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Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives

23 - 28 October 2016
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, UNITED STATES

Improve Your
Security Strategy

The security risks facing your organization are greater than ever, yet these rising challenges may not be reflected in your organization’s budget. This joint venture between Wharton Executive Education and ASIS International, the Program for Security Executives: Making the Business Case for Security, will help you work more effectively with other leaders in your organization and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions. 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

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Registration Fees

​ASIS member: $9,500

Nonmember: $10,500

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 Companies Who Have Sent Their Employees to This Course

Apache Corporation
BAE Systems
Barclays Capital
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
BP Energy
General Motors
International Criminal Court
JP Morgan Chase & Company
L-3 Communications
Lockheed Martin
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Shell Oil
Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
U.S. Department of Defense
Zurich Insurance Company, Ltd.

 Pertinent Information

 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 continuting 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 participant's 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

 Hours, Fees, & Hotels

The dates for the 2016 program are 23-28 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 2016 program.


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