Welcome to INCOSE’s Professional Development Portal (PDP).  The PDP is a comprehensive solution for Systems Engineers and other professionals who want to enhance their systems engineering knowledge and skills.  Everyone will be able to use it, but INCOSE members and CAB Associates will have access to features that non-members don’t, including online courses, textbooks, articles, and videos.

PDP DISCLAIMER:  “The presence of learning resources on the Professional Development Portal (PDP) does not represent INCOSE’s endorsement, nor does the absence of any learning resources known to the user imply they are not endorsed by INCOSE.”

The preferred browsers for the PDP are Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

The PDP doesn't publish learning resources.  The PDP is a knowledge portal that provides access to it's learning resources.

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PDP Operational Status

The PDP has reached it's Full Operational Capability (FOC) V1.0 with the following capabilities: 
> Basic competency self-assessments using the ISECF and detailed competency assessments using the SECAG
> Browsing & searching the content catalog
> Storing learning resources on your bookshelf
> Providing feedback
> Learning resources in different languages
> Supporting pages for the PDP supporting other areas of INCOSE

The Professional Development Portal is an index of learning resources for systems engineers, produced by INCOSE and other providers. 



> 31 October 2023:  The new detailed competency self-assessment was added using the competency area / proficiency level tables from the Systems Engineering Competency Assessment Guide (SECAG).  Go to the Competency Page for more details.  

> 7 November 2023:  22 Course Category Areas from MindEdge E-Learning were added for professional development outside systems engineering.  Go to the PDP & MindEdge E-Learning Supporting Page for more details.

> 1 January 2024:  In addition to the 22 Course Category Areas from MindEdge E-Learning, all the 336 individual courses within the 22 categories were added to the PDP Content Catalog. 


Systems Engineering Content Search

(With the Google Search, you will be searching outside the PDP Content Catalog - search areas include incose.org, SEBOK, BKCase and OMG MBSE Wiki)

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