Syllabus_BA609_Abdelghany_Spring 2011

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach Campus College of Business Administration Course Syllabus BA 609 Airline Operations and Management Lecturer: Dr. Ahmed Abdelghany Office: COB 235 Voice Mail/Phone: (386) 226-6670 E-mail: ahmed.abdelghany@erau.edu Office Hours: TTH 8:30-11:00 and 2:00-4:30 Or by appointment 1
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Course Description in Catalog: An integrated study of airline operations and functions. Domestic and international regulations of air-carriers and the industry’s changing structure due to alliances and globalization are addressed. Airline economics, airline marketing and pricing, computer reservation systems., revenue management systems, fleet planning, scheduling, aircraft maintenance, finance, labor relations, organizational structures, strategic planning, and air transport and the environment are studied. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Business Foundation Courses, and/or permission of the Graduate Program Chair. Goals: This is an elective course in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program. The goals of the course can be summarized as follows: Develop an understanding of the role of management within a commercial airline and define their interaction with the main players in the air transportation industry. Understand the typical organization structure of the airline management group. Identify the different levels of decisions of airline management (strategic, planning, and operation) and highlight their interaction. Define the main tasks performed by the airline management. In particular, the business process of each task is explained together with the methods and techniques used to address these tasks. Describe the main recent changes in the commercial airline industry and reasons
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