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Coming of Age: Sustainability in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry is a Course

Coming of Age: Sustainability in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry

Ended Apr 14, 2019

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Full course description

Course Date:

Mar 25 - Apr 14, 2019


3 weeks


2-4 hrs/week



Course Type:



Badge, Certificate (free)


This course presents an overview of sustainability in the aviation and aerospace industry. Topics include defining sustainability and application within the aviation/aerospace industry. The value and benefits of environmental management, corporate social responsibility, and economic sustainability for the aviation/aerospace industry will be explored to determine strategies and suggested best practices for implementation in any type of aviation or aerospace organization.


  • Relate the three pillars of sustainability to aviation and aerospace organizations
  • Explain the benefits of sustainable principles to aviation and aerospace entities
  • Examine environmental actions associated with sustainable aviation and aerospace companies
  • Identify the role of social responsibility in aviation and aerospace industries
  • Analyze initiatives that contribute to economic sustainability in aviation and aerospace organizations
  • Assess organizational strategies to promote sustainable practices
  • Select the best practices associated with sustainable aviation and aerospace organizations

Target Audience: Lifelong learners, professional development for aviation/aerospace professionals.

Course is offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Course Instructors

Dr. Patti Clark

Dr. Patti Clark

Lead Instructor

Dr. Patti Clark is an Assistant Professor and Program Chair for the MS in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide.

Dr. Bettina Mrusek

Dr. Bettina Mrusek


Dr. Mrusek is a full-time faculty member for the College of Aeronautics, Worldwide where she serves as the Program Chair for the Master of Aviation Maintenance.

Dr. Eva Maleviti

Dr. Eva Maleviti


Dr. Eva Maleviti is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Her specialization is in Sustainable Development and Environmental Management.