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Certificate in Strategic Security Management

This certificate is designed to give the professional in the security field or the student who is considering getting into the corporate, government, or law enforcement security field, a comprehensive understanding of the leadership and management of the security organization. Students will learn the nuances of strategic level leadership positions along with best practices in leadership and management. Students earning this certificate will practice the literacy skills needed in leadership positions. And, equally important, students will learn how to evaluate and write intelligence briefings and how to create effective intelligence-related presentations.

Certificate learning outcomes:

Read and evaluate finished intelligence briefings for their formative characteristics and summative value.

Understand the characteristics of effective presentations with respect to intelligence related material; evaluate oral presentations for effectiveness.

Distinguish among the fundamental research domains of knowledge (critical thinking, open-minded inquiry, conceptual thinking, and inferences vs. assumptions) and how they apply to the field of strategic security.

Compare strategies and pitfalls for evaluating the reliability, credibility, and validity of information.

Analyze and assess strategic level leadership positions and current organizational and systemic programs within the national security structure.

Evaluate organizational theory methodologies and systems to analyze the national security structure.

Interpret a “common leadership vision” and demonstrate effective communication within the context of strategic security leadership to stakeholders at all levels.

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Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.

To request an application or get information about any of our programs, fill out the form below. An advisor will be in touch to answer your questions. Or contact us directly at 855-246-7440 or HenleyPutnam@national.edu