Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM)2021-04-21T13:55:39-04:00

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. The program consists of an unsupervised midterm examination (optional) and a mandatory proctored final examination.

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. This text serves 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

Candidates will receive the following: 

CSSM Traditional Delivery

  • Certified in Security Supervision and Management 4th Edition Text - Shipped
  • Interim Examination
  • Final examination (Directly to Proctor.)

 Program Guidelines:

  • Review Certified in Security Supervision and Management Training Text.
  • 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.
  • Successful completion - CSSM Certification Awarded.
  • All applicants enrolling into the CSSM Program MUST have 6 months security experience or equivalent.

CSSM On-line Delivery

  • User Name and Password will be sent to you upon enrollment.
  • Practice quizzes and all examinations are available on this online platform.

 Program Guidelines:

  • When your online studies indicates ‘Proctor Selection Check Point’ you must complete that section which includes all your Proctor details.  Once this has been received than the examination will be released.  You may proceed with your Final Examination.
  • Complete 275 multiple choice questions/true/false Final Examination.  Your examination results will be made available within 60 – 120 seconds.  70% accuracy is required to complete the programs.
  • Successful completion - CSSM Certification Awarded.

Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) Traditional Delivery

   

 

Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) Online Delivery WITH Textbook

   

Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) Online Delivery WITHOUT Textbook

   

  • Shipping and handling charges may apply
  • Discount programs cannot be combined

 

All applicants enrolling into the CSSM Program MUST have 6 months security experience or equivalent.