sec220 | undergraduate

Critical Thinking In Security Management

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This course will explore various types of critical thinking strategies for security management practitioners; identifying the differences between management and leadership in the organization. Students will also examine the applied strategic planning model, management theories, and analytic techniques.

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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    Critical Thinking for Security Practitioners

    • Identify how the evaluation of choices influences the security practitioner’s decision-making processes.
    • Explain how awareness and critical thinking skills can help to influence security and justice organizational practices.
    • Examine how critical thinking relates to the security practitioner profession.

    Leadership & Management Theories

    • Identify leadership and management theories.
    • Distinguish between leadership and management theories.
    • Describe how leadership and management theories are used in security and justice organizations.

    Strategic Planning Mode

    • Define strategic planning.
    • Describe how strategic planning is used to prepare for interviews and investigations.

    Analytic Techniques

    • Define analytical techniques.
    • Determine how analytical techniques are used.
    • Explain the influence of ethics and bias on the execution of analytical techniques.

    Critical Thinking Case Studies

    • Research critical thinking methodologies.
    • Illustrate how critical thinking concepts are applied to ethical situations occurring in the management of security personnel and programs.
    • Construct a loss prevention and workplace safety program utilizing a risk, threat, and vulnerability matrix model.
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