360 Overview Diploma in Drones

A 6 week distance learning program by DroneTalks Academy

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Programme Modules

Module 1:


Length: 2 days (16 hours)

• Hardware and Platforms
• Software
• Communication and Ground Control

Module 2:


Length: 2 days (16 hours)

• Concepts of Operation
• Piloting and Operating
• Safety Management
• ATM and UTM

Module 3:


Length: 2 days (16 hours)

• America
• Europe
• Asia
• The rest of the world

Module 4:


Length: 1 day (8 hours)

• Stakeholders Overview
• Business Models
• Business Benefits
• Investor Perspective

Learn from the best in the field 

All of our teachers are well respected and well known in their field, and each has vast experience in the Drone Industry. Not only will they be available for interactive Q&A throughout the sessions, they will also facilitate a follow-up discussion after each module to allow you to explore your learning further.

Lorenzo Murzilli

CEO at Murzilli Consulting

Lorenzo Murzilli

Lorenzo co-led the Swiss FOCA Innovation and Digitalization Unit and was one of the founding fathers of the Global UTM Association (GUTMA). He leads the Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems WG-6 and is a guest lecturer at the Zürich University. Previously with Leonardo and Pilatus Aircraft, Lorenzo has developed a striking ability to boost innovation in safety critical environments.

Eszter Kovács

CEO at Dronetalks

Eszter Kovács

Eszter is the CEO and Founder of Manageld and DroneTalks.online, and is a well-known drone influencer. Eszter has contributed to the growth of several companies, leading complex implementations and mentoring and advising leaders on strategic planning and operational transformation in the drone field.

Thomas Neubauer

Vice President at TEOCO

Thomas Neubauer

Thomas has 20 years of experience in the management of communication systems and networks. Thomas has successfully founded and grown a startup for cellular network optimization software, which he sold in 2012. Thomas is the co-creator of AirborneRF, a software solution specialized to connect communication system providers with aviation systems.

Yves Morier

Retired from EASA

Yves Morier

Graduated from the French Civil Aviation Academy (ENAC) as an Air Transport Engineer in 1978. After Military Service, joined in 1979 a DGAC (French CAA) local office in Normandy and in 1986 a Central Office in Paris where he worked on airworthiness codes and implemented the safety research program. In 1991, joined the Joint Aviation Authorities as Regulation Director. In 2004, joined EASA where he occupied various post as head of department and in the last three years as Principal Advisor new technologies. Retired in 2019.

Dannick Riteco

CEO at SORA Consulting

Dannick Riteco

Dannick has enormous amount of experience with applying the SORA in practice. He founded his company in 2017 and since then has helped dozens of companies with their SORA approvals. In 2020, he set up SORACourse.com, a digital training platform for authorities and operators who need to apply the SORA in their professional lives.

Dawn Zoldi

Adjunct Professor at Colorado State University

Dawn Zoldi

Dawn M.K. Zoldi (Colonel, United States Air Force, Retired) is a licensed attorney with 28 years of combined active duty military and federal civil service to the U.S. Department of the Air Force. She is an internationally recognized expert on unmanned aircraft system law and policy, the Law-Tech Connect™ columnist for Inside Unmanned Systems magazine, a recipient of the Woman to Watch in UAS (Leadership) Award 2019, and the CEO of P3 Tech Consulting LLC.

Frédéric Hemmeler

CEO at Aero41

Frédéric Hemmeler

He is a pilot. He managed a helicopter company in Switzerland and Mozambique for several years. In 2015 he set up the first UAV academy in Switzerland. In 2016, he imported the first UAV in Europe dedicated to this type of mission and secured - through the Swiss civil aviation authority - the first official authorization to operate it in Swiss vineyards. Since 1999, he has also been working as an independent radar pilot on the Skyguide simulator.



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Gain a 360 overview of the drone ecosystem with our 6 week program 

Build your knowledge in just 6 weeks, totalling 64 hours

Receive the only certification of its type in the field 

Gain a 360 overview of the drone ecosystem

Attend each session live on our virtual, interactive platform

Reflect on your learning via interactive group and one-to-one discussions 

Get up-to-date with the latest industry knowledge, quickly and effectively

Grow your network with some of the top players in the ecosystem

Become part of a lifetime community with drone experts via online channels

Complete industry knowledge in just 6 weeks

Are you part of the drone industry and want to get up to speed, or do you need to train your new hires?

If you are joining a drone company, want to kick-start activities in the drone field or would like to gain a 360 overview of the drone ecosystem, this course is for you.

Throughout the course, you will obtain a full understanding of drone services technology and the associated regulatory implications, as well as the business strategy and operational requirements behind the drone ecosystem.

Whether you are working on drone-related marketing campaigns, software development or running a governmental project, the 360 Overview Diploma in Drones is designed to arm you with the knowledge you need.

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Who is the diploma for?

The 360 Overview Diploma in Drones is designed to give learners a complete overview of the drone industry. It is primarily aimed at:

New employees who need to develop their working knowledge
Governments and Associations in the drone sector
Large enterprises with drone programs 
Start-ups in drone and traffic management related fields.
Executives wanting to gain 360 knowledge on drones

Benefits for the learner

Develop a broader understanding of the technological and operational aspects of the drone industry

Expand knowledge of customer-centric strategies and implementation options

Gain insights into industry-specific regulatory requirements and practices

Connect with the other learners to share and collaborate

Benefits for Organisations

Equip employees with a complete overview of the industry from trusted experts

Keep on top of what is happening in other areas of the industry

Connect with potential partners

Facilitated discussion

Each module is followed by a facilitated on hour discussion with the teacher. These interactive sessions provide learners with the opportunity to reflect on what they have learnt during the module and to ask any questions that may have arisen.

Small group discussion

Following the facilitated discussion, learners will be split into smaller groups to talk about the module content and share thoughts and ideas on how the content can be applied to their own company’s operations.

Diploma description

Upon completion of the course, each learner will receive a certificate confirming their achievement of the 360 Overview Diploma in Drones, awarded by the DroneTalks Academy.

What makes our program unique

Practice-oriented with many inspiring examples

Suitable for all levels of knowledge and experience 

Entertaining, positively motivating and energizing

Covering relevant industry insights and exciting use cases

Word-class quality, made in Switzerland

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