(SE) Space for Executives

This course introduces the student to the world of space systems, the environment in which they operate and some of the key aspects one needs to know when conceiving a space mission to perform a certain set of objectives. The course uses lectures, examines case studies and the first-hand experiences of the instructors to bring the subject matter to life.


Nova System’s highly experienced team of instructors will offer unique insight into the rapidly changing global space world and will introduce the student to all the important aspects which need to be understood when conceiving a space mission or use of a space asset for a particular objective.

Target Audience:

People in senior management roles and those who require a broad understanding of defining space missions or procuring space systems.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the nature and rules of the global space sector
  • Understand the types of space systems out there
  • Understand the basic types of orbits used
  • Know what is needed to start defining a space mission

Learning Methods:

A 1-day face-to-face course.
If you book on the Space Program (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced) you will receive a discounted price.

Program Benefits:

  • Provides an understanding of the nature of space systems, space business and the basics of planning a space mission or acquisition from scratch.


  • Introduction to Space: market, mission types, mission purposes, Legal & Regulation aspects
  • Introduction to Space System
  • Introduction to Orbits
  • How to define and plan a Space Mission from a blank sheet of paper
  • How to estimate cost: examines major cost drivers

Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Cost
(SE) Space for Executives 14 October 2019 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Canberra $1,000.00
(SE) Space for Executives 2 December 2019 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Adelaide $1,000.00
(SE) Space for Executives 17 February 2020 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Brisbane $1,000.00


NOTE: Courses are subject to cancellation if insufficient student numbers.

You will be notified a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the course commencement.

You will not be charged until the course is confirmed.