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Diploma (Dip.) Integrated Aviation Management

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Required courses
CIAM 510 Overview of the Aviation Field. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Fall 2018, Fall 2019
This course examines the field of aviation, its past, present and future as related to the following: airlines, airports, regulatory bodies, service providers, air navigation, as well as the evolution of air traffic.
CIAM 520 Air Transportation Finance and Economics. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Fall 2018, Fall 2019
This course examines the strategic financial issues facing the aviation industry, the government’s role—national, regional and international—and the economic effects on environment, safety and security.
CIAM 521 Aviation Safety and Security Management. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Winter 2019, Winter 2020
Course examines the evolution and principles of managing safety and security in aviation by different aviation service providers, such as aviation training organizations, airlines, maintenance organizations, manufacturers, air navigation service providers and airports.
CIAM 522 Aviation Law and Policy. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Fall 2019
The course covers the fundamental legal principles and processes, international relations and diplomacy and institutional structures important to the aviation industry. It also examines the legal and policy aspects of liberalization, globalization and commercialization, safety and security, and environmental constraints.
CIAM 523 Air Navigation Services Management. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Spring/Summer 2018, Spring/Summer 2019, Spring/Summer 2020
Review of the various aspects of air navigation service management. Topics include: air navigation legislation, its applicability and impact on managerial decisions; roles, responsibilities and business models of Air Navigation Service Providers, financial planning challenges, global air navigation planning and the managerial impact of new technologies.
CIAM 524 Airline Management. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Winter 2019, Winter 2020
This course will review the functions and decision-making process involved in planning and executing airline operations. Topics include: selection of routes and flight networks, fleet diversity, aircraft maintenance locations, gate assignments, air and ground crew scheduling, airline partnerships and the effects of deregulation.
CIAM 525 Airport Management. (3 credits)
In-class, Part-time
Spring/Summer 2018, Spring/Summer 2019, Spring/Summer 2020
This course will provide an introduction to the airport system and the main issues concerning airport operations and development. Topics include: structure and complexity of the airport organization, airside operations, terminal operations, airport security and facilitation, commercial aspects of airports, airport design, maintenance and airport communications, and future trends.
CIAM 526 Air Cargo Management. (3 credits)
Winter 2019, Fall 2018, Winter 2020
Course explores the operations, business and regulations related to cargo management. Some of the topics include: packaging and transportation options appropriate for each industry’s type or category of product, third party logistics providers, warehousing, costs, and implications on safety and security.
CIAM 540 Integrated Aviation Management Project. (3 credits)
Spring/Summer 2018, Spring/Summer 2020
This capstone course provides participants with the opportunity to integrate, utilize and apply the knowledge acquired throughout the program to a real project.
CPL2 532 Leading Change. (3 credits)
Spring/Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020
Leading and managing change issues, including the leader as a change agent and the change process itself. Various models of change and change leadership will be reviewed, as well as follower reluctance or resistance to change and strategies that leaders can use to gain follower commitment.
“I got exactly what I wanted out of this program. It’s a wonderful and all-encompassing overview for those who are passionate about the aviation industry. The networking opportunities while enrolled in the program are unique – we had the pleasure of having guest speakers from ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and IATA (International Air Transport Association). The topics are very comprehensive, and I truly enjoyed the intensive format of the program. I highly recommend it.”
Nikoo T.
Diploma in Integrated Aviation Management
“I already had a passion for aviation, and I wanted to become more specialized. This program offers the opportunity to learn from people working in the heart of the industry. We’ve had guest speakers from ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), Aéroports de Montréal, and key experts in the field. If you want to study this industry, it has to be done in Montreal, the capital of aviation.”
Yannick A.
Diploma in Integrated Aviation Management
“I think the combination of McGill, Montreal and aviation are three words that are magical together. There’s no better place to study aviation than Montreal - you really get to see the industry from the top. We have guest speakers from ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), IATA (International Air Transport Association), Aéroports de Montreal and many more. There’s a great passion for aviation. Everything we’re learning is really interesting. For someone with a background outside the industry, it gives you a good overview of the major disciplines, so you can choose what you want to go into.”
Hassan A.
Diploma in Integrated Aviation Management


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Phone: +1 514-398-6200
Fax: +1 514-398-3108
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Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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