A successful SMS reduces the rate and cost of accidents and incidents, improves communication and productivity, and helps your airport meet its legal responsibility to manage safety.
Learn how to implement an efficient SMS at your airport and promote a safety culture within your organization. Understand the relevance of risk management in relation to SMS and learn how to evaluate, prioritize and mitigate risk. Analyze the impact human factors have on safety and develop your skills in detecting, controlling and preventing errors in an airport environment.
Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: Participants should have prior knowledge of airport business and operations
Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
Implement a safety culture throughout your organization
Apply the risk management cycle to your organization
Integrate safety into aerodrome operations by applying management controls to safety-critical processes
Understand how regulatory requirements, State concerns and State Safety Program (SSP) apply to SMS
Risk assessment tools
Acceptance of risk
Safety culture and policy
Investigating and auditing
Documenting and gathering data
Managing human factors
Role of the SSP in SMS implementation
ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS)
Reviewing the role of ISAGO
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Practical case-studies and exercises on risk management and SMS
This course is recommended for:
Airport authority representatives
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
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Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.