SMS Course, Denver, September 2020
The Courtyard by Marriott Denver South Park Meadows is recommended for your stay with a special rate of $149 (single room or double room) per night for PRISM class participants if booked at least one month before the class. To receive the discounted rate, call the hotel directly at 1 (720) 895-0300 and let them know you are with "PRISM." Visit the hotel site, click here.
The hotel is located easy walking distance to the Park Meadows Mall (a huge mall with dozens of surrounding restaurants and shopping establishments)via a pedestrian sky bridge just south of the hotel. That same pedestrian sky bridge goes to the “County Line Station”, which is a Light Rail Train station on the E, F, and R rail lines. You can travel to and from the Denver airport via light rail train with just one transfer. Depending on the time of day, the trip will take 70-100 minutes each way. The RTD Trip Planner website (
The class will end no later than 4 p.m. on the last day. It is strongly recommended that you do not schedule a departing flight earlier than 7 p.m. on the last day of class.
Register today for the SMS Course
PRISM proudly presents an SMS Course designed to provide knowledge about, and options for, implementing the Components and Elements of a Safety Management System (SMS) according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Participants will receive copies of SMS training posters to take back to their organization.
-Describe the 4 Components and the 12 Elements of the ICAO SMS Framework
-Become familiar with characteristics of an effective and “just” safety culture and learn techniques for how to evaluate your organization’s safety culture
-Use and apply the Safety Risk Management process
-Describe what Change Management is concerned with according to SMS
-Become familiar with Safety Performance Indicators (SPI) and how they relate to the three strategies of SMS
-Describe how to implement an Internal Auditing Program (IAP) in your organization and where to find appropriate checklists.
-Become familiar with a phased approach to SMS implementation
-Use and apply several Root Cause Analysis Techniques in safety investigations
Who should attend?
This training course is targeted for personnel at all levels involved in the day to day development, implementation, execution, management, oversight and evaluation of a Safety Management System operation.
Why should you attend?
This course provides the knowledge necessary to develop, implement and mature a Safety Management System in any aviation organization, according to ICAO. All courses are taught by PRISM instructors with real-world experience.
Module 1 Introduction
Module 2 Basic Safety Concepts
Module 3 Introduction to Safety Management
Module 4 Hazards
Module 5 Risks
Module 6 The SMS Framework
Module 7 SMS Considerations
Module 8 Phased Approach to SMS Implementation
Module 9 Root Cause Analysis
The PRISM ARMOR, online SMS tool will be used as a case study for the application of Safety Management System best practices during the course.
Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with our PRISM experts face-to-face, and learn everything you need to know for Safety Management System (SMS) success.
If you have any questions, or need help, please contact us at +1 513-852-5110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org