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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

AVM399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AVM440 - Aircraft Coordination and Flight Operations (3 + 0) 5

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

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.

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.