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IATA Training Center - Geneva, Switzerland

The Geneva training center hosts 10 state-of-the-art classrooms looking over the Geneva airport and Jura mountains. Our premises are ideally located next to the airport (less than a three-minute walk) and within six minutes of the city center by train. 

                 

The IATA Geneva team looks forward to making your stay as pleasant as possible. Feel free to contact us before or during your stay in Geneva!

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Getting here

The training center is easily accessible by bus or train and is within walking distance from the airport. Hotels, restaurants, and shopping areas are conveniently nearby.  See on map

Accommodations

As a course participant you can benefit from special rates with hotels near the Geneva training center. You will receive all reservation details once registered for a course.

Onsite facilities

Printers, WiFi internet connection and quiet workspaces are free for you to use during your time at the Geneva training center. 

Leisure

Plan what to do during your stay on the Geneva tourism website.

Contact

IATA Training & Development Institute
Route de l'Aéroport 33
P.O. Box 416
1215 Geneva 15 Airport
Switzerland
Tel.: +41.22.770.2820
Fax. +41.22.770.2681
TTY: GVADAXB
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Courses in Geneva

August - 2015
 Confidently apply instructional design principles and instructional techniques to design and deliver an IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training program. Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
31 Aug - 4 Sep
 Understand lean management tools; focus on greater value for the customer and the elimination of waste throughout business processes. Lean - Six Sigma in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
31 Aug - 4 Sep
Developed in accordance with ICAO principles, this course helps you fulfill SMS requirements and establish a functional SMS within your operations. Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Airlines (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
31 Aug - 4 Sep

September - 2015
 Benefit from the latest in scientific discoveries and developments in the management of risk posed by fatigue in aviation. Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
7 Sep - 9 Sep
Learn how to comply with the latest IOSA provisions for Safety Management Systems (SMS). IOSA-SMS Requirements (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
7 Sep - 9 Sep
Learn how to identify and calm unruly behavior in its early stages; develop your skills with role-play exercises carried out throughout the course. Unruly Passenger Prevention and Response (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
7 Sep - 9 Sep
Obtain the necessary skills to manage civil aviation policy and regulation. Managing Aviation Policy and Regulation (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Sep - 18 Sep
 This course will develop your knowledge, attitudes, and skills required to effectively develop, conduct and evaluate a course. Instructional Techniques (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Sep - 18 Sep
Learn about the different indirect tax systems related to the aviation industry. Indirect Aviation Tax (Classroom, 2 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Sep - 15 Sep
This course will provide you with the insight and knowledge of indirect tax, direct tax, and the tax treatment of flight and cabin crew members. Tax Planning and Compliance for International Airline Professionals (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Sep - 18 Sep
Learn about the different direct tax systems and various tax approaches related to the aviation industry. Direct Aviation Tax (Classroom, 2 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
16 Sep - 17 Sep
This course will teach you the practical skills and techniques on how to identify the various social issues related to individual taxation and social security of crew members. Tax Treatment of Flight and Crew Members (Classroom, 1 day)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
18 Sep - 18 Sep
 Assess your entitlement in accordance with the Multilateral Proration Agreements-Passenger (MPA-P). Passenger Proration - Advanced (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
28 Sep - 2 Oct
Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual. IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial Category 6 (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
28 Sep - 2 Oct
 Sign better deals by improving your tactics and techniques. International Negotiation Skills (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
28 Sep - 2 Oct
Be up-to-date on aviation environmental issues and their management, with a special emphasis on new technology, improved operations and modernized methods of airspace and airport management Aviation and the Environment with ATAG Global Sustainable Aviation Summit (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
28 Sep - 2 Oct
 Learn operational aspects to perform quick turnarounds and minimize delays. Station Operations Control (Classroom, 4 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
29 Sep - 2 Oct

