Professional Education Course

Human Systems Integration

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Course Title: Human Systems Integration
Program ID: DEF 4504P Subject: Systems Engineering


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Course Description

Discover how to address human-related issues in system development in an integrated manner. Explore the principles of human factors engineering, personnel selection, training, safety, and other HSI technical domains. Learn how these activities across these separate areas should be integrated to reduce personnel costs and improve system performance. Find out how to use an HSI program to optimize total system performance, minimize total ownership costs, and ensure that your system is built to accommodate the characteristics of your user population that will operate, maintain, and support it.

Who Should Attend

  • Department of Defense personnel working on an acquisition program
  • Defense contractors responsible for human systems integration or human factors

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the rationale for conducting an HSI program
  • Familiarize yourself with each HSI domains and the areas of common concern across domains
  • Understand how to plan an HSI program
  • Learn how to conduct the analyses that support the HSI program
  • Comprehend HSI requirements, metrics, and evaluation methods

What Is Covered

  • Introduction to HSI
  • HSI Program Planning
  • HIS Analyses: Mission Task Analysis
  • HSI Analyses: Job Analysis, Workload Analysis
  • HSI Domains: Human Factors Engineering, Personnel
  • HSI: Domains: Manpower and Training
  • HIS Domains: Safety and Occupational Health
  • HIS Domains: Survivability and Habitability
  • HSI Requirements and Metrics
  • Tradeoffs Between Domains
  • HSI Test and Evaluation: Test Planning
  • HSI Test and Evaluation Methods

Course Materials

Participants receive printouts and electronic copies of presentation materials.

Course Administrator

Dennis J. Folds


Dennis J. Folds

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