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Course overview

Study a number of challenges faced by the security manager or Facility Security Officer who is responsible for a facility’s overall security program. Learn how to implement a security program that far exceeds the minimum level required by regulation. Gain an introduction to those skills, attributes, and techniques used by security professionals known for having exceptional security programs. Learn basic leadership skills that enable you to become a more effective security professional. Raise thelevel of professionalism within your security program.

Who should attend?

Facility security officers, assistant FSOs, security managers, assistant security managers, or anyone working in a security office, both government and industry. Attendees must be U.S. citizens.

Learning outcomes

  • Articulate effectively to employees the multifaceted threat to sensitive and classified information, resources, and personnel as part of their security education and training effort
  • Learn the skills required to implement an effective security program that is supported by senior management and employees
  • Discover the unique attributes of effective security managers
  • Know the techniques used by the most successful security professionals to gain senior management support and employee buy-in for your security program
  • Learn how to translate specific national security requirements into effective security programs
  • Discover ideas and approaches that have worked well for effective security managers so you can use them to improve security operations
  • Know how to effectively lobby senior management for scarce resources to staff and support your security program
  • Develop leadership skills that help you achieve security mission objectives
  • Learn how to gain from employees a commitment to security requirements through effective security education and training programs

Course outline

Day one of two

  • Course Introduction
  • Who is the Threat and What Do They Want
  • Countermeasures to the Threat
  • Attributes of an Effective Security Professional
  • Internet Resources for the Security Professional
Day two of two
  • Skills of the Most Effective Security Professionals
  • Techniques Used by the Successful Security Professional
  • Achieving Senior Management Support and Employee Buy-in for your Security Program
  • Preparing for an Emergency at a Controlled Facility
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