Mini MBA for HSE Professionals

Previously advertised as 'The 10-Day Advanced Health & Safety Leadership'

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10 Days

Introduction to the course

Become a master of health and safety leadership. This ‘must attend’ Mini MBA for HSE Professionals training course will provide you with everything you need to reap the benefits of a great safety culture. Successful leaders have a passion for improvement and are able to empower others throughout the organization to win with their safety initiatives.

Leadership is critical for excellent health and safety performance. We all know that leader’s actions and attitudes shape safety culture and a successful culture makes the safety management system work. This training course will provide you with powerful tools to enable you to define the culture you wish to create, identify what behaviours and attitudes you, as a leader, need to role model and the actions that can be taken to make a real difference.

This KC Academy training course will highlight:

  • Mastering the art of leadership
  • Visible felt leadership and beyond
  • Advanced risks, threats and impacts
  • Reasons for safety management failures
  • Successful health and safety management
  • Human factors and their effect on safety culture
  • Influencing others and driving improvement
  • Safety excellence, the ultimate objective to zero

Course details

At the end of this training Course, you will learn to:  

  • Apply new leadership skills to make a real difference
  • Develop new and effective motivational and engagement techniques
  • Apply your safety and risk management leadership skills
  • Understand the importance of safety culture and human factors in sustaining a successful safety management system
  • Empower others to continuous improvement

This Mini MBA for HSE Professionals training course uses a variety of proven learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes thought provoking syndicate and individual exercises, DVD and case studies.

This Mini MBA for HSE Professionals training course will provide an organization with leaders who can identify and implement the actions necessary to make a real difference. These leaders will be able to motivate others to improve both organizational and customer needs.

The organisational impact will be:

  • Providing a clearer understanding of how, why and what goes wrong
  • Improving safety systems, control and behavior
  • Implementing pragmatic solutions to improve your SMS
  • Achieving the professional development of staff
  • Reducing accidents and business losses in the workplace
  • Developing leaders better equipped to prevent or manage adverse events
  • The capacity to increase profitability

Those attending this advanced training course will return to their organisation equipped with powerful tools and a renewed confidence to engage their colleagues and communicate the safety message.

The personal impact will be:

  • Learning how to be a great leader
  • Understanding how to better align safety with the business agenda
  • Learning how to motivate your workforce to join you on a journey to zero
  • Ensuring your colleagues go from “have to” to “want to”
  • Appreciating the importance of human factors
  • Understanding the benefits of a successful health and safety management system

This KC Academy training course is ideal to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit those persons responsible for leading safety within an organisation at a global, regional or local level. In particular, this HSE training course is aimed at those seeking new concepts in the role of leaders in shaping the culture and ultimate success of their organization.

This includes:

  • All Line Managers
  • Supervisors and Team Leaders 
  • HSE Managers and Advisors
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Any other personnel who are involved in leading and promoting the safety message

Daily Agenda

{heading_content}Module 1: Advanced Safety Leadership:
DAY 1:
Accident & Incident Causation Factors
  • The analysis of accidents – looking at the facts, figures & costs
  • Why do accidents still occur? - human factors, triggers and consequences
  • Conscious and unconscious influences within a safety culture
  • The Bradley Curve and four stages of mind-sets
  • The ‘New ABC Model:’ effective, behavioural and cognitive psychology
  • Understand the psychology behind human behaviour and learn how to apply pragmatic solutions to improve your SMS
DAY 2:
Safety Management in Major Hazard Industries
  • Major hazards and prevention
  • ISO31000 and safety excellence
  • Occupational safety, process safety and asset risk management
  • FTA and ETA
  • Bow ties
  • Emergency response plans, mutual aid, on and off site consequences
  • Inspection and auditing
DAY 3:
Improve Leadership and Communication skills
  • Enhancing your leadership capabilities through increased self-awareness
  • Analyse your communication strategies and social performance
  • Communication campaigns and stakeholder engagement
  • ‘Have to’ or ‘want to’: generating real desire for safety
  • Varying leadership skills for varying scenarios
DAY 4:
Advanced Accident Investigation and Reporting
  • All incidents (including near misses) are thoroughly and professionally investigated by a trained and confident team
  • Role of HSE team leader and management during an investigation
  • Investigation methodology - the essential checklist & process
  • Look. Listen and learn and learn to look and listen more!
  • Report writing techniques which will ‘persuade’ and ‘empower’ actions
DAY 5:
Organisational & Environmental Risk, Threat & Impact
  • Latest international standards: BSI65000, BS11200, ISO31000 / 22301 / 24762
  • Understanding the impact of change or major incidents on the organisation
  • Strategic crisis and emergency management in a resilience framework
  • Strategic risk and risk behaviour
  • Identify and manage current and future threats to your business
  • Take a proactive approach to minimizing the impact of incidents
  • Keep critical functions up and running during times of change and crises
{heading_content}Module 2: Advanced Health & Safety Management:
DAY 6:
Legislation for Health and Safety
  • Introduction
  • Legislation for Health and Safety
  • Legislation for High Hazard Industries
  • Process safety management (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119)
  • The Seveso Directive (EU Directive)
  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems
DAY 7:
Policy and Safety Culture
  • Setting policy and organising for health and safety
  • Control, co-operation, communication and competence
  • Safety culture and human factors
  • Safety management systems and safety culture factors
  • Essential safety management system components
  • Developing and sustaining an effective safety management system
  • The benefits of an effective safety management system
DAY 8:
Planning and Implementing
  • Planning and Implementation
  • Management Arrangements
  • Risk Control Systems – Inputs, Processes, and Outputs
  • Risk Assessments
  • Work permit systems and isolations
  • Hazard Communication
DAY 9:
Measuring Performance
  • Measuring the performance of stated intentions against actual delivery
  • Active Monitoring Systems
  • Reactive Monitoring Systems
  • Audits and Reviews
  • Risk Management
DAY 10:
Behavioural Safety
  • Taylor, Herzberg, McGregor, and Maslow
  • ABC Analysis – Antecedents, Behaviour, and consequences
  • Natural Penalties and Consequences
  • Identifying Critical Behaviours
  • Feedback on Observations

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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