Paradigm Professional Institute

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Certified Enterprise Security Professional™ (CESP™)

Midcareer security professionals and those who are looking for highly practical training in management, leadership, and the latest cutting-edge security technologies. The CESPTM is a recognized and prestigious professional designation that will elevate the participant and highlight the depth of their experience, expertise, and knowledge in today’s security industry.

Prerequisites

Minimum five (5) years security management experience or successful completion of Accredited Enterprise Security Manager™ (AESM™) program

Course Outline

Mastery Of Business Fundamentals

Mastery of Business Fundamentals

6 Weeks – 12 Lessons

Are you interested in acquiring practical business experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program? This course is for you! You will understand the significance of strategic planning and discover how internal and external environmental factors affect an organization.

You will learn about various organizational structures and determine how to use leadership, motivation, and control for maximum impact; understanding how successful organizations use performance measurements to stay on track. Master the fundamentals of accounting and increase your knowledge about key financial terms, cash flow management, financial statements, and cost control.

Learn the difference between financial and cost accounting. Discover various financial investment models, and learn the basics of financial planning and budgeting methods. You will even gain an understanding of the basic principles of business law, contracts, and the principal-agency relationship. Explore the forms of business organization and learn about ethics and organizational politics.

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Mastering Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

6 Weeks – 12 Lessons

You can become an effective public speaker! In this fun and hands-on course, you’ll find out how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large audiences and small groups. You’ll learn how to plan and deliver your presentations skillfully and how to manage one of the most common public speaking barriers—fear.

As you build your skills step-by-step, you’ll find out how to present a short or long speech, how to handle questions and manage conflict in meetings, and even how to shine in a job interview. You’ll get tips for training your voice and learn how to use both verbal and nonverbal communication effectively.

By the time you finish this course, you’ll have an entire set of skills you can use on the job, in social settings, and in any other situation where you need to communicate with ease and authority. Along the way, you’ll explore many real-world examples and have lots of opportunities to practice your new skills.

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Professional Sales Skills

Professional Sales Skills

6 Weeks – 12 Lessons

Today there are no shortages of opportunities for skilled salespeople. In good times or bad, companies never stop looking for sales representatives that can help them meet their financial goals. If you have always dreamed of becoming successful in sales, this course is exactly what you need. You will learn how to turn prospects into buyers, how to provide proper customer service, how to develop a sales plan, and more.

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Advanced PC Security

6 Weeks – 12 Lessons

When is hacking legal? When you use it to secure your own network. This new method of hacking, called ethical hacking or white-hat hacking, uses common and readily available hacking tools and techniques to audit your network so you can locate and close security holes. Whether you’re running a small home network or you’re an enterprise network administrator, this course will teach you how to better protect your system against those who wish to gain unauthorized access.

You’ll gain an understanding of the complex method of electronic breaking and entering. You will learn the terms and programming behind the interaction between hardware and software when communicating through a network. You will follow packets of data from one point to another through an entire network and find out where the flaws exist for data loss and security breaches. You will discover the role of the seven layers of the OSI model, and the dependencies of hardware and software interaction through packet transmission. And you will find out how private data can quickly become public knowledge.

Hackers are costing businesses around the globe several billions of dollars every year. Do not become part of that sad statistic. Sooner or later, you know that somebody is going to try and break into your network. Why not learn how hackers think so you can harden your defenses against them?

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Focused Security Assessment

4 Weeks – 4 Lessons

A Focused Security Assessment program is designed to provide a quick response to a client with a specific problem; including circumstances such as an assault on the property, break ins, auto theft, theft from autos in the parking garage, vandalism, demonstrations on the property, workplace violence, etc. Incidents occur and clients rely on the speed of the response from their security provider, assisting them in dealing with the issue at hand.

This course will provide insight to the physical security aspects of properties, help you understand and manage risks, and close the gap on vulnerabilities. You will gain the needed expertise to conduct a Focused Security Assessment, identify threats, and recommend countermeasures.

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Strategic Thinking

Strategic Thinking

5 weeks – 5 lessons

Before any organization can start their strategic planning, they need to start their strategic thinking. Strategic thinking analyzes alternative strategies for an organization to reach its goals based on the available internal and external resources supporting the organization long-term vision.

Strategic thinking is focused on making impactful decisions to closing the gap between potential capabilities and current reality. With the right tools and best practices, leaders can make impactful decisions to drive the organization toward success.

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Agile Leadership

4 weeks – 4 Lessons

There is no one recipe to being the best leader but rather the ability to adapt based on different situations. Leadership is about motivating and empowering each team member to actualize their potential.

Agile methodology has been popularized within the project management space, but the principles apply to all leadership. Agile leadership focuses on understanding the team members style, analyzing each situation, and facilitating the best approach at any given moment.

Agile leadership moves beyond the set leadership traits and styles. While it builds on necessary leadership skills, high levels of emotional intelligence, and great communication skills; Agile leadership is about impact.

Great leaders have to understand their own and their team strength and capabilities, have a high level of situational awareness and adapt their approach to bring the best out of their team. An Agile leader will empower their team to be critical thinkers, unleash their creativity, and make compelling decisions. To be a great leader in today’s fast changing environment, it is essential to be an Agile leader.

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