Professional Certificate Course
Delivery: Classroom/Virtual
Duration: 2 days (4 hours/day)

The SMS for Executive Managers workshop is designed to provide airport senior management and executives with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, develop, and implement a Safety Management System (SMS) and ensure on-going compliance with the ICAO safety Standards and Recommended Practices in accordance with local civil aviation regulations.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the four phases of SMS
  • Develop a safety policy
  • Differentiate accountability vs responsibility
  • Describe the safety risk management process
  • Implement and support safety assurance and promotion initiatives
  • Support a safety just culture at the airport
  • Apply leadership concepts as a fundamental requirement of SMS
  • Demonstrate understanding of SMS through exercises and case studies

Target Audience

  • Airport senior managers and executives
  • Airport operations managers
  • Airport managers with reporting staff

Course Content

  • Basic safety concepts
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Leadership Fundamentals
  • Safety policy and objectives
  • SMS and safety culture
  • Safety risk management
  • Safety assurance
  • Safety promotion
  • Change management
  • SMS practices and recommendations
  • Group exercises and case studies

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Developing Nations Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
10-11 February 2022 Virtual Classroom UTC: 10:00am - 2:00pm US$380 US$450 US$540 Register
08-09 September 2022 Virtual Classroom UTC: 3:00pm - 7:00pm US$380 US$450 US$540 Register