Airline Finance and Accounting Management - University of Geneva (classroom)
Did you know that in the past 3 years, 85 participants from 31 countries have taken this course with IATA?
About the course
3-day (24 hours) classroom course
This course is designed to meet the requirements of current and future
air transport managers who need to understand and use financial information to
maximize their firm’s value. The course aims at demonstrating how deeply
connected accounting and finance are with strategic choices made by airlines
and at identifying key drivers that affect financial performance. The course
draws both on case studies and on real life examples to illustrate the
usefulness of concepts and frameworks in facilitating decision-making.
This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.
Course Code: TALF-60
- This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor / University of Geneva Professor.
- This course has been customized into a three-day format for the IATA-University of Geneva Aviation Management program. It may be taken as a single certificate course, or as part of the Diploma in Advanced Studies in Aviation Management, or Executive MBA with specialization in aviation management.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment.
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
- Recommended level is Intermediate.
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.
There are no scheduled classes at the moment
What you will learn
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Interpret airline financial statements.
- Compare your airline’s performance (benchmark) against other
- Develop an analytical approach to cost management, including how to identify
performance improvement areas.
- Identify the key factors and risks affecting airline profitability,
liquidity and solvency.
The role of finance in the organization
Management of airline current assets
Analysis of financial performance
Airline costs classification
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
Financial officers and accountants
Business unit managers
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.
Participants enrolled in the Diploma in Advanced Studies in Aviation Management will benefit from receiving an academic diploma from both University of Geneva and IATA.
This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:
IATA - University of Geneva Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Aviation Management
Designed for working professionals, the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Aviation Management offers a unique combination of academic and industry expertise, and can be pursued on a part-time basis.