AVG 102 - Leadership in Aviation

Course Description

This course identifies and develops leadership characteristics specifically applicable to professional pilots. This course is designed to teach students how to combine strong technical knowledge, aeronautical decision-making and ethics to be a successful leader and contributor in the aviation industry. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

AVF 111, may be taken concurrently.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the fundamental elements of leadership relating to their role as pilots.
  • Describe the effects technical knowledge, decision-making and ethics have on the safe operation of aircraft.
  • Incorporate effective leadership principles with real world scenarios.
Human Dimension:
  • Recognize how their communication skills, technical knowledge and personal conduct affect the safety of flight.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Describe why leadership is necessary in the aviation industry to enhance safety and efficiency.
  • Reflect on how their actions impacts the non-flying community.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Analyze the effectiveness of leadership attributes in dynamic situations common to pilots.
  • Incorporate their own positive study habits as they prepare for recurrent training requirements of the FAA.
  • Recognize the importance of self-study in keeping current in their profession.