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Be introduced to the foundational elements of traditional Systems Engineering. Learn about the principles, concepts and methodologies for development, design and management of large or highly complex technical systems. Examine systems engineering processes and their application to front-end systems engineering such as Needs Analysis, Conceptual System  Design and Preliminary System Design. Participate in a range of practical exercises.

Course Outline

The course consists of 12 modules presented over three days including practical group work to introduce tools and techniques.

  • Introduction to Systems Approaches
    • Exercise 1: Context Diagrams
  • Systems Engineering Standards, Processes and Life cycle Models
    • Exercise 2: Scenario lists and Life cycles
  • Systems Engineering Management
  • Module 5:  Front-End Systems Engineering Stages
  • Stakeholder Needs and Requirements Engineering
    • Exercise 3: Scenarios
  • Requirements Engineering (Continued)
    • Exercise 4: Quality Function Deployment & Performance Based Specifications
  • Functional Analysis
    •  Exercise 5: Determining Basic Problems
  • Ideas Generation and Synthesis
    • Exercise 6: Solution Generation and Morphological Tables
  • Trade-Off Analysis
    • Exercise 7:Trade Studies and the Pugh Method
  • Implementation and Specialty Disciplines
    •  Exercise 8:Test and Support Concepts •
  • Group Assignment
  • Group Presentations

Course Details

Duration: 3 days

Funding for training may be available to eligible organisations through the Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry (SADI) Grants Program. To determine if you are eligible and for more information, details are available here

Location: Adelaide

Who should attend: Designed for engineers, technicians and project managers

Prerequisite: No prerequisities are mandated for this course

Accreditation: National accreditation is currently not available for this course

Trainer: Dr Neil Davidson, Systems Engineering Consultant, former Associate Professor in Systems Engineering at the University of South Australia’s Defence and Systems Institute

Please note: this course will run subject to sufficient numbers

Term and conditions

How to register for this course

Simply fill out one of the below Course Registration Forms and return via email to [email protected]

Contact us

For more information on our courses or for general enquires please complete this form. Alternatively you can contact us via the following contact information:

Babcock Training Academy

Level 9
70 Franklin Street
Adelaide  SA  5000

tel.  +61 8 8440 1400