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Advanced Management Program in Aviation offered by IATA and Nanyang Business School

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This program reviews management practices employed by airlines, airports and regulators to help you navigate the aviation industry’s complex business environment. You will have the chance to study alongside peers from across the aviation value chain and work on case studies that highlight the needs and challenges of the industry’s many businesses and organizations.

What will you learn

The courses selected for this program enable you to:

  • Strengthen your knowledge of key business fundamentals
  • Get a global perspective of the aviation industry and its challenges
  • Understand the industry’s complex business, regulatory and legal frameworks
  • Network with experts and peers from all key areas of aviation

One month of intensive training is divided into two segments of two weeks each. Courses are delivered at the IATA Training Center in Geneva and the NTU campus in Singapore.

IATA Geneva Segment, 25 March - 11 April 2014

  • Aviation Law and Environment: A 5-day course providing an introduction to public and private air law regimes, EU law, and aviation environmental challenges.
  • Aviation Strategic Execution - Project Management: A 2.5-day course about strategic planning and project implementation.
  • Managing Aviation Safety and Security: A 5-day course on Safety Management System regulatory requirements and the current security challenges in aviation.
  • Airport Business Management: A 2.5-day course that highlights the business and operational criteria for running a competitive airport.

NTU Singapore Segment, 30 June - 15 July 2014

  • Airline Business Foundations: A 3-day course covering the basics of airline economics, development, organizational structure and effective leadership.
  • Global Leadership and Innovation: A 4-day course on managing cross-cultural situations.
  • Airline Finance and Accounting Management: A 4-day course to help you improve your financial analysis and cost management skills.
Additional information about courses can be found on the Nanyang Business School's website.

Who should attend

We select professionals with diverse backgrounds, cultures and aviation experience to maximize exchanges during the program.

Successful applicants possess as a minimum:

  • Five years of work experience
  • Proven managerial responsibilities
  • Proficiency in English

Company sponsorship is encouraged.

Applicants are asked to send completed applications as early as possible as class sizes are limited.

Additional information

Further training

The Advanced Management Program in Aviation focuses primarily on operations management. If you are looking for an intensive business management program and full academic credit, see the IATA-Nanyang Executive MBA in Air Transport.

About Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

NTU is one of Asia's most reputable universities, known for its research excellence and industry relevance and ranked among the top 25 technology universities in the world by the Times Higher Education Supplement. NTU is also home to Nanyang Business School (NBS), the only business school in Singapore, and the third in Asia, to have both the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditations.

About IATA Training

We train thousands of aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, partnering schools, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields.


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