Now an Aviation Management PG Diploma by HAL 

Now an Aviation Management PG Diploma by HAL 

Aerial view of new HAL Management Academy Campus in Bengaluru. (Pic: HAL)

A Post Graduate Diploma in Aviation Management (PGDAM) has been launched by the city-based HAL Management Academy (HMA), attached to State-owned aviation major, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

The 15-month, full-time programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The programme was formally launched on Thursday by V M Chamola, Director, HR, HAL.

The course will help both HAL and the outside world to create specifically trained human resource in the aviation and aerospace, which Chamola said, is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. “Given the structure and concept of the programme, we are confident of getting the best companies to the campus for placement assistance.”

The programme includes a visit to the top aviation companies abroad, interaction with practising professionals and an aviation industry exposure module.

The HMA will train around 35 persons through this programme. “The batch consists a mix of HAL executives and professionals from outside, selected through a rigorous evaluation process. The participants will get the much-needed exposure in areas such as wind tunnel and flight testing, composite manufacturing, flight hangar management, air traffic management and so on,” says Nemichandra from the Academy.

The course syllabus focuses on aircraft manufacturing processes and Systems Integration, Strategy and Corporate Governance, Aircraft Qualification and Certification, Technology and Lifecycle Management, On the Job Exposure- Deep Immersion, Principles and Practices of Management, Aviation Business and Contracts, Aviation Finance and Economics, Organization Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Aviation Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Aviation Quality & Regulatory Management.