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Title
Category
Center
Date
Advanced Earned Value Management (APPEL-AEVM)

Advanced Earned Value Management (APPEL-AEVM)

Build upon the basic understanding of EVM and the PMB.
No courses currently scheduled.
Advanced Project Management and Advanced Systems Engineering (APPEL-APM&ASE)

Advanced Project Management and Advanced Systems Engineering (APPEL-APM&ASE)

Advanced concepts of project management and systems engineering.
No courses currently scheduled.
Agile PM: The Keys to Getting Started (APPEL-AGILE)

Agile PM: The Keys to Getting Started (APPEL-AGILE)

Application of Agile PM principles.
No courses currently scheduled.
APPEL Case Studies

APPEL Case Studies

A downloadable library of written cases focusing on lessons learned for the NASA technical workforce.
ONLINE
APPEL Virtual PM Challenge

APPEL Virtual PM Challenge

Live and on-demand webcasts on current topics in program/project management.
ONLINE
APPEL’s Watch, Listen, & Learn

APPEL’s Watch, Listen, & Learn

APPEL Knowledge Services YouTube Channel
ONLINE
Applied MBSE (APPEL-MBSE2)

Applied MBSE (APPEL-MBSE2)

Using MBSE to capture, connect, control, communicate, collaborate and cycle.
No courses currently scheduled.
Assertiveness Training for Technical Professionals (APPEL-ATTP)

Assertiveness Training for Technical Professionals (APPEL-ATTP)

Build self-confidence, self-awareness and vital interpersonal skills.
Feb 26-27, 2019
Mar 12-13, 2019
Apr 3-4, 2019
Apr 29-30, 2019
May 14-15, 2019
Jun 11-12, 2019
Jun 25-26, 2019
Assessing Project Performance (APPEL-APP)

Assessing Project Performance (APPEL-APP)

Effective project assessment tools and techniques.
GRC
Jul 23-24, 2019
Cognitive Bias in Engineering Decision-Making (APPEL-CBED)

Cognitive Bias in Engineering Decision-Making (APPEL-CBED)

Mitigate the impacts of heuristics and biases
Jan 8, 2019
Apr 10, 2019
Jul 31, 2019
Communicating Technical Issues (APPEL-CTI)

Communicating Technical Issues (APPEL-CTI)

Discover the foundation for communicating technical information.
Jan 8-9, 2019
May 7-8, 2019
May 14-15, 2019
Jun 4-5, 2019
Complex Decision Making in Project Management (APPEL-CDMPM)

Complex Decision Making in Project Management (APPEL-CDMPM)

Learn about the factors which can impact decision making
Jun 12-13, 2019
Aug 21-22, 2019
Contract Management Principles and Practices for Project Managers (APPEL-CMPP)
Control Account Manager (APPEL-CAM)
ONLINE
Cost Estimation for Project Managers (APPEL-COST)

Cost Estimation for Project Managers (APPEL-COST)

Principles of Cost Estimation.
KSC
Creativity and Innovation (APPEL-C&I)

Creativity and Innovation (APPEL-C&I)

Maintaining excellence and technological superiority.
Apr 2-4, 2019
Jun 17-19, 2019
Critical Knowledge Gateway

Critical Knowledge Gateway

A multi-disciplinary service portal supported by the Office of the Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO).
ONLINE
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (APPEL-CTPS)

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (APPEL-CTPS)

Learn to be able to think critically
Mar 5-7, 2019
Jun 4-6, 2019
Jun 18-20, 2019
Crucial Accountability (APPEL-CA)

Crucial Accountability (APPEL-CA)

Improve team performance.
Jan 15-16, 2019
Apr 22-23, 2019
Crucial Conversations (APPEL-CC)

Crucial Conversations (APPEL-CC)

Promoting effective communication.
Decision Analysis (APPEL-DA)

Decision Analysis (APPEL-DA)

Making defensible decisions quickly and efficiently.
No courses currently scheduled.
Defense Acquisition University

Defense Acquisition University

A resource for Defense Acquisition University Training (DAU) Opportunities.
ONLINE
Developing and Implementing a Systems Engineering Management Plan (APPEL-SEMP)

Developing and Implementing a Systems Engineering Management Plan (APPEL-SEMP)

Focusing the technical effort of projects and missions.
Jan 29-31, 2019
Apr 9-11, 2019
Earned Value Management Systems (APPEL-EVMS)
ONLINE
Earth, Moon, and Mars (APPEL-EMM)

Earth, Moon, and Mars (APPEL-EMM)

Leveraging geology to understand other planets.
ONLINE
Engineering Success and Failure Analysis Workshop (APPEL-ESFAW)

Engineering Success and Failure Analysis Workshop (APPEL-ESFAW)

Investigate aspects which contribute to engineering successes and failures
Essentials of Astronomy for NASA Engineers – (APPEL-ASTRO)

Essentials of Astronomy for NASA Engineers – (APPEL-ASTRO)

