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Pay It Forward: Capturing, Sharing and Learning NASA Lessons (APPEL-vPIF)


  • Lessons Learned for Mission Success
    Lessons Learned for Mission Success

Skill Level: Open to all.

This one-day course will provide attendees an interactive experience that will allow them to appreciate, explore, develop a deep understanding of, and familiarize themselves with the tools, templates, techniques, processes, and best practices in place today at NASA for capturing, sharing, and learning NASA lessons. The class is highly interactive and will consist of small group exercises and facilitated discussions supported by hardcopy materials and online access to available resources.

This course is designed for all members of the NASA technical and management workforce who work within the NASA programs and project lifecycle.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify, document, analyze, store, and retrieve lessons learned
  • Explain the importance of creating a plan for when you will capture lessons learned
  • Locate and search available NASA lessons learned repositories
  • Implement appropriate search processes for specific lessons learned
  • Utilize effective tools and templates for capturing lessons learned
  • Capture lessons learned as an expected project deliverable