Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

ACI - Airport Enterprise Risk Management

This course provides a forum for airport executives to gain a better understanding of best practices in uncertainty management. It serves as a practicum with individual and group exercises to develop approaches and a draft framework for effectively setting strategic direction, making daily decisions and maintaining operations in a manner that addresses uncertainty for the benefit of the organization. (Please note course fees indicated are for ACI Members/ACI World Business Partners. Please contact us for non-member pricing.)  

Course Benefits

This course will provide airport managers and professionals with a framework that will allow them to understand the benefits of managing uncertainty focused on balancing the negative and upside through a combination of systematic approaches and adaptive techniques

Who Should Attend

  • Airport Manager/ Executive Director

  • Airport Finance Directors, Managers

  • Airport Directors and Managers across all functional areas

  • Airport Strategic Planners and Risk Managers

  • Airport Consultants

Course Outline

Participant learning objectives for this course include learning the skill sets to:

  • Identify evaluate, and prioritize critical risks and major opportunities facing your airport that currently exist or may emerge in the future

  • Establish risk/reward parameters that can be translated into guidelines for daily decision making and ranges of authority

  • Establish an uncertainty awareness culture throughout the organization and integrate uncertainty management into strategic planning, major organizational initiatives, resource allocation systems, and organizational performance measurement and monitoring systems

  • Implement best practices in developing action plans and adaptive decision making to optimize organizational performance in an uncertain environment

  • Document your airport’s uncertainty management approach in a written plan

  • Develop internal and external communication pieces and internal training packages

Course Prerequisite (s)

Speak, read and write English.