Understanding the universe through science and philosophy.
No courses currently scheduled.
Essentials of Astronomy for NASA Engineers – (APPEL-e-ASTRO)

Essentials of Astronomy for NASA Engineers – (APPEL-e-ASTRO)

Understanding the universe through science and philosophy.
ONLINE
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Overview (APPEL-FAR)

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Overview (APPEL-FAR)

Introduction to the Federal Acquisition Regulation and the NASA FAR Supplement.
Foundations of Aerospace at NASA (APPEL-FOU)

Foundations of Aerospace at NASA (APPEL-FOU)

Supporting NASA's mandate through technical excellence.
Feb 25-27, 2019
Apr 15-17, 2019
Jul 15-17, 2019
Foundations of MBSE (APPEL-MBSE1)

Foundations of MBSE (APPEL-MBSE1)

Overview of Model Based Systems Engineering.
No courses currently scheduled.
Fundamentals of Systems Engineering (APPEL-FSE)

Fundamentals of Systems Engineering (APPEL-FSE)

Transforming operational needs into technical products.
Jan 28-Feb 1, 2019
May 6-10, 2019
GSFC Case Study Library

GSFC Case Study Library

A downloadable library of written cases on NASA projects or subjects relevant to the NASA workforce.
ONLINE
Health and Medical Technical Authority (APPEL-HMTA)

Health and Medical Technical Authority (APPEL-HMTA)

Enhances awareness of health and medical technical authority.
ONLINE
Human Spaceflight and Mission Design (APPEL-HSMD)
Jun 11-13, 2019
Sep 10-12, 2019
Integrated Baseline Review (APPEL-IBR)
ONLINE
International Project Management (APPEL-IPM)

International Project Management (APPEL-IPM)

Learn to effectively work with international partners.
Feb 24-Mar 1, 2019
Jul 14-19, 2019
Introduction to Green Engineering (APPEL-GREEN)

Introduction to Green Engineering (APPEL-GREEN)

Engineering to minimize environmental problems.
Introduction to Project Management at NASA (APPEL-PM101)

Introduction to Project Management at NASA (APPEL-PM101)

Introduction to the agency and center specific Project Management lifecycle.
May 14-16, 2019
Jul 22-24, 2019
Introduction to Software Engineering (APPEL-ISWE)

Introduction to Software Engineering (APPEL-ISWE)

A high-level overview of NASA software engineering foundational concepts.
JPL
Apr 17-18, 2019
Leading Complex Projects (APPEL-LCP)

Leading Complex Projects (APPEL-LCP)

Learn concepts, tools, and techniques used to manage complex projects.
Jan 22-24, 2019
Feb 26-28, 2019
Apr 9-11, 2019
May 7-9, 2019
Lifecycle, Processes & Systems Engineering (APPEL-LPSE)
Sep 10-12, 2019
Managing Virtual Teams (APPEL-MVT)

Managing Virtual Teams (APPEL-MVT)

Practice the techniques required to be an effective distance manager and team member.
Jun 5-6, 2019
Jul 23-24, 2019
Jul 23-24, 2019
Manned Mission & System: Design Lab (APPEL-MMSD)

Manned Mission & System: Design Lab (APPEL-MMSD)

Design a Mars mission from scratch.
No courses currently scheduled.
Model Based Systems Engineering Design and Analysis (APPEL-MBSE3)

Model Based Systems Engineering Design and Analysis (APPEL-MBSE3)

Making good systems engineering model-based.
NASA Engineering & Safety Center (NESC)

NASA Engineering & Safety Center (NESC)

A collection of information and insights from senior scientists, engineers, and subject matter experts.
ONLINE
NASA Lessons Learned (LLIS)

NASA Lessons Learned (LLIS)

An agency-wide database for capturing and sharing lessons learned.
ONLINE
NASA Missions: Engineering Exploration (APPEL-MSN)

NASA Missions: Engineering Exploration (APPEL-MSN)

How teamwork, persistence, innovation and passion support NASA success.
No courses currently scheduled.
NASA Safety Center (NSC)

NASA Safety Center (NSC)

Learning opportunities that support the Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) discipline.
ONLINE
Negotiations (APPEL-NG)

Negotiations (APPEL-NG)

Learn negotiating skills that promote effective leadership.
Feb 6-7, 2019
Jun 5-6, 2019
NODIS Library

NODIS Library

Agency- and center-level policy documentation directories.
ONLINE
NODIS Library (OCE)

NODIS Library (OCE)

Critical Office of the Chief Engineer (OCE) policy documents.
ONLINE
Orbital Debris Mitigation and Reentry Risk Management (APPEL-ODM)

Orbital Debris Mitigation and Reentry Risk Management (APPEL-ODM)

Understanding collision risks and designing for demise.
ONLINE
Passing the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam (APPEL-PMP)
JPL
Apr 29-May 3, 2019
Pay It Forward: Capturing, Sharing and Learning NASA Lessons (APPEL-PIF)

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

Learn how to capture and share lessons learned.
Performance-Based Statement of Work (APPEL-PBSOW)

