Executive Space Course, Seattle, USA
The International Space University (ISU), the world's leading university dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of space, is offering its acclaimed one-week Executive Space Course in the Pacific Northwest for the second time.
The North American Executive Space Course looks at current space and space-related activities and explains the technology, science, business case, regulatory environment and policies upon which each phase of a space program or mission is based. With the budding space industry in Seattle, entrepreneurs, investors, and those looking to hone their skill set within the industry can benefit greatly from the content rich week long course.
The course, taught in English, aims to:
• Introduce participants to sector specific and global space initiatives to help you develop a basic understanding of different facets of the space sector.
• Explain core engineering and technical concepts and relate them back to business objectives.
• Deliver a greater understanding of the industry challenges and opportunities.
• Provide insight into the traditional space markets (telecom, navigation, earth observation…) as well as the new and growing, commercial sector.
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Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, The Museum of Flight is a private non-profit air and space museum in the United States. It was established in 1965 and is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Affiliate. As the largest private air and space museum in the world, it also offers the world’s most extensive K-12 educational programs through its Boeing Academy for STEM Learning.
Venue: The Museum of Flight, located at the southern end of King County International Airport (Boeing Field), in the city of Tukwila, just south of Seattle.
The course is intended mainly for non-technical professionals of diverse backgrounds and experience who would like to enter the space industry in a business or investment capacity, or who already work in a non-technical role and wish to increase their productivity and knowledge base in a highly technical and scientific industry.
Many people think you need to be an engineer or a scientist to be a part of the space industry, but the International Space University aims to open up access for people of all vocations.
Class size is strictly limited. Apply early to reserve your place in the Executive Space Course Seattle, USA. Registration will be complete through the payment of a USD500 deposit to the Finance Unit before 1 September 2017. The payment of the remaining fees is due no later than 29 September 2017.
Fee: USD3500, which includes the course fee, all course materials, all lunches, a reception and two evening meals.
Cancellation Policy: The following cancellation policy applies:
A cancellation fee of USD250 will not be refunded, but possibly deferred for a next program when the cancellation occurs more than 10 working days prior to the start of the program or with a valid reason, as listed below.
A cancellation fee of USD500 will not be refunded nor deferred for a next program when the cancellation occurs less than 10 working days prior to the start of the program, unless there is a valid reason, as listed below, in which case the above policy will apply.
Valid reasons accepted by ISU for cancellation of participation: Medical issues, Family death, Visa issues, Job issues.