16.812 The Aerospace Industry

As taught in: Spring 2004

Lean Enterprise Value: Insights from MIT's Lean Aerospace Initiative book cover.

Lean Enterprise Value: Insights from MIT's Lean Aerospace Initiative book cover. (Courtesy of Earll Murman and Palgrave Macmillian. Used with permission.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Earll Murman

Prof. Jennifer L. Craig

Barbara Lechner

Course Features

Course Highlights

A new offering in 2004, The Aerospace Industry (16.812) employs an eclectic pedagogy, drawing together group discussion, invited experts, and reflective journals.

Course Description

This course meets weekly to discuss recent aerospace history and current events, in order to understand how they are responsible for the state of the aerospace industry. With invited subject matter experts participating in nearly every session, students have an opportunity to hone their insight through truly informed discussion. The aim of the course is to prepare junior and senior level students for their first industry experiences.


*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.