PPM621 - Project & Finance Management in Aviation

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Subject Title
Project & Finance Management in Aviation

Subject Description
MS Project is used to develop an implementation plan for a SMS or SeSMS Program in a test organization to document as a course project by the students. They will utilize all components of MS Project including use of Gantt Charts, Resource usage, dependence and overall project views. The Aviation Finance involves developing a department budget for a safety program and  is taught to the students enforcing the importance of planning, costing of material, manpower and budget preparation. Sample Business Case Preparation Projects form a component of the course. 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Document a SMS or SeSMS Program Implementation using MS Project
2. Utilize Gantt charts – flows and accountability in Management Meetings
3. Expand on Project principles and challenges in a project environment
4. Create a Budget for a Safety Department in an Aviation Organization
5. Explain the Aviation Budget and Financial statements vs the Department Budget
6. Create a Request for Quote ( RFQ) and be able to evaluate responses  

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.