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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Course Outline

    Business Management for Engineers

    Course Outline

    • Business Management
      • An overview of basic principles, such as:
        • Capitalism & Economic Expansion
        • The Role of Governments
        • The Business of Business
    • Project Execution
      • The focus of entry-level and mid-level management
        • Technical Performance Measures (TPM)
        • Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • Business Management
      • The focus of executive-level management and the board of directors
        • Business Finance
        • Evaluating a Product or Product Line
        • Evaluating a Company
        • Evaluating a Government Program
    • Developing and Presenting a Business Case
      • Gathering support for your new idea
        • Value Proposition
        • Return on Investment
        • Delivering a Business Message
    • Program Planning
      • Planning and executing a program
        • Monitoring and Controlling Scope, Cost, Schedule, Quality, Risk
    • Business Development
      • Growing an Idea into a Business
      • Sales
      • Marketing
      • Strategy
    • Doing Business with the U.S. Government
      • An overview of key regulations
        • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
        • Export Regulations – ITAR & EAR
    • Globalization


    All sections are based on real-world examples and offer hands-on activities to increase student learning.