Design a Sustainability Strategy - Advanced (LIVE virtual classroom)

These topics and more are covered in greater detail in the following traditional classroom course:


This course is the most advanced of our courses on designing a sustainability strategy and is divided into 3 parts. The first part will focus on a general overview of designing a sustainability strategy; the second part will focus on the instructor providing some examples and guiding you through your own sustainability plan, and the third part of the course will rely on your individual and group work on complex case studies. The general strategy includes carefully laid out timelines and goals in order to position your business to meet all regulatory and pressing sustainability issues and to meet passenger and corporate expectations in the marketplace. The course is designed to empower you to design your own sustainability strategy that is aligned with your corporate strategy and supported by a well-thought-out plan.

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Course Code: TALL-33-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 35 hours to complete and be held over 4 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 120 minutes. An additional 19 hours is required for self-study, group exercises and the final assignment.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Technical requirements

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  • Participants should have 3-5 years of experience related to sustainability or be senior management.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and 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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Design a Sustainability Strategy - Advanced (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
7 - 10 December, 2021
Register before 16 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 23 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 147891 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,264
USD 1,654
USD 1,849

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
17:00-19:00 & 20:00-22:00 Dubai
14:00-16:00 & 17:00-19:00 Geneva/Paris
8:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 Miami/Montreal
13:00-15:00 & 16:00-18:00 UTC

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Develop a relevant, comprehensive and dynamic sustainability strategy
  • Describe the materiality matrix and how it can be applied to the aviation industry
  • Analyze different measures your company could implement on its way to sustainability
  • Create a roadmap on how to communicate and align internally
  • Identify the best communication strategies around sustainability at your company

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Sustainability in aviation
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Materiality matrix
  • Social and economical sustainability
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic marketing

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Middle/senior-level aviation manager interested in sustainability
  • Environmental managers
  • Sustainability managers
  • Marketing and communications professionals

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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