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

By completion of this course, successful students 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



Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

*Note: Applies only to students who were admitted to Certificate in Professional Management prior to October 2018. Please ensure that the course can be credited toward your certificate by reviewing the requirements outlined in your personal record.


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Apr 20, 2021 to Jun 07, 2021
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $445.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Security Education, Awareness and Training
Edition: 1st
Authors: Roper, Fisher, Grau
Publisher: Elsevier, Butterworth Heiniemann
ISBN: 9780750678032

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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