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AIRPORT MANAGEMENT AND PLANT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM317 AIRPORT MANAGEMENT AND PLANT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. TÜZÜN TOLGA İNAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to educate the manager candidates who can provide professional service in the airline industry, have a good command of the airline management and equipment functions, can organize and manage a team with a professional point of view, communicate effectively, and use management tactics and strategies with analytical thinking in line with technological developments in accordance with corporate culture.
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of the course include the subjects such as Airline organizational management and departmental information, Leadership theories, time and conflict management in airline.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the organizational management structure and departmental information of the airline.
Explain mission, vision and effective communication and perception management techniques in airline management.
Explain the theories of leadership.
Explain airline leading executive personality description, the leadership map and competencies.
Define queuing theory and simulation models in airline.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Internet search on the subject Airline organizational management and departmental information Presentation and applied teamwork
2 Internet search on the subject Mission, vision in Airline management and effective communication management techniques Presentation and applied teamwork, film screening
3 Internet search on the subject Leadership theories Presentation and applied teamwork, photography analysis
4 Internet search on the subject Defining airline leader manager personality, leadership maps and competencies Presentation and applied teamwork
5 Internet search on the subject Main airport types in Turkey and the world Presentation and samples over airport maps
6 Internet search on the subject Queuing theory in Airlines and simulation models Presentation and applied teamwork
7 Internet search on the subject Importance of simple maintenance in Airline management Presentation and applied teamwork
8 Internet search on the subject Puko technique in Airline management, Airline image equipment system Presentation and applied teamwork
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Internet search on the subject Share point program in Airline management - dash board system Presentation, dash board samples analysis and applied teamwork
11 Internet search on the subject 3rd Airport current overview Presentation and applied teamwork, visiting airports within the bounds of possibility
12 Internet search on the subject Management techniques over organizational culture concept Presentation and applied teamwork
13 Internet search on the subject Time and conflict management in Airline Presentation and applied teamwork, film screening
14 Internet search on the subject Airline management and equipment system revision Question and Answer
15 Internet search on the subject Airline management and equipment system revision Presentation
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

TAV Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan, Execution’ MediaCat (Trns: Nadir Ozata)
Ian McDermott Wendy Jago, ‘Icsel Kocluk’ (Trns:Halil Tunali)
https://www.sgs.com/en/transportation/aerospace-and-aviation/aviation-management-and-flight-operations-services, Eylul 2018

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Final Exam 1 60
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
4
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
1
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
2
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
2
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
3
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
1
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
3
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
2
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
4
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.
5

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 39
Land Surveying 0 0
Group Work 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Reading 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 4 20
Project Work 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Internship 0 0
Technical Visit 2 6
Web Based Learning 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0
Social Activity 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0
Field Study 0 0
Report Writing 0 0
Final Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 2 12
Mid-Term Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4
Short Exam 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0
TOTAL 38 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0