Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM CDT

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Beth Walden 

Virtual INCOSE CSEP/ASEP Preparation Course 

Learn from the comfort of your office, even if currently located in your home!

This course is designed to help you earn the coveted INCOSE CSEP and ASEP certifications. Learn from David D. Walden, ESEP, Lead Editor of the INCOSE SE Handbook and former INCOSE Certification PM. Participants receive a copy of the SE Handbook, student handbook, and sample exam questions.

Course Outline

1. The INCOSE Certification Program. CSEP and ASEP Overview. Requirements for Certification. Application Process. Basis of the Examination. Renewal Requirements.

2. Systems Engineering Handbook Scope (Chapter 1). Systems Engineering Overview (Chapter 2). Systems Engineering Life-Cycle Stages (Chapter 3).

3. Systems Engineering Processes - Technical Processes (Chapter 4). Specialty Engineering (Chapter 10). Technical Management Processes (Chapter 5). Agreement Processes (Chapter 6). Organizational Project Enabling Processes (Chapter 7).

4. Tailoring and Application of Systems Engineering (Chapter 8). Cross-Cutting Systems Engineering Methods (Chapter 9). Handbook Appendices.

5. Your Path to becoming an INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional. Application Preparation. Exam Preparation/Self-Study. Scheduling the Exam. Taking the Exam. Being a Systems Engineering Professional. Maintaining Your Credentials.

6. Sample Examination. Course Wrap-up.

This virtual course, offered over 6 half-days, has the same content as our standard four-day certification preparation course.

Instructor Information

David D. Walden, ESEP

An internationally recognized expert in the field of Systems Engineering

- Over 35 years of industry experience
- Taught over 160 courses to over 2600 students since 2006
- INCOSE Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP)
- Senior Member of the IEEE
- Editor-in-Chief of the INCOSE SE Handbook Fourth and Fifth Editions
- INCOSE Certification Program Manager 2007-2013
- Education
    - MS in MOT, University of Minnesota
    - MS in EE & CS, Washington University in St. Louis
    - BS in EE, Valparaiso University  


Timing Details

This course will be offered in a virtual format (live, interactive, remote instruction) over six half days on Tue-Wed-Thur: 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 May 2021. Each half-day virtual session will be six hours of wall time, with four hours of instruction and 15-minute breaks every hour. The times each day will be:

  • 7am-1pm US Pacific Time
  • 8am-2pm US Mountain Time
  • 9am-3pm US Central Time
  • 10am-4pm US Eastern Time
  • 4pm-10pm European Time

Course materials will be shipped to the address you provide at registration (note: you must register prior to start of business Monday, 26 April 2021 to ensure your materials arrive in time, contact us for non-US locations).

Pricing Details

The fee for this course is $1990 USD per person (already discounted $200 for everyone due to the current economic situation). Registrants who are members of INCOSE, employees of INCOSE CAB organizations, or employees of Sysnovation past clients are eligible for an additional $300 discount per person (inquire if not certain). The fee includes course materials including the INCOSE SE Handbook Fourth Edition, a student handbook, and sample exam questions. 

Note: If you have been impacted by the economic slowdown, Sysnovation cares about your future success and we are offering an additional $500 off to those who have recently lost their jobs. In addition, if you are recently unemployed and currently in a challenging financial situation, we are offering a deferred payment option to a limited number of participants (take the course now, earn your SEP, use it to get that new job, and then pay us later). Contact us (beth@sysnovation.com) for the Promo Codes to use when registering for these options.

Student Cancellation Policy: More than four weeks prior to the start of the event - 100% refund; two to four weeks prior to the start of the event - 50% refund; less than two weeks prior to the start of the event - no refund. Substitutions allowed with advance notification.

Sysnovation Cancellation Policy: Sysnovation reserves the right to cancel this course up to two weeks prior to the event.  In the event of cancellation, participants will receive a full refund of their course fee.