IATA and the University of Geneva have partnered to offer a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Aviation Management tailored for professionals from the dynamic and international aviation industry. The DAS Aviation Management enables tomorrow’s aspiring aviation leaders to face the challenges of today while planning for growth in the future without interrupting their careers.
Thanks to our particular blend of innovative teaching methods and a strong alumni network, the participants gain highly relevant knowledge and expertise to cope with future management challenges. This unique program offers the opportunity to gain specialized training with full academic accreditation, a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience!
Diploma code: DIPL-37
August Session 2020
Welcome Session | 21 August 2020 | Online
Module 1: Airline Business Foundation | 23-25 August 2020 | Online
Module 2: Leading Across Cultures | 27-29 August 2020 | Online
Module 3: Air Cargo Management | 31 August - 2 September 2020 | Online
Module 4: Project Management | 26 October - 30 October 2020 | Online
November Session 2020
Module 5: Airport Business Management | 23-25 November 2020 | Online
Module 6: Air Transportation Economics | 26-28 November 2020 | Online
Module 7: Managing a Travel Business | 25-29 January 2021 | Online
March Session 2021
Module 8: Safety Management Systems for Civil Aviation | 15-17 March 2021 | Online
Module 9: Aviation Security Management | 18-20 March 2021 | Online
Module 10: Aviation and the Environment | 26-30 April 2021 | Online
June Session 2021
Module 11: Airline Finance and Accounting Management | 7-9 June 2021 | Online
Module 12: International Air Law and Passenger Rights | 10-12 June 2021 | Online
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Participants will gain in-depth understanding of the complexities involved in aviation economics, finance and regulatory issues. Additionally, the courses will explore international air law and strategic alliances programs, alongside quality management and control.
This aviation-program has four main objectives to improve your performance working in or with the aviation sector. It will:
Claudia Candea, Independent Consultant and Trainer
Hasan Al Hammadi , Senior Vice President Executive Affairs, Etihad Airways
Qihua Lin, Senior Aeronautical Charts Specialist, Lufthansa Systems Flight Nav AG
Sabrina Weber, Air Transportation Specialist, DERTOUR GmbH & Co. KG
Giulio Leucci, Vice President. Aeroporti do Roma - Edizione s.r.l ( Part of the Benetton Group)
The Advanced Studies in Aviation Management program will meet four times per year in Geneva. The total cost for the program (12 modules) is USD18,000. You can also validate previously taken IATA courses toward this University of Geneva certified diploma. Conditions apply.
The Advanced Studies in Aviation Management diploma can be validated as the second year of the University of Geneva Executive MBA
All candidates must complete a formal application
Requirements for this program:
Learn the key elements necessary to manage a successful air cargo company.
Benefit from IATA's unique vantage point in air transport economics. Examine key issues and concepts including how regulatory and state policies affect the aviation value chain and airline profitability.
Analyze various airline strategies and business models, and learn how they are managed and operated in a competitive global environment.
Identify key elements in analyzing the financial performance of your airline.
Learn how to strategize marketing opportunities and competitive threats, and achieve goals by using performance management systems.
Understand aviation environmental challenges and responses by drawing on best practices developed within the industry.
Gain knowledge of aviation security from a management perspective and explore the issues facing Aviation Security Service management.
Understand the key roles and activities in running a travel distribution business and learn travel management principles and strategies.
Discuss cultural biases and develop and apply a culture model at various levels; understand how culture impacts management practice.
Learn how to develop a project management plan, define scope, and determine project requirements.
Take on board the key safety management principles, and those of accident prevention and related human factors.