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Training Programs

Security Leadership Development:

In Search of Security Excellence

Target Audience

  • Executive Management
  • CSOs

Course Overview / Description

  • Stimulate discussion and alignment between the CEO/COO and the CSO
  • Establishing a security program that provides value from the CEO/COO perspective
  • Establishing security as part of the corporate value
  • Development and fundamental characteristics of a Security Master Plan
  • Utilizing the objective of a resilient and profitable business as the central focus
  • Criteria and performance measures for a successful CSO
  • Developing the leadership traits and skills for the upcoming security executive

Learning Objectives

  1. How to engage the COO / CEO for program support
  2. How to justify a professional security program
  3. Road-map for security leader development – key skills and experiences to develop in preparation for a position

Threat and Applied Intelligence Analysis:

For Security Program Application

Target Audience

  • Security Management
  • Security Intelligence Analysts

Course Overview / Description

  • Establishing the distinction between Threat Events, Threat Actors, and Threat Relevance
  • Outlining the distinction between strategic and tactical threat analysis – inductive versus deductive methods
  • Development of the Design Basis Threat (DBT)
  • Scenario-based threat development
  • Understanding the relationship between threat, vulnerability, and asset attractiveness

Learning Objectives

  1. What constitutes a Threat / Intelligence Analysis that adds value
  2. How and where to gather data
  3. How to analyze the information
  4. How to present the analysis results
  5. How and where to apply the results
  6. When is the analysis good enough to release

Risk Assessment and Analysis

Target Audience

  • Security Management

Course Overview / Description

  • How risk assessment migrated from the insurance industry to the security industry
  • Preparation: Establishing assessment process and avoiding surprises
  • Why semantics matter: The importance of clarity in terms used in risk analysis; defining risk drivers and risk calculus
  • Avoiding Risk Avoidance: Discussion of common pitfalls in risk assessments
  • Presentation: The critical importance of client-focused risk presentation

Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding the Risk Assessment Process
  2. How to conduct an effective and efficient survey
  3. Turning data into information: Effective Analysis
  4. Considering the audience: Effective Risk Presentation

Security Project Management:

Organizing and Managing A Successful Program

Target Audience

  • Security Project Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Site Manager
  • Facility Engineers
  • Safety Managers

Course Overview / Description

  • Making the Business Case for the Project
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Resource Identification and Organization
  • Schedule and Resource Estimating
  • Examples of Project Management Failures and Recovery Methods

Learning Objectives

  1. How to organize project objectives
  2. How to develop a budget – sources of information, how to organize, what are the key elements to present as part of a business justification
  3. Project management fundamentals for security leader development – key skills and experiences to develop in preparation for a position

Security Master Planning:

Roadmap to Success

Target Audience

  • Facility Operators
  • Information Technology Personnel
  • Security Management (VP/Director/Manager)
  • Occupational Health
  • Safety Managers

Course Overview / Description

  • The value and process to develop a Master Plan for security that dovetails with the Business Master Plan/Mission
  • Roadmap from which security projects and organizations are developed/managed
  • Justification and benefits from the activity
  • Methodology
  • How to apply a security master plan to large and small entities
  • Examples
  • Metrics to evaluate and demonstrate performance

Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding of the content, use, and value of a security master plan
  2. Elements to include in a master plan
  3. How to initiate development of a master plan

Integrated Program Management:

Bringing the Vision to Reality

Target Audience

  • Facility Operators
  • Information Technology Personnel
  • Security Management (VP/Director/Manager)
  • Occupational Health
  • Safety Managers

Course Overview / Description

  • Provide an overview of the value, methodology, and mechanics to successfully execute major programs/projects
  • Case studies of major and smaller projects where the Integrated Master Planning approach was applied, and where it was utilized to rescue failing projects
  • Program lifecycle: Setting expectations and selling the project, managing the design / definition process, managing the execution process, bringing the system Into use, establishing the long-term support function

Learning Objectives

  1. Success criteria for projects and programs
  2. Stakeholder identification process / criteria and steps to gain engagement
  3. Lessons-learned from successful and unsuccessful projects

Additional Course Offerings

Programmatic / Strategic

  • Oil & Gas Operations in Mexico
  • Designing Solutions & Operating in Harsh Environments
  • Risk Assessment
  • Security Master Planning
  • Security Department Organization

Technical / Technology

  • System Design Process
  • System Procurement Process – From Specification Through Execution
  • Data Visualization for Security
  • Technology Introduction and Design
    • Access Control
    • Video Surveillance and Management
    • Intrusion Detection
    • Intercom
    • System Integration and PSIM
    • Barrier Systems
    • Communications Infrastructure and Systems (wired, wireless)
  • Security Operations Center Design & Operation
  • System Maintenance Programs
  • Testing and Commissioning Security Systems

Operational

  • Procedure Development for Security Officers