Project Management Essentials (classroom)



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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) aviation training course

In an ever-changing environment, knowing how to manage a project well and how to work effectively with your team members are key to successful delivery. This course will allow you to understand and improve your own skills and abilities and by doing so leading successful projects in the future. You will learn how to apply essential project management concepts and tools, how to deal with changes and challenges and check the impact of your decisions based on project outcomes.

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Course code: TAPH-05

Course format


  • You should have prior knowledge and experience working with projects.
  • Recommended level is Advanced.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

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

Project Management Essentials (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
15 - 19 May, 2023
Register before Apr 24, 2023 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 24 Apr
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172545
USD 2,240
USD 2,910
USD 3,245

1 additional classes are scheduled

Project Management Essentials (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
25 - 29 September, 2023
Register before Mar 25, 2023 to take advantage of the 25% 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: 172224
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
USD 2,509

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define project objectives, minimize scope changes and prevent scope creep
  • Develop time and cost estimates, create and control the schedule and the budget
  • Assemble, motivate and lead a project team
  • Communicate project progress, maintain stakeholder engagement and develop plans for managing risks
  • Manage scope, resources, schedule and team dynamics
  • Make trade-offs between desired project outcomes and understand how prototypes and iterative processes help mitigate the risks of uncertainty

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Scope of project deliverables
  • Identification and management of key stakeholders
  • Prevent, minimize and respond to risks
  • Assigning tasks and managing project teams
  • Project progress and changes
  • Leadership and people skills related to project management


  • Harvard Business Publishing Simulation

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Project coordinators and managers
  • Project team members
  • Anyone who needs to perform project management activities in their role

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.



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