1 Multinational Team Project
The number of “aviation firsts”, breakthroughs, step changes and innovations has constantly declined since the introduction of the jet age.
Under increasing pressure from society’s environmental concerns and long-term business sustainability challenges, the aviation community needs to make a significant step in the next decade.
The ECATA delegates will define a Disruptive Aircraft System Concept and map the impacts on the aviation ecosystem, telling the storyline of the future of aviation and delivering a Holistic Implementation Plan to achieve an aviation step change
Over 25 years of cooperation and
1500 European aerospace professionals involved over time
500 highly qualified
lecturers contributed to ECATA
450 alumnis ECALAS members
About 20 participants
High flyers professionals
from 5 to 15 years experience.
From January to April - 10-week programme
3 periods - 3 host universities
Lectures, workshops, seminars and a Multinational Team Project
The cooperation of leading companies and universities, together with the diversity of the ECATA trainees, offers a unique opportunity to build an international network.
"The ECATA programme is the only European programme that creates lasting relationships across leading Aerospace companies with the specific objective of these relationships creating a better European Aerospace capability."
“Apart from business topics, the personality development and team building exercises in ABI are really world class. We got introduced to multiple tools to check the team dynamics and needs of diverse, multicultural teams working in complex projects with tough deadline. ABI is truly a remarkable experience in my career.”
“ECATA was life changing for me; not because of a classical career progression, but because I decided to provoke my company to revolutionise itself after I completed the course. I could see that the world was changing faster than the industry and I felt compelled to act. I began a journey that has rocked Airbus with disruptive thinking and ways of working: more collaboration, less structure, more humanity and more innovation.”
“ECATA course has widen my understanding of our industry from a strategic standpoint along the global aerospace value chain. This programme is a real opportunity to open your mind on new topics. Later on, it gave me the willing to evolve within my company towards a job dealing with another part of the engine life cycle and much more business oriented.”
“ECATA experience gives the opportunity to have a break in a career. Bringing together this variety of nationalities, companies and characters is very enriching and gives unique points of views. ”
“My time on the ECATA programme gave me a unique insight in to Aerospace industry outside of my organisation to what can be achieved when a group of individuals with the same energy all work together for a common goal irrespective of culture or organisation. This experience influences the way I make decisions in my professional life.”