October - 2015
 Benefit from IATA's unique vantage point in air transport economics. Examine key issues and concepts including how regulatory and state policies affect the aviation value chain and airline profitability. Air Transport Economics - University of Geneva (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (UoG-AV-IATA)
1 Oct - 3 Oct
 Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by learning the fundamentals of cargo skills and procedures. Cargo Skills and Procedures (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
5 Oct - 9 Oct
 Study Integrated Risk Management techniques for aviation industry operations and learn how to implement risk management processes in your organization. Corporate Risk Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
5 Oct - 9 Oct
This introductory New Distribution Capability (NDC) training course will provide an in depth review of the NDC financial simulator. New Distribution Capability for Finance (Classroom, 1.5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
5 Oct - 6 Oct
 Want to save 3% to 5% on your fuel bill? Perform a fuel efficiency audit of your own organization and undertake a structured implementation and cultural change program. Fuel Efficiency and Conservation (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
6 Oct - 8 Oct
 Examine cargo demand and create marketing solutions for your target market; strategize creative and cost-effective marketing. Cargo Marketing Essentials (Classroom, 4 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
6 Oct - 9 Oct
 This course will provide you with the foundation on climate change and international climate policies. Climate Change Policy and Aviation (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
6 Oct - 8 Oct
Gain a broad understanding of business ethics concepts and learn how to apply an ethical code of practice within your organization to influence behavior and contribute to bottom line performance. Business Ethics (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
7 Oct - 9 Oct
 Lead talent development and plan the succession for the sustainability of your organization. Leadership Development and Succession Planning (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
12 Oct - 16 Oct
 Practical knowledge to manage key airport operations efficiently and safely while meeting your stakeholders' operational requirements. Airport Operations - Advanced (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
12 Oct - 16 Oct
 Marketing concepts for customer acquisition and retention, including: commercial strategy development, product management, market research techniques and distribution channels. Airline Marketing - Advanced (Classroom)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
13 Oct - 16 Oct
 Learn key route forecasting and scheduling techniques that will help you get the best use of your aircraft resources and fleet. Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
19 Oct - 23 Oct
Learn how to prepare and manage your team's response to airport emergencies by following ICAO and FAA standards and recommended practices. Emergency Planning and Response for Airports and GSPs (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
19 Oct - 23 Oct
 Learn how to properly manage and control the procurement process with your suppliers. Procurement and Contracts Management (30 PDUs, classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
19 Oct - 23 Oct
 Learn about human performance, including assessing needs, work interactions, improvements, techniques, and cultural elements. Training Needs Assessment (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
20 Oct - 22 Oct
This comprehensive course covers all operational topics required for category 3 staff. Unit Load Device (ULD) Regulation – Complete Level (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
20 Oct - 22 Oct
 Transform the human resources function to be an essential and effective partner in developing and executing your organizational strategy. Human Resources Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
26 Oct - 30 Oct
This course provides instruction on problem solving and corrective action plan processes you can immediately apply within your organization to start making improvements to your operational performance. Root Cause Analysis (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
26 Oct - 30 Oct
 Management techniques to facilitate large operations. Learn how to evaluate contractors, manage contracts and implement airport security countermeasures that support passenger facilitation. Aviation Security Management - Advanced (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
26 Oct - 30 Oct
Based on recommendations from the ICAO Universal Security Audit Program and the IATA Security Manual, this course helps you develop an employee background vetting program that fits the context of your company. Effective Employee Background Vetting (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
26 Oct - 28 Oct
 Develop best practices for jet fuel management. Aviation Fuel Management (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
27 Oct - 29 Oct

