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Introduction To Security Management

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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.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Best Practices, Security Assessments, & Investigations

    • Explain the significance of having security involved in building design and remodeling.
    • Describe the steps involved in an effective risk management program.
    • Identify the goals and components of a security assessment.
    • Describe the common elements of the investigative process.
    • Identify the security measures aimed at protection of assets within a physical structure.

    Security Personnel Management

    • Explain theories for motivation and employee morale.
    • Define the role of the security director, supervisor, and employee.
    • Identify standards for the training and certification of security personnel.
    • Describe procedures for recruitment and selection of personnel.
    • Identify skills for promoting and disciplining employees.

    Security Threats & Business Continuity

    • Describe behaviors that may lead to workplace violence.
    • Identify risk-management strategies that mitigate specific security threats.
    • Describe methods for protecting computer information systems.
    • Explain the role of contingency planning in emergency response, crisis management, and business recovery.

    History & Overview of the Security Discipline

    • Describe the historical development of security in America.
    • Explain the theoretical foundation for security.
    • Identify various services offered by private security operations.
    • Describe the role of security within an organization.
    • Identify the potential career paths in the security field.

    Stakeholder Relations & Security of the Future

    • Identify the different types of communication and listening.
    • Describe the components of effective security awareness and employee involvement programs.
    • Explain the relationship private security has with law enforcement, industry, and the community.
    • Discuss emerging challenges, opportunities, and technologies within the security profession.
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