Saturday, March 19th
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM MST

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ASU Campus Brickyard Mezzanine level Room M1-09
699 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

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  • FREE
    Central Arizona Chapter affiliated INCOSE Members 
    (including registered INCOSE student members)
  • $80
    Non-INCOSE members

All registrations (member & non-member) includes:
- A copy of the INCOSE handbook v4.1 valued at $80
- Printed class materials 
- Lunch and a chance to network with local members 

Event Schedule

08:00-08:30: Check-in
08:30-10:00: Session 1: Introduction & General Concepts, Technical Processes
10:00-10:15: Break
10:15-11:45: Session 2: Technical Processes (cont.)
11:45-12:45: Lunch Break
12:45-14:15: Session 3: Specialty Engineering, Agreement, and Technical Management
14:15-14:30: Break
14:30-16:00: Session 4: Tailoring, Cross-Cutting, and Organizational Processes & Wrap-up


Marla Meyer 
INCOSE Central Arizona Chapter 
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System Engineering Handbook 4.0 Tutorial 

INCOSE System Engineering Handbook 4.0 just released which will be used as the basis going forward for the ASEP and CSEP testing for Certification. The tutorial will be conducted by David Walden, an INCOSE ESEP and owner of Sysnovation. The one day tutorial covers an overview of the handbook and will be held on Saturday.

More Information

INCOSE Central Arizona Chapter Tutorial Announcement - INCOSE SE Handbook Overview

Instructor: Mr. David D. Walden, ESEP – Sysnovation, LLC,
USA Lead Editor of the INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The objective of this one-day tutorial is to provide a top-level overview of the Fourth Edition of the INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook (SEH) that was released in 2015. Participants will learn how the handbook can be used to plan, manage, and realize complex systems within the context of demanding business constraints. Participants are introduced to key Systems Engineering terminology, concepts, and principles in the handbook, answering questions such as:

• What is Systems Engineering and why is it important?
• Why is the INCOSE SEH relevant to you and your organization?
• What are the key Systems Engineering processes in the SE Handbook?
• How can you use the material in the SE Handbook to make a difference on your projects?

Note: this tutorial is a one-day overview and does not include the level of detail typically presented in an INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) preparation course.


David D. Walden, ESEP, is co-owner and principal consultant for Sysnovation, LLC, a Systems Engineering consulting and education firm based out of Shakopee, Minnesota, USA. Previously, Dave was with General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems for 13 years and with McDonnell Aircraft Company for 10 years. He was the lead editor of the Fourth Edition of the INCOSE SE Handbook. From 2007-2013, he was the INCOSE Certification Program Manager. He also serves as the INCOSE liaison to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 Working Groups 10 and 20.  Dave was the first President of the INCOSE North Star Chapter. He has an M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) from the University of Minnesota, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Valparaiso University in Indiana. Dave is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of Tau Beta Pi. He was one of the first to earn the INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) credential in 2004 and was awarded the INCOSE Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP) credential in 2011.