Date(s): Feb. 25 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Strategic Leadership in Business Aviation

Professional Education Course (PEC)
Instructor: Daniel Prather

Price by Jan. 12: $490 Member | $720 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 12: $635 Member | $925 Nonmember

This course is designed to help business aviation leaders enhance their personal and professional knowledge to prepare them to lead an aviation department through changing circumstances.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

  • Develop factual and conceptual knowledge of the topics discussed as well as problem-solving capabilities
  • Lead an aviation department through changing circumstances.

Instructor Bio

Daniel Prather, PhD, is an accredited airport executive (A.A.E.) and a certified aviation manager (CAM), having served as assistant director of operations at Tampa International Airport (KTPA) from 1998 to 2006 with responsibility for the helipad (and entire airfield) and coordination of temporary helipads associated with Super Bowl XXXV in 2001. He holds a doctorate in educational leadership, a master of public administration degree, and a bachelor of commercial aviation degree. He has eight years of full-time collegiate teaching experience at Middle Tennessee State University as an associate professor of aerospace, as well as professor of aviation science and founding chair at California Baptist University. He is an instrument-rated, private pilot (SEL) with plans to begin pursuing his helicopter private pilot certificate. He has also authored two textbooks: Airport Management and FBO Management.

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