Strategy and Business Models - University of St. Gallen (classroom)



Did you know that in the past 2 years, 18 participants from 8 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

IATA Strategy and Business Models - University of St. Gallen aviation training course

This course will help you to test your management skills and strategic thinking. Over 3 days you will explore the benefits of different network types as well as the different definitions of business models. You will learn to look at business models from different angles based on different factors, and how to create business model innovation processes. The course provides a combination of lectures (Business Model Innovation), various strategy theories using customized case studies and exercises so that you will be able to create scenarios and apply them in an aviation context.

University of St Gallen

This course is part of the IATA - University of St. Gallen Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Global Aviation Management.

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Course Code: TALL-37

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by lecturers and professors at the University of St. Gallen.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.


  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the network strategy in aviation and airline business models
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and their application in practice
  • Recognize business models and their relevance
  • Interact with your ecosystem while (re-)thinking concepts and implementations
  • Distinguish between the different dimensions of business models

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Network theory
  • Strategic networks
  • Strategic thinking and management
  • Business model frameworks
  • Business model applications
  • Business models in Aviation


  • Exercises and reflections

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Executives
  • Key Account, Project, Product Managers
  • Risk Managers, Controllers, Regulators
  • Cockpit and Cabin Crew

Certificate awarded

A CFAC-UNISG Confirmation of Attendance is awarded upon successful completion of the course and assessment (required for the DAS Program).

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