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A NEW MASTER’S PROGRAM IN COLLABORATION OF TURKISH AVIATION ACADEMY AND YILDIZ TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY: “INDUSTRIAL R&D AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM”11/25/2015



“Industrial R&D and Technology Management” master’s program was started in collaboration of Turkish Aviation Academy, Yildiz Technical University and Warwick University on 19.11.2015 at Yildiz Technical University Besiktas Campus.

Rector of Yildiz Technical University Prof. Ismail YUKSEK, Vice Rector Prof. Mesut Guner, Yildiz Technopark Chairman of the Board Erdem BEKTAS, Dr. Angela CLARKE from Warwick University, and from Turkish Aviation Academy, Director of the Academy Assoc. Prof. Kemal YUKSEK, Language Trainings and Services Manager Muzaffer OZCELIK and Project Manager Ahmet YILDIRIM have participated in the opening ceremony.

In his opening speech, Rector of Yildiz Technical University Prof. Ismail YUKSEK expressed his pleasure about the works made in collaboration with Turkish Airlines, the pride of country, and gave a message that these works will continue. Director of the Academy Assoc. Prof. Kemal YUKSEK mentioned the projects and applications in the field of training carried out in recent years by the Academy with its innovative perspective. He also emphasized the importance of collaborative works with universities both for the universities and the institutions, and ended his speech by telling that they will continue to produce and support similar projects in the future.

Being aware of the importance of collaboration between universities and institutions in building the sector’s future, Turkish Aviation Academy added a new one to its projects in this field with Yildiz Technical University. The project, which brings together very valuable academicians and doyens of the sector with the students, and opens a road for them to equip with qualified trainings, has a huge importance in the point of earning qualified employees and leaders to the sector. Turkish Airlines, seeing education as one of the most important investments to the future, enabled 20 of its employees to be able to participate in Industrial R&D and Technology Management Program.

Courses of the program are carried out at Yildiz Technical University Besiktas Campus. The program is applied from Wednesday to Sunday every two months for the employees to be able to participate actively in it and is in English. The program consists of nine modules. Those who succeed six modules will have the right to take ”Industrial R&D and Technology Management Postgraduate” certificate. Those who complete nine modules and write a thesis will be able to get “Engineering Business Management” master’s degree.