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Leading on Safety Management - December 2018 (Hong Kong)


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Course duration: 1 day      Course dates: 13th December 2018     Course location: Hong Kong


Course Overview

Senior Managers have a vital role to play in an effective safety management.  On a day-to-day basis you may not be directly involved with your Safety Management System (SMS), but without the full support of senior management filtering from the top downwards your organisation will not be able to deliver the value and benefits that a SMS can bring.  So how can you lead on safety management?


The course has been designed specifically to help senior managers develop the skills and knowledge required for safety leadership and to encourage a positive safety culture.


Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for Accountable Managers and other senior management roles in an aviation organisation.


Course Objectives

Delegates attend a one-day workshop led by a UK CAA expert, putting their safety leadership skills into practice through discussion and group activities, along with face-to-face presentations.


By the end of this course delegates will demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • The high level overview SMS
  • The value of having an ‘effective’ SMS in place
  • The importance of encouraging a ‘positive safety culture’
  • The legal implications of not having an effective SMS


Key Topics

  • Importance of the senior manager’s role in SMS
  • Strategies for getting the most out of SMS
  • Building an effective team to implement and manage SMS
  • Encouraging a positive safety culture
  • Identifying commercial and safety benefits of an effective SMS
  • Learning from mistakes
  • Developing an appropriate safety vision for your organisation
  • Your role in safety meetings
  • Questioning and Challenging risk mitigation actions and safety performance information
  • Managing change safely using your SMS
  • Facilitating a Just Culture in your organisation to encourage open reporting