sec370 | undergraduate
The Administration Process
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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The Budget and Physical Facilities
- Identify and describe budget line items for security facility management.
- Compare and contrast the value of electronic technology in relationship to the use of human resources for access control, surveillance, and identification of authorized personnel.
- Discuss cost factors associated with required fire protection and safety systems.
- Analyze the preparation of a budget for security facility management.
- Classify facility maintenance factors.
Budget Preparation, Justification, and Management
- Discuss the principles of internal control and auditing.
- Describe the principles of cost versus benefit analyses and their application within the context of security missions.
- Evaluate program fiscal requirements in the context of organizational budgetary priorities and parameters.
- Identify the principles of expenditure justification for security operations.
- Explain the dynamics and criteria involved in presenting a budget.
- Determine the important elements of a contract for security services.
- Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of contracting security services (i.e., outsourcing) rather than establishing a proprietary security unit.
- Discuss the limits of operational control of contracted versus proprietary employees of an organization.
- Identify regulatory compliance issues associated with contracted personnel (OSHA).
- Evaluate the responsibilities of the contractor and those providing contracted services.
- Describe liability issues as they relate to contracted and proprietary employees.
- Establish the value of and negotiate prices for contract services.
- Assess the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its application to security personnel.
- Identify the FLSA exempt and non-exempt employee compensation and overtime regulations.
- Differentiate the costs and benefits of utilizing proprietary part-time or full-time versus contract personnel in security roles as associated with the best Return on Investment (ROI).
- Detail the cost factors of employment benefits.
- Describe the methods for determining compensation benefits and wage levels for security personnel.
Purpose and Types of Budgets Operating Budgets
- Discuss the purpose and functions of budgeting.
- Identify the types of budgets and the application to the organization.
- Discuss newsworthy cases discussing ethics in budgeting.
- Identify the items incorporated into an operating budget.
- Describe the variety of methods for tracking expenditures, as well as the issues and problems with monitoring.
- Compare accounting methods for controlling complex budgets.
- Evaluate the respective benefits and limitations of purchase orders, corporate credit cards, company checks, and cash funds.
- Determine which personnel should have spending authority and how to monitor their expenditures.
- Specify the purposes for petty cash funds and the principles of cash control.
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