Date(s): March 3 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
March 4 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Helicopter Maintenance Management
Professional Education Course (PEC)
Instructor: Kent Langenwalter
Price by Jan. 13: $555 Member | $825 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 13: $710 Member | $1040 Nonmember
Successfully managing a helicopter maintenance company requires knowledge that commonly falls outside the scope of experience of most technically oriented helicopter maintenance personnel. This course will help maintenance personnel make the transition from technician to manager. It covers managing a maintenance organization, including developing management skills, constructing a budget, maintaining inventory, and communicating with other departments. Current and aspiring maintenance managers will receive the necessary tools to serve their organizations more effectively. This course meets the requirements for renewal of inspection authorization certificates.
Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, attendees will have learned:
- Techniques for managing people
- Decision-making based on objective information
- Inventory management, budget development, and asset management
- Basic financial management and accounting skills
- Regulations affecting maintenance organizations.
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Kent Langenwalter is an associate professor of aviation systems technology at Guilford Technical Community College. His aviation background spans more than 48 years, with experience serving as a crew chief; heading maintenance management organizations, including production control and quality control sections; and holding various other maintenance positions in the US Army. His aircraft experience includes rotary-wing (helicopters) and general aviation aircraft, the Boeing 727, and the DC-10. Kent holds an FAA A&P certificate and a federal communications license with radar endorsement. He has a master’s degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.