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BMC 127 Personnel Security

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Course Description

How do you ensure a secure and safe environment for employees and contractors in the workplace? Learn the security risks faced by organizations when dealing with personnel issues and what can be done to mitigate those risks. Topics include: screening for employees and contractors, the legal issues that need to be considered, workplace security best practices, travel security, and contingency plans for executive protection, workplace violence, other threats common to the workplace, special events, and international operations.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop and implement policies and methods for personnel protection to support a secure work environment
  • Develop executive protection programs to help reduce security risks to executives and to ensure continued viability of the organization
  • Develop personnel security plans for employees working in international locations
  • Support the organizations efforts to reduce substance abuse in the workplace
  • Develop a plan for dealing with other workplace threats such as bomb threats and violence in the workplace


BMc 352 Learning Online

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 127 - 012 Personnel Security  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   21 Feb 2017 to 10 Apr 2017
Hours: 20.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $445.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Kathy Macdonald
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Security Education, Awareness and Training

Edition: 1st

Authors: Roper, Fisher, Grau

Publisher: Elsevier, Butterworth Heiniemann


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  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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