Introduction to Aviation Security (MGT550)


Course Memo

This course instructs students in the steps necessary for airport managers to maximize safety and security at their facilities. It provides an understanding of airport security requirements, rules and regulations; forming an airport security planning team; developing an airport master plan security annex; coordinating the airport security plan with a crisis and contingency plan. The course provides information on identifying assets, assessing threats, risks and security risk management options, and preparing security risk management plans. Airport character-istics and vulnerabilities are identified, as are the impacts of passengers and visitors on security. The relationship of hangars, locks, perimeter controls, lighting, signage and other identification systems to airport security is also discussed.