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Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives

Making the Business Case for Security

location_on Philadelphia, PA
$9,500 Member Price
$10,500 Nonmember Price

Earn up to 40.5 CPE CREDITS

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

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.

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.

Tuition for this program includes course materials, lodging, and all meals.

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

Tuition for this program includes course materials, lodging, and all meals.

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Code of Conduct

ASIS International Event Code of Conduct

ASIS International (“ASIS”) is committed to providing a safe and welcoming experience for all event participants as defined below.

Any participant regardless of:

  • Race or ethnicity;
  • Disability;
  • Religion or political affiliation;
  • Gender, or gender identity or expression;
  • Sexual orientation; or
  • Any other distinguishing characteristic

should feel welcome and safe at any ASIS event.

Expected Behavior

This Code of Conduct applies to all event attendees, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, vendors, contractors, other service providers, and ASIS staff (“participant”) at any event, meeting, conference, forum, social event, or meeting-related event, including those sponsored by organizations other than ASIS but held in conjunction with ASIS events in which they participate (an “event”). As such, ASIS expects that participants at events will:

  • Remain positive and welcoming to others;
  • Recognize that an event is a place for diversity of thought, organization, and individuals;
  • Be inclusive of others;
  • Be alert and report any discriminatory, harassing, aggressive, or exclusionary behavior or speech immediately to the contacts set forth below;
  • Respect the specific rules and policies of the event; and
  • Otherwise uphold the reputation of ASIS 

Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to:

  • Intimidating, threatening, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning conduct;
  • Inappropriate physical contact (e.g., unwelcome sexual advances, groping, sexual assault);
  • Physical stalking or written, verbal, or other abuse; or
  • Inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images or language in event presentations, or otherwise failing to obey any rules or policies of the venue or ASIS.


Whether such behavior constitutes unacceptable behavior as defined above shall be determined by ASIS and its representatives, in their sole discretion. ASIS takes matters of such unacceptable behavior in any form seriously.

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