General Aviation Management Diploma

About the diploma

The IATA General Aviation Management Diploma provides industry professionals with a first-class general management education without interrupting their careers. The program is designed to balance theory and practical application, being aware of the need for today’s managers and business leaders to develop and implement efficient operational solutions, while simultaneously ensuring the strategic renewal of their organizations.


What you will learn

Upon completion of this diploma you will be able to:

  • Develop and explore your management skills on various management topics
  • Define your leadership style and identify the remaining leadership styles
  • Explain the complexity of an organization and its various needs and challenges
  • Facilitate presentations and course instructions actively and be able to evaluate its effectiveness
  • Apply project management skills to your current projects
  • Create a personal development plan for further learning and development

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Key Topics

  • Management
  • Communication
  • Facilitation skills
  • Project Management
  • People skills

Who should attend

  • Managers
  • HR professionals
  • Team leaders
  • Aviation professionals


Candidates must complete all Required and chosen 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 Required and chosen 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

  • 3 Required courses
  • 1 Elective courses

Required courses

Air Transportation Management (classroom)

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

Building Resilient Aviation Professionals (LIVE virtual classroom)

The techniques and practice of mindfulness taught in this course will provide you with the tools to enable you to be resilient and sharpen your focus on the important things

  • English

Change Management (classroom)

Learn how to effectively lead and manage important organizational changes through proven methodology and experiential exercises.

  • English

Elective courses

Effective Communication Skills (classroom)

Improve your communication and presentation skills in a multicultural environment.

Enterprise Risk Management for Aviation (classroom)

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.

  • English

Human Resources Management (classroom)

Transform the human resources function to be an essential and effective partner in developing and executing your organizational strategy.

  • English

International Negotiation Skills (classroom)

Prepare for each phase of a negotiation process, and determine both short-term and long-term costs of negotiating.

  • English

Leadership Development and Succession Planning (classroom)

Lead talent development and plan the succession for the sustainability of your organization.

  • English

Leading During Turbulent Times - How to Lead and Achieve Results (LIVE virtual classroom)

Focusing on crisis and change management learn to navigate during turbulence, providing you with tools to adapt to change

  • English

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