Development of Complex System Design Oriented Curricula: The Example of the Grande Ecole CentraleSupélec

  • Marija JankovicEmail author
  • Didier Dumur
  • John Cagnol
  • Valérie Ferreboeuf


Demand for complex system and Systems Engineering curricula is on the rise. This trend is in particular supported by current technology and economic developments such as the Internet of Things, Artificial intelligence, Servitization, the need to develop Product Service Systems (PSS) as well as System of Systems (SoS). In this context, one of France’s top engineering schools has been developing a complex-system-focused curriculum. One of the majors is focusing on complex system design: Large-scale interacting systems. We give details of the curriculum orientations, we discuss the specificity of the education system of engineering schools (Grandes Ecoles) and the process that has been proposed to develop this new educational program.


Complex engineered system design Curriculum design Grandes Ecoles French higher education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marija Jankovic
    • 1
    Email author
  • Didier Dumur
    • 2
  • John Cagnol
    • 3
  • Valérie Ferreboeuf
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Génie IndustrielCentraleSupélecParisFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire des Signaux et SystèmesCentraleSupélecParisFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire Mathématiques et Informatique pour la Complexité et les SystèmesCentraleSupélecParisFrance

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