Providing an overview in management, planning, processes and operations in air transport, the lecture shall enable students to operate and lead a unit within that industry. In addition, the modules provide a good understanding for other transport modes and are a sort of "Mini MBA" (topics see below). Ideally, students complete first "Basics of Air Transport" yet there is no requirement for it.
After completion of the course, they shall be familiar with tasks, processes and interactions and have the ability to understand implications of developments in the airlines industry and its environment. This shall enable them to work within the air transport industry.
Overall concept: This lecture builds on the content of lecture "Basics of Air Transport" (151-0227-00L) and provides deeper insights into the airline industry and managment practises. The lecture is taught by svereal different experts from Lufthansa, SWISS, and Federal Office of Civil Aviation.
Weekly: 1h independent preparation; 2h lectures and 1 h exercises with an expert in the respective field