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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.

 14 - 16 June 2017 
 International Aviation Management (GAM-CP)                        
 4 - 6 September 2017               
 Safety and Security Management (GAM-CP)             
 St. Gallen
 19 October 2017
 CFAC Forum Risk, Safety and Liability in Aviation        
 20 - 22 November 2017           
 Auditing in Aviation (GAM-CP)
 St. Gallen
 15 - 20 January 2018
 Accountable Aviation Management (GAM-CP)
 St. Gallen

Global Aviation Management Certificate Program (CAS)

The Global Aviation Management Certificate Program (GAM-CP) 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 GAM-CP is divided in four modules: International Management, Safety and Security Management, Auditing in Aviation and Accountable Aviation Management. It is also possible to visit individual modules or single days. Further information you can find here. Some spots are still available in 2017/2018!

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 19 October 2017. Here you can find more information as well as the registration form.