Enterprise Risk Management for Aviation (classroom)



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About the course

4-day (32 hours) classroom course

IATA Enterprise Risk Management for Aviation aviation training course

The IATA Integrated Risk Management (IRM) methodology has been specially designed for the aviation industry, to be used as a guide for airlines, ground handlers, airports and regulatory authorities to move from operational safety risk assessment to a fully integrated risk management across the organization. Over 4 days, learn about the IATA IRM methodology and obtain the tools to implement a risk management process within your organization – from corporate risks to operational-related risks.

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Course code: TAPH-46

Course format


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

Enterprise Risk Management for Aviation (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
25 - 28 September, 2023
Register before Jun 25, 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 04 Sep
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172185
USD 1,512
USD 1,944
USD 2,160

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Explain the challenges impeding the risk management implementation and the importance for a holistic risk management
  • Describe and tailor-fit the IATA IRM methodology to implement a best-fit risk management process
  • Conduct a corporate risk management workshop in your organization to develop comprehensive risk registers using the sample templates provided
  • Use the risk profiles and risk treatment action plans (risk registers) developed in the course as samples to be further customized to fit your professional area

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • The need for risk management and how to achieve business goals and to comply with regulatory requirements (e.g. ISO31000, AIRMIC)
  • What is risk? – what can go wrong and what can go right
  • Types of controls available
    • Risk management (RM) components
    • IRM framework – linkage to strategy
    • Sample risk model
    • Risk assessment methodology and risk rating parameters
    • RM oversight structure and terms of reference RM policy and RM process guidelines
    • RM register; RM awareness, communication and training
    • RM performance measure
  • Critical requirements for RM implementation and benefits of RM to sustain buy-in


  • A sample airline pack
  • Practical exercises

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Senior management
  • Risk management personnel
  • Aviation professionals in strategy or corporate planning, commercial, operational areas, support functions
  • Regulators and civil aviation authorities

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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