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Course Code: 
ATH 411
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Area Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
Make the student familiar with the dynamics of airports around the world and explain the relationships between the airlines and these monopolistic establishments
Course Content: 

Revenue structures, business models, charges , environmental concerns , safety security aspects of airports and an outlook at world airports

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Simulation, 5: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
: Testing, B: Presentation, C: Homework, D: Project, E: Laboratory

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

  1. Explains how airports function

3,4,13

1,2,3

A,C

  1. Shows monopolistic relationships

3,5,8

1,2,3

A,C

  1. Displays revenue generating possibilities

9,11,12

1,2,3

A,C

  1. Asserts importance of pressures on airports

12,13

1,2,3,

A,C

  1. Points to policies-models in a/p management

4,11

1,2,3

A,C

  1. Alerts to safety-security issues

8,11

1,2,3

A,C

 

 

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

General Outlook

Introduction

2

Introduction To Airport Business

What Are Airports

3

Major İssues At Airports

Problem Areas

4

Airport Cost & Revenue Structures

Costs/Revenues

5

Aeronautical Charges & Pricing Policies

Monopolies

6

Developing Commercial Strategies

Marketing Of Airports

7

 Airports & The Environment

Pressures

8

Maximizing Concession Revenue

Non Aviation Activities

9

Monitoring Performance & Efficiency

Benchmarking

10

Comparative Analysis Europe Vs. USA

Differences

11

Airports in The Developing World

Another View

12

Policies in Turkey

Politics

13

Future Outlook

Uncertainty

14

Visit / Guest Speaker

Experience

15

Final Exam

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Alexander T. Wells, Airport Planning & Management, Mc. Graw-Hill

Additional Resources

www.airporthaber.com and other aviation news media

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Power Point Presentations

Assignments

A current topic each semester analyzed

Exams

Midterm / Quiz / Final Exam

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

60

Quizzes    OR Assignment

2

40

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

To have a good understanding of the basic concepts in tourism and hotel management

 

 

 

 

x

 

2

To grasp and be aware of the regional, national and international dimensions of tourism and hotel management

 

 

 

 

x

 

3

To achieve  a reasonable level of knowledge in the tourism and hospitality management on ethics, basic values, legislation  and principles

 

 

 

x

 

 

4

To be aware of the specific dynamics of the service industry and learn the professional standards of perfection

 

 

 

 

x

 

5

To have a conducive character for teamwork, be a problem solver as well as show leadership capabilities and ability to establish contact with specialists in other areas of interest

 

 

x

 

 

 

6

To be fluent in verbal communication and writing capacities in at least two foreign languages.

 

 

x

 

 

 

7

Be able to adapt to varying cultures and languages  received from experienced professors equipped with  international experience in professional and academic backgrounds

 

 

 

x

 

 

8

To have personal, humanitarian, technical, and behavioral capabilities.

 

 

 

x

 

 

9

To have coordinating capacities in interdisciplinary applications (i.e administration commerce, representation, aviation, logistics..etc..)

 

 

 

x

 

 

10

To be able to carry out qualitative and quantitative research methods in tourism and hospitality management for producing projects.

 

 

 

x

 

 

11

To be equipped adequately in  the tourism and hospitality industry from professional, academic, technical, intellectual and cultural points of view.

 

 

 

x

 

 

12

To be able to evaluate concepts, ideas and data in the tourism sector with scientific methods, identify complicated problems and topics to analyze and discuss them and come up with solutions based on research and evidence.

 

 

 

x

 

 

13

To  become an expert in one of the specialization areas of the tourism industry (i.e: congress and lodgings management, aviation management, gastronomy, social and humanitarian sciences)

 

 

 

x

 

 

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

3

45

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

10

3

30

Mid-terms

1

20

20

Homework

1

10

10

Final examination

1

20

20

Total Work Load

 

 

145

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5,8

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

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