Managing the Corporate Aviation Function

Managing the Corporate Aviation Function

In-Person Program

Managing the Corporate Aviation Function

Examine the challenges specific to your industry and learn how to promote high performance among team members while improving departmental productivity, efficiency, financing and equipment selection.

Overview

Develop the industry insights, management techniques and hands-on experience you need to become a high-performance leader in corporate aviation.

  • Cultivate a broad view of the corporate aviation function's impact on organizational goals and profit.
  • Blend best practices with practical considerations around aircraft acquisition, maintenance, equipment technology updates, and budget management.
  • Audit operational performance to provide meaningful feedback to direct reports and upper management.
  • Practice building trust and collaboration among team members with diverse responsibilities.

Intended For

Team Leader, Senior Management

Focus

Corporate Aviation

Available Dates

29 Mar - 3 Apr 2020

Location

Charlottesville, VA

Cost

$9,950.00

Length

6 days

Program Overview

As part of Darden's trio of aviation-centered programs, this course provides corporate aviation leaders like you invaluable opportunities to:

  • Uncover solutions to traditional and emerging challenges - particularly budgeting, financial management, and maintaining performance and operational standards among direct reports.
  • Make the most of your capital budget, reviewing alternative financing methods and your options for chartering, leasing, fractional ownership, and outright purchase of aircraft to provide the necessary flight hours for your business.
  • Interpret annual reports and financial statements, analyze the business case for corporate aviation and explore various cost allocation techniques, including user charge-back methods, so you can better manage the expense to profit margin of your department.
  • Make an informed capital budgeting business case for new aircraft.

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) members receive 10% program discount.

Outcomes & Impact

  • Broaden your perspective so you can make more competitive and strategic choices.
  • Learn to speak the language of aviation finance, to analyze capital budgets, and to make smarter allocation decisions.
  • Gain a comprehensive set of analytical techniques for realizing greater cost savings or improved service while providing necessary flight hours.
  • Discover your personal management style and how to inspire both aviation and corporate reports.

Certificates

Managing the Corporate Aviation Function counts as one credit toward a Certificate in Management. Complete this program and earn three additional credits to earn your certificate.

Completion of the program also provides a way for participants to earn initial or recertification Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) credit.

Participants

This program is designed for aspiring and experienced leaders in the aviation industry, from chief pilots to maintenance managers to executives. It will be useful to managers who want to update or expand their ability to build savvier budgets, negotiate equipment acquisition more effectively or learn new techniques for improving their bottom line.

Managing Corporate Aviation Participants

 

Faculty

Mark E. Haskins

Mark E. Haskins

Professor of Business Administration

Lynn A. Isabella

Lynn A. Isabella

Associate Professor of Business Administration

June A. West

June A. West

Associate Professor of Business Administration

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Darden Executive Education is provided by the University of Virginia
Darden School Foundation.