Mannarino Management Seminar for RTCA/DO-178B/C, RTCA/DO-254 & SAE/ARP 4754

Event Date: May 28, 2019

Location: Ottawa, ON

MANNARINO Systems and Software is offering 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).



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.


  • 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


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