Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM)

 

Unique and flexible, the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) Program distance learning course is designed to meet the needs of the security supervisor or manager. Candidates accepted into the program must successfully complete an unsupervised midterm examination (*optional) and a proctored final examination in addition to a written practical exercise

(Submission of the two elements may be completed in any sequence)

The textbook is "Security Supervision: Theory and Practice of Asset Protection," published by Butterworth-Heinemann. The text is the result of an alliance between IFPO, the publisher, and more than 50 of the industry's leading security supervisors, authors, educators and consultants. It will serve not only as an excellent source of information for the course, but as a valuable reference the practitioner or student. It is also an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in Security Management, Homeland Security and similar disciplines. Chapters include such topics as (partial list):

  • Future of private security
  • Security personnel selection
  • Motivation and evaluation
  • Security officer scheduling
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Staff training and development
  • Company policies and procedures
  • Managing/supervising to reduce liability
  • Testimony in court
  • Risk and crisis management
  • Statistical analysis
  •  Investigations
  • Legal aspects of security
  • Sexual harassment
  • Security medical response
  • Designing operations centers
  • Security technologies
  • Workplace violence
  • Crime prevention/community relations
  • Supervisor's role in training
  • Testing for learning retention
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Candidates will receive the following: 

  • Security Supervision and Management 4th Edition Text - Shipped
  • Interim Examination – Via email
  • Written Practical Exercises – Via email
  • Final examination (Directly to Proctor. )

 Program Guidelines:

  • Review Security Supervision and Management Training Manual.
  • Submit interim written examination; 275 multiple choice questions/true/false Examination graded, 70% accuracy required. (*Optional not mandatory)
  • Select Examination Proctor and notify IFPO when ready to proceed with Final Examination.  Examination will be forwarded directly to Proctor.
  • Complete 275 multiple choice questions/true/false Final Examination and forward to IFPO. Examination graded, 70% accuracy required.
  • Complete 10 Written Practical Exercises. (This element can be completed at anytime)
  • Successful completion - Certification Awarded.

 

Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM)

   

  • Security Supervision and Management Program Details
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CERTIFIED IN SECURITY SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT (CSSM) – WRITTEN PRACTICAL EXERCISE (ONLY) PROGRAM:

Candidates will receive the following: 

  • Written Practical Exercise – Via email 

Program Guidelines:

  • Successful completion of the Security Supervision and Management (SSMP) Program (Required prerequisite)
  • Review Security Supervision and Management Training Manual.
  • You will be provided with written practical questions amounting to up to ten questions per unit, consisting of simulated work place situations that cover all units of the Security Supervision and Management Training Text.
  • You must select one question from each of the units and describe what action you would take in each case and justify your descriptions based on the course text, "Security Supervision And Management: Theory and Practice of Asset Protection".
  • Each response is to be from 250 words to 500 words and not to exceed 500 words. An equal amount of points are available for each response resulting in 100 points for the entire exam. Papers that are difficult to read, and/or contain poor grammar or spelling mistakes will be marked accordingly.
  • Submit completed practical exercises and affidavit to the IFPO office for grading.
  • Successful completion - Certification Awarded.

CERTIFIED IN SECURITY SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT (CSSM) – WRITTEN PRACTICAL EXERCISE ONLY