Change to Spring 2012 course offered by Dr. Casler
Dr. Casler has revised his course offering for the spring semester. Instead of “Quality Engineering in the Space Industry”, he is offering “SpSt 570 Risk Management for Space Operations” in its place. This is a new course that has not been offered in the past. Below is a brief course description. If you have questions about this course content, please contact Dr. Casler at firstname.lastname@example.org. The textbook information for this course will be posted soon at the course schedule page at www.space.edu.
SPST 570 - Adv. Topics in SpSt: Risk Management for Space Organizations
This course includes a systematic approach to the principles and practices of risk management in the space industry from project initiation through planning, implementation, control and closeout. It discusses various techniques and models for qualitative and quantitative risk assessment and risk mitigation in such areas as cost, schedule, and performance. Decision making under conditions of uncertainty and risk is also discussed.
The primary objectives are to provide the student with an understanding of:
- The general structure of risk management
- The concepts of risk planning, identification, analysis, and mitigation
Various risk management tools and techniques