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SE Foundations

The Systems Engineering foundations course provides a solid background of the core Systems Engineering discipline. Including learning and practicing the application of Systems Engineering methodologies, enhancing know-how with an interactive…

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SE Management

The SE Management course's target audience are people working in engineering management roles, such as, Research and Development manager, Systems Engineering manager, Design and Development manager or any such role…

Quality On Time Course Logo
Quality On Time

We will study and exercise techniques how to continuously improve our effectiveness and efficiency, how to predict what we will have done when and taking the consequence, solving the discipline…

Improving the Result of Reviews and Inspections Course Logo
Improving the Result of Reviews and Inspections

Document Inspections are one of the most economical and necessary techniques for eliminating, and, even more important, preventing defects. Reviews are often done, but produce only a fraction of the…

Fundamentals of System and Product Safety Course Logo
Fundamentals of System and Product Safety

The course provides a solid foundation in the motivations for and techniques associated with, designing safer systems and products. We will review a variety of real life accidents and…

Systems Reliability Course Logo
Systems Reliability

The system reliability course provides in depth knowledge and training on the practical analysis and modelling of system reliability. The participants will firstly be introduced to the relationships between reliability,…

Technical Problem Solving Course Logo
Technical Problem Solving

Solving complex problems is one of the most urgently required skills in our current time. As technologies become more advanced, the possible solutions created by them become more and more…

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Configuration Management

Managing the complexity of products along their lifecycle is an increasing challenge in many industries. Knowing and controlling the state of mechatronical systems during development, in the supply chain and…

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Technical Project Management

The Technical Project Management course provides a solid background of the core of the Project management discipline applicable for Engineers taking greater responsibilities for delivering Work Packages and projects where…

Self and Social Competence for Engineers Course Logo
Self and Social Competence for Engineers

The Self and Social Competence course provides theoretical background and hands-on practical exercises across various “soft skills” topics that are pertinent to working in teams, especially tailored to the context…

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SE Advanced

This intensive 5-day course is delivered by four experts, each with a distinct range of knowledge, skills, and experience, meaning you will gain a diverse and comprehensive view of advanced…

Systems Architecting Intermediate level Course Logo
Systems Architecting Intermediate level

This three-day intermediate level course covers the WHY, WHAT and HOW of Systems Architecting by teaching the following:

Understanding the WHY: The need for employing architectures to help cope with…

Design for Privacy Course Logo
Design for Privacy

EU law requires that controllers put in place measures to effectively implement data protection principles and to integrate the necessary safeguards to meet the requirements of the regulation and protect…

Design for Security Course Logo
Design for Security

This course will provide attendees with a solid foundation in the design of secure systems and products. We will define what cyber security means in a product development context and…

Polarion Basics Course Logo
Polarion Basics

Learn the basics of the Polarion® ALM™ platform. Understand the philosophy of Polarion® ALM™ and what potential the systematic use of the tool offers for your requirements management.

Practical MBSE & SysML Course Logo
Practical MBSE & SysML

The Practical MBSE and SysML course provides a combination of the fundamentals of MBSE and the practical aspects of the adoption of MBSE with its concepts and key enablers for…

REQUIREMENTS – The GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY Course Logo

Organisations need to establish requirements, regardless of their business methods or tool selections. Requirements have to capture the essence of what it is expected from the product or service to…

REQUIREMENTS – Where Customer and Business Needs Meet Course Logo
REQUIREMENTS – Where Customer and Business Needs Meet

The effective Management of Requirements sits alongside the effective management of Customer Acceptance as the two key process areas that define our interfaces with the Customer and user community. They…

Systems Engineering: In a nutshell Course Logo
Systems Engineering: In a nutshell

Are you curious about the role of a Systems Engineer? How are they different to other engineers and what benefits do they bring to teams and organisations? Are you considering…

Compliance with the Swiss Data Privacy Act & GDPR  Course Logo
Compliance with the Swiss Data Privacy Act & GDPR

Learn how to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (FADP) in this two-day course with data protection expert Hakan Hasserbetci.

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INCOSE SEP Exam Preparation

A 4-day course to gain Systems Engineering skills whilst also being effectively prepared to take the INCOSE ASEP and CSEP exam. The training course is focused on both understanding and…


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Streamline and optimise your technical and organisational processes.

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Integrate positive changes into teams and organisations with our targeted and tailored coaching packages.

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In-house training, developed to the specific needs of your Organisation.

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Flexible solutions and expert advice to help deliver the results you need.

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Define, develop, and implement the optimal ‘tools suite’ solution for your technical and organisational needs.

