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AIR LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM415 AIR LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS 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 have general information about the importance of air logistics and hazardous goods transportation.
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of the course include the subjects such as Air transportation and basic concepts; activity process in airline companies; documents used in air transport, logistics management applications in airways, integration of supply chain activities in air transport, issues to be considered in air transport, types of cargo and specialised cargo products, definitions and basic concepts in hazardous material transportation, the safety obligations of the parties, classification of hazardous substances, transport, loading, unloading and handling conditions and mandatory rules, shipping procedures and marking rules, operational rules for handling equipment and personnel.

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

Identify the basic concepts of air logistics.
Summarize basic documents related to air logistics.
Explain the basic concepts of hazardous goods transportation.
Classify hazardous goods.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 The relevant chapters of the sources Air transportation and basic concepts Lecture
2 The relevant chapters of the sources Activity process in airline companies Lecture
3 The relevant chapters of the sources Documents used in air transport Lecture
4 The relevant chapters of the sources Logistics management applications in airways Lecture
5 The relevant chapters of the sources Integration of supply chain activities in air transport Lecture
6 The relevant chapters of the sources Issues to be considered in air transport Lecture
7 The relevant chapters of the sources Types of cargo and specialised cargo products Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 The relevant chapters of the sources Types of cargo and specialised cargo products Lecture
10 The relevant chapters of the sources Definitions and basic concepts in hazardous material transportation Lecture
11 The relevant chapters of the sources The safety obligations of the parties Lecture
12 The relevant chapters of the sources Classification of hazardous substances Lecture
13 The relevant chapters of the sources Transport, loading, unloading and handling conditions and mandatory rules Lecture
14 The relevant chapters of the sources Shipping procedures and marking rules Lecture
15 The relevant chapters of the sources Operational rules for handling equipment and personnel Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

ASSESSMENT

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

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.
0
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
5
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
1

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.
1

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.
4
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.
2
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
1
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.
4
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
4

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.
2

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.
1
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.
4
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
2

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.
3

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 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
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 2 15 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 13 26
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0