Course Detail: MGM-2700 - Airport Sustainability and Environmental Management [MGM 2700]

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Overview

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's (ERAU) Airport Sustainability and Environmental Management provides students with an in-depth examination of sustainability pillars, definitions, regulations and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Member State compliance. Course content focuses on application to airport operations, best practices, and decision-making processes. Students will also analyze the impact of airport operations with respect to greenhouse emissions, noise, air, water pollution, and other environmental risks. This course may be taken individually or toward satisfaction of Embry-Riddle's Airport Planning, Design and Development professional education certificate program requirements.

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for those who specialize in airport planning, those who manage a functional area within airport design or management, and anyone whose career necessitates an understanding of the design and development of airports, including:

    Airport jet bridge and service vehicles
  • Airport operations managers (including airside and landside development)
  • Airport planning consultants
  • Airport planners
  • Airport/ aviation directors
  • National, regional, and local agencies and associations directing and managing airport planning and design
  • State aviation planners

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of airport planning and design in the following areas:

  • Pillars of sustainability
  • Airport operations environmental impacts
  • Environmental regulations and standards
  • Sustainability and environmental decisions at airports
  • ICAO Standards and Member State compliance best practices

Course Information

This is an online asynchronous instructor facilitated course with weekly modules and assignments, but no scheduled meeting times. Students should plan to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week working through the course. Coursework is web-based with no additional software required, although a reliable internet connection is recommended. All courses open 48 business hours in advance of each start date, and must be completed by their scheduled end dates. Digital certificates are available upon successful completion of individual courses. Printed certificates are mailed only upon completion of a full certificate program.


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