Performance-Based Statement of Work (APPEL-PBSOW)

Learn to write effective Performance Based Statements of Work.
ARC
May 21-22, 2019
Presentation Skills for Technical Professionals (APPEL-PSTP)

Presentation Skills for Technical Professionals (APPEL-PSTP)

Present with confidence and authenticity.
Jan 10, 2019
Feb 11, 2019
Mar 5, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
May 21, 2019
Jun 12, 2019
Jun 24, 2019
Jul 23, 2019
Project Acquisition Workshop (APPEL-PAW)

Project Acquisition Workshop (APPEL-PAW)

Learn to do a more effective job acquiring whatever your projects need to succeed.
No courses currently scheduled.
Project Management and Systems Engineering (APPEL-PM&SE)
Apr 29-May 8, 2019
Project Management for non-Technical Managers (APPEL-PMnTM)
No courses currently scheduled.
Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute

A link to Project Management Institute (PMI) learning resources.
ONLINE
Project Management Leadership Lab (APPEL-PM-LAB)

Project Management Leadership Lab (APPEL-PM-LAB)

Identify, understand, and practice effective leadership behaviors in a project team setting.
May 6-10, 2019
Sep 9-13, 2019
Project Planning Analysis and Control (APPEL-PPAC)

Project Planning Analysis and Control (APPEL-PPAC)

Learn project management fundamentals across the entire project life cycle.
No courses currently scheduled.
Quiet Project Management (APPEL-QPM)

Quiet Project Management (APPEL-QPM)

Applied Project Management.
No courses currently scheduled.
Requirements Development and Management – Team (APPEL-REQ-T)
No courses currently scheduled.
Requirements Development and Management (APPEL-REQ)

Requirements Development and Management (APPEL-REQ)

Using scope to create better products.
Feb 12-14, 2019
Jun 11-13, 2019
Risk Management I (APPEL-RM I)

Risk Management I (APPEL-RM I)

Making risk-conscious mission choices.
Risk Management II (APPEL-RM II)

Risk Management II (APPEL-RM II)

Evaluating and practicing RIDM and CRM.
JSC
Jul 17-18, 2019
Scheduling and Cost Control (APPEL-SCC)

Scheduling and Cost Control (APPEL-SCC)

Learn to develop effective measures for scheduling and controlling projects.
Jan 22-25, 2019
May 7-10, 2019
Scheduling Virtual Learning Lab (APPEL-SVLL)
ONLINE
Science Mission & Systems: Design & Operations (APPEL-SMSDO)
Science Mission & Systems: Design & Operations Lab (APPEL-SMSDO-LAB)
JSC
Seven Axioms of Good Engineering (APPEL-e-SAGE)

Seven Axioms of Good Engineering (APPEL-e-SAGE)

Promoting better engineering judgements.
ONLINE
Shared Voyage: Learning and Unlearning from Remarkable Projects

Shared Voyage: Learning and Unlearning from Remarkable Projects

A case study book comprised of stories collected from key members of four project teams.
ONLINE
Software Engineering Management (APPEL-SWEM)

Software Engineering Management (APPEL-SWEM)

Hands-on software project management.
Apr 8-12, 2019
Space Launch and Transportation System (APPEL-SLTS)

Space Launch and Transportation System (APPEL-SLTS)

Creating overall mission architectures.
No courses currently scheduled.
Space Mission Operations (APPEL-SMO)

Space Mission Operations (APPEL-SMO)

Orchestrating infrastructure, processes, and people to support successful space missions.
JSC
Space System Verification and Validation (APPEL-SSVV)

Space System Verification and Validation (APPEL-SSVV)

Building the right system with the right design.
Mar 12-14, 2019
Apr 30-May 2, 2019
Strategic Thinking for Project Success (APPEL-STPS)
KSC
Jul 9-11, 2019
Systems Thinking Across the NASA Project Lifecycle (APPEL-STNPL)

Systems Thinking Across the NASA Project Lifecycle (APPEL-STNPL)

Develop systems-level frameworks for decision-making
No courses currently scheduled.
Team Leadership (APPEL-TL)

Team Leadership (APPEL-TL)

Improving team leadership skills.
Feb 4-6, 2019
Feb 19-21, 2019
Feb 26-28, 2019
Apr 16-18, 2019
Jun 17-19, 2019
Jul 23-25, 2019
Team Membership (APPEL-TM)

Team Membership (APPEL-TM)

Working effectively within a team.
No courses currently scheduled.
The Engineer’s Briefcase (APPEL-TEB)

The Engineer’s Briefcase (APPEL-TEB)

Use decision theory to make better engineering designs.
Types of Contracts (APPEL-CONT)

Types of Contracts (APPEL-CONT)

Understanding the conditions for use of various contract types.
Understanding Earned Value Management (APPEL-UEVM)
JPL
Jul 16, 2019
Writing for Technical Professionals (APPEL-TW)

Writing for Technical Professionals (APPEL-TW)

Improving technical communication.
Apr 10, 2019
May 21, 2019
Sep 4, 2019