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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 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Ethics and Public Relationships in Security

    • Describe the role of ethics in security operations.
    • Identify the elements and purpose of a security investigation.
    • Explain the relationship between the security discipline and law enforcement.
    • List effective ways for security to establish and maintain effective community and client relations.

    The Role of Security in Contemporary Society

    • Define security and loss prevention.
    • Identify the differences between corporate and company security.
    • Describe the roles of the security profession historically, and in contemporary society.
    • Differentiate the security director, the security supervisor, and the security employee roles.

    Security Personnel Management

    • Identify standards for security officer recruitment, selection, and training.
    • Describe several different types of security jobs.
    • Explain the importance of effective security personnel management.

    Security Operations Management

    • Sequence the steps of the security inspection process, including threat assessment, and identify effective technology and equipment countermeasures.
    • Summarize the need for risk analysis and crisis management.
    • Define the purpose of security surveys.
    • Identify best practices for business continuity plans.

    Security Communications, Written Policy, and International Standards

    • Identify types of managerial communication in the workplace and their importance to effective security personnel management.
    • Summarize the importance of international standards to effective security.
    • Explain how regulatory environment and written policy govern security operations.
    • Identify components of workplace violence prevention and safety programs.
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