University of Mediterranean Karpasia (UMK) Department of Civil Aviation Management, we offer associate degrees in Civil Aviation Management. One of the booming sectors of the 21st century is undoubtedly aviation. The sector pertains versatile economic and technical equipment’s and this comparably brings about enhanced value. Due to its nature, the education provided needs to entail innovative, multi-functional and versatile theoretical and practical education. In UMK we are closely monitoring the dynamic nature of the aviation sector and thereby we strive to continuously update and excel our programs to adhere to standards of EU, ICAO & IATA. Our aim is to raise students that possess competencies and skills that are shortlisted in the field of global aviation. We envision undertaking international and global strategic cooperation with various aviation bodies to enable us to create synergy in the upbringing of the distinct graduates.
BBA 101 Micro Economics
Topics in the course include; Basic Concepts of Economics, Consumer Theory: Budget Constraint, Preferences, Utility/ Choice; Demand and Changes in Demand, Consumer's Surplus, Individual and Market Demand, Intertemporal Choice, Uncertainty and Information, Theory of the Firm: Technology, Producer's Problem: Profit Maximization¬Cost Minimization, Cost Curves, Firm Supply, Industry Supply, Imperfect Competition: Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, Factor Pricing and Distribution
BBA 102 Macro Economics
National Income Accounting, Determination of National Income, Aggregate Demand and The Multiplier, Money and Modern Banking, Central Banking and the Monetary System, Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Closed Economy, Unemployment, Inflation, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Monetary System and International Finance, Monetary and Fiscal Policy in an Open Economy, Problems of Developing Economies.
BBA 103 Introduction to Business
This beginning course covers the main functions of business, including introductory information on management, organisation, marketing, production, accounting, and fınance. Within this framework, it examines the cooperative interaction of business with the social and economic environment and with other businesses.
CAT 201 Introduction to Civil Aviation
This course covers the general definition of aviation systems and aeronautical activities: aeronautical systems and elements, aircraft and their classifıcation, the aeronautical alphabet, ICO and IATA codes, introduction to airports and airport units, general characteristics of airports, types of airports, flagmen, low-cost carriers, regional carriers, general aeronautical activities, aerial navigation services, ground services, the International Civil Aviation Agreement and ICAO, other international civil aviation organizations: Euro-control, JAA, EASA.
CAT 203 Meteorology
This course provides students with an understanding of meteorological concepts and how to use these concepts in the field of aviation. They will be able to explain atmosphere, the ICAO standard atmosphere, meteorological concepts, pressure systems, the use of the altimeter, meteorological events that can occur in the atmosphere, dangerous events for flights from air masses formed on the earth and their movements. They will also be able to explain meteorological reports and the documents used in aviation.
BBA 202 Human Resource Management
This course includes employing, evaluating, developing, rewarding and effectively using human resources. In order to achieve effective results, students will examine in detail how to design methods for evaluating and rewarding employees and what kind of features they should have.
CAT 202 Flight Theory
This course aims to define basic principles related to the theory of flight through an examination of the structural and aerodynamic features of aircraft. At the end of the course, students will be able to define the physical features of air. They will also be able to explain international standard atmosphere and the theory of flight, especially the basic principles (aerostatic, aerodynamic). They will be able to classify aircraft and define infrasonic, transonic, and supersonic flights and other factors relating to aircraft.
BBA 301 Principles of Marketing
Marketing is one of the basic functions of management; this course investigates marketing concepts and systems, pricing, product, delivery channels, promotional activities, market research, market segmentation and market analysis.
BBA 305 Production and Operations Management
An introduction to the function of operations management in systems creating a product and/or service. The definition, importance, and development of operations management are covered first; then, operational strategies and efficiency are examined. Also covered are such strategic decisions as product-process design, capacity planning, choice of technology and choice of site, plant placement, job design, quality management and numerical decision models used in decision making. Middle and short-term production planning and control techniques are examined; supply chain management is introduced. It also covers reengineering, the theory of constraints, and synchronized production systems.
