This course has been developed to take security and safety professionals beyond the assets protection credential to a high level of education, research and practice. This will enable security and safety professionals to develop a comprehensive understanding of security and safety risk, crime and emergencies. This course is designed with academic research and professional orientation to broaden your skills and knowledge in all aspect of security and safety risk management.

  • FEES _________________$4,000 USD
  • CREDIT ____ Research Certification
  • SUBJECT _______Security and Safety Management

What you'll learn

  1. Participants will gain critical thinking, blend with academic research and professional skills to counter new threats and response to crisis situations.
  2. Advance your career to Doctorate degree level in Security and Safety Management with our partner Universities in Ghana, Benin, and USA.
  3. Credit transfer for award of Professional Doctorate Fellowship in Security and Safety Management.
  4. Become an identified security and safety practitioner or consultant.
  5. Work in foreign companies, international NGOs, universities, external relations services, law enforcement agencies, military, World Bank, United Nations and elsewhere to provide advice on security and safety best practices.
  6. Participants gain direct membership and certification into African Society of Professional Disaster Risk Managers, Association of Disaster Managers without Borders and Chartered Institute of Disaster and Safety Managers Delaware USA Inc.
  7. Understand the position of security and safety manager as a leader and motivator by integrating the security and safety manager’s functions into the organizational goals.

Course description

The demands for training of public and private security and safety professionals over the past 30 years to acquire high-level research skills in security and safety risk management have increases in scope. It is time for public and private policing to understand security and emergency business. This is where security and disaster managers, criminologists, sociologists, management theorists and governments must have to decide who should protect what, how, when and where? This course addresses new threats experienced by corporate organizations and governments for learners to be equipped with practical skills to counter these threats.

Course Structure

This course consists of four (4) modules with the courses interlinked with one another for learners to examine the issues of professional security, emergencies and crime. The required duration for classroom study is six (6) months. The pass grade is 60%, to receive the Research Fellowship in Security and Safety (RF- SSM) Certificate. The certification is recognized internationally and qualifies holders for professional doctorate fellowship of Chartered Institute of Disaster and Safety Managers USA Inc. The research should demonstrate that the learner has examined the main points related to the questions. Appreciate the theoretical issues underpinning the questions; illustrate an adequate breadth and depth of knowledge; and cover the points necessary for a thorough examination of the questions and referencing all works derived from literature sources


Module 1

  • Advanced Security Management – From Theory to Practice.
  • Introduction to Disaster and Emergencies Management.
  • Executive and Asset Protection in Security Management.
  • Security and Law Enforcement.
  • Advanced Vulnerability and Risk Assessment.
  • Advanced Research Methodology / Seminar Presentation.
  • Module 2.
  • Intelligence and Investigation Management Practices.
  • Comparative Civil and Criminal Laws.
  • Advanced Security Report Writing and Processing.
  • Advanced Fire Prevention and Techniques.
  • Advanced Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Module 3.
  • Research.
  • Seminar Presentation 2 (Local and International).
  • Module 4.
  • Research.
  • Seminar Presentation 3 (Local and International).
  • Thesis Defence.


Candidates applying for this course must have worked at least for five (5) years in any security and safety organization (public or private) with a degree or ten (10) years with a minimum of master degree from any recognized institution.