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Executive MBA (EMBA) in Air Transport offered by IATA and Nanyang Business School

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Our EMBA gives you all the benefits of the Nanyang Business School’s world-ranked MBA program with a special focus on the global aviation context. Training is condensed into five modules and can be completed over a 15-month period, giving you the flexibility to earn your EMBA alongside your busy career.

What will you learn

A global industry perspective

This program gives you a unique opportunity to study the challenges and complexities specific to aviation business operations. You’ll gain valuable insight into safety, security, and regulatory compliance, and learn how to build strategies to mitigate their impact on your business.

Modules are delivered in Geneva, Switzerland and Singapore, giving you exposure to an international faculty and experts working in European and Asian markets.

Skills to make you a better leader

This is a complete EMBA program formatted for working professionals. The collaborative classroom environment gives you many chances to practice your business strategy, intercultural communications and people management skills with your peers, then quickly implement them on the job.

A lifelong network

Gain a network of high-potential leaders from around the world. All graduates receive access to Nanyang’s Learning and Innovation Network and have opportunities to participate in IATA’s industry initiatives and events.

2014 schedule

You will attend six modules of training, each two weeks in length. Courses are delivered at the IATA Training Center in Geneva and Nanyang Business School in Singapore.

Module Venue Courses
12 - 16 January NTU, Singapore
  • Adding Value Through HR Management
  • Business Negotiation
  • Cultural Intelligence and the Globalized Workplace
  • Economic Issues in Asia
  • Live Consultancy Project
25 March - 11 April IATA, Geneva
  • Aviation Law and Environment
  • Aviation Strategic Execution - Project Management
  • Airport Strategic Management
  • Managing Aviation Safety and Security
30 June - 15 July NTU, Singapore
  • Airline Finance and Accounting Management
  • Airline Business Foundations
  • Global Leadership and Innovation
15 - 30 September NTU, Singapore
  • Developing Strategic Capabilities
  • Asian Leadership
  • Valuation of Businesses
1 - 13 December NTU, Singapore
  • Knowledge and Technology Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Financial Risk Management

Note: The program schedule and structure are subject to change.

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:

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

Company sponsorship is encouraged.

Additional info

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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