Supply Chain Security
Benefit from an overview of supply chain risk management tenets, the different risks and threats, as well as some ideas on priorities. Take a deep dive into cargo theft activity and the identification of targeted commodities, hot spots for theft, overall cargo crime analysis, and the organized criminal groups that prey on the industry or use commercial vehicles and shipment companies to illegally and unknowingly move their contraband. With all the intricacies of the supply chain come an array of risks and threats that must be accounted and planned for. Look at actions taken by both industry and law enforcement to respond to the issues and build a viable on-going public/private partnership.
New Linking Risk Management and Business Resilience
Gain practical clarification on how many of the terms and specialties covered by security management interact with one another. It is not uncommon to have multiple business units and departments within the same organization address business continuity, emergency response, crisis management, disaster recovery, etc. and not be on the same page. Learn how to be a catalyst for standardization within your organization. Understand how organizational resilience provides a framework for action planning and decision making in order to anticipate, prevent if possible, prepare for, and respond to a disruptive incident while operating under an organization’s risk management system.
New Making the Case for Security
Security professionals become frustrated when their data, observations, and recommendations do not receive consideration or sufficient funding. Gain key concepts on presenting information and ideas that address superiors’ concerns and help them anticipate shortfalls, mistakes, or disasters. Students will learn and practice using an analytic spectrum for framing their issues, understanding the concerns of their audience, and making a cogent argument.
Employment Law for the Security Professional
Keep the law on your side and get answers to questions that matter. Focus on expanding your knowledge of employment law minefields—including EEO, ADA, ADEA, and FMLA—as well as issues of negligent hiring, retention, and training. Get updates on employment law decisions affecting all employees, with emphasis on cases involving security professionals.
Violence Risk Assessment
Move beyond the general structure of workplace violence programs and address the practical aspects of the behavioral underpinnings of violence. Learn about behavioral warning signs as well as practical assessment and intervention strategies that are grounded in both psychological literature and diverse experience. This session encompasses the ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Standard.
Interrogation Techniques for the Workplace
Videotapes of actual interviews and interrogations are used to: discuss the interrogation process, beginning with how to initiate the confrontation; develop the theme; stop denials; overcome objections; and use the alternative question to stimulate an admission.
Investigations in the Workplace
Proper and ethical investigations are complex undertakings that are time consuming and fraught with enormous potential for legal liability. When done properly, they combine an intricate mixture of skill, experience, and luck. Few activities invoke so much risk and at the same time yield so much opportunity. Examine the intricacies of conducting proper and effective workplace investigations and review how to traverse the legal minefields and traps inherent in the process. Learn how to use the Process of Investigation® in order to yield the best results and obtain the highest ROI of time and resources.
Organizational Development for Security Professionals
Discuss concepts for applying behavioral science principles and practices in organizations as a means to increase individual and organizational effectiveness in security management. Then apply these valuable concepts through a case study exercise and interactive discussion.
Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders
Understand the importance of having an articulated strategic process when assuming a new leadership role. Discover sound methods to maximize your effectiveness as a leader by recognizing how your actions can influence organizational relationships and how you can diagnose the business environment.
Review what makes information valuable and why an organization should protect it. Discuss market leverage, support to mission, safety of personnel, ROI, protection of assets, regulations, and laws. Learn how to protect information in physical and electronic forms.