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GROUND HANDLING MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM320 GROUND HANDLING MANAGEMENT 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 Prof.Dr. MEHMET SELÇUK USLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the ground services department, the practices, the equipment used and the issued to be considered. To explain the terms and concepts related to ground services. To introduce national and international civil aviation organizations and to explain the relationship between these organizations and ground services department. To explain the transportation and classification of hazardous substances by airline and the issues to be considered. To explain the importance of Ramp/Apron safety and security. To be informed about the national and international regulations about ground services.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as the ground services department, the practices, the equipment used and the issued to be considered. Tasks carried out by the passenger services, departure, cargo and ramp department and the equipment used by them. National and international civil aviation institutions and legislation.

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

Describe the ground services department and its practises
Describe the tasks carried out by the passenger services, departure, cargo and ramp department and the equipment used by them.
Describe the national and international civil aviation institutions and legislation.
Describe national and international legislation.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Introducing ground services; passenger services, departure, cargo and ramp department Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
2 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining passenger department and duties; Check-in and Boarding Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
3 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining passenger department and duties; Arrival and Lost property Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
4 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Departure department and defining duties Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
5 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Cargo department and defining duties Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
6 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Ramp department, defining duties and equipment used there Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
7 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Introducing national and international civil aviation companies Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Introducing hazardous materials and classifications Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
10 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining messages used in ground services Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
11 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining the structure of airplane and main components; Body, wing, tail, Motor, undercarriages and APU Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
12 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining weight and equilibrium terms Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
13 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining loading types Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
14 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Defining loading types Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
15 Literature review, Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook General Revision Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Antonin Kazda and Robert E. Caves, “Airport Design and Operation”, 2015 Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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
Define the theories, concepts and principles of the basic and sub-fields of business.
2
Explain business functions and processes based on current scientific sources.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate internationally valid business cases with the theories and concepts of other social sciences.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the current events and facts in his / her field analytically and systematically based on advanced knowledge and skills he / she has.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the theoretical and factual knowledge in business for occupational practices.
2
Solve individual and organizational problems in business life.
3
Use computer programs (SPSS, R, Excel, Stata) efficiently against the complex business problems.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan research and work using knowledge and skills gained in the field of business.
2
Organize the activities for organizational goals and purposes independently.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Criticize advanced knowledge and skills in the field with a critical approach.
2
Develop the existing knowledge and skills with a critical point of view under the impact of scientific, technological and current developments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Express his/her knowledge, thoughts and solutions on business to related stakeholders in written and verbal ways.
2
Use the information and communication technology software and equipment required for business.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of collection of data, their implementation, interpretation and announcement of results in the field of business.
2
Relate the concepts of social rights, occupational safety, employee health, quality management and sustainability with the cases in business life.

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