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  • 20-Jul-2017

Aviation Safety Promotion

Abstract

At Aviation Palace International Nigeria, Aviation Safety has been our culture. Hence, the launch of our product (SMS PRO Safety Software).

SMS Pro is integrated Safety Management System (SMS) software, with in-depth reporting and analysis modules, specifically designed for an aviation application. Furthermore, SMS Pro is a Web-based aviation safety management system tool that allows operators and airports to manage their safety, security, compliance and quality issues based on ICAO, IS-BAO, Transport Canada and FAA requirements and advisory material. SMS Pro is an integrated solution that facilitates aviation operations by increasing the efficiency of business processes, improving service delivery to meet goals and objectives and improving operational and management reporting. Since SMS Pro is a Web-based application it ensures information sharing across the organization. SMS Pro allows easy, real-time report generation, automated alerts, and varying levels of transparency based on organizational culture.

SMS Pro provides:

• Increased efficiency and effectiveness of organizational Quality, Safety, Security and Regulatory Compliance activities using "Issue Reporting" and "Issue Manager" modules.

• Enhanced response times to audit findings by streamlining planning and tracking activities in the "Issue Manager," Performance Monitoring" and "Goals & Objectives" modules.

• Secure central repository for document storage and version control.

• Collaborative environment to share processes, policies & procedures across all departments and entities using the "Read File," "Policies and Procedures" and "Duties and Requirements" modules among internal and external users.

• Accurate and timely data & statistics using "Performance Monitoring," "Goals & Objectives," "Hazard Analysis” (charts)," "Data Analysis and Export" modules.

• Lessons Learned library to share knowledge across different users in the organization.

• Ability to create custom audit checklists to perform inspections, audits and evaluations.

• Audit and audit management using same framework as "Issue Manager" module.

• Fully configurable issue assessment and classification enabling incidents to be categorized by two customized classification systems in "Issue Manager" module. Issues can be further classified by associated hazards and risks identified in the "Hazard Analysis Tool" module.

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Who is your customer?

Our customers have been segmented into 3 categories as: (i) The main users: These are the main organisations that really need the software for their day-to-day operations (ii) The students: These are the categories of people who come to our office for training and empowerment (iii) Staffs from our prospective clients who need training prior to employment. The following are the targeted customers included in the above 3 categories. • Airports • Airline operators • Policy makers • Federal Ministries of Aviation • Space Science Organisations and Agencies • National Emergency Management Agency • Federal Airport Authority • Civil Aviation Authority • Oil and gas companies • Police and other security agencies

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

The SMS Pro is integrated Safety Management System (SMS) software, with in-depth reporting and analysis modules, specifically designed for an aviation application. Furthermore, SMS Pro is a Web-based aviation safety management system tool that allows operators and airports to manage their safety, security, compliance and quality issues based on ICAO, IS-BAO, Transport Canada and FAA requirements and advisory material. SMS Pro is an integrated solution that facilitates aviation operations by increasing the efficiency of business processes, improving service delivery to meet goals and objectives and improving operational and management reporting. Since SMS Pro is a Web-based application it ensures information sharing across the organization. It allows easy, real-time report generation, automated alerts, and varying levels of transparency based on organizational culture. It is designed based on Major Modules Based on Four Pillars; Policy, Risk Management, Safety Assurance and Safety Promotion which makes it different from those of our competitors.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

The Aviation Palace International Crew is made up 10 passionate and determined Nigerian youths who desired to abolish the mentality of white collar jobs, make it a priority to reduce Aviation accidents and also reduce unemployment in the country; we are also currently working with 20 trained volunteers in various positions with our presence registered on the social media. We operate 6 departments among which is our media department (The Aerospace World Media) committed to promotion of our business and also those of others to generate funds into our business. Our President/Founder is an AIAA (America Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics) Educator Associate, a graduate of Petroleum Engineering, a Google approved App developer for Android, ios, blackberry and a Microsoft windows 10 developer. He has been a judge and consultant to many organisations, including National Aeronautics & Space Administration. FUNDING IN KIND (1) American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics has given us access to their Micro-Lesson materials for use. (2) National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA has given us access to 7 software to support our projects. (3) FLIGBY has provided us with leadership training software to identify the skills embedded in our employees.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

We have already put a marketing, banding and promotion strategies in place to ensure the success. Moreover, we have registered with appropriate agencies and organisations. OUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE WHY SMS PRO? (1) FACILITATES ICAO COMPLIANCE. Based on ICAO SMS four pillars: (i) Safety Policy; (ii) Risk Management; (iii) Safety Assurance; and (iv) Safety Promotion (2) EXCELLENT FEATURES: 60+ Aviation SMS Modules. Available in English, Spanish, French, German and two Chinese dialects. Suitable for small, medium, and large airlines, airports, aviation maintenance (MROs, AMOs) and flight schools. (3) LOW COST: A simple yet powerful Enterprise Solution at a small business price. (4) ANYWHERE, ANYTIME (+ANYONE): Access next generation Web Application from any Internet Browser. Off line capabilities available for remote operations (5) WORLDWIDE SUPPORT: World class 24/7/365 LIVE support with worldwide experts (6) TRUSTED WORLDWIDE: Thousands of airline, airport, corporate, educational, government and non-profit aviation service providers worldwide use SMS Pro. (7) NO PRESENCE IN AFRICA: We discovered that all our competitors do not have presence in Africa but operate from their base from other parts of the world. Even most of the effects they have in Africa were carried out from other continents. This we capitalise on as an added advantage to our favour.