Systems Engineering and Management Systems Engineering and Management

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science & Naveen Jindal School of Management

Certificates Program

Students who wish to apply for a Certificate should send information on courses taken (number, title, date), along with their UT Dallas Net ID number, to:
Ms. Sharon Pianka
[email protected]
972-883-2597

Instead of a Master's degree, or, along with a Master's degree, students in the executive program may also choose to get Certificates, either a Certificate in Systems Engineering, or a Certificate in Systems Management, or both. These certificates each require 12 credit hours as described below, and are offered in the same ten-session. four-hour-per-session format. For more information about these courses see the Course Descriptions. The intent of these certificates is to enable busy professional access to this specialized education to help meet their career goals. Top-notch faculty and the flexible content and format of this programprovide working professionals a unique opportunity to best position themselves to advance their careers. If you would like to learn more, testimonials from graduates of this program can be found in the Media section.

Certificate in Systems Engineering

Students are required to complete SYSM 6301 and SYSM 6311 and any two courses from the set of engineering courses listed below.

Systems Engineering Courses

Courses Engineering Course Titles Credits
SYSM 6302 Dynamics of Complex Networks and Systems 3
SYSM 6303 Quantitative Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty in Business 3
SYSM 6304 Risk and Decision Analysis 3
SYSM 6305 Dynamic Systems Optimization 3
SYSM 6306 Engineering Systems: Modeling and Simulation 3
SYSM 6307 Linear Systems 3
SYSM 6308 Software Maintenance, Evolution and Re-Engineering 3
SYSM 6309 Advanced Requirements Engineering 3
SYSM 6310 Software Testing, Validation and Verification 3
SYSM 6321 Financial Engineering 3
SYSM 6325 Requirements Development and Integration for Complex Systems 3
SYSM 6326 Systems Lifecycle Cost Analysis 3
SYSM 6327 Systems Reliability 3


Certificate in Systems Management

Students are required to complete SYSM 6301 and SYSM 6311 and any two courses from the set of management courses listed below.

Systems Management Courses

Courses Management Course Titles Credits
SYSM 6312 Systems Financial Management 3
SYSM 6313 Systems Negotiating and Dispute Resolution 3
SYSM 6315 The Entrepreneurial Experience 3
SYSM 6316 Innovation Within the Corporation 3
SYSM 6318 Marketing Management and Marketing Systems Analysis 3
SYSM 6319 Business Economics 3
SYSM 6320 Strategic Leadership 3
SYSM 6332 Technology and New Product Development 3
SYSM 6333 Systems Organizational Behavior 3
SYSM 6334 Systems Operations management – Manufacturing & Service Systems  3
SYSM 6335 Organizing for Business Analytics: A Systems Approach 3
SYSM 6336 Earned Value Management System (EVM) 3
SYSM 6337 Accounting for Managers 3
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