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Identify ways to build organisational capabilities with our thorough and focused Engineering Reviews.


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The Team

We are an international team of experts specialising in cross-functional disciplines such as Systems Engineering and Project Management, working across multiple industries and academia.

Photo of Seb KlabesSeb Klabes

Sebastian has authored and reviewed numerous publications and likes to implement systems engineering principles.

After working at the Institute of Transport Science of RWTH Aachen as…

Photo of Mike JohnsonMike Johnson

Mike has worked leading challenging product development roles predominantly in the Space and Defence Industries since completing his Masters degree in Photonics and Optoelectronic devices…

Photo of Niels MalotauxNiels Malotaux

Niels Malotaux is an independent Project Coach and expert in optimizing project performance. He has some 40 years of experience in designing electronic and software…

Photo of Richard MaguireRichard Maguire

Richard Maguire BEng MSc CEng FIMechE MSaRS MBCS has vast experience in safety engineering across a number of diverse technologies including, aviation, weapons, communication systems,…

Photo of Jim MateerJim Mateer

JIM MATEER BSc, MSc, MIET, MRAeS has a background in engineering within the hazardous fast jet and weapons environment. For the last twelve years,…

Photo of Piet BelgraverPiet Belgraver

Piet Belgraver started his career as electronic development engineer for several engineering companies in the Netherlands. He continued extending his technical expertise in the high…

Photo of Marco Di MaioMarco Di Maio

Marco has had many roles in Systems Engineering: Professor at a technical university, and Consultant for and Employee in the development of complex systems. He…

Photo of Sandra RothSandra Roth

Sandra is a leadership, team and change management coach with a decade of experience in R&D as a usability engineering expert, user experience leader and…

Photo of Hakan HasserbetciHakan Hasserbetci

Hakan acts as a Data Protection Officer in Path Duesseldorf GmbH and manages international Data Privacy projects. He has been implementing Codes of Conduct of GDPR…

Photo of Stephan MarwedelStephan Marwedel

Stephan works as a product security engineer at Airbus commercial aircraft. In his work, he brings together diverse engineering disciplines, such as hardware and software…

Photo of Marco SerraMarco Serra

Marco’s professional experience, built over almost 30 years of working with clients in North America, Europe and Southern Africa, spans diverse roles in the aerospace,…

Photo of Gordon WoodsGordon Woods

Gordon has a wealth of experience in requirements management, driving innovations in the defence, aerospace and nuclear and rail industries. He has previously worked on…

Photo of Oliver FelsOliver Fels

For 25 years, Oliver Fels has made his way through the industry and gained outstanding expertise in most areas of industrial working.

Having worked for major…


We signed up for the training as a small team of Melexis Systems Architects. All practitioners but not formally trained in Systems Engineering — and therefore speaking a different language as far as Systems Engineering is concerned. Our aim was to find common grounds: common terminology, approach and reasoning, while getting up-to-speed with the state of the art. The training fully addressed our expectations. We now have a strong foundation, backed by the INCOSE handbook, to grow further as a team, and develop the next generation of complex products with more confidence. The workshop at the end of each day deserve special praise: it really allowed us to make sense of the methodology.

Gaël Close, PhD, Melexis Technologies

My background is in requirements engineering and I recently attended SE-Training’s 3 day Systems Engineering Fundamentals course with the aim of expanding my general Systems Engineering knowledge. Mike and Sebastian are professional, competent and confident presenters who are clearly extremely experienced in both the theory and practical application of Systems Engineering. Between them they have worked in a number of different industries and it is clear that they have drawn on these experiences in creating a well-structured training course. The content provided a thorough overview of Systems Engineering, as well as including numerous real world examples and providing many tips and techniques that I’m sure I’ll use in my future work.

We covered a great deal of material, but there was always time for discussions and questions, and it was very interesting to hear about the Systems Engineering experiences of the other participants. A particular highlight for me was the workshop section at the end of every day, where we had the opportunity to try out the things we had learnt. The workshop tasks build on each other from day to day and it was helpful to reinforce understanding of the techniques as well as being a lot of fun!

I can thoroughly recommended this training.

Sarah Bostock, Bernafon

The Workshop is one of the best seen in many trainings (well prepared, enough time/attention given, logical link between exercises), an asset of the training!!!

Vincenzo Sacco, project Manager, Melexis Technologies

Drawing on his vast industry and teaching experience, Dr. Shaun West consistently delivers high energy, entertaining University courses which promote interaction and active learning amongst class participants.

