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19. July 2023, 17:00 until 18:00

Systems Engineering: A Game-Changer for Product Development by Rick Hefner


Expert Talk by Rick Hefner (Caltech) & Info Session on the Executive MBA in Engineering Management

Managing Advanced Technology and Innovation

Future-oriented thinking and actions are more important than ever before - in our economy, in our society, in our times in general. TU Wien offers an Executive MBA in Engineering Management that allows you to specialize in:

  • Deep Tech or
  • Systems Engineering or
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management

Acquire a comprehensive understanding of advanced technologies, including AI, IoT, robotics, biotechnology, and quantum computing, and their potential impact on businesses and industries or explore systems thinking/systems engineering state-of-the-art and life-cycle challenges by enrolling in the Engineering Management program and choosing either Deep Tech or Systems Engineering.

Caltech CTME lecturer Rick Hefner will hold a Virtual Expert Talk on "Systems Engineering: A Game-Changer for Product Development". Dr. Rick Hefner, Executive Director for the Caltech Center for Technology and Management Education, will explore the transformative power of systems engineering in the realm of product development. Learn about the fundamental principles and methodologies that make systems engineering a game changer, enabling organizations to deliver innovative and complex products with greater efficiency, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Join us to see how systems engineering fosters interdisciplinary collaboration, mitigates risks, optimizes performance, and ultimately revolutionizes the way we conceptualize, design, and manufacture products.

During the Info Session, you will hear about:

  • the program structure, classes and timetables
  • learning modes and venues at TU Wien and Caltech
  • tuition fees, scholarships and the admission process

There will be enough time to answer your questions during a Q&A-Session at the end.

Please register prior via our Registration Form!
You will be sent the meeting link to join the virtual event.

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Lisa Lehensteiner





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