Compulsory Departmental Courses

APM209 - Basics of Aircraft for Management (2 + 0) 3

Aircraft and engine classification, weight fractions, atmospheric model, wing loading, lift and drag coefficients, take-off distance, time and take-off velocity, landing distance, climbing angle and velocity, cruise flight conditions and the range of the aircraft, ceiling of aircraft, turbojet, turbofan, piston prop and turbo prop, aircraft company

AVM-GE4SP2-Girişimcilik Havuzu - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AVM101 - Introduction to Civil Aviation (3 + 0) 5

Civil aviation history, civil aviation concepts, civil aviation system, civil aviation organizations, roles and activities in civil aviation, general aviation operations, Turkish civil aviation authorities.

AVM102 - Air Transportation (3 + 0) 5.5

Air transportation industry, air transportation associations, air transportation regulations, airline passenger marketing, airline pricing, air cargo, fleet planning, airline labor relations.

AVM103 - Introduction to Businness for Aviation Management (3 + 0) 6.5

Fundamentals of business, global business, small business, forms of business, functions of business, functions and skills of management, organization teamwork and communication, information technology.

AVM104 - Introduction to Management for Civil Aviation (3 + 0) 6

Management and organization, teamwork, technology and information management, production, operations management, human resources management, marketing, accounting and finance.

AVM105 - Introduction to Economics for Aviation Management I (3 + 0) 5

Economics and economic reasoning, demand, supply, market price, selected microeconomic problems, monopoly and competition, oligopoly, resource allocation, role of the pricing system in income distribution.

AVM106 - Introduction to Economics for Aviation Management II (3 + 0) 5

Macro eceonomic concepts such as national income, economic growth, and inflation, the role of money and banking, monetary and fiscal policies, conceptual tools to analyze the economic problems facing modern society.

AVM201 - Airport and Airport Equipment (3 + 0) 4.5

Airports, airport systems, the components of airport, airport organization, operational and financial management of airport, airport public administration.

AVM202 - Airline Management (3 + 0) 5

Airline planning process, airline economics, airline operating costs and productivity, airline scheduling, airline fleet assignment, airline revenue management, airline pricing structures and strategies.

AVM203 - Principles of Accounting for Civil Aviation (3 + 0) 6

Accounting concept, generally accepted accounting principles, accounting equation, accounting transaction, the accounts and recording process, balance sheet and income statement, all of the asset, equity, revenue and expense accounts transactions.

AVM205 - Ramp Handling and Passanger Services (3 + 0) 4

Load on aircraft weight and balance, the importance of balance, means for preparing the load and balance form, passenger services, aviation terminology, flight details, ticketing, check-in types

AVM206 - Logistics (3 + 0) 5

Definition of logistics and the concept of supply chain management; the functions of the logistics system; examples of logistics functions and production control, inventory, warehousing, transportation, materials handling, order processing, information handling, and procurement; the logistics system`s relationship to its environment, to other funct

AVM207 - Flight Operations (3 + 0) 4.5

Principles of aircraft weight and balance, basic aerodynamics of aircraft, load and trim sheet, communication and messages, NOTAM, slot management, flight plan.

AVM208 - Meteorology (2 + 0) 2

Layer of the atmosphere, temperature, heat, humidity, pressure and density, classification of clouds, icing, thunderstorm and turbulence concepts.

AVM210 - Organizational Behavior for Civil Aviation (3 + 0) 6

Basic concepts of organizational behavior, personality and attitudes, perceptions, problem solving and learning, work motivation, techniques for increasing motivation, work stress and stress management, group dynamics and teamwork, leadership, conflict and negotiation, organizational culture, Job and organization design, organizational decision

AVM212 - Aviation Safety and Security (3 + 0) 5

System approach to aviation safety, factors that affect aviation safety, safety management system in aviation, risk assessment, risk management, quality control and assurance, airport terminal and flight line facilities, airport security areas, new developments affecting the security of the airport.

AVM214 - Aviation Legislation (3 + 0) 4

Introduction to air law, international agreements, Turkish civil aviation legislation, the responsibility of air carriers, competition and alliances arrangements in aviation.

AVM301 - Air Traffic Rules and Services (3 + 0) 4

The concept of air traffic services, air traffic services? position within air traffic management, visual flight rules (VFR), instrument flight rules (IFR), flight information service.

AVM303 - Airline and Airport Marketing (3 + 0) 4

Marketing, marketing mix, the concept of the market for air transport services, marketing environment, airline business and marketing strategies, airport sector.

AVM306 - Quantitative Methods for Management (3 + 0) 7

Modeling, spreadsheet modeling, optimization, linear programming, integer programming, network models, transportation models, inventory models, queuing models, forecasting, multi-objective decision making.

