Social engineering is a discipline in acquisition that refers to efforts to influence popular attitudes and social behaviors on a large scale.  Program managers spend time social engineering the aspect of their program to get approval, change opinions and/or educate the people around them.  In the political arena, the counterpart of social engineering is political engineering. [1]

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  • Social engineering is a key aspect of success for any program.

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Updated: 7/16/2017

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