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IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for the Leadership & Management Training Program

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In addition to your IATA DGR category 3 certificate and applicable HMM certificates you will be awarded with one more Diploma: the Leadership & Management Diploma.

This is a unique co-branded diploma which can give you a competitive advantage in the cargo industry.

Review IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and understand the legality and the responsibility of shippers, agents, and airlines.

The  Harvard ManageMentor® platform is used of more than five million professionals worldwide. Organized into blended-learning modules, HMM covers a variety of business topics, incorporating audio, video, case studies, activities, animations, articles, and a multitude of additional tools and worksheets.

Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) incorporates media-rich content furnished by Harvard Business School faculty, global business leaders and practitioners in the field of leadership development. It is a valuable online reference that companies around the world trust to help boost individual and corporate performance by helping you handle the small and large management and leadership issues you may face.

Upon enrollment, you will receive access to over 40 modules, valid for 8 months; however, you are only required to successfully complete 10 modules. Each module is 2-4 hours long. You can select topics that better reflect your training and development criteria.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Apply the IATA Cargo Dangerous Goods Regulations correctly
  • Discern the legal aspects and the responsibility of shippers, agents, and airlines involved in transporting dangerous goods
  • Identify and classify individual dangerous goods items
  • Verify goods are properly packed, marked, and labeled
  • Fill in and check the "Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods"

Available as: Distance Learning course
Duration: 160-200 hours for course plus 3 hours and 30 minutes for exam
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Contents of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Dangerous goods classes and divisions
  • Identification
  • Packing, marking, labeling and documentation requirements
  • Radioactive materials
  • Access to 44 HMM modules

The training kit includes:

  • Course Guide
  • The current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Training Program, Book 1

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Dangerous goods acceptance agents
  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion (DGR category 3) is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

After completion of each HMM module you will get the appropriate certificate.

The Leadership & Management Diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of IATA DGR category 3 and 10 HMM modules.

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

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