General Air Cargo Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass (LIVE virtual classroom)



About the course

1-day (3 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA General Air Cargo Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass aviation training course

This masterclass will provide a high-level overview of what sustainability means and how aviation can address it from an environmental, economic and social perspective with a special focus on air cargo. The presenters will guide you on how to identify short, medium and long-term solutions in the air cargo world and ensure you communicate efficiently both internally and externally about these initiatives.

About the speakers

Michael Hopkins
Prof. Dr. Michael Hopkins is both an academic and a businessman, as well as a widely published author on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability. Since leaving the United Nations in 1988, Michael has established and managed MHC International Ltd (MHCi), a Research and Advisory company on CSR and Sustainability, with headquarters in London, UK. Michael has also been involved in various aviation-related initiatives on sustainability.

Maga Ramasamy
Maga Ramasamy has an MBA with a focus on Airline CSR/Sustainability and is the former Head of Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility at Air Mauritius. He is much involved in promoting Airline Sustainability and Social Responsibility through his continuing position as the President of the World Airlines Clubs Association and he formed part of the IATA CSR Task Force.

IATA Guest Speaker
The IATA Guest Speaker will address air cargo industry sustainability progress, as well as innovation and sustainability in air cargo.

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Course Code: WWEB-02

Masterclass format

  • The live session of this Masterclass is delivered by industry experts in their field.
  • The Masterclass will take 3 hours with an additional hour for a Q&A session.

Technical requirements

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  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the B2B Training Specialist in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

General Air Cargo Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
16 October, 2023
Register before Jul 16, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 02 Oct
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172672
USD 119
USD 119
USD 119

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this Masterclass include:

  • Economic, environmental and social sustainability
  • Supply chain sustainability
  • Climate change and carbon emissions
  • Air cargo impact on communities

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aviation professionals
  • Team and business managers
  • Marketing and communication departments

Certificate awarded

Please note: There are no certificates provided for attending this Masterclass.

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