Ethiopian Airlines and University of Mississippi Partner in Training
Ethiopian Airlines and The University of Mississippi, USA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to introduce different aviation programs into the existing courses of Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA).
The training programs to be introduced include Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC), Aviation Executive EMBA and a four-year engineering degree program aimed at upgrading EAA’s existing two-year Aircraft Maintenance training.
The MOU was signed in April 2018 by Ethiopian Group CEO Mr Tewolde GebreMariam and Professor Noel E.Wilkin, Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor of The University of Mississippi
The MOU with The University of Mississippi will help diversify and upgrade EAA programs to meet both the Airlines demand and further fill the aviation skill gap in the African continent.
The IMC degree program at Ole Miss should enhance economic development in Ethiopia and increase business for Ethiopian Airlines,
With annual intake capacity of 4000 trainees, EAA is the largest and the most modern aviation academy in Africa recognized as ICAO regional Training Center of Excellence.
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi is Mississippi's flagship university with a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business.