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SUSTAINIBILITY MANAGEMENT IN AVIATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM417 SUSTAINIBILITY MANAGEMENT IN AVIATION 7 3 3 8

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 : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET ÇAĞRI GÜNDOĞDU

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to explain the environmental, social and economic sustainability practices in aviation and to provide the students with sustainability practices being carried out in aviation.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include subjects such as research concerning the management of international aviation covers and sustainability management in Turkey by considering the concept of sustainability in aviation management,, environmental management system, economic and social sustainability practices at the airports.

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

Describe the concepts of sustainability in aviation.
Explain the sustainability practices of national and international airports.
Explain the sustainability research of international aviation organizations.
Explain the sustainability practices of national and international airline companies.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Internet search on the subject Concepts of sustainability management in aviation Visual aided lecture
2 Internet search on the subject Practices of international organizations on sustainability management Visual aided lecture
3 Internet search on the subject Corporate sustainability in aviation Visual aided lecture
4 Internet search on the subject Sustainability practices of airport organizations in Turkey Visual aided lecture
5 Internet search on the subject Environmental sustainability practices in airport organizations Visual aided lecture
6 Internet search on the subject Environmental sustainability practices in airport organizations Visual aided lecture
7 Internet search on the subject Environmental sustainability practices in airport organizations Visual aided lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet search on the subject Economic sustainability practices in airport organizations Visual aided lecture
10 Internet search on the subject Social sustainability practices in airline organizations Visual aided lecture
11 Internet search on the subject Environmental sustainability approaches of international airports Visual aided lecture
12 Internet search on the subject Environmental management system practices in Turkey Visual aided lecture
13 Internet search on the subject Green airport project and environmental management system Visual aided lecture
14 Internet search on the subject Sustainability practices of national airport organizations Visual aided lecture
15 Internet search on the subject Sustainability practices of international airport organizations Visual aided lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

YILMAZ A. KUCUK, Dr Triant G Flouris (2012). Risk Management And Corporate Sustainability In Aviation. Ashgate
Inceiplik, G. K. (2018). Surdurulebilir Sosyal Girisimler. 1st Edition. Ankara: Ekin Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
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.
1
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
0
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
2

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.
3
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
1
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
3

SKILLS

Cognitive

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

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.
3
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
3
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

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

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.
3
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
3

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.
4
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.
4

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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 4 56
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 5 15 75
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 15 15
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 0 200
Total Workload of the Course Unit 200
Workload (h) / 25.5 7,8
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 8,0