SUAS-1300 Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems Risk Management

Quick Facts


Early Registration Discount

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program

Course Length
6 weeks

Course Dates & Locations
Online beginning: April 25, 2019 
June 1, 2019 
September 1, 2019 
November 1 2019 
January 1, 2020 
March 1, 2020 
May 1, 2020

*Registrations received later than three days after published course start dates will be enrolled in the next available course

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This course discusses risk management as it relates to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and also covers international efforts at addressing that risk. Whether you are an amateur UAS enthusiast or looking to understand the risk associated with commercial UAS usage, this professional education course will help you take the next step toward safe and effective application and exciting innovation. 

Who Should Attend

Because Unmanned Aircraft Systems are rapidly transforming a wide range of industries and recreational activities, anyone interested in the use of UAS can benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of UAS including:

  • Insurance to include liability and underwriting considerations
  • Global anti-drone efforts to include systems and techniques used by various countries for detection and mitigation
  • Risk Management
  • Maintenance
  • Contracts
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Operator identification
  • Future concerns

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

About the Instructor

Sarah Nilsson

Dr. Sarah Nilsson

Assistant Professor
Prescott Campus
College of Aviation 

Dr. Nilsson is an FAA licensed Airline Transport Pilot in multi- and single-engine fixed-wing airplanes. Since 2000, she has been a gold seal flight instructor. She has also flown air cargo and private business jets.

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