Mangaluru, Jun 23: Aviation is one of the fastest-growing industries in the country and across the world. Mangaluru known as an educational hub has a lot of colleges offering different streams and courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels but Srinivas University (SU), College of Aviation Studies Mangaluru is unique in offering a wide range of courses in the aviation industry to accomplish one's dreams. These courses help to move into mid or senior management roles in aviation and related industries.
An airport requires a large number of staff to work smoothly and correctly. Also, factors like safety and security, technical factors, finances also have to be taken care of. Trained people are required to manage human resources as well as financial matters, safety measures etc at an airport. This is when airport management professionals come in handy. The BBA, MBA and Doctoral programmes in airport management have been designed to train students with experienced staff from the airport.
The courses offered by Srinivas University College of Aviation Studies under under graduation are BBA-Aviation Management, BBA-Aviation and Logistic Management, BBA-Aviation Travel & Tourism Management, BTech-Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and MBA-Aviation Management.
BBA in Aviation is a programme that specifically focuses on the fundamentals of business communication, operations, economics, security etc in the aviation sector. BBA in aviation is a three-year undergraduate-level course that gives an in-depth knowledge of air transport, financial accounting, airport operations, passenger forecasting, airport planning, marketing, etc. The course also trains its students on ways to handle teams and other managerial skills.
BBA Aviation Management also covers topics like Communication Skills, Soft Skills, Front Office Operations, Management Process, Accounting, Basics of Aviation, Travel Management, Airport Operations, Crew Management, Aircraft Maintenance, Airport Security Management, Cargo Logistics Management, Aviation Law, Air Traffic Rules and Regulations, Service Marketing, Airline Business Management & Hospitality etc.
The potential of the aviation industry in terms of jobs has only increased. Various positions including aviation manager, resource manager etc can be taken up by BBA aviation graduates. Jobs in the industry are dynamic and more opportunities come by with experience. The programme is for candidates who can handle airline customers with logical reasoning skills, persistence, pleasant personality and excellent communication skills. Factors like financial security, dynamism and travel make the course a great option for aviation enthusiasts.
Srinivas University College of Aviation Studies also offers courses in the post-graduation levels. MBA in Aviation Management has been designed to provide for the demands and needs of the rapidly changing global aviation industry. Under MBA in aviation management, students receive the opportunity to acquire those abilities that would assist them to be at par with the regularly evolving aviation industry. Management graduates in aviation management are adept at discerning the critical elements of the ground, flight, cost adequacy etc in addition to the administration aptitudes that are essential for foreseeing and governing the various aviation activities.
The MBA aviation course is a tenure of two years with four semesters which cover aviation-related topics including Airport Management, Airport Structure and Types, Airport Customer Service, Introduction Flight Safety and Security, Dangerous Goods and Screening, Transportation Management, Ground Staff activities, Aviation Law and much more topics that will immense your knowledge in Aviation Management.
Job Profiles after MBA in Aviation Management are Executives, Business Systems Analysts, Airline Customer Service Agent, Retail Sales Executives, Airport Operations Manager, Zonal Business Manager, Market Research Analyst, Customer Facility Manager, Customer Care Executive, Tour Coordinator and Airport Manager.
Srinivas University also offers Doctoral & Post-Doctoral in Aviation Management that enhances and increases the knowledge in the Aviation Industry and related aspects. Researchers have numerous areas of research to choose from the aviation field. The PhD opens up the possibilities for the student to take up suitable teaching assignments as well as senior positions which get opened up for the student in the aviation industry. The minimum period for PhD is three years for full-time and four years for part-time. Applications for the Entrance test shall be invited twice a year in January and June, depending on the vacancies existing in each subject. Students who have qualified in MPhil/NET/SLET/GATE are relaxed from the Entrance exam, however, they should attend the interview.