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Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Aviation Leadership (24 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: GC-AVL

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Leadership program focuses on developing leadership competencies for individuals who wish to advance their careers in aviation. Participants will be exposed to innovative leadership practices, diverse workplace leadership, effective communication and negotiation, and data analytics. The Program uses a learner-centered instructional methodology, fostering a deeper understanding of aviation-related concepts and empowering learners to integrate what they have learned about leadership into immediate practice. Courses are also designed to focus on problem-solving skills and critical thinking. Courses incorporate aviation-related simulations, experiential activities, case studies, and guest speakers who are industry leaders with expertise in airlines, airports, air navigation, aerospace manufacturing, and other related areas.

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management : Focus on main concepts and theories of project management from initiation to close-out. Topics include: project life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementing, monitoring, controlling, close-out and ethics. The concepts presented apply to projects of various sizes, types and degrees of complexity.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Chasse, Andrew; Samia, Maroun (Fall) Gauthier, Sylvain (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Open to students currently in a program. Not open to Special Students.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • CIAM 550 Commun and Networking Skills for Aviation Professionals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CIAM : This course focuses on the tools and techniques required by aviation professionals to analyze, interpret and effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders in various contexts. It also provides participants with the opportunity to develop and hone their presentation skills. Topics include: persuasion and influence, collaboration, situation appraisal, business networking, oral and written communication, risk and crisis communication, digital communication, and cross-cultural communication.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Leadership only.

  • CIAM 552 Analytics and Bus. Intelligence for Aviation Professionals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CIAM : This course focuses on the practical application of concepts, knowledge, and computational techniques of data analytics to identify and solve business problems and improve organizational decision making in the aviation industry. Students will analyze and interpret data, and apply insights obtained from inside and outside aviation-related organizations to optimize strategic decision-making and improve operations, productivity and business results.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Leadership only.

  • CORG 551 Behaviour in Organizations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : The implications for management and the essential concepts of social psychology such as motivation, perception, attitude change and organization. Group and organizational dynamics will be the major emphasis of the course. Classroom discussion and student participation is encouraged.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Firsova, Nadège (Fall) Firsova, Nadège (Winter)

  • CPL2 532 Leading Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : Leading and managing change issues, including the leader as a change agent and the change process itself. Various models of change and change leadership will be reviewed, as well as follower reluctance or resistance to change and strategies that leaders can use to gain follower commitment.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Saggers, Robert E (Fall)

  • CPL2 533 Developing Leadership Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : This course presents an overview of leadership theories and applications. It provides students with an understanding of why and how leadership skills are critical to organizational success. Students will learn to apply and develop their own leadership skills to work effectively with others in an organizational setting.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Hunter, James Beatty (Winter)

  • CPL2 534 Leading in Diverse and Global Workplaces (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : Exploring leadership within a global and diverse context. A variety of trends that have made managing workforce diversity an essential competency for future leaders are reviewed, as are the emerging skills that managers need to develop to succeed in a global environment.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Kennedy, John (Fall)

  • CPL2 552 Strategic Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Policy : Includes analysis of major forces driving organizations, explores mission development, goal selection, corporate strategy, policy formulation for the benefit of all stakeholders. Discusses situations confronting senior managers in the competitive environment, includes topics such as the identification and evaluation of strategic alternatives, the management of control processes for increased productivity, etc.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Hollingworth, Mark (Fall) Hollingworth, Mark (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Advanced student

Note: The courses in this program have an aviation focus.

School of Continuing Studies—2021-2022 (last updated May. 27, 2021) (disclaimer)
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