The European Consortium for Advanced Training in Aerospace
jointly run by the leading aerospace industry and universities

ECATA Partners
Institutes of Higher Education in Aerospace

In partnership
with the European Aerospace Industry

Over 25 years of cooperation and
networking experience

1500 European aerospace professionals involved over time

500 highly qualified
lecturers contributed to ECATA

450 alumnis ECALAS members

What is ABI course?

Aerospace Business Integration Executive Education
Professional development aimed at the future leaders of
Aerospace business 

About 20 participants

High flyers professionals
from 5 to 15 years experience

10-week programme

From January to April - 3 periods - 3 host universities
Lectures, workshops, seminars and a Multinational Team Project

International network

The cooperation of leading companies and universities, together with the diversity of the ECATA trainees, offers a unique opportunity to build an international network. 

What Our Fantastics Delegates Say

"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 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.”

“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.”

“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.”


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