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Entry Level Certificate in Executive Protection

This Entry Level Certificate is designed to give the professional in the executive protection field or the student who is considering getting in the field, a firm understanding of why this career is more than just “body-guarding.” Executive protection in today’s world involves understanding the techniques necessary to prevent an incident, not just how to respond in time of danger. This certificate defines some of the most important issues critical to master in order to perform well in the executive protection profession. Finally, this certificate will help the executive protection professional recognize potential threats in order to implement effective defense measures.

The Learning Outcomes for this Certificate include:

Identify essential qualities the security professional, past and present, must possess to better  achieve his/her mission.

Describe various defensive tactics and self defense measures for the protective agent to utilize.

Discuss and evaluate ethical problem solving.

Discuss the future of executive/dignitary protection by examining the threat and the relatively  inexpensive cost of protection through security contractors.

Recognize the methods used to assess potential threats.

Recognize how to apply critical elements of the advance when time is limited.

Discuss a variety of facts about the means and methods of protecting a person(s).

Illustrate the different complexities associated with advance work.

Recognize the importance of comprehensive advance work and the role it plays in the overall relationship with the person being protected.

Describe the logistical considerations that are included in advance work.

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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