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.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.