AVM307 - Human Resources Management for Civil Aviation (3 + 0) 4

Introduction to human resources management, strategic human resources management system and its functions, job analysis, HRM planning and recruiting, training and developing employees, performance management, managing careers, job evaluation, pay bonus and incentive systems.

AVM309 - Financial Management in Businness for Aviation Management (3 + 0) 6

Maximization of shareholder wealth, financial statement, cash flow, ratio analysis, the time value of money, stock valuation, bond valuation, capital budgeting, capital investment decisions, project analysis, break-even analysis, operating leverage.

AVM310 - Navigation Aids (3 + 0) 5

Radio waves, VDF ADF systems, VOR, DME, ILS, MLS, radar systems, GPWS, TCAS, GNSS (global positioning systems), FMS, R-NAV, CNS/ATM, navigation methods, map types, calculation of distance between two points, estimation and map reading directions on the map, the effect of the wind on the flight path and the various speeds used in aviation.

AVM399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

Ground handling services, airline operations, airport terminal services, airport operations.

AVM401 - Operations Management (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to operations management, productions and operations in context, location and layout, operations planning and control, quality and operations improvement.

AVM404 - Airline Fleet Planning and Scheduling (3 + 0) 6

Airline economics, airline demand analysis, airline fleet planning, airline fleet scheduling, airline fleet assignment, airline flight operations, aircraft performance knowledge and its impact, aircraft product differentiation.

AVM406 - Aviation Management Practices (3 + 0) 9

Problem definition in aviation management, problem formulation, data collection, data analysis, development of methodology, problem solving, report writing.

AVM407 - Air Terminal Management (3 + 0) 8

Air terminal physical structure, air terminal organization structure, air terminal safety and security, operations in air terminal, terminal revenue management, terminal human resources management, budget management, aviation external services.

AVM499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 6

Ground handling services, airline operations, airport terminal services, airport operations.

KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1

Being a student at Atilim University, Student-centered programs at Atilim University, Faculty, Department presentations, Career Planning and Coop Program, Erasmus, CV writing types, Interview techniques, Effective Communication and presentation techniques, Intelligence and Personality

TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2

Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.

TURK402 - Turkish Language II (2 + 0) 2

Written expression and its genres; bibliography; sentence structure and types; misexpression; verbal expressions.

Elective Courses

ART265 - Creativity in Business Life (3 + 0) 4

Methods of creativity; using creativity in business life; overview and critique of the sector; new approaches by means of art; innovation.

ART268 - Theatrical Entrepreneurial Skills (3 + 0) 4

Developing entrepreneurial skills through the art of theater.

ART269 - Entrepreneurial World of Contemporary Art (3 + 0) 4

The function and global organisation of contemporary art, which are considered as one of the most important investment tools in the world by international institutions, the socio-economic dimension of the events and the relationship between the world of art: collector, sponsor, and entrepreunership.

ART270 - Entrepreneurship Inspired by Nature: Interdisciplinary Approaches (3 + 0) 5

Biomicicry; the natural processes of sustaining life on earth and using it as a model for social and economic innovations; the integration among the components of ecosystems: living organisms; climate, and the chemical environment;opportunities for innovative entrepreneurship practices with interdisciplinary approaches; the 21st century skills and nature?s principles for innovative and creative entrepreneurship opportunities.

AVM-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-AE3SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-AE3SP3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

AVM-GE3FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AVM-GE4FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AVM-GE4SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AVM-GE4SP2 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AVM305 - Aviation English (3 + 0) 5

International aviation terms, air transport and airport sectors, air cargo industry, airline alliances.

AVM430 - The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (3 + 0) 5

Basic definitions and classifications, limitations, packing, labelling and marking, responsibilities of shippers and operators, reporting and security.

AVM431 - Air Terminal Management (3 + 0) 5

Human resources, management systems, airport legislation and structure, airport security applications, electric and electronic systems, mechanical systems, location design in airport, terminal organizational structure, passenger bridges operation, baggage handling system (BHS), IT systems, ground handling operations, food and beverage operations, D

AVM432 - Research Methods in Aviation Management (3 + 0) 5

Definition of scientific research, importance and role in an organization; properties of scientific research, scientific research process, identification of problem and hypothesis formulation, data types, research designs (exploratory research), research designs (descriptive research), research designs (causal research), measurement and scales, questionnaire design, sampling, data processing, descriptive data analysis, reporting.

