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Cultural Cause Analysis™ - Executive Insight


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Learn how an enhanced understanding of your organizational culture can help drive stronger, more sustained performance. Executive influence addressing cultural issues, if effective, is valuable because it positively impacts what may be seemingly unrelated areas of performance, including safety, quality and reliability.

This 3-hour course is for executives to support enhancing organizational performance, strengthening communication and leveraging data to drive positive cultural influence.

The Cultural Cause Analysis™ (CCA) approach was developed by the same authors of Root Cause Analysis: A Guide to Efficient and Effective Incident Investigations and the authors of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) book, Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety, which is recognized globally by high-hazard industries as the benchmark for process safety management (PSM) practices.

Introduction to CCA Combine CCA and Root Cause Analysis


Who Should Attend this course?
  • Anyone who seeks to influence culture to drive enhanced performance

  • Anyone guiding an organization through recovery after a catastrophe

what will i learn in this course?
  • Learn the essential features of strong culture for safety, quality, reliability and sustained performance

  • Learn to modernize conversations with management on strengthening culture through big data and performance management

  • 0.25 CEUs, 0.25 COCs, 0.4 CMs, ABIH approval #10-216

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Hour 1


Understand: The return-on-investment for causal analysis

  • Overview of typical response to accidents or reoccurring incidents
  • Review of applicable regulations

Understand: Benchmarking of leading organizations influence on culture

  • Industry Benchmarks – Organizational Culture
hour 2

Understand the proven Cultural Cause Analysis framework

  • The Essential Features of a strong safety, quality, reliable culture
  • The C-suite & management influence on culture
Hour 3

Understand how data supports better culture

  • Data & the age of cultural influence, Cultural Cause Map™

Understand how to influence culture



Steve Arendt - Vice President, Oil, Gas and Chemical for ABS Group

Jim Rooney - Director of Training Services - Safety, Risk & Compliance

Lee Vanden Heuvel - Manager of Incident Investigation/Root Cause Analysis Services and Senior Risk/Reliability Engineer, ABS Group 

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