BBA 353 Bussiness Communication
The Communication Process, Preparation of Documents of Communication, Writing Business Documents Clearly, Accurately and Effectively, Making Oral Presentations, Having Successful Interviews
CAT 301 Air Transportation
This course introduces students to learn the basic concepts of air transportation, transportation systems and transportation sub-systems, including all general features of air transportation systems and sub-systems. At the end of the course, students will be able to explain the economic and social benefits of transportation. They will be able to compare strengths and weaknesses of transportation systems and explain the basic concepts related to air transportation. They will be able to summarize the general structure of air transportation and explain the economic and social benefits of the system. They will also understand the place and importance of airports and services in air transport and will be able to explain technical and financial arrangements in the industry.
CAT 304 Flight Operations and Performance
The course aims to identify issues needed to be specialist in flight operations and aircraft performance and the transfer of these skills to the students. By the end of the course the student: the atmosphere, aircraft weight, aircraft confıguration to learn the effects of aircraft performance, aircraft performance limits (air speed, load rating, etc.) will learn to calculate and analyse the curve of speed-drag, fuel consumption, flight distance and time calculations will be able to stay in the air, calculate takeoff and landing distances, the principles of flight operation and to define the public service, dispatcher, be able to explain the responsibilities of dispatch release and dispatch, flight operations by defining the principles of planning to arrange the fuel.
CAT 306 Airline Management
This course examines airports as facilities, how their management has changed and developed in Turkey and elsewhere, as it has come to a new understanding of how to determine and evaluate income and expense resources. Students learn to view the airport a system so that they can explain the managerial functions needed for airports and will be able to interpret today's needs and future requirements for airports in Turkey and elsewhere in the world.
GHM 210 Aviation Safety
This course aims to supply the knowledge and competence necessary to managing aviation safety. Students will study basic concepts related to aviation safety and will be able to discuss the factors affecting human performance. They will understand the concept of aviation safety as it relates to culture, using management models, software for dispatcher resource management programming, and safety management systems.
CAT 405 Aviation Security
This course examines arrangements related to aviation security and the importance of security in aviation activities. After this course: students will be able to explain the basic concepts and describe the arrangements related to aviation security. They will be able to list airport security zones and explain plans and programs related to airport security. They will also be familiar with airport security applications and will be able to discuss and evaluate new developments in aviation security.
BBA 351 Managerial Economics
This course focuses on the basic targets used in management, the mathematics used in the managerial decision-making process, tools of statistics and economics, and definitions of the most frequently encountered defaults and traps.
CAT 401 Airport Management
This course examines airports as facilities, how their management has changed and developed in Turkey and elsewhere, as it has come to a new understanding of how to determine and evaluate income and expense resources. Students learn to view the airport as a system so that they can explain the managerial functions needed for airports and will be able to interpret today's needs and future requirements for airports in Turkey and elsewhere in the world.
CSC035 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATIONS
This course explores different aspects in the history of civilizations, highlighting essential features of the topic starting from the early days. The course will touch upon different themes that help promote a better understanding of how various historical forces such as cultural, social, and political shaped the courses of civilizational developments and global interconnections in this particular time period.
CSC181 WRITING SKILLS
This course presents practical writing as a critical component for success in the workplace. In this class, students develop a foundation for designing effective messages, both written and oral, from concept to delivery. Students learn to analyse audiences, choose information, and create the most effective arrangement and channel for that message. Particularly, the course emphasizes elements of persuasive communication: how to design messages for diverse and possibly resistant audiences and how to design CV, letters, and emails.
CSC185 QUANTITATIVE METHODS
This course gives a basic introduction to mathematical and statistical methods and models, as well as their software applications for solving business problems and/or in making decisions. Includes such topics as probability and probability distributions, supply and demand decision analysis, forecasting and linear regression and other.
BBA205 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING
This course gives students a basic knowledge about Measuring and Recording Business Transactions, Business Income and Adjusting Entries, Completion of the Accounting Cycle, Accounting for Merchandising Operations, Inventories, Internal Control and Cash, Receivables, and Accounting Information Systems.
CSC028 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
This course gives the history of computer and the system of the computer. The students will learn how to analyse and transact the data into the system, programming, using some computer programmes with practice.
