineering tasks can be augmented with quantitative analysis with the award-winning four-course online program from MIT.
- START DATE April 10, 2023 More Dates
- TIME COMMITMENT 4-6 hours per week
- DURATION 4-5 weeks per course
- FORMAT Online
- PRICE $3,775
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Explore the newest practices in systems engineering, including how models can enhance system engineering functions and how systems engineering tasks can be augmented with quantitative analysis.
- Understand complex systems, the analysis of complex systems, and model management.
- Frame systems architecture as a series of decisions, which can be actively sorted, managed, and optimized to suit your organization’s needs.
- Articulate the benefits and challenges of Model-Based Systems Engineering.
- Develop a comprehensive knowledge of the key aspects of systems engineering.
- Provide constructive criticism on the system architecture representations of others, including checking for completeness and consistency.
- Understand the basic principles of verifying and validating models.
WHO SHOULD ENROLL
Aerospace, automotive, defense, consumer appliances, and manufacturing industry professionals
Engineers at original equipment manufacturers (OEM)
Any systems engineering professional, director, or senior manager looking to innovate and optimize their operational, manufacturing, and design systems
HOW YOU WILL LEARN
LEARN BY DOING
Practice processes and methods through simulations, assessments, case studies, and tools.
LEARN FROM OTHERS
Connect with an international community of professionals while working on projects based on real-world examples.
LEARN ON DEMAND
Access all of the content online and watch videos on the go.
REFLECT AND APPLY
Bring your new skills to your organization, through examples from technical work environments and ample prompts for reflection.
DEMONSTRATE YOUR SUCCESS
Earn a Professional Certificate and 8.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from MIT.
LEARN FROM THE BEST
Gain insights from leading MIT faculty and industry experts from Boeing and NASA, US Air Force, GE, GM, Apple, MAN Truck, and Bus AG.
WHAT LEARNERS AND COMPANIES ARE SAYING
More than 11,000 professionals have taken this program from thousands of organizations like Boeing, Caterpillar, Ford, GM, U.S. Navy, Raytheon, Shell, and Whirlpool
Siddharth Kshirsagar, System Performance Engineer, Cummins Inc.
Architecture and Systems Engineering Professional Certificate has motivated me about the need of system engineering in our daily work life. No matter…Continue Reading
Michael UY, Senior Principal Engineer, Northrup Grumman
It was a great program with many tangible working tools that were immediately applicable to projects I had going on during my time in the certificate…Continue Reading
Neena Rajan, Engineering Project Manager, Siemens - Healthcare
If I had to borrow one quote to summarize what I gained from this course, it would be the quote by Lou Holtz: "It's not the load that breaks you down…Continue Reading
Ron Aditya, Spacecraft GNC Engineer, Lockheed Martin
This program has helped me develop the system level perspective necessary to decompose complex system architecture problems and solve them in ways th…Continue Reading
Martin Ryschka, Production Manager, Allgaier de Puebla, Mexico
During my time studying for the MBSE course, I realized that the architecture of models begins where the engineering part ends.
Jorge Samayoa, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Georg Fischer Signet LLC
I believe [my new knowledge] will increase our ability to assure and deliver quality to our customers, streamline our development process and improve…Continue Reading
Lori Strange, Program Manager, BAE Systems
I can definitely say that I have learned more about Systems Engineering, decomposing a system, architectural frameworks, and roles of the System Arch…Continue Reading
Nick Luther, Staff Engineer, Plexus Corp
This course provides a structured way of thinking which I can apply to frame architectural and other critical decisions.
Michael Richey, Chief Learning Scientist, Associate Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company
The certificate [program] blends industry and academic expertise and represents a scalable solution for employers.
Clayton Smith, Aerodynamicist, General Atomics
I had high expectations and they were adequately met! The content was just what I'd hoped.
Barry O'Reilly, Founder, Black Tulip Technology
I loved the course, even if it was intimidating to study with so many “real engineers”. I’m using what I learned to change the way we do architecture…Continue Reading
Jordan Tuzsuzov, Chief Engineer, Visteon Corporation
How to think holistically for the system, to design, model, compose and decompose it - this is what I have learned with MIT's "Architecture and Syste…Continue Reading
MIT FACULTY AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Edward F. Crawley
Ford Professor of Engineering, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Bruce G. Cameron
Director of the System Architecture Lab, MIT
Olivier L. de Weck
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering Systems, MIT, Editor-in-Chief of Systems Engineering, INCOSE Fellow
Professor, Technion and MIT
General Motors LGO Professor of Management Science, MIT
Director, Systems Engineering Advancement Research Initiative, MIT
Research Scientist, MIT Socio-technical Systems Research Center Co-Founder, MIT Systems Engineering Advancement Research Initiative (SEARI)
Boeing Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and NASA Astronaut
Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology, The Boeing Company
Lt. Col(s) Kate Cantu
Commander, 45th LCSS, US Air Force
Christi A. Gau Pagnanelli
Director, Systems Engineering Boeing Defense, Space and Security, The Boeing Company
J. Robert Wirthlin
Senior Strategist for Vehicle Systems Engineering General Motors
Senior Principal Engineer, Combustion Systems Organization, General Electric
Hedley Apperly MSc (hons) MA
VP Solution Management MBSE, Solutions Group, PTC
Engineering Fellow, Raytheon
Head of Product Strategy & Product Management Truck, MAN Truck and Bus AG
COURSES IN THIS PROGRAM
To earn a Professional Certificate, you must complete the four courses in the program. For those who do not want to commit to the full program, courses can be taken on an individual basis. Savings apply when enrolling into the full program.
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