Certificate of Completion in Security for Managers and Supervisors
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The program provides managers and prospective managers who have both safety and security responsibilities within their organizations with practical, hands-on training in how to implement and maintain a safe and secure work environment. All program instructors are experienced practitioners in their field of expertise. Classes are scheduled in the evenings and/or weekends to meet the needs of working adults.

What You Will Learn
Course instruction and materials will provide participants with the tools and guidelines
required to manage security issues in the workplace. Participants will learn to:
• Identify workplace security issues
• Manage security concerns
• Conduct accident/incident investigations
• Address issues related to terrorism, natural disasters and workplace violence
• Understand privacy and ethics considerations

Who Should Attend
Individuals responsible or seeking responsibility for implementing and maintaining
a safe and secure work environment including:
• Health and Safety professionals
• Security personnel
• Managers
• Supervisors
• Human Resource Directors
• Risk Managers

Eligibility Requirements
This program is open to all students interested in learning more about workplace safety and security practices.

Special Features
This program is recognized by the California Society of Safety & Security Professionals, FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security. Courses are offered for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Nationally recognized standards govern attendance requirements to earn CEU credit. A permanent record of attendance is established and students may obtain a copy of their transcripts by calling the Records Office at (310) 243-3621.

Certificate Requirements
A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of six required courses. Students not pursuing the certificate may take individual courses.


Introduction to Security Management
HEX 982A 2.0 CEUs

This course provides an introduction and overview of the function of the Security Department within an organization. Students will be introduced to the three (3) main segments of Personnel, Physical and Information security. Topics include the history and origin of security, security surveys, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments.

Terrorist Violence in the Workplace
HEX 983
2.0 CEUs

In the wake of the threat of international terrorist acts, it is important to fully understand
the fundamental aspects of terrorism and other forms of workplace violence.
The following topics will be covered:
• Basic principals of terrorism and other forms of workplace violence assessment and management.
• Behavior and risk indicators/assessment and psychological factors
• Corporate violence and terrorist violence prevention plans and threat assessment teams
• Stalking & domestic violence in the workplace
• Crisis management & legal ramifications
• News media relations during & after a crisis
• Police response & security reactions.
Materials included

Terrorist Acts and Natural Disasters
HEX 988 2.0 CEUs

Course covers case studies of terrorist acts and natural disasters. Students will learn how
to prepare, coordinate, and implement plans in dealing with terrorist acts, plan responses,
develop incident action plans, and utilize incident command systems and health and safety issues.

Security and Loss Prevention
HEX 989 2.0 CEUs

A comprehensive introduction to security and loss prevention ranging from
historical to 21st Century issues and applications.

First Responders
HEX 984
2.0 CEUs
This course introduces the basics of emergency first aid treatment. Topics include rescue breathing, CPR, first aid for choking and bleeding and providing emergency care for sick and injured until medical help can be obtained.

Introduction to Cyber Security
HEX 985
2.0 CEUs
The focus of this course is to provide essential knowledge to leverage best practices, regulatory requirements and information on real-world attacks on theoverall security posture of an organization. Modification of employee attitude towards security behavior is emphasized.

Advisory Committee
Crist Wagner, MA,CPP, CFE, RSSP, CSP Senior Safety Consultant, General Safety Services
Michael Nicholas, President, California Loss Control

Contact: Charles Hunt: chunt@csudh.edu