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Leadership Development and Succession Planning (Classroom, 5 days)

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Did you know that in the past 4 years, 133 participants from 29 countries have taken this course with IATA?


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

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.


  • Recommended level is Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2020 - Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
3 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how succession planning and talent development need to be linked with strategic planning and performance evaluation
  • Link evolution of the organization's capabilities and the managerial competencies needed for this evolution
  • Develop competency profiles
  • Assess talent and succession candidates
  • Establish development plans for successors and high potential candidates

Course content

  • Leadership profile
  • Validation/selection of candidates
  • Required experience/expertise
  • Identification of key jobs
  • Development and monitoring of an action plan

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • HR Professionals
  • Directors
  • Managers

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.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.


Vladimir Metzler, Navigation Data Service, Lufthansa Systems Aeronautics
I feel this course has provided me with a better understanding of the strategic management of HR. I believe I am now able to set better goals for my own career development.

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