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ASIS / Wharton Program for Security Executives

15 - 20 October 2017

​Making the Business Case for Security​

Today's organizations face security risks of all types, yet these rising challenges may not be a high priority in your organization’s budget. 

The Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives provides the leadership and management skills to help you work more effectively and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions to the C-suite so you can move your security priorities forward. ​

In this week-long certificate program, renowned Wharton faculty will help you:

  • Cover the core concepts of business to broaden your managerial and strategic perspectives, enhance your business instincts, and sharpen your ability to tackle management challenges

  • Communicate a clear business case for investments in organizational security policy

  • Learn how to better present your strategy so the C-suite will listen and approve your recommendations

  • Discover how to manage your own resources to make the most impact for your organization

Register to Attend

Registration Fees

​ASIS member: $9,500

Nonmember: $10,500



 Immediate Benefits

​​Graduates of this program will readily be able to apply the knowledge gained in their daily work to advance their organization's objectives. The intense nature and structure of the program will support and encourage inter-relationships with classmates, resulting in extended professional networks.

 Who Should Attend

​The program is designed for chief security officers as well as those next in line for future leadership. Senior managers with responsibility for presenting a business case for security will benefit from the program.

 Program Overview

​​After completing this powerful professional program, you  will be better able to develop and manage security strategies, as well as, adapt a strong security policy and management system for your organization and have gained the confidence and skills to effectively articulate your strategies to, and have them accepted by, other leaders in your organization. In addition, you'll receive a certificate from the Wharton School/ASIS that illustrates your commitment to continuing professional development.

While this week-long program draws upon the insights and current research of the Wharton faculty, the discussions and cases are centered on participants' distinctive challenges and the information is presented in a way that is directly applicable to your work.

Key session topics include:


  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Managing People
  • Negotiation
  • Essentials of Finance
  • Fundamentals of Marketing



Michael Useem, PhD

Academic Director
William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Corporate change and restructuring, leadership, decision making, and governance

Mario Moussa, PhD

Learning Director
Senior Fellow, Wharton Executive Education, The Wharton School; President, Moussa Consulting

 Hotel and Schedule

​The dates for the 2017 program are 15-20 October.
Registration fees are:
  • ASIS member: $9,500
  • Nonmember: $10,500
Tuition for this program includes course materials, lodging, and all meals.
Register to attend the 2017 program.

​ASIS members receive a $1,000 discount on tuition.