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Tips for Success on the INCOSE Hybrid Knowledge Exam

Are you planning to take the INCOSE Hybrid Knowledge Exam? Earning INCOSE SEP certification is a significant accomplishment for professional engineers, and passing the Knowledge Exam is an essential step in this journey. In this article, we will provide you with valuable insights and tips to help you prepare effectively and increase your chances of passing the exam […]

Demystifying the SEP Certification Levels

Whether you are practicing systems engineering and have years of experience or you are just starting out in your career, you will benefit from having your knowledge, skills and experience recognized by INCOSE. Getting recognized by INCOSE as the leading professional body within systems engineering will be a valuable addition to your professional portfolio. INCOSE […]

The Value in Acquiring ASEP certification for Someone with a Non-Engineering Background

Before I joined PPI at the beginning of 2016, I knew nothing about systems engineering. I still remember the first time I attended the CSEP preparation course, I had no idea where the course was heading back then! After interpreting five courses (and with the help of the English and Chinese version of the INCOSE […]

The Value of Systems Engineering

Article source from Carnegie Melon University by Joseph Elm Building a complex weapon system in today’s environment may involve many subsystems–propulsion, hydraulics, power, controls, radar, structures, navigation, computers, and communications. Design of these systems requires the expertise of engineers in particular disciplines, including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, metallurgical engineering, and many others. But […]

The Systems Approach to Solving Complex Problems

Article sourced from WSP Global Designing transport solutions that support thriving societies in increasingly constrained urban environments is a complex task.  TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018 – AUSTRALIA Understanding this challenge is critical to developing the right solution and cultivating innovation to deliver end-users and stakeholders the benefits of increased capacity, efficiency and productivity of our […]

My Path to ASEP Certification – A Testimony from a Recent SEP by René King

By René King We love to get feedback from SEPs about the path to their certification and the impact (if any) that it has had on their career. This month we hear from PPI/CTI’s own, René King about her journey and experience with certification. Almost every time I talk to someone about getting SEP certified, […]

Online versus Paper Exams: What’s the Difference and Which is Right for You?

A fundamental part of getting ASEP (Associate Systems Engineering Professional) or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) certified is writing and passing the INCOSE Knowledge Exam. A common question CTI facilitators receive is what is the difference between the paper or computer-based exams? Let’s demystify the topic now. The major difference between the two exams is […]

A Career in Systems Engineering Gave Kerry Lunney a World of Opportunities

Article sourced from Engineers Australia by Jonathan Bradley Systems engineering has taken Kerry Lunney to a lot of places – and made her president of an international organisation. Thales country engineering Director Kerry Lunney’s work has taken her from sectors as varied as software and transport to aerospace and defence. Her career today lies a long […]

Increase for Certification Application Fees

Article sourced from INCOSE by Christine Kowalski | Jul 29, 2019 INCOSE’s Certification Program was created in 2004 to define and recognize the knowledge and work experience of systems engineering professionals. In 2008 and 2010, the Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) and Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP) levels joined the base level of Certified Systems […]

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