Event Details

Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 - 16:00 to 19:00
Wednesday, 21 October, 2020 - 16:00 to 19:00
Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (AEDT)


AIHS Members: $440
NZISM Members: $440
Non Members: $490


Event Organising Body: 
Art of Work
(07) 3051 5856


Endorsed Training

Join Art of Work together with AIHS for this engaging Masterclass, presented by Nippin Anand, a Principal Specialist in management systems and human factors, who will introduce you to a systematic analysis of the events leading up to, during and after the capsizing of the Costa Concordia. Hear first-hand the rarely shared perspective of the ship’s captain who found himself at the heart of the investigation.


Participants will gain insights including:

  • Accident investigation and analysis – the importance of second stories 

  • A deeper understanding of crew resource management and team dynamics in a safety critical operation 

  • The role of expertise in navigating uncertainty 

  • Making compliance meaningful for business and safety 

  • The role of organisational plans and procedures in managing the unexpected 

  • Discussions and reflections


The master class will be conducted as a live interactive virtual event, with a maximum of 30 participants. There will be 2 sessions of 3 hours each, 1 week apart.


Together, the two sessions will narrate the story of one of the most high-profile accidents in the maritime sector.  Drawing on multiple disciplines – anthropology, social sciences, psychology and technical sciences to make sense of a complex set of events that unfolded before, during and after the accident. Having completed the two sessions, participants will have built a strong foundation in advanced concepts in safety and human factors, and importantly, be able to take the concepts and apply them in their workplace; whatever their industry sector. 


Part 1: Wednesday 14 October - 4:00pm - 7:00pm AEDT
Part 2: Wednesday 21 October - 4:00pm - 7:00pm AEDT


AIHS Member $440+GST
NZISM Members: $440
Non member: $490+GST


Your Presenter

Nippin Anand

Nippin Anand (PhD MSc Master Mariner FNI CSci) is a Principal Specialist in management systems and human factors, based in the North East of Scotland. With more than two decades of exposure within the maritime, oil and gas sector he has accumulated a career capital that spans across hands on operations, academic research, consultancy and certification and regulation in the maritime, oil and gas sector.

He helps organisations and senior leaders to think, reflect and create a shift in perspectives. His areas of interest are in risk and safety management from a human and organisational perspective, but also believes that ‘softer’ human sciences cannot be learnt without a good grasp of technical knowledge. As a master mariner and a human factors scientist, he feels that he is in a privileged position to understand both technical and social dimensions of risk and safety.


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