Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 5
Year | Type of course unit | Language
2 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
135 | 60
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Syllabus: Module 1 - Introductory Aspects Module 2 - The Management of 2.1 Airports - Airport as Business Unit 2.2 - The Airport Marketing 2.3 - Operational Management of Airports 2.4 - SMS - Safety Management System Module 3 - The Economic and Management 3.1 Financial - The Financial and Economic Management of Airports 3.2 - Management of Commercial Airports Module 4 - The role of new technologies in the management of airports and air transport intermodality Module 5 - Air Transport Management
Learning objectives of the course: The syllabus of the course of Airport Management were selected and broadcasting techniques chosen so that it was possible to achieve at the end of each semester, the following objectives: To prepare future professionals to perform functions the different service providers that comprise the airport system: airlines, ground handling agents or regulators, adopting attitudes aligned with the new strategies of participatory management. 2. Building employment opportunities for high profile coach, a sector highly dynamic and has good prospects for development in the near future. 3. Create opportunities for research work and train teachers in airport management.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
The teaching methodology is based on lectures in which the contents of the exhibition is supported by the projection of documents produced powerpoint disclosed in advance to the students. The prior reading of these brackets allows them to track, more effectively, the discussion of the issues at stake and have, during class ability to raise questions. The discussion and the opinions issued by the students are strongly encouraged to stimulate and enhance critical understanding and motivation of options. At the end of each of the main themes, students are invited, through the realization of practical applications, also disclosed with the modules, to reflect, in groups, and prepare answers to the questions raised. The proposals of the different groups are then evaluated on the floor of the class not only to validate their choices but also to confront different views of the same theme.
John G. Wensveen; "Air Transportation", Ashgate, 7 edition (November 1, 2011) ISBN-10: 1409430634 Managing Airports: An International Perspective. Anne Graham (Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001; Alexander T. Wells, "Airport Planning & Management", McGraw-Hill Professional; 5 edition (January 1, 2004) ISBN-10: 0071413014 Seth Young, Alexander Wells; AIRPORT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT; McGraw-Hill Professional; 6 edition (March 15, 2011) ISBN-10: 007175024X Ashford, N.; Airport Operations, McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 edition (December 1, 1996) ISBN-10: 0070030774 1) Strategic Management in the Aviation Industry by Werner Delfmann, Herbert Baum, Stefan Auerbach and Sascha Albers. ICAO Doc 9859