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Webinar 15:00 UTC: "Training Systems Engineers in Project Management A Simulation Based Training (SBT) approach"- Professor Avraham Shtub

INCOSE Webinar: "Training Systems Engineers in Project Management A Simulation Based Training (SBT) approach"
 
Date:  21 December 2011
Time: 15:00 UTC
Presenter(s): Professor Avraham Shtub
General Webinar Details: Webinar 38

 
Abstract:
The INCOSE reference curriculum for graduate programs in systems engineering addresses the knowledge needed to practice the systems engineering approach. An approach aimed at considering both the business and the technical needs of the stake holders with the goal of providing a quality product that meets these needs. The reference curriculum focuses mostly on WHAT should be taught and less so on HOW it should be done.
This presentation discusses the application of simulation Based Training (SBT) as part of the curriculum for a graduate program in systems engineering – it summarizes the experience gained in teaching project management to graduate Systems Engineering students using a Simulation Based Training (SBT) tool. The SBT tool used is the Project Team Builder (PTB). PTB principles are presented along with the evolution of the way PTB was used to teach graduate Systems Engineering students based on the lessons learned from our experience
 
Biography:
Avraham Shtub is the Stephen and Sharon Seiden Professor of Project Management at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
He is the recipient of the Institute of Industrial Engineering 1995"Book of the Year Award" for his Book "Project Management: Engineering, Technology and Implementation" (co-authored with Jonathan Bard and Shlomo Globerson), Prentice Hall, 1994. He is the recipient of the Production Operations Management Society 2000 Wick Skinner Teaching Innovation Achievements Award for his book: "Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): The Dynamics of Operations Management”. Professor Shtub is the recipient of the 2008 Project Management Institute Professional Development Product of the Year Award for the training simulator "Project Team Builder – PTB". His books on Project Management were published in English, Hebrew, Greek and Chinese.
Prof. Shtub was a Department Editor for IIE Transactions, he was on the Editorial Boards of the Project Management Journal, the International Journal of Project Management, IIE Transactions and the International Journal of Production Research.
The INCOSE reference curriculum for graduate programs in systems engineering addresses the knowledge needed to practice the systems engineering approach.