Course Description

Develop your understanding of the role of security management in organizations, current practices, loss prevention, and the laws and regulations affecting the profession. Topics include: security-related functions; determining exposure, risk and liability as they relate to loss through crime or other perils; the art of crime forecasting and contingency planning.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Understand and explain operating and capital budget
  • Understand and appreciate the differences between In-house and Contract security
  • Understand and explain the tripod of security: physical security measures, personnel and documentation
  • Understand and explain/discuss the basic risk assessment process
  • Understand and explain the emergency management process

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Sep 24, 2019 to Dec 16, 2019
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
Reading List / Textbook

Required Textbook
Title: Introduction to Security
Edition: 10th
Authors: Robert J. Fischer, Edward P. Halibozek and David C. Walters
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 978-0128053102

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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 completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

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.

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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