Planning and Strategic Direction in Civil Aviation (classroom)



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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 10 participants from 4 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) aviation training course

Improve your skills in civil aviation strategic management, master planning and operational planning.

Course code: TCVG-14

Course format


  • 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.

How to register

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Planning and Strategic Direction in Civil Aviation (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
4 - 8 November, 2024
Register before May 04, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 14 Oct
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 200826
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
USD 2,509

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the strategic responsibilities of Civil Aviation Authorities and Air Navigation Service Providers
  • Create strategic major plans such as Master Plans for Civil Aviation and Air Navigation Service Providers

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Strategic management and planning principles for civil aviation
  • Vision, mission, and value statements
  • Strategic responsibilities of officials and executives
  • Master plans as tools for long-term planning, for Civil Aviation Authorities and Air Navigation Service Providers
  • Formulation of a 5-year strategy
  • Strategic analysis techniques including SWOT
  • Operational planning

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Air Navigation Service Providers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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