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Management of Institutional Risk and Critical Incident Mgnt


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Course level: Graduate

This course provides an overview of the relationship between risk assessment and consequence management within the context of justice and security organizations. Specifically, we will examine the factors that go into mitigating risk and when these measures fail, how critical incident response can maintain order. Topics include defining risk, planning factors for critical incident response, lessons learned.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Organizational Risk

Impact of Crime on Civil Liability and Risk

Information, Cyber, and Computer Security

Homeland Security and the Terrorism Threat

Critical Infrastructure Security

Emergency Practices and Crisis/Disaster Management


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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