Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach Campus Offers Aviation-Focused Professional Programs for 2014

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As part of Embry-Riddle’s commitment to continuing professional education and lifelong learning, the university is hosting a variety of aviation-focused short courses and workshops at the Daytona Beach Campus taught by aviation industry subject-matter experts. These Professional Programs courses are designed for industry professionals involved in the operation, management and supervision of aviation organizations. The staff at Professional Programs can also create specialized programs to offer on-site, customized education and training in a variety of aviation, safety and security subjects.

“Embry-Riddle’s professional programs are offered through all three campuses and provide an opportunity for aviation professionals to continue their education past the ‘traditional’ university level,” said Sarah Ochs, Director of the College of Aviation’s Professional Programs in Daytona Beach. “A great example of a customized curriculum from this past year is the aviation operations and safety workshop organized for South African aviation and regulatory agencies that was held at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus.”

For a complete list of professional and corporate education programs at our Daytona Beach, Prescott and Worldwide Campuses, go to: http://proed.erau.edu/index.html.

Fall 2014 Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety Short-Courses* at Daytona Beach Campus

Oct. 20-24, 2014: OSHA/Aviation Ground Safety

This course gives the participant working knowledge of OSHA’s General Industry Safety and Health standards. In addition, participants will gain a fundamental working knowledge of an aviation ground safety program. Participants will also receive the OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Safety & Health Card.

Oct. 27-31, 2014: Aviation Safety Program Management

Participants will gain working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. Topics include economics of safety; risk management; safety climate; regulatory safety and health programs; safety analysis techniques; and safety management systems.

Nov. 3-7, 2014: Aircraft Accident Investigation and Management

This course will teach the fundamentals required to conduct or manage an aircraft mishap/accident investigation. The participant will review the investigation sequence from the preplanning stage through the general survey and specific analysis of a mishap/accident, culminating with the determination of contributing factors and probable cause/s.

*The above series of courses can be completed independently or as part of the Embry-Riddle Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety; discounts are available for multiple course selection.

Fall 2014 Workshops at Daytona Beach Campus

Oct. 2-3, 2014: Airline Network Planning

This short course is intended for air transport industry managers and aviation professionals entering a management role and focuses on airline schedule planning framework, profitability forecasting models, fleet assignment and revenue management.

Nov. 17-18, 2014: Introduction to Aviation Safety Management Systems

Participants will gain a solid foundation in basic Safety Management Systems (SMS) concepts that will support further implementation of SMS within their organizations. Topics include safety culture; human factors; reactive, proactive and predictive safety management tools; external audits; safety assurance; and SMS implementation overview.

Nov. 19-21, 2014: SMS: Applications & Implementation

This course will give participants an expanded background in intermediate and advanced Safety Management Systems (SMS) concepts, and will support both implementation and continuous improvement of an active SMS within their organization. Attendees will be able to implement the theory, principles and applications of SMS as well as the current FAA guidance for operators and organizations.

Dec. 9-11, 2014: Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) course identifies the key concepts, attributes and challenges of UAS operations. Topics include core concepts; UAS regulation; sensors, payloads and geospatial data; human factors in UAS; and national airspace integration.

For detailed course descriptions and dates, and to register online, go to: www.proed.erau.edu. For more information, please contact Sarah Ochs, Director of Professional Programs at (386) 226-6928 or case@erau.edu.

About Professional and Corporate Education at Embry-Riddle

Facilitated by industry leaders from around the globe, the curriculum at Embry-Riddle covers the operation, engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. Individuals and organizations benefit from professional development courses offered on two residential campuses and at classrooms around the world. Learn more about upcoming seminars and workshops at www.proed.erau.edu.

Daytona Beach, Fla., Campus

Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus offers participants world-class technical and research lab facilities led by a team of leading industry experts and top academics.

Prescott, Ariz., Campus

The Prescott Campus is home to the Robertson Safety Institute (RSI), a nationally recognized center for research, development and corporate outreach in safety education. The Institute includes the Robertson Crash Lab, aviation safety and security archives and access to advanced engineering, scientific and forensic resources.

Worldwide Campus

With more than 150 campuses across the globe and the option to take online courses, Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Professional and Corporate Education Program offers over 25 targeted courses in aviation, aerospace UAS and business management that can deliver professional development solutions via classroom, online, a live webcast or a blended training approach.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 70 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering, and Security and Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and https://www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at https://www.YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.

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