Planned Events

  • A Systemic and Systematic Methodology for Solving Complex Problems

    Course Descriptions

    This course focuses on systems engineering as a systemic and systematic methodology for solving complex problems. The course discusses thinking, systems thinking as a way of understanding a situation and the benefits of going beyond systems thinking to determine the problem and solution.

  • RE'18 - 26th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference

    RE'18 will offer an extensive program of interest to academia, government and industry. It will include several distinguished keynote speakers and three conference days full of papers, panels, posters and demos. A series of exciting tutorials to develop skills in and advance awareness of requirements engineering practices is of particular interest to industry. Two days of workshops as well as doctoral symposium offer forums for participants to present cutting-edge techniques and approaches in particular fields.

  • Cradle-to-Grave: Equipment Life-Cycle Analysis

    Course Descriptions

    This workshop is based on the use of a total cost of ownership model that considers, in the main, the operational life of the equipment and the services that are needed to keep the equipment operational and relevant to the owner/operator of the equipment. The assumption is that around the business’ requirements (or mission) for equipment changes over time and that the technology around the equipment also changes. Using an avatar for the equipment and its cradle-to-grave life-cycle is built up.

  • Customer Journey Mapping

    Course Descriptions

    Customer journey mapping is a key part of developing and improving the customer experience, which is critical to long-term sustainable business relationships. The mapping process provides deep and actionable insights in to the customers touchpoints, which with digital services are becoming ever more critical and complex to manage in our multi-channel world. The process moves behind the rational swimlaning approach to process management, including emotional aspects.

  • SWISSED18

    Take the opportunity - meet internationally recognised speakers - meet the Swiss Society of Systems Engineering on September 3rd 2018 in Zurich!

  • Complexity in Project and Programme Management

    Course Descriptions

    The Cynefin framework has now been used around the world in contexts as diverse as the boardrooms of international fashion houses, software development teams and SWAT teams on the city streets. Decision-makers have applied it across all levels of organisation and in almost every industry.

    Dave Snowden, the founder of Cognitive Edge and creator of the Cynefin framework will be using this one day Master Class to show how in the discipline of Project and Programme Management, complexity can be reduced, managed and effectively controlled.

  • Systems Approach to  Project Management

    Course Descriptions

    This course defines a holistic approach to project management for the development of new complex techno-centric systems. The emphasis is on the relationships and interconnections between project management processes and systems engineering processes for new complex systems. Specific topics include change management, strategy, project organization, team development, leadership styles, priorities, task development, scheduling, cost estimation, performance monitoring, constraint management, and project audits.

  • Product Development

    Course Descriptions

    A good Definition and Conceptual Design, that take place at the very early stages of the product development, are known as major keys to success of new products. A systematic, step by step design method is proposed. Our method integrates, modifies and customizes a selection of techniques and tools to provide innovative, fast, efficient and cost effective processes for New Product Definition and for Conceptual Design of New Products.

  • Systems Thinking and Beyond

    Course Descriptions

    Holistic thinking is a combination of analysis, systems thinking and critical thinking. After an introduction to systems thinking and critical thinking, Participants will learn how to apply holistic thinking in a systemic and systematic manner to deal with structured and unstructured problems.

  • MBSE & SysML Introduction

    Course Descriptions

    This course provides the participants a combination of the fundamental and practical aspects of MBSE and SysML. The course first deals with explaining the core concepts of MBSE. Next, several practical exercises are performed to demonstrate the basics for deploying MBSE using SysML without using any specific tool. Finally, the course wraps up with a discussion of the challenges faced when developing and deploying MBSE in real-world applications and how to manage it. Course Pre-requisites: System or software engineering knowledge.

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