"you are the first person who came to speak with me at a professional level in five years"

- Francesco Schettino

the truth is more than one story

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“If you are an investigator of any stripe, if you are an HSE or H/OP professional in any industry, or even if you just love to solve mysteries, THIS is a great workshop to attend! Worth. Every. Penny. Spent.”
- Grant Cole, HSE Team manager, Oceaneering
"A different perspective of looking at things. Thinking outside the box."
- Janet DeCastro, Captain ConocoPhillips
"I wasn’t sure what to expect, but found that much of the analysis and insights into a sinking ship is highly relevant to my career in Biotech manufacturing."
- Peter Stevenson, Associate Director Biogen
“Really incredible information, research and perspective … exceeded my expectations especially considering that I came into this training with knowledge of the incident already.”
- Ansley Odell, Marine Safety Investigator, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
“Thanks to Nippin Anand for an inspiring day in Copenhagen … Again an example of how we should focus on our daily experiences to keep developing safety.”
- Hans A. Pedersen, Deputy Chief Pilot DanPilot
"Nippin did a great job with using stories to build up the case for change. I will be encouraging my company to bring this workshop to our campus."
- Sahika Korkmarz, Human Performance Advisor Chevron 
"An in-depth look at a dramatic event."
- Bo Underwood, Human Performance ConocoPhillips
"Even though I don’t work in the maritime industry, the workshop was every worth it. I’ll always be thankful that I made the right decision to attend this workshop. "
- Michael Aune, Special Projects Manager, HTS AmeriTek
"Nippin has a gift for moving beyond the idea of the obvious, and presenting comprehensive view of events. "
- Erick Anez, Director, Safety, Business Continuity and Disaster Management at Crowley

upcoming events

oslo
learning from accidents: the costa concordia case

oslo 29-30 January 2020

vancouver
learning from accidents: the costa concordia case

vancouver 25 march 2020

miami
learning from accidents: the costa concordia case

miami 4 & 5 may 2020

vegas
learning from accidents: the costa concordia case

las vegas 7 & 8 may 2020

sydney
learning from accidents: the costa concordia case

brisbane and sydney

teamwork
teamwork in critical operations

learn how professionals come together and deliver as a team.

managing the unexpected
managing the unexpected

when faced with a real-life emergency find out what works and what does not?

safety audits
safety audits

why have safety audits gone so far away from reality and what can be done about it?

balancing
balancing learning and accountability

why do investigators find it difficult to balance learning and accountability? What are the alternative choices?

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"A thorough examination of the incident with a unique opportunity to consider the Master’s view."
- Robert Mc Cabe Commissioner of Irish Lights

"It exceeded my expectations - an excellent really life example of building understanding. "
- Ruth Denyer Group Risk Director ITV
"It was at an appropriate level of detail, was thought provoking and challenging - a super event highly recommended."
- Fran Collins CEO Red Funnel Lines 
"A very thought provoking knowledge sharing exercise that has given me a new understanding to an incident, a more objective view which we take for granted many a times."
- Vivek Menon Head of Department Seahealth Denmark
"Lots of transferable information, good to obtain insights from another industry."
- Kate Harvey General Manager G+

“… one of the best safety talks I’ve heard because it so eloquently described the way in which there are multiple truths and sometimes we will never know the full truth.”
- Prof Dr Suzette Woodward, Author of Rethinking Patient Safety, NHS UK

“an incredibly thought-provoking and revealing presentation…”
- Dr Steven Shorrock, European safety culture programme leader EUROCONTROL

“I attended this workshop in London last year - really enjoyed it and well worth attending, highly recommended.”
- Paul Bryson, Inspector Marine Accident Investigation Branch UK

“a serious albeit different approach that was an eye opener at least for the ones that have the will to question basic assumptions and mind-sets”.
- Nicholas Chalaris, Captain Cruise Line Ships

each of these questions will be addressed in this workshop. the workshop can also be delivered in shorter sessions ranging from 45 minutes to 4 hours with one or more of the above topics.

“no judgement, no exoneration, no melodrama; plain curiosity and learning.”

workshop design

drawing on first-hand video interviews with the ship’s captain and extensive research in accidents we have created a documentary style narrative of this case.

who should attend

“only two words come to mind - curiosity and open-mindedness. we welcome diversity, debates, disagreements and differences so we can learn from your experiences.”

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