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Aviation Micro Credentials Spring 2024 | University of Limerick | 25% funding available

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Aviation Micro Credentials Spring 2024 | University of Limerick

 

25% funding available

MicroCreds are short, University accredited, assessed and enterprise powered qualifications. These bite-sized courses allow learners to control their own professional development while enabling companies to nurture and retain top talent and increase their competitive advantage.  All three are NFQ level 9s and will be delivered online on a part-time basis.   If you are looking to upskill in this area but don't have the time to commit to a full programme, this may be the option for you.  

Follow the links below to apply or register your interest

Module Title : Integrated Risk Management 

Commencement Date:  Spring 2024

Module Code: IN6002

Qualification: 6 ECTS @NFQ Level 9

Duration: 11 weeks online

Funded Cost : €1,125  (full cost without funding €1500) | Email maeve@icbe.ie  for details on funding criteria

 Overview

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how financial institutions deal with and co-ordinate different aspects of their risk exposure.
  • Apply re/insurance contracts, captive strategies and financial instruments in the management of corporate risk exposures.
  • Evaluate the limitations of current risk modelling and control techniques.
  • Calculate Value-at-Risk (VAR) estimates using parametric, historical or Monte Carlo Simulation VAR techniques.
  • Integrate behavioural finance theory into risk management strategies in financial institutions.
  • Summarise the development of alternative risk transfer techniques
  • Develop a critical way of thinking about risk management problems and adopt the right set of tools to analyse and deal with those problems in the best way.

For more details and to apply go to :

https://www.ul.ie/gps/courses/integrated-risk-assessment

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Module Title : Fleet Planning

Commencement Date:  Spring 2024

Module Code : ME5072

Qualification: 3 ECTS @NFQ Level 9

Duration: 11 weeks online

Funded Cost : €1,125  (full cost without funding €1500). |  Email maeve@icbe.ie  for details on funding criteria

 Overview

This module will introduce the student to the key aspects of jet aeroplane fleet planning, focusing on the aircraft product and its performance capabilities. The objectives of this module are to provide students with a basic understanding of the key decision criteria for aircraft fleet planning. It will also introduce airworthiness and operational regulations and standard aircraft documentation. Students will also gain a technical understanding of the aircraft product including the cockpit, cabin systems cargo holds, engines, airframe structure, weight and balance, flight controls and other systems. structure, weight and balance, flight controls and other systems. Airworthiness, operational regulations and standard aircraft documentation will be introduced in this module.

Topics which will be introduced during the course of this module are:  Fleet Planning within the Airline; An Industry Overview; Fleet Selection Process; Market Evaluation; Productivity Micro; & Macro Approaches; Segmentation & Spill; The Product; The Airline Product; The Aircraft Product; Aircraft Performance; Importance of Performance Weights; Payload Range Aircraft Fit; Aircraft Economics; Importance of Aircraft Economics; Costs Classified; Drivers of Operational Economics

Learning outcomes:

On the successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the aeroplane product, demonstrating a technical understanding of the aeroplane’s cockpit, cabin systems, cargo holds, engines, airframe structure, weight and balance, flight controls and other systems.
  • Explain the importance of airworthiness and operational regulations/specifications (i.e., FAR/CS 25, EU-OPS, 1/JAR-OPS 1) and standard aircraft documentation (e.g., operations/operating manual, minimum equipment list, maintenance planning).
  • Analyse the key performance parameters of the aeroplane including the payload range envelope, take-off and landing distances and en-route performance (altitude and cruise speed) taking into account the influence of winds and atmospheric conditions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) as a model for aircraft performance.
  • Explain the fuel planning policies and associated regulations (FAR 121, ICAO Annex 6, EU-OP 1/JAR Ops 1 including ETOPS).
  • Conduct basic valuation and depreciation analyses.
  • Appreciate the different factors that influence aeroplane selection for various carriers and the key decision criteria for aircraft fleet planning and their relative importance.

 

For more details and to apply go to : https://www.ul.ie/gps/courses/fleet-planning

 

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Module Title : Legal Aspects of Aviation Leasing and Finance

 Commencement Date:  Spring 2024

Module Code: LA5082

Qualification: 6 ECTS @NFQ Level 9

Duration : 11  weeks online

Funded Cost : €1,125  (full cost without funding €1500)  | Email maeve@icbe.ie  for details on funding criteria

 Overview

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to

  • Demonstrate an understanding of  basic contract law principles in terms of formation, enforceability and remedies
  • Appreciate the difference characteristics of aviation leasing contracts
  • Assess the most appropriate form of credit or lease agreement to specific aviation situations.
  • Comprehend the liability of the parties to aviation finance and leasing contracts arising both from the agreement and from the external legal environment.
  • Identify the primary security interests that can be created over mobile assets such as aircraft and engines.
  • Appreciate the different options available to resolve disputes that arise in aviation finance and leasing, including both judicial and ADR mechanisms
  • Connect the different interests of parties to a standard aviation finance and leasing agreement.
  • Question the extent to which the legal framework provides protection for both parties to the financing and leasing agreement
  • Engage with the international environment in aviation regulation
  • Appreciate the unique nature of aviation finance and leasing in a legal context

For more details and to apply go to :

https://www.ul.ie/gps/courses/legal-aspects-of-aviation-leasing-and-finance

 

Email maeve@icbe.ie  for funding information

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