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Introduction to Security Management


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Course level: Lower Division

This course is an introductory overview of the Security Management field and provides a broad-based view of the history, practices, methodologies, and management theories of the profession. It reviews industry standards for security, threat assessment and risk analysis guidelines, investigative techniques, personnel management, security equipment and security best practices. Additionally, this course examines security technology, loss prevention and workforce safety programs, planning for continuity of business operations, and corporate/client communication skills.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

The Role of Security in Contemporary Society

Security Personnel Management

Security Operations Management

Security Communications, Written Policy, and International Standards

Ethics and Public Relationships in Security


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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.

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