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PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN AVIATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HYM419 PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN AVIATION 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to discuss the basic principles of project management in order to develop the ability to define and plan project selection, organization, content, time and costs of the projects, to program and manage projects with the support of computer software.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as development of management skills in project management, optimal utilization of resources in projects, planning concept and its features, mental and physical evaluation of human factor / distribution of tasks in the project, evaluation of projects in terms of resources (finance, labour, equipment, etc.), main techniques used in project management, computer applications in project management, quality management in aviation projects, problems in project management and elimination of them.

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

Identify the concepts related to project management in aviation.
Explain the basic principles of project management in aviation.
Solve the problems occurring in the project management in aviation.
Investigate the aviation projects in terms of optimum utilization of resources, finance and labour.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to project management in aviation Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Project management organization in aviation Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Communications in project management Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Increasing management skills in project management Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Optimal usage of sources in projects, planning concept and its features Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Mental and physical evaluation of human factor / distribution of tasks in the Project Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Evaluation of projects in terms of resources (Finance, Labour force, Equipment, etc.) Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Evaluation of projects in terms of resources (Finance, Labour force, Equipment, etc.) Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Main techniques used in project management Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Computer applications in project management Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Quality management in aviation projects Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Problems in project management and elimination of them Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Project examples in aviation Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Case Study on project management in aviation Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Alniak, M.O. (2011), Proje Yonetimi, Beta, Istanbul
Harris, Jean. (2007) Proje Yonetimi, (Trns. Zaman, M.), Hayat Publications, Istanbul

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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