T&E 4002 Test Management / Operational Test and Evaluation

Course Description

A one-week course designed to provide an overview of the flight test and evaluation process and to examine, in detail, the subjects necessary to manage T&E programs.  The course is offered to members of government and industry who are either directly involved with managing flight test programs/projects; interface directly with a flight test program and need to understand T&E management issues; and/or are program office personnel who oversee flight test programs.  The subject matter is useful for anyone involved with the management of either DT&E or OT&E.  (Prerequisite: must be enrolled as a Master's Degree candidate and have successfully completed T&E 4001.)

Anticipated Student Academic Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a basic understanding of the test and evaluation process and the management issues relevant to that process.  The student will:

Be Familiar With:
·      budget tracking and the Earned Value Management concept.

Understand:
·      the requirements process and how user requirements drive the scope of test programs
·      the similarities and differences between OT&E and DT&E
·      the resource factors which must be considered during T&E planning
·      the elements of RML&A tests including their purpose and challenges
·      the basic management concepts needed to manage a test program
·      risk management and safety considerations while planning and conducting a flight test program

Know:
·      how to develop and apply COIs, MOEs/MOSs, and MOAs from user requirements/capabilities         documents

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Notice: Course costs and dates are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the Course Schedule and Costs page for more information. Contact us to check course availability.

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National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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