APPLICATION OF MANAGEMENT SKILLS IN NASA i.e. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION.
Date & Day: 30th August 2014, Saturday
Speaker: Ms. Leena Bokil
The session was conducted By Leena Bokil, Science communicator, Founder secretary, NSS-India chapter. She is an Alumna of NASA (Marshal Center). Mrs. Leena Bokil had started the session with the explanation of insignia logo (the blue meatball insignia) and the uses of NASA’s still image records which is used for the educational or informational purpose. She had also shared various experiences at AMES Exploration Center by showing various pictures related to her training, search activity and the scientists whom she met. She explained about the missions and visions of NASA i.e. to inspire future generation in all fields and to reach for new heights. She informed about the keys to American technological leadership which included STEM i.e. students educated in science, technology, engineering & mathematics, EPO i.e. Education and Public Outreach. She elaborated the change of NASA which has transformed its Agency to wide business systems to improve financial, physical, human capital management process, and asset management. She explained the strategic management process and also the Risk management which NASA inculcates. She gave information of SETI institute who is working on the alien project.
At the end of the session students had asked their queries which was solved by Mrs. Leena Bokil. After this session we came to know the exact procedure of management skills carried out in NASA.