BU417 Topics and Trends in Security and Assets Protection Management (3 cr.)
This course examines security and assets protection management in various industries and organizations. Security and assets protection management processes are examined. Also examined are the types of security organizations and entities, legal requirements, and security partnership. Theoretical and procedural frameworks for identifying and protecting institutional assets are presented. Also presented are strategies for recognizing risks and provided security case solution.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Identify the roles of private sector security professionals in various institutions.
- Explain the operational and legal differences between public law enforcement and private sector security.
- Identify the essential elements of criminal, civil, human resource, and other types of investigations.
- Assess the effectiveness of various security systems and designs.
- Describe the techniques and technologies used for employee protection practices.
- Appraise the level or risk to various institutional assets such as intellectual and physical property, products, people technologies, information, and reputation.
- Recognize the various ethical implications inherent to security management.
- Evaluate risk management best practices for situations and events.
- Examine the importance the public law enforcement and private sector security partnerships.
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