November - 2015
 Confidently apply instructional design principles and instructional techniques to design and deliver an IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training program. Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
2 Nov - 6 Nov
Acquire a general understanding of aviation law relevant to air navigation services, airlines, civil aviation authorities and airports. Aviation Law for Managers (non-lawyers) LEX-LAW (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
2 Nov - 6 Nov
 Position training at the heart of organizational growth and improvement. Management of Training (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
2 Nov - 6 Nov
 Examine the functions and management requirements of Ground Handling in the passenger and cargo terminal and the ramp. Station / Ground Handling Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
2 Nov - 6 Nov
This course will provide you with the knowledge of the current crucial legal aspects of carriage of cargo by air for all industry stakeholders who are concerned with effective cargo claims handling and loss prevention. Cargo Claims Handling and Procedures (Classroom, 2 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
2 Nov - 3 Nov
Learn how ancillary sales work, the impact on airline and distribution systems, and how to develop ancillary revenue. Ancillary Revenue Strategies (Classroom, 4 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
3 Nov - 6 Nov
 Review the cargo system with an international perspective, focusing on the business, operations and regulatory fundamentals. Air Cargo Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
9 Nov - 13 Nov
 Principles of weight and balance as per the standard IATA Design Manual and Automated Load Sheet.This course prepares you for the Load Controller certification. Aircraft Weight and Balance (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
9 Nov - 13 Nov
Learn how to maximize your revenue by achieving a balance between demand, reservation scheduling and variable pricing. Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management (Classroom, 4 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
10 Nov - 13 Nov
This train-the-trainer course lets you practice teaching techniques that will make your CRM training effective and motivating for your students. Crew Resource Management for Instructors (CRMI) - (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
10 Nov - 12 Nov
Writing skills are a great asset no matter what your job role. Learn how to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively in emails, reports, sales proposals, presentations and more. This course will ensure your writing skills are consistent with you and your company’s desired brand image. Effective Writing Skills (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
10 Nov - 12 Nov
 Polish your skills and understand cultural awareness and communication as a service provider. Managing Across Cultures (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
16 Nov - 18 Nov
This workshop will teach you how to apply the tools and skills of the ISAGO Program to prepare your organization for a successful audit. ISAGO for Ground Service Providers (Classroom)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
16 Nov - 18 Nov
 Gain clarity on the main aviation insurance conventions and protocols, types of coverage available, and practices for insuring hull and liability risks. Law of Aviation Insurance (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
17 Nov - 19 Nov
 Revalidate your 24-month IATA Dangerous Goods (DGR) requirement and stay up-to-date with the legal requirements, operational restrictions, and documentation regulations for dangerous goods. IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) – Recurrent - Category 6 (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
17 Nov - 19 Nov
 Learn about machine-readable passports and ID cards, false documents, techniques for passenger assessment and exception handling. Passenger Assessment and Travel Document Checks (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
17 Nov - 19 Nov
This course has been developed in cooperation with Callisto Business Travel Training and Consultancy. Managing the Corporate Travel Program (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
17 Nov - 19 Nov
Further develop your project planning skills and acquire practical techniques to deal with real projects. You will gain hands-on experience using project software and understand how it can support your project planning. Project Management - Advanced (30 PDUs, classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
23 Nov - 27 Nov
 Stay up-to-date with your knowledge of the IATA/ICAO Dangerous Goods Regulations. IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Category 6 - Instructor Refresher (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
23 Nov - 25 Nov
 Threat assessment and planning techniques to help your business comply with recent changes to security regulations. Learn to apply common industry practices using hands-on simulation exercises. Air Cargo Security (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
23 Nov - 27 Nov
 Learn the essentials of IATA's SeMS initiative and how it can make your organization IOSA compliant. Leave the course with tools to build a SeMS that produces measurable and auditable results. Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
23 Nov - 27 Nov
 Learn how to use the latest version of the SGHA to its fullest as a commercial agreement and services description document. SGHA-SLA and Effective Negotiation Behaviors (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
23 Nov - 27 Nov
 Learn the key elements necessary to manage a successful air cargo company. Air Cargo Management - University of Geneva (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (UoG-AV)
23 Nov - 25 Nov
 Systematically design, develop, implement, and evaluate training using an instructional design model. Instructional Design (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
23 Nov - 27 Nov
 Identify key elements in analyzing the financial performance of your airline. Airline Finance and Accounting Management - University of Geneva (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (UoG-AV-IATA)
26 Nov - 28 Nov
Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual. IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial Category 6 (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
30 Nov - 4 Dec
 Learn the most up-to-date airline and government requirements pertaining to the transport of live animals by air. Live Animals Regulations, LAR (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
30 Nov - 2 Dec
This course will teach you how to use SWIFT’s messaging services to automate and standardize financial transactions in the aviation industry. SWIFT in the Aviation Industry (Classroom, 3 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
30 Nov - 2 Dec

December - 2015
 Understand what it takes to lead an airline to success in this dynamic learning environment! Use the latest simulation technology to manage a virtual airline through real-life business scenarios. Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies (Classroom, 5 days) Virtual Simulation Program
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Dec - 18 Dec
 Learn the techniques and strategies to plan a comprehensive dangerous goods training program Dangerous Goods Instructional Techniques for category 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Dec - 18 Dec
Obtain the necessary skills to manage civil aviation policy and regulation. Managing Aviation Policy and Regulation (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Dec - 18 Dec
 Build on your knowledge of SMS, examining hazard and risk management,  SMS operation,  safety  assurance and strategic integration. Advanced Safety Management Systems (SMS) in Civil Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Dec - 18 Dec
 Learn IATA best practices and key principles from the Airport Development Reference Manual (ADRM) to plan and expand airport infrastructure. Airport Development and Infrastructure Design (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Dec - 18 Dec
 If you’re a new airline recruit or an aviation company with airline clients, this course will bring you up to speed on key airline business practices to help you succeed in the industry. Airline Business Foundations (Classroom, 5 days)
Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 Dec - 18 Dec


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