CSC501 PRESENTATION SKILLS
In this course students focus on developing their presentation skills through practice. It gives an introduction to the presentation, importance of presentation, tools to develop presentation and allows students to prepare and present their PowerPoint presentation.
BBA260 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
In this course, students will be introduced to quality management approach, that focuses on management and employee involvement in quality control and improvement. The specific topics include determining quality philosophy, the tools to analyse total quality management, data collection, and analysis to determine quality management in the company and quality standards.
BBA365 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
This course focuses on international trade in goods, services, and capital. It serves as an introduction to international economic issues, such as international differences in productive resources and consumer preferences and the international institutions that affect them. It seeks to explain the patterns and consequences of transactions and interactions between the inhabitants of different countries.
BBA355 BUSINESS ETHICS
In this course, students will be introduced with business ethics issues that are faced by businesses nowadays. It concentrates on ethical dilemmas, decision making, ethical and unethical behavior and other ethics issues.
CAT225 AVIATION TERMINOLOGY
The subject of this lesson is ICAO Annexes and Docs. And IATA publications, terms, abbreviations, definitions, phraseology and acronyms used in aviation. Phraseology; ICAO Document 4444, Aır traffic servıces messages; ATC phraseologies; general area control services; approach control services; radar phraseologies; alerting phraseologies; ground crew/flight crew phraseologies.
CAT333 AIRCRAFT TYPES
Subject of this lesson is, definitions; Flight operations; Aeroplane performance operating limitations ; Aeroplane instruments, equipment and flight documents; Aeroplane communication and navigation equipment; Aeroplane flight crew; Flight operations officer/flight dispatcher; Cabin crew; Security; Altimetry system performance requirements for operations in RVSM airspace; Flight time and flight duty period limitations; First-aid medical supplies; Aeroplane maintenance.
GHM402 Aviation Seminar
This project will be one of the Aircraft Performance presentations
BBA188 DECISION MAKING
Decision-making concepts and theories/decision making under uncertainty/risk analysis / analytical models for data analysis/decision criteria
BBA363 COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES
Effective verbal and non-verbal communication; body language and its function in communication/tonation and voice control/communication styles/feedback, questioning and promising / role of cultural differences in communication
GHM205 Trade Low in Aviation
This course focus, the branch of law that concerns flight, air travel, and associated legal and business concerns, IATA, ICAO, EUROCONTROL, IFAPLA, EASA, JAA, pilot rights, passenger rights, aircraft accidents, aviation insurance, aviation transportation and civil aviation investigation board.
GHM402 Aviation Seminar
This project will be one of the Airport Design and Planning presentations.
BBA280 DIVERSITY AND ORGANISATION
Understanding diversity / understanding stereotypes vs biases / changing personal approach / encouraging workplace changes/ preventing and coping with discrimination / dealing with complaints
BBA514 LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
Introduction to logicstics / supply chain management/ distribution management/ inventory management / transportation management / international logistics/ sustainable supply chains/ supply chain finance/ logistics IT/ outsourcing logistics / integrating logistics with strategic management
BBA371 ART AND LETTER
Writing effective professional letters / example of letters – application, interview, correspondence, cover letter / formatting
BBA512 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
The Communication Process / Preparation of Documents of Communication / Writing Business Documents Clearly, Accurately and Effectively / Making Oral Presentations / Having Successful Interviews
BBA516 BUDGETING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
Introduction to financial budgeting concepts / types of functions / capital budgeting / cash budget/ operating budget/ principle budget/ profitability index/ internal rate of return
BBA366 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Small business formation and management / Theories of entrepreneurship / characteristics and types of entrepreneurs / creativity / family business as SMEs / Strategical Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing, Finance and Communication practices in SMEs/ Entrepreneurship / Success Stories
BBA417 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Introduction to project management / methodology/documentation/ tools in project management / system development life cycle / planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation phases / project management asessment
BBA515 RISK ANALYSIS
Introduction to risk analysis / industry risk/ business risks/ financial risks/ management risks / project risks / tools and frameworks for risk analysis / strategic focus / Operational risks