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2 Advances in Aviation Management Education by Dr. Dale Doreen, Director International Aviation MBA Program John Molson School of Business Concordia University 15 th Annual Canadian Aviation Safety Seminar April 14-16, 2003 Montreal, Quebec

3 Concordia Located in Montreal, Canada Founded ,000 students One of Largest and Best Business Schools in Canada Multicultural CO-OP Programs

4 5,000 students Ph.D., MSc., MBA, B.Com. Executive MBA, MBA/CFA Leader in Accounting Education Strong Disciplinary Research Accredited by AACSB Strong Links to Industry Centre for Instructional Technology

5 The State of Aviation Management Education Focus is still primarily on operations and technical training Industry sector specific: airports, airlines, civil aviation authorities etc... Little emphasis on management issues such as marketing, finance, etc...

6 The State of Aviation Management Education Only a few undergraduate programs emphasize aviation management Even fewer graduate programs Very little pedagogical material and research in aviation management Lack of established standards for aviation management education programs

7 Centre of Excellence in Aviation Management Education and Research

8 Initiatives: International Aviation MBA Program Global (e-based) Aviation MBA Program (GAMBA) International Centre for Aviation Management Education and Research (ICAMER) Aviation Management Executive Certificate

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10 Corporate Structure Proposed Board of Directors CHAIRPERSON Foreign Foreign Universities Universities(5) (5) Chairperson Air Transport Committee

11 Multi-Disciplinary Research Projects Finance & Economics Human Resources Logistics Management Multi-disciplinary Research Leading Knowledge Management & e-learning to Strategy & Governance Air Transportation Engineering New/Improved Management Tools Aviation & Corporate Law Decision Support Systems & IT Marketing

12 Second Aviation Management Education and Research Conference Montreal, 21 to 22 July 2003 Air Transport Liberalization and Restructuring: Educational and Management Challenges and Opportunities

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14 International Aviation MBA Established in partnership with IATA (1992) Only Graduate Aviation Program accredited by AACSB Integrated industry focus through formal/ongoing consultations/partnerships with :

15 International Aviation MBA Program A competitive advantage in a growing industry Unique learning environmentinternational and professional More than 70 client organizations from around the world 175 graduates

16 IAMBA Curriculum 2003

17 Global Aviation MBA Format (GAMBA)

18 Why a Global Aviation MBA (GAMBA)? To enable industry professionals and managers to remain on the job while earning their degree by taking advantage of state-of- the-art educational technologies.

19 Objective Global Aviation MBA to offer the IAMBA program by taking advantage of state-of- the-art educational technology therefore allowing participating managers to remain on the job Format: 4 semesters (2 years) Initial offerings October 2000 Next offering October courses Distance Learning 2 Week Session 2 Week Session 2 Week Session 2 Week Session

20 Global Aviation MBA Home based in Montreal with international delivery points in future State-of-the-art distance learning technologies

21 GAMBA Students Countries of Origin/Location Canada Canada Trinidad Trinidad Ecuador Ecuador Ghana Ghana Mauritius Mauritius New New Zealand Zealand France France Switzerland Switzerland Bosnia Bosnia Italy Italy India India Estonia Estonia USA USA China China Ireland Ireland Latvia Latvia Germany Germany Sweden Sweden England England Iceland Iceland Japan Japan Russia Russia Hong Kong Hong Kong Singapore Singapore South South Africa Africa

22 GAMBA First Class Environment

23 Calendar / Activity Planning

24 The Viewer Unique to Concordia Database-driven development environment

25 Course Database

26 Course Material

27 Video Capability

28 Typical GAMBA Schedule On-Campus (2 weeks) Term 1 October 12 to October 26, 2002 Distance Segment (20 weeks) October 27, 2002 to March 30, 2003 Term 2 March 31 to April 12, 2003 April 13 to August 30, 2003 Break August 31 to September 26, 2003 Term 3 September 27 to October 11, 2003 Term 4 March 15 to March 27, 2004 & August 23 to 27, 2004 October 12, 2003 to March 14, 2004 March 28 to August 22, 2004

29 Aviation Management Executive Certificate Concept

30 Training and Education as a Tool: Lack of Targeted Offering International Aviation MBA Aviation Management Executive Certificate Generic MBA Programs Generic Undergraduate Management Programs Aviation Industry Executive Development Requirements Vacuum Area Industry Non -- diploma Courses (e.g.: IATA) Generic Non - diploma Management Courses

31 Aviation Management Executive Certificate presented by the International Aviation MBA Program Concordia University Focus is leadership and entrepreneurial management in aviation Targeted at middle and senior level managers Three Options: Graduate, undergraduate, or executive program

32 Aviation Management Executive Certificate Concept

33 Committed to excellence in aviation management education and research THANK YOU! Questions/Comments?

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