Professional Development Courses

Aviation Safety Education and Training

The Center for Aviation Safety Research (CASR)offers Aviation Safety courses designed for organizational leaders. Courses provide managers with valuable insight on how to achieve the highest level of safety within an organization while improving operational performance. They are led by skilled educators in aviation safety who have extensive industry experience and are leaders in aviation research.

Participants receive a certificate of completion for each course and may earn a Certificate in Aviation Safety for Managers from CASR upon completion of all four courses. These courses may qualify for professional development credits. Check with your industry’s accreditation organization for more information on qualifying professional development activities. Courses are held at Saint Louis University and each course is two days in length.

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Professional Development Courses

 

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November 29 - 30, 2012: Safety Leadership and Ethics

  • The Business Case for Safety
  • Safety Sustainability
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Ethical Challenges
  • Ethical Responsibility

 

Aviation Courses

 

January 10 - 11, 2013: Safety Leadership and Ethics

  • The Business Case for Safety
  • Safety Sustainability
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Ethical Challenges
  • Ethical Responsibility

 

February 7 - 8, 2013: Safety Management Systems for Managers

  • Overview of SMS concepts
  • SMS Program Development
  • SMS Implementation
  • Continuous Improvement of SMS
  • Moving Organizations from Reactive to Proactive
  • Employee Involvement and Empowerment

 

March 14 - 15, 2013: Managing Safety Culture Transformation

  • Defining Safety Culture
  • Safety Culture in Aviation
  • The Safety Culture Pyramid
  • States of Safety Culture
  • Barriers to Organizational Learning and Potential Solutions
  • Systems Thinking

 

April 18 - 19, 2013: Human-Technical Interface

  • Human Reliability
  • Task Analysis and Saturation
  • Human/Technology Interface
  • Application of Knowledge
  • Social Technical Concepts

 

Please contact Shelly Reichert at (314) 977-8725 or via email with any questions.