Aviation Industry Leaders Rely on Embry–Riddle’s Professional Education Programs at Their Workplace

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is recognized as one of the global leaders in aerospace and aviation education. Professional Education at Embry-Riddle builds on this success by providing year-round open-enrollment short courses and by creating customized education and training on–site to meet the needs of aviation business professionals.

The Pro–Ed staff begins with existing courses, then works with a business to select complementary management topics, instructors and content experts focused on the challenges of the organization.

In the past few months several national and international organizations have selected Embry-Riddle as their training provider for specialized education:

  • The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) provides full life-cycle support of naval aviation aircraft, weapons and systems operated by Sailors and Marines. The Pro–Ed team worked with NAVAIR’s leadership to offer a General Aviation (GA) Aircraft Systems short-course on–campus to familiarize their engineers with various systems found on GA aircraft with a focus on enhanced operating principles and troubleshooting techniques using the College of Aviation’s Aircraft Systems and Turbine Engine Labs.
  • Airport Authority Hong Kong arranged an on–site Aviation Safety Management System (SMS) Short-Course for 30 delegates from their organization including airfield staff members.
  • Cyient, a provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, network, and operations management services in Melbourne, Fla. offered an Embry-Riddle System Safety Engineering and Certification short-course to its staff.
  • Embry–Riddle conducted an Aviation Leadership Training Program for a major aerospace manufacturer with worldwide global service operations. The course focused on Airline Fleet and Route Planning, Aircraft Financing and Leasing, and Airline Operations and Management.

Industry and Subject Matter Experts

Embry–Riddle Pro–Ed instructors come from all areas of industry and all parts of the world bringing experience and years of practical knowledge to all our professional education programs. Embry–Riddle also has over 2,500 faculty and subject matter experts and can create and manage almost any training scenario.

Embry-Riddle’s continuing education programs support business professionals in the aviation, aerospace, business and risk management industries train to the highest standards by offering the best in degree alternative education and training.

Choose from a Choice of Instructional Methods

  • Live at a business location anywhere in the world
  • Live in a classroom or conference room setting
  • Live online via EagleVision, the university’s web-conferencing platform
  • A blend of any of the above

Continuing Education Units can be awarded for Professional Education courses and participants receive a permanent training record they can take with them upon completion.

To learn more about specialized professional education for your business, please contact Sarah Ochs, Director of Professional Programs at Embry–Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus at; (386) 226–6928 or go to




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