This diploma program helps strengthen your knowledge of environmental sustainability by allowing you to work on various business cases and receive guidance and feedback from our selected instructors. You will learn through a hands-on course how to design a sustainability strategy, explore more about environmental management systems and gain a good understanding of how carbon markets work, all of which are key elements in reducing a company’s environmental impact. The elective courses offer you the possibility to discover other important elements ranging from sustainability communication strategies to aircraft decommissioning and sustainable alternative fuels. Whatever you choose will complement the courses previously taken and the diploma will equip you with the skills to help your company implement better policies, create business cases that support your company’s environmental sustainability strategy, facilitate teamwork across the company on sustainability matters.
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.
A brief history of airlines’ and IATA’s action to address climate, as well as the evolution of CORSIA (Carbon Offset and Reductions Scheme for International Aviation) at ICAO.
Learn more about the different industry initiatives to tackle climate change and how CORSIA fits in with these initiatives
This course focuses on designing a sustainability strategy for your company by providing an overview of how you design a sustainability strategy but with more in-depth information on some elements.
Learn how to design and develop an aviation-specific management system that drives environmental performance
Learn the most recent techniques on how to spot and how to manage human trafficking situations
Business processes, operational experiences and best practices to optimize the residual value from aircraft decommissioning
Learn the aviation-specific knowledge that you will need to become an accredited verifier for ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)
Understand how to successfully implement and run a passenger offset program, to improve passenger acceptance, and to increase uptake rates by applying best practices for carbon offsetting.
An excellent overview of fuel monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) requirements under CORSIA
Learn about the different stages of building a successful sustainability communications strategy for passengers, co-workers or other stakeholders of an airline.
Learn the fundamentals of carbon markets and sustainable alternative fuels (SAF) and their essential roles in the future of aviation.