Daytona Beach Campus


Embry-Riddle to Host Workshop on Aviation Safety Management Systems

Daytona Beach, FL, August 30, 2013

Embry-Riddle’s Professional Programs Office will offer a workshop on the Principles of Aviation Safety Management Systems (SMS) Nov. 19-21, 2013, at the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus.

Taught by Embry-Riddle faculty, the course is tailored for aviation safety practitioners responsible for the formation, implementation or expansion of an SMS within their organizations.

The workshop provides a solid foundation in basic SMS concepts while also covering safety risk management (hazards, risks and controls); human factors; reactive, proactive and predictive safety management tools and methods; positive safety culture; and SMS implementation overview. 

Those who complete the course will understand the theory, principles and application of an SMS as well as ICAO requirements for implementation and FAA guidance for operators and organizations.

All participants will receive a signed copy of Safety Management Systems in Aviation, co-authored by Dr. Alan Stolzer, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in Embry-Riddle’s College of Aviation.

The course is $1,400 per person, or $1,300 for those who register before Sept. 30, 2013.

For more information and to register, visit, write to or contact Sarah Ochs, Director of Professional Programs, at (386) 226-6928.


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