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[document] Submitted on 5 February, 2019 - 13:28
Keywords engineering and technology engineering management technology management
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SE may be defined as the way to “engineer the system” so that it meets customer/user needs within budget and on schedule. However, a definition of what a systems engineer does, and what an individual should know to be labeled as such, has not been well delineated. Until recently, there were very few ways to be formally designated a systems engineer.

Over the past few years, several colleges and universities have instituted programs that
lead to degrees in SE. Recently, SE certification initiatives have been developed by the Defense
Acquisition University and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). The goal is to standardize basic qualifications and to develop a certification program for systems engineers.

The AIAA Systems Engineering Technical Committee (SETC) collaborated with INCOSE on this effort.

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This year, systems engineering (SE) has continued
to evolve in response to complex challenges
posed by the development and integration of
larger and more complex “systems of systems.”

Systems of systems development is an enormous
and risky task. The nature of this effort
requires coordination among a wide range of

Ave K. Kludze Jr. Curtis E. Farrell
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