Mission & Vision



Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership (APPEL) LogoAPPEL supports NASA’s mission by promoting learning for program/project managers and systems engineers on three levels: individual, team, and organizational. Through its wide range of courses, resources, and development initiatives, it enhances and refines critical job skills, offers hands-on learning experiences, and supplements formal educational programs. In addition, the Academy creates opportunities for project management collaboration through research and exchange with universities, government agencies, professional associations, and industry partners.


Through its world-class training curriculum, development programs, and strategic communications, the Academy helps ensure NASA’s project management and systems engineering communities have the skills and knowledge they need to advance mission success.

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