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ERAU Online Course: Understanding SMS - Feb-May 2022

14 February 2022

This 3-week, part-time virtual online course will prepare managers, entrepreneurs, and organizational members from the sharp end in aviation and other high risk / high consequence areas to understand what the intent of SMS is, why failures happen, and how to avoid them. The course concentrates on the theoretical underpinnings and the scientific discourse behind Safety Management Systems (including dedicated human factors elements), and the policies governing them.

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:

  • Apply failure causation models in rational catastrophic imagination
  • Integrate basic systems thinking in accident prevention
  • Understand the influence of human factors, organizations, and culture in failure
  • Develop risk mitigation approaches based and basic quantitative risk assessment
  • Be cognizant of rules and policies in Safety Management Systems

This course is recognized by EAAP as a full course towards accreditation as aviation psychologist or human factors specialist. EAAP members will receive a 15% discount on the course fee.

For all details please refer to the course brochure below.

For questions, please contact the Embry-Riddle Europe Campus by email at .

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