IATA to launch Aviation Leadership Development Programme

first_imgThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) has divulged its plans of launching the Aviation Leadership Development Programme in partnership with Harvard Business Publishing (HBP). With the inaugural session on November 2, this will be the first IATA educational programme to be taught in real time by instructors in a virtual environment.The programme evolved out of an intensive series of needs assessment interviews by IATA and HBP with key industry stakeholders. These identified their strategic business goals, challenges and trends that would need to be addressed in the development of high potential senior managers and business leaders.What emerged was a curriculum of three modules-1.Leadership and influence2. Operational excellence3. Global mindset and collaborationAn IATA-HBP certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the programme.“Economic forecasts call for a doubling of air travel by 2032. Meeting that demand will require significant growth in the aviation workforce and the development of future leaders. The partnership of IATA and HBP has created a world-class educational opportunity for aviation professionals. And the virtually learning approach of the Aviation Leadership Development Programme will provide participants the opportunity to develop business-critical skills and interact with their peers globally while minimising travel expenses and out-of-office time,” said Victor de Barrena, Director, ITDI.last_img read more