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Aerospace / Aviation

Aerospace / Aviation

Today's global aviation industry needs dynamic and sound management to meet the challenges it faces.

Coventry University will be delivering a programme of five-day, intensive, short-block courses to professionals in the aerospace industry. These courses explore the nature and implications of challenges within aviation. Delegates will develop the skills and mind-set needed to meet these challenges and they will gain key leadership and strategic management skills neccessary for future executive careers.

Leading academics will deliver this exclusive suite of courses, with an international perspective. This is an ideal way for pilots, engineers and other aviation professionals to move into a management role. Completion of these courses will help managers already in the industry, or those wishing to join from outside, accellerate their careers.

Human factors and safety management

(code: HSM5D1718)

Course summary:

This course provides an overview of the organisation-wide (e.g. airline) safety management function, where the emphasis is on risk management and avoiding (or managing) error across operations. Delegates will also be given an introduction to approaches for investigating the human factor aspects of aviation accidents  and incidents.

Details:

  • Organisation-wide safety management
  • Principles of airline and airport safety management
  • Models of accident causation
  • Safety culture and safety climate
  • Safety management systems
  • Reporting systems
  • Collecting and analysing human factors incident and accident data

Who should attend?:

These courses are designed to develop strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the aviation industry today. As such, they are an ideal route for professionals already working in the aviation industry who wish to broaden their skills. It is also relevant to professionals in other disciplines, keen to develop their understanding of business and management within a complex environment and who may be seeking a transfer to a managerial position within the aviation industry. 

Duration: 5 days

 

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Aviation safety, security and emergency planning

(code: ASS5D1718)

Course summary:

This course considers issues relating to aviation safety and security, covering factors such as identifying risks and hazards and the system hierarchy in respect to the roles and management of safety and security risk. The course is based upon an integrated emergency management approach, which includes identifying systems, processes and procedures, which identify, prevent and manage occurrences.

The course also considers the international requirements for incident reporting, the use of data and the relevance of human factors in safety and security.

The aim of this course is to develop a broad understanding of the aspect of aviation safety and security, from identifying risks and hazards; the system and legislative hierarchy, which aims to prevent incidents by incorporating preventative and mitigating measures, systems and procedures; and the significance of human factors in relation to security and safety.

Details:

  • Integrated emergency management
  • Air traffic and aircraft safety systems 
  • Airport and airline safety
  • Safety and security
  • Introduction to human factors

Who should attend?:

These courses are designed to develop strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the aviation industry today. As such, they are an ideal route for professionals already working in the aviation industry who wish to broaden their skills. It is also relevant to professionals in other disciplines, keen to develop their understanding of business and management within a complex environment and who may be seeking a transfer to a managerial position within the aviation industry.

Duration: 5 days

 

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Decision making and error in aviation 

(code: DME5D1718)

Course summary:

This five day course introduces delegates to the major schools of thought in the study of decision making and the processes for improving aviation decision making. The nature of error, its root causes and methods by which it may be mitigated are explored within an aviation context. 

Details:

  • Decision making
  • Classical decision making
  • Naturalistic decision making
  • Improving decision making
  • Decision errors

Who should attend?:

These courses are designed to develop strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the aviation industry today. As such, they are an ideal route for professionals already working in the aviation industry who wish to broaden their skills. It is also relevant to professionals in other disciplines, keen to develop their understanding of business and management within a complex environment and who may be seeking a transfer to a managerial position within the aviation industry.

Duration: 5 days

 

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Global issues in the aviation industry 

(code: GAI5D1718)

Course summary:

This course provides the opportunity for delegates to explore a wide range of topical issues that affect the operation and management of an airline and the development of the industry as a whole. These include advances in aviation international and national legal and regulatory framework, aviation safety and security, industries challenges in competition and infrastructure, technology, human factors, political and environmental issues. 

Details:

  • Pollution and environmental management
  • Airport security
  • Human factors in aviation
  • Health and safety
  • Travel and tourism

Who should attend?:

These courses are designed to develop strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the aviation industry today. As such, they are an ideal route for professionals already working in the aviation industry who wish to broaden their skills. It is also relevant to professionals in other disciplines, keen to develop their understanding of business and management within a complex environment and who may be seeking a transfer to a managerial position within the aviation industry.

Duration: 5 days

 

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Airline strategy, finance and economics 

(code: ASF5D1718)

Course summary:

This course develops delegates understanding of the strategic, financial and economic aspects of airlines and examines their strategies and environments and determines how they may improve and grow.  It examines the demand for airlines, together with their costs, revenues, pricing and investigate key strategic, financial and economic trends, problems and developments  for airlines. 

Details:

  • Airline strategy
  • Airline finance
  • Airline economics

Who should attend?:

These courses are designed to develop strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the aviation industry today. As such, they are an ideal route for professionals already working in the aviation industry who wish to broaden their skills. It is also relevant to professionals in other disciplines, keen to develop their understanding of business and management within a complex environment and who may be seeking a transfer to a managerial position within the aviation industry.

Duration: 5 days

 

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Airport operations

(code: AOP5D1718)

Course summary:

This course explores airports as complex systems aimed at delivering a service to different stakeholders; airlines, passengers, owners and other service providers. The course aims to provide delegates with the requisite knowledge and skills to enable them to understand the management of both the operation and the development of an airport. Physical characteristics and environmental and economic factors place constraints on the capacity and operation of an airport in terms of the movement of aircraft, the services provided to airlines and the usage of passenger and cargo terminals. Delegates are invited to analyse these constraints and evaluate possible solutions.

Details:

  • Airport physical structure
  • Management of airport operations and finance
  • Airspace and aircraft management
  • Passenger operations
  • Airport development and expansion

Who should attend?:

These courses are designed to develop strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the aviation industry today. As such, they are an ideal route for professionals already working in the aviation industry who wish to broaden their skills. It is also relevant to professionals in other disciplines, keen to develop their understanding of business and management within a complex environment and who may be seeking a transfer to a managerial position within the aviation industry

Duration: 5 days

 

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