The big ideas explored:

  1. What is a system? What benefit is there to having them?
  2. How do humans go about designing and making things?
  3. What is “Systems Engineering”? And where does it come from? How is the term misused?
  4. What is “Systems Science”, “Systems Thinking”, “Systems Analysis”, “Systems Design”?
  5. What is a systems life cycle?
  6. Systems Engineering Technical Process vs. Systems Engineering Management Process