Mente Group are sponsoring an essential course for flight department leaders and managers, conducted by well-qualified aviation professionals with many years of experience from the three participant organisations.
The Business of Business Aviation is a week-long learning course, also sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Aero Law Group PC, and will be conducted at the David B O’Maley College of Business, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, from June 3 to June 72019, in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The course is designed to educate aviation managers and potential managers on the intricacies of accounting, budgeting, corporate finances, and the legal and tax issues involved with aircraft acquisition and operation.
Cole White, vice president of strategic consulting for Mente Group—who will be an instructor for the class—said: “This course is a must attend for those in the industry and those breaking into the corporate flying industry. The week-long curriculum also covers aircraft selection, the transaction process and pitfalls for aircraft acquisition and disposition, and asset life-cycle management.”
Other instructors include Kevin Austin, founder of Aero Law Group PC and now Of Counsel to the Bellevue, Washington aviation law firm, and Professor Bert Zarb and Associate Professor John Longshore of Embry-Riddle.
Cole White heads Mente Group’s strategic consulting division that provides robust fleet planning and feasibility studies for business aviation owners and fleet operators.
Bert Zarb is professor of accounting and chair for the department of accounting, economics, finance, and information sciences at Embry-Riddle, Daytona College of Business.
Kevin Austin of Aero Law Group PC, has 45 years of experience in the industry and the firm, which he founded, has more than 750 clients.
Feature image by the Embry-Riddle Newsroom