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ASIS News: Opportunities to Connect and Grow

Last Chance: 2024 Leadership Exchange 

If you are a volunteer with ASIS, don’t miss out on Leadership Exchange 2024!

The annual event brings together ASIS volunteers from across the globe to exchange ideas and dive deeper into ASIS’s initiatives and strategic direction. This year, the event is open to all ASIS volunteers and will take place completely virtually.

Leadership Exchange will be hosted from 30 January to 1 February in one 90-minute session each day, each focusing on a different component of volunteering.

Day 1: Engaging the Next Generation of Members and Volunteers. In this session, ASIS invites a generational expert to present on their academic research and to discuss how ASIS can use this knowledge to attract and retain members of younger generations.

Day 2: ASIS Strategic Plan. This session will walk through ASIS’s new strategic plan launching in 2024. Presenters and attendees will discuss how the plan will be implemented and what this means for the future of the organization.

Day 3: ASIS Volunteers Town Hall. Join us for the first Volunteers Town Hall of the year! Attendees will hear from ASIS leadership about their goals for the upcoming year and how volunteers can help support those efforts.

Leadership Exchange is just around the corner, but you can still register! This event is a great opportunity to hear from your fellow volunteers and to help you imagine new opportunities for the future of your role with ASIS.

Apply for an IE Business School Scholarship

The ASIS Foundation is now accepting applications for scholarships that will allow security executives to attend the 2024 Effective Management for Security Professionals executive education program at the prestigious IE Business School.

The scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition for the recipient’s 2024 course, held from 24-28 June 2024 in Madrid, Spain.

The program is designed to help security professionals refine their business acumen by developing key interdisciplinary competencies that will supplement their technical expertise. Experienced professors and lecturers led by an expert senior security professional will guide attendees through modern security challenges and teach them the necessary skills to overcome these challenges.

Participants will work through five modules over four and a half days, each focused on a different area of management.

  • Module 1: Creating a Strategic Mindset
  • Module 2: Applying for Financial Information
  • Module 3: Negotiation
  • Module 4: Building High Performance Skills and Effective Communication
  • Module 5: Leading in Uncertainty

Applicants for this scholarship must be current ASIS members in good standing and must be senior security executives, such as a chief security officer or another senior security executive.

All applications will be reviewed by a committee of ASIS Foundation Board volunteers. If accepted for the scholarship, the applicant must also apply for admission to the executive program and be accepted by the IE Business School.

Apply for your opportunity to attend today!

ASIS Annual Report Coming Soon

ASIS will be releasing the 2023 Annual Report at the end of January. Keep an eye out for the report to learn about ASIS’s wins for the year.

Each year, ASIS shares this report so that our members can know where the association stands and what we have achieved in the past year. The report is also a great resource to share with new members to give them an idea about what ASIS is all about.

The report will be up on the ASIS website at the end of January, so make sure to check back soon!