Management Seminars for RTCA/DO‐178B/C, RTCA/DO‐254, and SAE/ARP 4754A

Event Date: September 5-27, 2018

Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary

Due to popular demand, MANNARINO Systems & Software is offering four (4) pan‐Canadian one‐day Management Seminars in the areas of RTCA/DO‐178B/C (Software Aspects of Certification), RTCA/DO‐254 (Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware) and SAE/ARP 4754A (Guidelines For Development Of Civil Aircraft and Systems). These seminars will be held in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary throughout September 2018.


Training Description

The training material provides a management‐level overview of RTCA/DO‐178B & C, RTCA/DO‐254 & SAE/ARP4754A objectives and associated activities required as part of a certification program. It provides insight on the usual certification pitfalls, processes flaws, project cost, recommended practices and maintainability aspects of these programs. Created for aerospace industry management personnel, this seminar focuses on the most common challenges for development, verification and certification of safety critical equipment.


Learn more about:

  • Certification Processes (TC, STC, ATC, TSO)
  • Safety Assessment Processes
  • Relationship between ARP4754A, ARP4761, DO‐178C and DO‐254
  • The differences between DO‐178B and DO‐178C
  • Design Safety Considerations
  • How to avoid common mistakes in certification, processes, tool use and selections
  • How to apply DO‐178C, DO‐254 & ARP4754A guidance in the real world
  • Understanding DO‐178C and DO‐254 objectives
  • How to optimize Validation & Verification activities
  • Understanding Configuration Management Planning
  • The role of Quality/Process Assurance
  • How the certification process and certification authorities oversight is handled
  • How to succeed in Audits and Reviews
  • The costs associated with DO‐178 projects


Duration & Price:

  • 1 Day (8 hours)
  • Canadian $750 / person + applicable taxes
  • Registration includes course material in electronic format, coffee breaks and lunch as well as a certificate of completion


Dates / Locations

  • Montreal ~ Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 @ IATA
  • Ottawa ~ Thursday, September 13th, 2018 (venue to be announced shortly)
  • Toronto ~ Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 (TBA)
  • Calgary ~ Thursday, September 27th, 2018 (TBA)


Who Should Attend?

  • Software, AEH & System Project/Program Managers
  • Certification Project/Program Managers
  • Software, AEH & Systems Technical Leads
  • Aerospace Executives


Click here for information on the instructors.


Contact & Registration Information:


To learn more, please contact:

Ms. Amanda Melles
DAO Chief Airworthiness Computer Scientist
Tel: (514) 381‐1360 x 322
Click here to email


For registration and payment information:

Download the registration form, or contact

Ms. Sue Dabrowski
Offsets & Communications
Tel: (514) 381‐1360 x 232
Click here to email


We hope you will join us and we look forward to seeing you in September!