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ISMA-THI Course: Strategic Security Management

Held Virtually via Zoom

March 15-18, 2021; daily between 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Central European Time
Presented by THI University
at Ingolstadt, Germany

The International Security Management Association and Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) have partnered to develop the "Strategic Security Management" course. This course offers CSOs and their senior management teams an opportunity to develop business acumen in order to better integrate security into the business and position it as a thought leader and trusted partner.

This virtual certificate course is based on THI’s existing Security & Safety Management MBA course. The course is designed by Dr. Marc Knoppe, Professor for International Retail Management, Strategic Marketing & Innovation Management; Head of Strategic Partnerships, Security & Safety Management (MBA).


The course consists of intensive instruction and breakout working groups organized into three modules:

  • Security Value Chain Management Module 
    • Understand risk analysis and stakeholder integration in a global context
    • Understand key stakeholder groups and business processes
  • Strategic Management Module
    • Develop a process for a security business strategy
    • Understand both internal and external security communication
    • Empower senior security leaders for the board
  • Security Business Case Module
    • Develop a security business case as part of an enterprise value chain management strategy
    • Understand how to apply these strategic tools to a corporate process

Registration Info

This program is open to ISMA members and their staff for a fee of $4,000 + 19% VAT per attendee. Enrollment is confirmed only upon receipt of full payment.

Registration is extremely limited and is offered on a first come, first served basis. ISMA member companies are limited to one attendee. There are only 15 seats available per course. REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

Cancellation Policy: Once fees are paid, they are not refundable; however, a replacement participant who meets the attendee qualifications can be substituted. 

About THI

Since its foundation in 1994, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) offers a wide range of programs that prepare students to use scientific methods in their professional career. Excellent learning and working conditions for 140 professors, more than 500 employees and more than 5800 students from around the globe create the necessary framework for a short period of study and a high level of success.