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  • Graduate perspective on Academic Equivalency: Sarah Kawai, CSEP

    Sep 27, 2022

    Graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy, Sarah Kawai, CSEP, advises her fellow CSEP aspirants to start working on their references early. Here is what she has to say about academic equivalency.

  • Graduate perspective on Academic Equivalency: Shreyas Renukuntla, ASEP

    Sep 26, 2022

    Shreyas Renukuntla, ASEP, a graduate from Cornell University advises Certification aspirants to try to apply the SE learnings to large-scale projects or their real-time work responsibilities to obtain a deeper understanding of SE. Here is what he has to say about Academic Equivalency.

  • Faculty perspective on Academic Equivalency: Steven H Dam, ESEP

    Sep 25, 2022

    Steven H Dam, ESEP, the Advisory Board Chairman for the GMU Systems Engineering and Operations Research Department, advises universities aspiring for academic Equivalency to make sure their program teaches more than just Systems Engineering Management. Here are his thoughts on Academic Equivalency.

  • Trainer perspective on the SEP Certification: Michael Johnson, CSEP

    Sep 24, 2022

    "I continue learning about Systems engineering predominantly through the Systems Engineering networks," says trainer Michael Johnson, CSEP. Here are his views on Systems Engineering training.

  • Student Perspective to SEP Certification: Raksha Poondicherry Mani, ASEP

    Sep 23, 2022

    "SEP Certification is helping me prove my competence and knowledge in the different aspects of systems engineering," says a certified student Raksha Poondicherry Mani, ASEP. Here is what she has to say about SEP Certification.

  • Faculty perspective on Academic Equivalency: Cihan Dagli

    Sep 22, 2022

    "Good systems engineers are excellent engineers and basic scientists first then systems engineers," says Cihan Dagli, the founder and program director of the Systems Engineering Graduate program at Missouri S&T, and a huge supporter of INCOSE SEP Certification. Here are his thoughts on Academic Equivalency.

  • Faculty perspective on Academic Equivalency: Rick Grandrino

    Sep 22, 2022

    "A systems engineer is often referred to as a “jack of all trades” as they possess knowledge of many different fields," says Rick Grandrino, the faculty of Drexel University and a huge supporter of INCOSE SEP Certification. Here are his thoughts on Academic Equivalency.

  • Trainer perspective on the SEP Certification: David Mason, ESEP

    Sep 21, 2022

    "My past experiences of developing products which did not meet the product goals and objectives motivated me to provide Systems Engineering training," says trainer David Mason, ESEP. Here are his views on Systems Engineering training.

  • INCOSE Chapter Perspective on Academic Equivalency: Raquel Hoffmann, CSEP

    Sep 20, 2022

    The goal of Raquel Hoffmann, CSEP, of INCOSE Brazil is to facilitate Academic Equivalency for Universities in Brazil, and her motivation to do so is to increase the SE community and facilitate the certification path in Brazil. Here are her thoughts on this.

  • INCOSE Local Chapter perspective on the SEP Certification: Dorothy Benveniste

    Sep 20, 2022

    "We devote our professional engineering experience to giving back to our engineering community and to promote the systems engineering profession," says Dorothy Benveniste, the President of INCOSE Los Angeles Chapter. Did you know that INCOSE Los Angeles and San Diego chapters conduct SEP Cohorts free of cost to prepare participants to prepare for the knowledge exam?- Here is more about this from Dorothy.

  • Faculty Perspective of Academic Equivalency: Bob Kenley, ESEP

    Sep 19, 2022

    "Academic Equivalency can lead to a broader set of industrial partners for universities," says faculty member of Purdue University, Bob Kenley, ESEP. Here are his thoughts on Academic Equivalency.

  • Trainer perspective on the SEP Certification: Christopher Olson, CSEP

    Sep 18, 2022

    The lack of affordable self-paced online-only training motivated Christopher Olson, CSEP, to provide Systems Engineering training. Here are his thoughts on Systems Engineering training.

  • Trainer perspective on the SEP Certification: Becky Reed, ESEP

    Sep 17, 2022

    Trainer Becky Reed, ESEP, is proud of her helping hundreds of people across many different industries learn about the importance, value, and impact of systems engineering. Inspirational, is it not? Here are her views on Systems Engineering training.

  • Graduate perspective on Academic Equivalency: Getachew(Get) Michael, CSEP

    Sep 16, 2022

    "Academic equivalency program helped a lot not only to understand the Systems Engineering concepts theoretically but also to work on three different projects and wrote three research article publications," says Getachew(Get) Michael, CSEP, a graduate from UMBC. Here are his thoughts on Academic Equivalency.

  • Faculty perspective on Academic Equivalency: Don Gelosh, ESEP

    Sep 15, 2022

    Don Gelosh, ESEP and the Director of Systems Engineering at WPI, reminds us that the Academic Equivalency does not equate to Certification, it only allows to bypass the knowledge exam. Here is his perspective on Academic Equivalency.

  • Trainer perspective of the SEP Certification: David Ward, ESEP

    Sep 14, 2022

    "We need to engineer a better world and think systemically without neglecting the systematic approach," says David Ward, ESEP, a trainer. Here are his thoughts on Systems Engineering training.

  • Faculty Perspective on Academic Equivalency: Paul B. Martin, ESEP

    Sep 13, 2022

    "Being part of INCOSE’s Academic Equivalency program makes a university more competitive," says Paul Martin, ESEP as a faculty member at UMBC. Enjoyed reading his views as a trainer on Systems Engineering training? Here is what he thinks about academic equivalency from a faculty perspective.

  • Graduate perspective on Academic Equivalency: Gordon Quach

    Sep 13, 2022

    "These courses help deepen my knowledge of the industry, use cases, and knowledge of systems engineering," says Gordon Quach, a graduate from UMBC. Is Academic Equivalency beneficial if I choose not to get certified? - If you have this question too, here is what Gordon has to say about this.

  • Student Perspective of SEP Certification: Sai Sowmya Kurra, ASEP

    Sep 12, 2022

    Preparing for INCOSE Knowledge exam helped Sowmya Kurra, ASEP certified student, realize how vast Systems Engineering is and how diverse are its aspects. Here is what she has to say about SEP Certification.

  • Trainer perspective on the SEP Certification: Paul B. Martin, ESEP

    Sep 11, 2022

    Trainer Paul Martin, ESEP, says "Systems Engineers work within vast and complex machinery of processes, project purposes, and personnel. It’s nice to know where you fit." Here are his views on SEP Certification and Systems Engineering Training.

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