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Business Transformation for ANS Providers (Classroom, 5 days)

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Modernize your Air Navigation Services business in a safe, economical, and harmonized manner.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Professional and Management
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Drive the effective provision of Air Navigation Services
  • Lead business transformation

Course content

  • What is appropriate regulation? The relationship between global regulatory requirements, sovereignty, and State responsibilities under Article 28 of the Chicago Convention, and good governance in providing aircraft separation services
  • The seamless airspace concept and its characteristics and possibilities. How to transition from the local airspace concept for providing domestic services, to a regional and global airspace concept. Examine the vision of CANSO.
  • Optimizing ATM systems. Examine the work of CANSO regional strategic coordination committees whose objective is the regional harmonization of ATM
  • The advantages of developing technology based on common operational requirements regionally and globally
  • Getting the most out of the modern aircraft: using automation in the cockpit to improve ANS performance
  • Strategic leadership in business transformation
  • The 'people' component of ANS Provision: investing in and managing human capital
  • What is meant by a business-like approach to ANS Provision? How to be more customer- and performance-focused
  • Threats and opportunities in ANS Provision. Learn the value of competition, vertical integration, segmentation and specialization
  • Global Benchmarking of ANSP performance
  • The pathway from AIS to Aeronautical Information Management – the transition from the paper office to real-time, standards-based digital aeronautical information as defined in the ICAO Global Air Traffic Management Operational Concept (Doc 9854)
  • Performance-driven collaboration and co-operation between ANSPs. What are the possibilities for data sharing and collaborative decision making?
  • Trends in civil-military collaboration
  • How to manage safety (based on ICAO SMS), quality, security and risk using an Integrated Aviation Management System (IAMS)
  • Environment – mitigating the effect of aircraft operations on the environment – regional environmental ATM initiatives
  • Airspace user charges
  • Stakeholder management and communications
  • Several case studies from the aviation industry will be used to demonstrate key issues

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • ANS providers
  • Civil Aviation Authorities

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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About IATA Classroom Training
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Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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