2014 Unit of Study

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Airline Strategy and Supply Chains
UoS Code ITLS6400
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Corequisites ITLS5000 (or TPTM5001) or ITLS5100 (or TPTM6241)
Prohibitions TPTM6160
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 6 x 3.5 hr lectures, 3 x 3.5 hr seminars, 3 x 3.5 hr workshops. Refer to timetable for full details.
Assessment Assignments (50%), quiz (10%), presentation (20%), exam (20%)
Description Aviation is an international growth industry offering extensive commercial and employment opportunities in airlines, airports, banks, consultancies and other players along the aviation supply chain. This unit covers all aspects of international business and management along the aviation value chain from consumer, producer and investor perspectives. Students develop an understanding of the economics of operating airlines and other aviation entities, including implications of competitive strategies for the development of hubs and networks. The growth in air traffic particularly in the Asia/Pacific region is placing strains on aviation capacity and the unit thus covers forecasting and the role of the private sector in airline/airport development. The unit also examines the management and logistics of air services in remote regions. As a result of our strategic partnership with CAPA, students will have access to industry data bases, company information and aviation contacts/networks.