The course structure begins by looking at the requirements that businesses have in managing their operations, particularly those that relate to financial performance.
Then the different aspects of finance are reviewed and in particular how financial information is obtained and presented. Principally this means understanding financial statements, profit and loss accounts, balance sheets and cash flow statements.
This then allows the course to focus on the airline industry in particular with case studies to be analysed to see how the knowledge obtained in this course can be used to enable appropriate performance.
Who is it for?
The course is aimed at postgraduate students, but does not assume prior understanding of finance. Designed for anyone working in the airline industry, but particularly managers responsible for performance, to benefit from an understanding of finance and evaluate the performance of their organisation and others it competes with.
Modules will run from 09:00-17:00 on the first two days and from 09:00-13:00 on the final day (UK time).
The module begins with two and a half days of lecture input and case study analysis. Following that, students can read recommended material to supplement their understanding.
The module will be delivered online.
The course will provide those who attend with and understanding of finance and accounting that will enable them to apply their understanding not only to the airline industry but also to their own finances.