This module can only be taken as an Accredited Short Course.
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Provide students with an understanding of the challenges raised by the consideration of humans in systems, and the tools and techniques for considering human system issues across the SE life cycle as part of a Model Base SE approach.

At a glance

  • Dates
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  • Duration5 days
  • LocationCranfield campus

What you will learn

On successful completion of the course you will be able to:

  

  • Assess the ways that human are considered and modelled in complex socio-technical systems
  • Evaluate the wider organisational and cultural drivers which affect the development of complex systems
  • Create human factors models to support Problem Analysis and System Definition
  • Create human factors models to support System Design and Realisation

Core content

Unit 1: Human considerations in engineering

  • Ergonomics, Human Factors (HF) and Human Factor Engineering
  • Human in engineered systems: Human-machine design
  • Human Factor (HF) integration to SE life cycle

    Unit 2: Wider human considerations in engineering: Organisational and Cultural Issues

  • Organisational and cultural issues which influence the SE life cycle
  • Case Studies
  • Principles of human modelling in SE 

    Unit 3: Role of HF in Problem Analysis and System Definition

  • HF methods (Part 1)
  • HF methods integration into the SE life cycle (Part 1)
  • Applying HF workshop (Part 1)

    Unit 4: Role of HF in Problem Analysis and System Definition

  • HF methods (Part 2)
  • HF methods integration into the SE life cycle (Part 2)
  • Applying HF workshop (Part 2)

  • Timetable


    Upgrade to a professional qualification

    After successful completion of this Accredited Short Course, 10 credit points can be put towards the Systems Engineering MSc.

    Find out more about short course credit points.



    Speakers

    • Dr Fanny Camelia

    How to apply

    To apply for this course please use the online application form.

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