A one week practical orientation and immersion in systems and networks theory and application in the global aviation industry. This experience aims toward developing an understanding of the manner that the components of the aviation curriculum are interconnected leading to an appreciation of how the aviation system works.
This course provides a well-rounded academic foundation in aviation and flight. It covers the history of aviation as well as the basic principles of aviation operations. Students next learn about the infrastructure supporting aviation, such as airports, airlines, manufacturers and air navigation services providers and explore careers in each field as well as certifications and life-long learning opportunities.
This course examines various aspects of aviation flight and ground safety program management from a risk assessment and risk management perspectives. Aviation safety program development, aviation accident causation models, Safety Management Systems (SMS) and other areas relevant to aviation risk management are discussed.
This course covers the fundamental aspects of the management of airlines, air navigation service providers and airports as well as the development of air law including international and national regulatory functions, rights and liabilities of aviators and operators. It also provides a study of international conventions, agreements, and associations such as the ICAO, IATA, and ACI focusing on an examination of the global aviation priorities.
This interdisciplinary course focuses on the economic, environmental, and social aspects of the management of aviation businesses to achieve their corporate objectives. It explores the prospects that technology and policy can provide in making air travel sustainable.
This course analyzes the economic, financial, and administrative factors involved in air transport operations from an airline perspective. Emphasis is placed on sustainability practices, ground operations systems, marketing, demand analysis, pricing, route structure, fleet planning and financing.
This course analyzes the economic and managerial factors involved in air transport operations from an airport perspective. Emphasis is placed on ownership models, sustainability, planning, management, ground operations systems, marketing, demand analysis and business development, pricing, and financing.
This course analyzes the economic and managerial factors involved in air transport operations from an air navigation systems perspective. Emphasis is placed on regulations and procedures, ownership models, sustainability, planning, management, safety, demand analysis and pricing.
This course provides an introduction to technologies linked to advance air mobility, including Unmanned Aircraft Systems, through an integrated approach focusing on the way in which various engineering disciplines affect the design, development and deployment of advanced air mobility systems. It concludes with an exploration of future opportunities and challenges for advanced air mobility.
This course explores topics of interest and relevance in aviation operations and management that are not included in the curriculum.
This culminating experience in aviation exposes students to problems and situations that will be intellectually stimulating, require the application of their knowledge, values, skills, and technical competence to current problems in the aviation industry acquired throughout the program.