Civil Aviation Management Diploma

About the diploma

Strengthen your Civil Aviation management skills using strategies based on the latest trends and market needs

Diploma code: DIPL-25

What you will learn

  • Obtain a broader view of the scope of activities under a civil aviation administration
  • Obtain the senior management tools that will allow you to do the job effectively
  • Learn how to apply current business concepts from an experienced, international and multi-disciplinary team
  • Discuss high-level strategies in a forum environment

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Who should attend

  • Directors General of Civil Aviation Authorities and their top team
  • Middle and senior managers of civil aviation authorities
  • Managers from Air Navigation Service Providers who wish to learn more about Civil Aviation Management


Candidates must complete 2 Required courses and 2 Elective courses within three years.

A passing mark of 70% is required on all assignments and exams. A special distinction is awarded to candidates who obtain a distinction in all, or all but one, of all course exams and assignments that make up this Diploma.

How to obtain your diploma

  1. Complete all 2 Required and 2 selected Elective courses that make up the Diploma, within 3 years.
  2. Please contact us on our Customer Portal to request your diploma, stating the title of the diploma you are applying for and the list of courses you completed for that diploma.
  3. IATA Training will issue your diploma upon verification of your eligibility.

To receive the diploma candidates must complete

  • 2 Required courses
  • 2 Elective courses

Required courses

Regulatory and Operational Management of the CAA – Part 1 (classroom)

This comprehensive, practical course covers all the main areas of responsibility for CAAs

Regulatory and Operational Management of the CAA – Part 2 (classroom)

This is the second part of the of the Regulatory and Operational Management of the CAA course, which will allow you to develop a complete knowledge of the system and its key aspects.

  • English

Elective courses

Air Transportation Management (classroom)

Gain a comprehensive overview of the air transportation industry plus management and presentation skills to boost your career.

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

Leveraging IATA know-how look deeper into economic and policy developments affecting the global air transport industry. Examine Financial Forecasts, Industry Outlooks, profitability, regulations.

  • English

Air Transport Statistics (classroom)

Learn about the Air Transport Statistics programs run by IATA and ICAO including current standards, concepts and methodologies for the compilation of traffic statistics.

Aviation and the Environment (classroom)

Be up-to-date on aviation environmental issues and their management, with a special emphasis on new technology, improved operations and modernized methods of airspace and airport management.

  • English

Aviation Law for Managers (non-lawyers) (classroom)

Acquire a general understanding of aviation law relevant to air navigation services, airlines, civil aviation authorities and airports.

Aviation System Block Upgrades (ASBUs) Implementation (classroom)

Get the latest updates on the ASBU work coordinated by ICAO and review the leading examples, NextGen and SESAR.

CAA Compliance with ICAO SARPS* (classroom)

Learn how to develop a state aviation legal and regulatory reform project management plan, for civil aviation authorities.

  • English

Managing Aviation Policy and Regulation (classroom)

Obtain the necessary skills to manage civil aviation policy and regulation.

Planning and Strategic Direction in Civil Aviation (classroom)

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

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