This August, NASA practitioners interested in attending APPEL courses will discover a more interactive way to engage with the Academy’s curriculum: the new APPEL Catalog.Full story
Thirty-five years ago this month, an aerodynamic innovation driven by soaring fuel prices took flight: winglets.Full story
Recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) testimony to Congress identified a need for best practices to enhance future U.S. launch vehicle development efforts.Full story
Seven Axioms of Good Engineering: Development of a Case Study-Based Course for NASA has been accepted for presentation at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference.Full story
On June 30, 2001, a single-instrument probe launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on a Delta II rocket and cracked open a precise and accurate window into the history of the universe.Full story
A love of systems thinking brought Matthew Smith to Glenn Research Center. Now GRC’s Rocket University program is letting him apply that thinking to a full project lifecycle.Full story
July – August 2014
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – Jul 31 @ 4:30 pm
Develop the capabilities to manage complex high-impact, high-risk and high-visibility projects. Course focus: Advanced PM&SE concepts and their integration in the management of all phases and facets of the project lifecycle; techniques for managing multiple stakeholders in the NASA environment.
Nomination Only-Contact Center Training Office
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
This one-day course enhances knowledge of NASA’s approach to managing risk, and demonstrates the impact risks have on meeting program and project objectives. It provides an introduction to both the Risk Informed Decision Making (RIDM) and Continuous Risk Management (CRM) in the context of the policies and recommended practices that guide their application.
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Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – Aug 8 @ 4:30 pm
Learn about NASA’s strategic direction, missions, governance structures, technical guidelines, mission directorates, and programs, as well as NASA’s past accomplishments and current and future missions. Receive intensive instruction in technical communication skills, and benefit from insights shared by key NASA leaders and technical experts.
Contact Center Training Office
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm
This three-day course provides a firm foundation for the development and management of a project’s product requirements. This course presents the participant with best practices that, when incorporated into the requirement development and management process, will help a project team develop a winning product, one that delivers what is needed, when it is needed, within the projected costs and with the expected quality.
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