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Airport Operations - AVAO


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

The student will be able to:

  • Describe the reasons for developing financial strategies.
  • Interpret ratios to evaluate the financial condition of a company.
  • Describe the current airline industry financial environment.
  • Explain where the financial department fits into the companies organization.
  • Explain the terms, vocabulary and concepts of financial management and accounting.
  • Explain how to assess a company's overall liquidity position both in the short-term and longer term time horizons.
  • Explain how to maximize the return on investment by allocation of financial resources.
  • Explain the purpose and intent of capital and operating planning.
  • Describe the purpose of audits.
  • Explain financial control competency as the action that a manager takes to ensure that actual results correspond to planned results.
  • Describe revenue management techniques employed at an airline.
  • Describe the economic factors used to plan such as yield management, hub and spoke network, airline alliances and reasons for the emergence low cost carriers.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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