Course Detail: SUAS-1300 - Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems Risk Management [SUAS 1300]

Airborne sUAS


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's (ERAU) Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems Risk Management explores risk management as it relates to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and international efforts at addressing that risk in the rapidly growing aviation field of UAS operations. Whether amateur UAS enthusiasts or those looking to understand the risk associated with commercial UAS usage, this professional education course will help students take the next step toward safe and effective application of UAS.

Who Should Attend

Since UAS 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, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of UAS including:

    Two people prepping sUAS for flight
  • 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

Course Information

This is an online asynchronous instructor facilitated course with weekly modules and assignments, but no scheduled meeting times. Students should plan to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week working through the course. Coursework is web-based with no additional software required, although a reliable internet connection is recommended. All courses open 48 business hours in advance of each start date, and must be completed by their scheduled end dates. Digital certificates are available upon successful completion of individual courses. Printed certificates are mailed only upon completion of a full certificate program.

 Session Detail: W1021-SUAS1300-V1

Schedule: October 1, 2021 to November 11, 2021
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm
Registration Fee : $399.00

Additional Information

Students may only drop a course through the Office of Professional Education without transcript notation or financial penalty during the drop period. All drop requests or session transfer requests require written communication by the student in order to be processed. Due to the short duration of courses, the drop period ends on the fourth business day of each session. Course fees will not be refunded after the conclusion of the drop period unless an exception request is submitted and granted. After the drop period, students can elect to transfer enrollment to a future session of the same course for a 25% administrative fee. For questions regarding course cancellation, drop period, or exemption requests, please contact the Office of Professional Education by email at or by phone at 386.481.9070.


Name Additional Resources
Sarah Nilsson

Facility Detail

Worldwide Online
Online Course
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 481-9070