CASE-2 Aviation Safety Program Management

Quick Facts


Early Registration Discount
Prior to June 30, 2020, the cost per course is $2,000 - individuals who complete all three courses for the Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety (CMAS) will receive a standard discounted price of $1,500 at the time of registration for their third CMAS course; thus reducing the total cost to $5,500 for all three certificate courses. As of July 1, 2020, the CMAS course fee structure will change per course to $2,000 for the Early Bird Fee, and $2,100 for the Standard Fee.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety

Course Length
5 days

Course Dates & Locations

  • Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2019: Daytona Beach, FL - Full
  • April 20-24, 2020: Daytona Beach, FL

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    The Aviation Safety Program Management course is designed to provide the participant with the working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. The philosophical and historical development of major concepts are examined with particular emphasis on areas of special concern.

    The participant will review problems facing today’s aviation safety program manager and learn how to deal with basic safety and risk management concepts, as well as analyze program elements typically found in aviation safety programs. Participants will partake in classroom exercises based on real-world experiences to learn how to use additional tools and techniques to promote safety management in their organization.

    Course topics include: Safety Culture, Disaster-Emergency Planning, Internal Reporting Systems, Human Error and Human Performance, Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS).

    Who Should Attend

    Because safety risks affect every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

    • Pilots
    • Airport Managers
    • Safety Professionals
    • Airport Risks Managers

    Course Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be proficient in the following:

    • Explore various analytical techniques used to demonstrate compliance with the residual risk requirements specified in FAR 25.1309.
    • Apply system safety concepts to the operational environment.
    • Use the design order of precedence to evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls.
    • Describe typical goals of an aviation safety program and various techniques available to achieve these goals.
    • Become familiar with the authority and responsibilities normally given to the aviation safety program manager and ascertain how they can be used to effectuate changes in the management of aviation safety. 
    • Recognize the various components of Safety Management System Programs.

    Attendees Said ...

    “Thanks for all, Embry-Riddle has the best teachers and professionals in the aviation area.”

    “The program is highly educative and has improved my safety management awareness. I am now better informed about safety culture.”

    Contact Us

    Office of Professional Programs, Daytona Beach Campus
    1 Aerospace Boulevard
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114

    About the Instructor

    Anthony Brickhouse

    Anthony Brickhouse
    Assistant Professor

    Since entering academia, Professor Brickhouse has been involved in research surrounding flight operational quality assurance (FOQA), mental aspects of air safety investigation, airport ground safety, and the use of flight recorders in accident investigation. 

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    Daniel Cutrer

    Daniel Cutrer
    Associate Professor

    Dr. Cutrer is a retired U.S. Coast aviator (O-6) with over 5,00 hours of flight time; he served as an aircraft mechanic, an Aviation Maintenance Officer, a Chief
    Pilot, and a Military Flight Instructor, while earning FAA ATP and A&P certifications. Dr. Cutrer has participated in several military aircraft accident investigations.

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