Singapore University of Social Sciences

Airport Administration & Finance

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Science & Technology

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

The student will be presented with an opportunity for advanced study of the organizational, political, and financial administration of public and private civil use airports. Areas of emphasis include: public relations management, safety and security issues, employee organizational structures, financial and accounting strategies, revenue and expense sources, economic impacts of airport operations, airport performance measurement standards, and current trends and issues of direct concern to airport administrators.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.

Topics

  • Review of airport management functions
  • Local, regional, and federal regulations and policies
  • Airport management relationships with airline management and other tenants
  • Airport finance
  • The airport privatization trend and current airport ownership models
  • Airport performance measurement
  • Environmental and economic contributions by airports
  • Airport marketing and public relations Issues

Learning Outcome

  • Interpret the Federal Aviation Administration relevant policies and regulations regarding airport operations.
  • Understand the changing commercial airline industry and the relationships with airport management.
  • Distinguish between the various financial approaches employed by airport management.
  • Discuss the trend towards privatization of airports and the effect on airport polices and administration.
  • Explain the different ownership models of public use airports.
  • Assess the effectiveness of airport management strategies through a variety of performance measurement methodologies.
  • Understand the various environmental federal regulations; the airport contribution to the local environment and the strategies employed to address environmental issues.
  • Review a range of marketing methods used by airport management.
  • Examine the relationship between airport management and the surrounding community.
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