AVM433 - Airline Passenger Services I (3 + 0) 5

Organizations at the airport and service relations, airport aircraft movement locations, airline and passenger responsibilities, passenger ticket and ticket types, control of travel documents, flight check-in procedures,baggage acceptance, rules regarding

AVM434 - Airline Passenger Services II (3 + 0) 5

Filling the Property Irregularity Report (PIR), reroute, damage file (damage and pilferage-DPR reports) definition and applications, unclaimed baggage definition and applications, lost property

AVM435 - Airline Ground Operations Services I (3 + 0) 5

Informiation about general aviation information and legislation, freight and special freight codes and definitions, loading principles, preparation of load and trim sheet, load planning and loading,

AVM436 - Airline Ground Operations Services II (3 + 0) 5

Promotion of Airport Sections and Runway-Apron-Taxiway (PAT) area signs, vehicle usage rules in PAT sites, airplane parking environment, aircraft parking area, equipment serving aircraft and arrival and departure operations, foreign object damage (FOD) control, direction of aircrafts on the apron (marshalling) and issues to be considered, marshalling signs and their meaning, definition and

AVM491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 5

Worker's health and job safety regulations, safety precautions in workplace, avoiding job accidents and occupational diseases, basic first aid, safety applications.

AVM493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to airport ground handling, ground handling regulations, ground handling equipment, ground handling computer programs and software, passenger services, operation, cargo.

MAN328 - Financial Literacy and Legislation for Entrepreneurs (3 + 0) 5

Tax legislation, business law information and obligations related to legal legislation in start ups, different company and business types and selection principles, interpretation of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement).

MAN412 - Product Development and Brand Management (3 + 0) 5

Concepts of product and brand, classification of products, product strategies, new product development, strategic brand management, brand equity, branding strategies.

MAN414 - Entrepreneurship and Business Plan (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, innovative thinking techniques and types, strategic management and planing, alternative ways of launching a business, business plan and fundamental elements of busines plan, techniques of preparing a business plan, from planning to practice, marketing, production

MAN437 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Seminars (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, innovative thinking techniques, barriers of innovation, internal and external factors of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, strategic management and planing, alternative ways of launching a business, business plan and fundamental elements of busines plan

PLT421 - Accident Investigation Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Basics of accident investigation, initiating the investigation, documenting the accident scene, conducting effective interviews, event analysis, cause analysis.

Technical Elective Courses

AVM416 - Customer Relationship Management (3 + 0) 5

Customer relationship management (CRM), the CRM value chain, information technology for CRM, customer portfolio analysis, customer intimacy, creating and managing customer networks, creating value for customers, managing the customer lifecycle (customer acquisition, customer retention and development).

AVM417 - Decision Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Decision making in uncertain environments; element of decision problems, structuring of decision problems, solving decision problems, sensitivity analysis, expert judgment, multi-criteria decision models.

AVM418 - Aviation Economics and Policy (3 + 0) 5

Strategic and economic structures models of airlines, the structure of demand in airlines, models of airline fees, capacity and cost management.

AVM419 - Transportation Politics (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts related to transport and transport policy, transportation modes, transport policies in turkey and in the world.

AVM420 - Strategic Management in Airlines (3 + 0) 5

The basic concepts of strategic management, strategic management process, SWOT analysis in airlines, system approach in air transportation, airline companies and their strategic positioning, strategy development process in airlines, economic regulations related to air transport, network structure of airlines, environmental analysis of airlines, cos

AVM421 - Aviation Maintenance Management (3 + 0) 5

General concepts related to aircraft maintenance, technical regulations related to aircraft maintenance, classification of aircraft maintenance activities, forming aircraft maintenance activities, basic maintenance methods, basic maintenance program development, examination of the aircraft maintenance section in a typical airline, aircraft maintena

AVM422 - Service Systems Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to service management, building the service system, operating the service system, tools and techniques for managing service operations.

AVM423 - Revenue Management in Aviation (3 + 0) 5

Airline reservations and product distribution, passenger demand, pricing, booking class assignment, seat inventory control, scheduling and capacity management, revenue management organization.

AVM424 - Project Management (3 + 0) 5

Phases of project management, project functions (planning, staffing, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling), project management techniques (CPM, PERT, etc.), project management tools, cost control of projects, time/resource management, risk management.

AVM425 - Air Cargo Management (3 + 0) 5

The concept of air cargo, classification of air cargo companies involved in the market, evaluation of expectations for the future of air cargo market.

AVM426 - Management Information Systems (3 + 0) 5

Organizations, management and the networked enterprise, information technology infrastructure, key system applications for the digital age, building and managing systems.

AVM427 - Airport Master Planning (3 + 0) 5

Airport strategic planning, forecasting demand, terminal capacity management, airside capacity planning and management, passenger terminal design and capacity management, airport operations support and security systems, facilitation and security, passenger baggage systems.

AVM428 - Risk Management in Aviation (3 + 0) 5

Essential basics and limitations of aviation risk management, theoretical background of aviation risk management, practical implications of aviation risk management, implementation and optimization of aviation risk management.

AVM429 - Quality Management Systems (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to Quality, Lean Enterprise, Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, Control Charts for Variables, Acceptance Sampling, Reliability, Management and Planning Tools, Experimental Design.