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Leadership And Public Policy In Global/homeland Security

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This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of how public organizations deal with the threat of various forms of terrorism.  Leadership and management responsibilities are considered.  Students will understand the importance of interdisciplinary security in developing comprehensive protection plans and policies designed to reduce the vulnerability associated with deliberate violent acts.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Homeland Security and Public Organizations

    • Analyze different definitions of the term terrorism.

    • Explain common terms and concepts in homeland security.
    • Summarize the history of terrorism.

    • Describe the domestic and international threat actor.

    Interdisciplinary Security Prevention Policies

    • Assess the effectiveness of leaders in addressing the human effect of terrorist events.

    • Identify funding strategies used by terrorist groups to finance their organizations and the threat to legitimate businesses.

    • Evaluate the psychological effects of terrorism to the corporate human asset.

    Interdisciplinary Security Prevention

    • Analyze the elements of the effectiveness of homeland security since 9/11.

    Developing and Leading Public Policy to Counter the Threat of Terrorism

    • Explain the importance of establishing an effective security policy.
    • Assess the strategies for addressing the terrorist threat.

    • Analyze the development of homeland security in the United States.

    • Explain the progression of executive orders related to homeland security and countermeasures.

    Leadership Responsibilities

    • Describe corporate leadership responsibilities involved with identifying security risks.

    • Analyze the design and application of management systems that ensure effective security functions.

    • Explain why the culture of responsibility begins with collaboration of leadership from both the public and private sector.

    Management Responsibilities

    • Explain how the roles of state and local agencies are critical to counterterrorism.
    • Explain how the National Response Framework operates.
    • Describe the role of private security in the response to emergencies and events.

    • Explain how incident command operates.

    • Explain how private security adapts Critical Incident Management functions.

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