ADVANCED STUDIES IN AVIATION AVAILABLE THROUGH UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA
(Posted 20th June 2018)
IATA and the University of Geneva have partnered to offer a program tailored for aviation professionals. Launched in 2010, the program combines the academic excellence of the Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) with highly practical and timely IATA content. Spanning the full scope of aviation business issues, it offers a unique opportunity to gain specialized training and full academic credit.
Take a broad and critical view of the global aviation business with this executive program from the University of Geneva and IATA Training. 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.
The courses will take place in a block format comprised of four blocks. Three virtual modules are scheduled between the University of Geneva and IATA Training, Geneva. Participants will be required to travel to Geneva four times to complete the 12 courses. The courses are conducted jointly by IATA instructors and university professors.
Aviation Management Program Schedule 2018-2019
Welcome Session | 18 August 2018
Module 1 | Airline Business Foundation | 19 – 21 August 2018
Module 2 | Air Transportation Economics | 23 – 25 August 2018
Module 3 | Air Cargo Management | 27 – 29 August 2018
Module 4 | Project Management | 24 September – 25 November 2018 | Online
Module 5 | Airport Business Management | 26 – 28 November 2018
Module 6 | Airline Finance and Accounting Management | 29 November – 1 December 2018
Module 7 | Managing a Travel Business | 7 January – 17 March 2019 | Online
Module 8 | Safety Management Systems for Civil Aviation | 18 – 20 March 2019
Module 9 | Aviation Security Management | 21 – 23 March 2019
Module 10 | Aviation and the Environment | 15 April – 23 June 2019 | Online
Three options for earning ECTS credits
- Executive certificates for individual three-day courses – 3 credits
- University of Geneva Aviation Management Program – 36 credits
- Executive MBA specialized in Aviation Management – 90 credits (including 18 credits for the MBA project)
For more information about executive certificates, Aviation Management Program and the Executive MBA please fill out the request form.
|What will you learn|
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: „
- Provide you with an overall understanding of the aviation industry
- Equip you with the management tools that allow you to analyze your business environment
- Map the main financial drivers in the industry
- Help you to identify, analyze and offer solutions to everyday challenges