Advanced Management Programme for Professionals in Aviation and Aeronautics – Batch 01 [AMPPAA-BL01]

Start Date: Jan 29, 2023 End Date: Aug 8, 2023
Last Date for Application: January 15, 2023
Programme Fee: 817500 INR

Plus, GST

The Advanced Management Programme for Professionals in Aviation and Aeronautics (AMPPAA) aims to impart general and advanced management training as well as essential technical skills specifically curated for senior and mid-level professionals working in aviation, aeronautics, and a wide range of allied industry sectors.


Course Duration:  Spread over Six Months


Mode of Delivery

The programme will be delivered on VCNow platform through direct-to-desktop [D2D] held once a week and campus modules at IIM Ahmedabad & ENAC (Subject to government regulations)


Frequency: Once a week


Class Schedule: Every Saturday: 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM (IST)



At the end of the course, eligible participants will receive a Certificate of Participation (CoP) of the programme from IIM Ahmedabad and ENAC subject to fulfilment of attaining overall 80% attendance.


IIMA & ENAC Alumni Status:

Alumni status can be awarded by both IIM Ahmedabad and ENAC subject to fulfilment of attaining overall 80% attendance criteria and all the terms and conditions of the programme.


Selection:  Selections will be based on evaluation of individual profile & Statement of Purpose (SoP)


Service Provider: VCNow



Interested candidates may apply using the application link:

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  1. To develop a strong conceptual understanding of all functional areas of management such as strategy, marketing, operations, finance, human resource management, communication and policy, and be able to apply theories and techniques for effective decision-making, transformative leadership, and innovation in the sector.
  2. To acquire knowledge of emerging topics relevant to business growth and policymaking in the aviation and aeronautics sector such as sustainability and ESG, drones and UTM, aircraft manufacturing, airline management, airport operations and logistics, legal and regulatory issues, infrastructure development and financing, big data applications, and IT strategy.
  3. To learn strategic frameworks for organizational growth considering resilience, sustainability, and operational levers.
  4. To gain an understanding of the interplay between business strategy and public policy.
  5. To develop a holistic approach of aviation.
  6. To develop intercultural awareness for international aviation.
  7. To be able to interact and negotiate in the aviation global world.

Programme Content

Jointly offered by IIMA and ENAC in a blended mode (on-campus and online).

  • Introduction and corporate strategy
  • General management for professionals in aviation and aeronautics
  • On-campus and field tours (including international component)
  • Advanced aviation and aeronautics focused module
  • Emerging issues in aviation and aeronautics including Capstone


Programme Modules

(I) Programme Introduction

a) Introduction to Air Transport and the Aviation Sector in India

b) Introduction to the Case Method


(II) IIMA Campus Module 1

a) Corporate Strategy

b) Human Resource Management

c) Marketing and Advertising

d) Service and Operations Management

e) Government Systems and Public Policy


(III) ENAC Online Module 1

a) Introduction to Air Transport System

b) Air Transport Economics

c) Legal and Regulatory Environment of Air Transport (Global Focus)


(IV) IIMA Online Module 1

a) Negotiation and Crisis Management

b) Corporate Finance

c) Corporate Sustainability

d) Business Law

e) Demand Assessment and Forecasting

f) Revenue Management and Pricing


(V) ENAC Online Module 2

a) Airline Management, Innovation, and Development + Airline Strategy

b) Maintenance and MRO

c) Big Data Applications and Optimization

d) Sustainable Air Transport (Airline and Airport)


(VI) ENAC Campus Module

a) Big Data Applications and Optimization

b) Aircraft Manufacturing

c) Safety Management

d) Cross Culture in Aviation

e) Airport Operations and Management

f) Air Traffic Management

g) Drones and UTM


(VII) IIMA Online Module 2

a) Aviation and Air Transport in India: Opportunities and Challenges

b) Airport Operations and Management

c) Multi-modal Logistics

d) Infrastructure Development, Finance and Public Private Partnerships

e) Mergers and Acquisitions in Aviation


(VIII) IIMA Campus Module 2

a) Sustainability Issues in Air Transport in India

b) IT Strategy and Applications

c) Capstone

d) Wrap up Workshop and Valedictory Session

*The above listed topics are subject to change at the discretion of faculty.

The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments and international immersion.

The programme is most suited for senior and mid-level professionals working in the aviation and aeronautics sector, broadly defined. Technical professionals in the sector who desire to take on management roles in the future are also encouraged to attend. The programme is suitable for entrepreneurs and leaders/managers of small and medium enterprises in the sector as well. Moreover, professionals in related government agencies and policy think-tanks will find the programme valuable. The programme will be relevant for professionals across functions from the following industry segments and government sectors.

· Aircraft and engine manufacturing and maintenance

· Airline operations and management

· Airport operations and management including air traffic control

· Planning, design, and development of airports and allied facilities

· Multi-modal logistics operators

· Airport and airline security

· National defence and space research

· Civil aviation authority

· Air navigation


The candidates should be graduates/postgraduates in any discipline with 50% or more marks and minimum 5 years of work experience in relevant sector. Participants would be selected on the basis of assessment of their work experience, academic background and motivation to do the programme as demonstrated in the application form.