Airport Operations Center (APOC)

Airport operations · Management · Classroom · Certificate: Aviato Academy

Training information

  • Length of training: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • Certification: Aviato Academy Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: Knowledge about different stakeholders in airport operations.
  • Price: €1.500 p/p (VAT excluded)

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Target Audience

  • APOC professionals seeking to enhance their skills or aspiring managers.
  • Operations experts looking to advance their careers.
  • Airport professionals keen on unlocking the potential of APOC.


Gain insights into the role of APOC manager as facilitator.

Understand the role of an APOC manager within the evolving aviation landscape, its relationship to TAM (total airport management) and AOP (airport operations plan).

Develop a theoretical foundation and practical skills in crisis management and decision making, essential soft skills required to excel as an APOC manager.

Course content

Day 1: Introduction to the APOC and life as an APOC Manager

  • Welcome breakfast and introduction
  • The basic concepts of ACDM, AOP, APOC and TAM
  • APOC visit and APOC briefing
  • Insights from an APOC Manager
  • Visit + diner in the center of Brussels

Day 2: Conflict Management and Building Trust

  • De-escalation techniques for conflict resolution
  • Proactive conflict handling in an APOC setting
  • Building trust as an APOC Manager
  • Hands-on simulation exercises

Day 3: Crisis Management and Decision Making

  • IBOBBO methodology: A framework for crisis management
  • Practical application of the framework in APOC settings
  • Hands-on simulation exercises

Day 4: APOC Deep Dive

  • Hands-on simulation exercise
  • Activity of choice (2 options)
  • Debrief, feedback and reflection
  • Closing reception and certificate ceremony

Training calendar

14/10 - 17/10/2024 · Brussels Airport Compass · 08:30-17:00 · Language: English

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