Course Title: Aviation Strategy in the Global Context

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Aviation Strategy in the Global Context

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

AERO2408

City Campus

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

AERO2408

City Campus

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 1 2022

AERO2492

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 16

AERO2492

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 17,
Offsh3 18,
Offsh3 19,
Offsh3 20,
Offsh3 21,
Offsh3 22

Course Coordinator: Dr George Jiang

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4551

Course Coordinator Email: george.jiang@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO2409 Managing the Engineering Environment or equivalent.
AERO2381 Aviation Industry Environment or equivalent.
 


Course Description

This course focuses on the strategic role of the manager, emphasising insights relating to the process of strategy development. You will learn to develop skills in influencing an organisation to achieve its goals or mission


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following program learning outcomes (PLOs):

Needs, context and systems

  • Identify, interpret and analyse stakeholder needs, establish priorities and the goals, constraints and uncertainties of the system (social, cultural, legislative, environmental, business etc.), using systems thinking, while recognising ethical implications of professional practice.

Coordination and communication

  • Communicate and coordinate proficiently by listening, speaking, reading and writing English for professional practice, working as an effective member or leader of diverse teams


Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  • CLO 1: Analyse and explain the strategic management process, the benefits of strategic management, and the importance of strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation for an organisation
  • CLO 2: Analyse and discuss the importance of competitive strategies and level of strategies
  • CLO 3: Determine organisational external and internal factors influencing the behaviour of an organisation and individuals
  • CLO 4: Identify and discuss the important of corporate direction, culture, constraints, strategy control and corporate governance issues
  • CLO 5: Evaluate and analyse global strategies for a business and distinguish and the roles and function of the various national and international aviation-related organisations
  • CLO 6: Identify and discuss the strategies to achieve effective group interaction and facilitate organisational effectiveness for large business and SMEs


Overview of Learning Activities

You will learn this course through pre-recorded lectures, directed reading, class room discussion, and investigative research. The learning process is reinforced through problem-based learning using case studies.


Overview of Learning Resources

Course-related resources will be provided on Canvas. These will include course notes, pre-recorded lectures, and other learning materials generated by the course lecturer(s), references, and approved links to useful material on external websites.


Overview of Assessment

This course has no hurdle requirements.


The assessment tasks are in one of two schedules: A or B. You will be advised at the start of the teaching period which of the two schedules apply for any given teaching period and location.

Schedule A

Assessment item:  Assignment 1 (individual essay)
Weighting of final grade:  30%
Related course learning outcomes:  1, 2, 3

Assessment item:  Assignment 2 (group report) 
Weighting of final grade:  45%
Related course learning outcomes:  4,5

Assessment item:  Assignment 3 (Individual reflection paper)
Weighting of final grade:  25%
Related course learning outcomes:  1,2,3,4,5,6

Schedule B (Hong Kong offering AERO2552)

Assessment item:  Assignment 1 (individual essay) 
Weighting of final grade:  25%
Related course learning outcomes:  1, 2, 3

Assessment item
:  Assignment 2 (group report) 
Weighting of final grade:  35%
Related course learning outcomes:  4,5

Assessment item
: Final exam
Weighting of final grade:  40%
Related course learning outcomes:  1,2,3,4,5,6