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Physical Security and Risk Assessment

Certificates in Physical Security and Risk Assessment

Certificate in Physical Security and Risk Assessment


This Certificate is designed to give the professional in the Security field or the student who is considering getting into the corporate, government or law enforcement security field, a comprehensive knowledge of building, perimeter, and workplace security and skills to assess potential threats to these areas. Students taking this certificate will learn how to differentiate between safety and security. Students will develop understandings about how to detect the behavior traits that lead people to commit workplace violence while also developing understandings of how to prevent workplace violence. And finally, students will practice writing the relevant products related to the field.

Outcomes:

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Research, describe and articulate the practice of building security through planning and designing.
  • Analyze the primary differences between safety and security, including the appropriate level of protection required and utilization of limited resources.
  • Demonstrate understanding and application of the integration of security, safety, surveillance, intelligence and management (S3IM) in building security.
  • Research and categorize the dynamics between an aggressor and a victim’s personalities
  • Examine the role of security as it pertains to protecting individuals
  • Write and revise written products related to the fields of study. 
  • Assess any common behavioral traits that might exist in individuals who commit or attempt to commit acts of homicide as a means of revenge
  • Identify and synthesize specific policies and procedures that can help the employer prevent acts of revenge in the workplace
  • In addition, students taking these online counterterrorism courses will develop and apply writing skills essential to accurate and comprehensive generation of reports.

Advanced Level Certificate in Counterterrorism

Program Description:

This Certificate is designed to give the professional in the Security field or the student who is considering getting into the corporate, government or law enforcement security field, advanced skills in the assessment of potential workplace, building, and perimeter threats. Students taking this certificate will learn how to detect the behavior traits associated with workplace violence. And, most importantly, students will learn how develop effective plans for preventing and deterring threats in specific strategic security contexts.

Outcomes:

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Research and define the critical elements of a Threat Assessment  Program
  • Examine the aspects of the Threat Assessment as they relate to the work places and to schools
  • Research and analyze the critical issues involving stalking and workplace violence
  • Articulate the importance of addressing the root causes of stalking and workplace violence in well-written, effective documents and discussions
  • Explain the fundamentals of Industrial Security
  • Demonstrate effective written communication by creating an emergency management plan for a local event that details effective rapid deployment to a man-made WMD event
  • Develop assessments and plans for specific security contexts.