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Executive Education

The Center for Aviation Competence offers various executive training modules in Aviation. The hands-on and practical approach is accompanied by lectures. Academic knowledge ensures to give new insights, refresh ones know-how and also shows how the learned inputs can be applied in daily business. The executive seminars are open to participants internationally and can be booked individually or as an in-house training at companies.


11-16 January 2021
10-15 January 2022

Accountable in Aviation Management Module
St. Gallen
on demand
Train the Trainer Executive Education
 St. Gallen

15-18 June 2021
14-17 June 2022

International Management
07-10 September 2021
06-09 September 2022
Safety & Security Management Module St. Gallen
10 November 2021
CFAC Forum: Risk, Safety & Liability in Aviation
24-26 November 2021
16-18 November 2022
Auditing Module Program 2021 St. Gallen
 21 October 2021
Check-In to Management - General Management for Pilots  Online/WBZ
2 June 2022
Aviation and Space Symposium St. Gallen St. Gallen

Global Aviation Management Certificate Program (CAS-GAvM)

The Global Aviation Management CAS-Certificate Program (CAS-GAvM) is a unique executive education at university level. Aviation Managers and newcomers to the aviation industry will focus on accountable management issues in the context of global aviation. Participants gain an overview and use frameworks to increase their efficiency.

This executive education program develops high potential aviation managers into global aviation leaders by turning their aviation practice into capabilities for managing global aviation. It prepares participants to maintain, stream and improve insights about the aviation market, competition, customers, suppliers and regulations. Capacities are built with respect to challenges in project management, internal auditing, safety management and international management. 

The CAS-GAvM is divided in four modules: Accountable Aviation Management, International Management, Safety and Security Management and Auditing in Aviation . It is also possible to visit individual modules or single days. Further information you can find here


Check-In to Management - General Management for Pilots


Understanding general management basics and strategy fundamentals is the first step for specialists towards a career in the corporate world.  In this programme, professionals with a non-business background will learn the latest and most relevant management concepts, enabling them to engage in business discourses and position themselves in the long term as a competent corporate leader. This programme is specifically tailored to pilots and leading professionals who are planning a career shift or simply want to gain a second foothold in the corporate world. Unique advantages of the programme include peer-to-peer interaction, skills workshops, as well as a personalized coaching session to help participants determine their next career step.

For further information please refer to: https://www.es.unisg.ch/en/programme/check-management


Commanders Training

The commanders training module will give your pilots and co-pilots an overview of the tasks, competences and civil- as well as the criminal liabilities of a commander. This module has a very hands-on approach and the lectures are accompanied by many examples from the practice and real cases.

If you are interested in any module or have questions regarding the program, course content or registration process, please feel free to contact us.


The CFAC-HSG organizes annual panel discussion on current topics to liability, insurance, safety and security in aviation. Furthermore, we participate in different conferences and exchange the current state of knowledge. Please contact us for more information or requests. You can find the contact details in the side bar.

The next CFAC-Forum will be held on the topics of "Risk, Safety and Liability in Aviation" and will take place at Zurich Airport on 10 November 2021. Further information will follow.