NBAA Announces Two New Professional Development Program (PDP) Course Providers and One New Course

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, April 15, 2004 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is pleased to announce two new Professional Development Program (PDP) Course Providers. Based in West Simsbury, CT, Global Jet Services, Inc offers a PDP Course titled “Aviation Interpersonal Maintenance Management (AIMM),” which meets PDP Objective L2. Based in Houston, TX, mPowerOps, LLC offers a Course titled “Current Electronic Communications,” which meets Objective C6. In addition, existing PDP Provider CornerStone Strategies, based in Friendswood, TX, has added a new PDP Course titled “Technology in the 21st Century,” which meets Program Objective C6.

NBAA, in cooperation with the University Aviation Association (UAA), developed the Professional Development Program (PDP) to train future flight department leaders. PDP Courses are available to flight department personnel through a variety of convenient and flexible delivery methods. Established training organizations and educational institutions provide management training courses in several different media, including Internet courses, video courses and seminars. PDP participation has several benefits for students, including preparing students to take the NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Examination and to become a CAM.

Scheduled 2004 PDP Courses include:

  • NBAA Flight Operations Manual Workshop Featuring IS-BAO, June 7-8 (location TBA) and October 10-11 in Las Vegas, NV
  • NBAA Management Fundamentals for Flight Departments Workshop, June 9-10 (location TBA) and October 15-16 in Las Vegas, NV
  • “Breakthrough Leadership,” presented by Summit Solutions, LLC, October 11 in Las Vegas, NV

For more information about the NBAA Professional Development Program, e-mail or visit the web at For more information about the NBAA Certified Aviation Manager Program, e-mail or visit

NBAA represents the aviation interests of more than 7,600 companies that own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation. NBAA Member Companies earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion — a number that is about half the gross domestic product — and employ more than 19 million people worldwide. The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the world’s largest display of civil aviation products and services.

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