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Stanford-IATA Aviation Management Certificate

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Gain insight into aviation trends and key project management practices with this flexible distance learning program.

Improve your understanding of the air transport system, learn the fundamentals of airport operations, and discover how airlines use pricing strategies and revenue management to maximize profitability. Master correct project selection, prioritization and oversight to resolve real-world implementation concerns, and learn how to align your organization’s project and program initiatives with its strategic objectives.


It is strongly recommended that you take the courses in this order.

Who should attend

  • Project managers
  • Finance and revenue managers
  • Airline and airport senior managers and executives

Final examination and certificate

To earn the program certificate you must successfully complete all six courses within one year. Each of the six courses is followed by a mandatory online examination. A minimum of 85% is required to pass each course.

You will receive the Stanford – IATA Aviation Management Certificate and a Certified Aviation Management Professional (AvMP) designation upon successful completion of all six required courses.

Additional information

Each course is available for 60 days after the date of enrollment. Each IATA eBook contains approximately 40 hours of content. Stanford course materials are available for download through the Stanford website.

Professional Development Units (PDUs) may be earned for each of the three Stanford courses to maintain certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Your AvMP credential will be valid for three years during which you can use it to demonstrate you have the experience, education and competency to take on a leadership role in the industry. You may may apply to renew your certication by enroling in one (1) Stanford course and one (1) IATA course from the  following:

Eligible Stanford courses 

Eligible IATA courses 


Additional information

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