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Introduction to Safety Management Systems (eLearning)

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This course will help participants and organizations understand the function, role and importance of developing and implementing a Safety Management System (SMS).

What you will learn

  • Understand the basic knowledge, techniques and skills needed to develop a Safety Management System and measure its performance
  • Discover how an effective system can reduce costs 
  • Learn cost-effective resource planning
  • See how safety risks are managed proactively
  • Explore how to build a positive safety culture within your organization

Available as: e-Learning course
Duration: 2 hours plus exam
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None
Related training: Introduction to Safety Management Systems (Distance Learning)

Key topics

  • Introduction to SMS
  • Policy and objectives
  • Risk management
  • Safety assurance
  • Safety promotion
  • Integrating airline management systems
  • The regulatory authority‚Äôs role in SMS oversight
  • Implementation requirements

Who should attend

  • Representatives of Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Experienced managers from airlines, airports, ANS providers, manufacturers and maintenance groups
  • Supervisors in operations

Certificate awarded

Achieve 75% or higher to earn your self-printable IATA Certificate.

Additional information

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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