Throughout the courses, fundamental theory concepts are explained through comprehensive inputs and supported by topical and relevant examples. Learning is further supported by the direct application of concepts with the use of case studies and group works. Results and findings are later discussed openly between Shaun and the participants, allowing for deeper and long lasting understanding.

Shaun’s courses promote fun, relaxed, and relevant learning- I can enthusiastically recommend them.

Rachel Cummings, Student, University of Luzerne

Joe Kasser's course was a huge help to acquire the full picture.

Eugenio Forzano, Industry and Transformation Specialist

Niels’ Quality On Time approach is deceptively simple

Anonymous, R&D Manager, Ireland

I have never before absorbed so much information in such a short time. Normally such talks drain my energy. This time however, I felt energized

Anonymous, Developer, Netherlands

This is practical stuff we can start using immediately. I’ve heard many presentations, but this one was absolutely the best.

Anonymous, Systems Engineer, Israel

First I worked 60 hr a week. Now I work 40 hr a week, doing more, and having a family life.

Anonymous, Satellite Communications Engineer, Japan

I have taken many project management courses in my life. They all skipped issues like discipline, focus, permanent application of the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle, creating stakeholder value in short cycles, and consciously generating feedback. All problems Niels addresses are mentioned in books that seek solutions in numerous kinds of formal control mechanisms, which do not address the issues at the root of the problems. Niels does, and succeeds too.

Anonymous, Development Group Leader, Netherlands

First we tried Agile (XP) development. Result: over budget and over time due to informal and direct communication between stakeholders (wish list was too long and unmanaged).
Then we tried Waterfall with extensive initial documentation (CMM). Result: over budget and over time due to planning problems and changed requirements on delivery. Finally we tried Niels' approach. Result: implementation in an unusual short period of time; stakeholder participation much better; end result closer to stakeholder expectations. We keep using this approach.

Anonymous, Software Project Manager, Netherlands

"Jürg Meierhofer's pragmatic educational approach with theory and practice intertwined and many external guest lectures helps me to understand “the digital world” much better. ... This training course was the right education to bring me to my next career step from a BI Expert today to a Digital Officer of Digital Transformation in the near future.“

Anonymous, Senior BI Consultant

Patrick Link supported us with the development of a tailor-made methodology framework for our proprietary innovation program.

In interactive workshops, he uses hands-on training to teach the methodology and uses an actual business case to further familiarize the course participants with each step of the program.

Roland Künzi, Head of Operations, ALSO Schweiz AG

As a Business Engineering student at the HSLU I had the pleasure to attend Shaun Wests courses and in addition work in several different projects with him as advisor.

Shaun West has a unique ability to empower students and their projects by supporting them in a very constructive way.

Stoll Oliver

Experienced trainers with good practical examples.

Thomas Schaub, ABB

Both trainers have a lot of experience indifferent industries which is of high value.

Roger Newbould, ABB

Content of the course was a good balance between « overview » & « detail ». Overall great training and well worth the money.


Presentation of the course was professional and easy to follow. I gained insight in to new methods and tools. Thanks for the course, I really appreciated it!

Marco Habegger, Axetris

Presentation of the course was dynamic and fun. Questions were all followed up even when answers were not immediately known.

Javier Bilbao, Melexis

Presentation of the course was very dynamic and interactive with very few dead times. It is clear that the trainers are masters of the methods.

Gael Close, Melexis

Course was overall very well prepared with a lot of examples drawn from hands-on experience. Trainers were very experienced


...yesterday we concluded the two-day course on system reliability with Sebastian and I left with more knowledge and confidence in reliability. The applications of the theory during exercises has been paramount to me.

Giovanni Inganni, Principal Engineer, Schindler Elevator Ltd, Corporate Research & Development


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Systems Engineering and Project Management are core engineering disciplines used to enable the successful development, delivery and continued post-launch support of complex products.

SE-Training has been founded in Switzerland due to its unique needs for cross-functional engineering disciplines such as Systems Engineering, Project Management, Safety Engineering, Product Development and Design Thinking. The educational services and products compliment Switzerland’s drive, ambition and success in delivering innovate and high quality products and services. There are a high number of engineering organisations based in the country with a diverse spectrum of needs. SE-Training's aim is to address these unique needs through products and services provided by experienced Engineering professionals and academics.

SE-Training was founded by Sebastian Klabes and Mike Johnson to address the unique needs of Academic and Industrial organisations. The company has grown significantly since its foundation in 2016. It is renowned for delivering cross-functional engineering products and services across Europe. The recent growth of the company can be attributed to the continuous assessment of quality of products and services, in addition to the high visual presence at engineering events and publishing in magazines, newsletters, social media as well as providing educational webinars.

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