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SECURITY COURSES, FOR 1 OR 2-DAY REGISTRATIONS

Day 1: Crisis Preparedness and Response, Thursday, 07 November 2019, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Day 2: Security Planning and Management, Friday, 08 November 2019, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

1350 East Sunrise Blvd., (Art Serve), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304

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Early Bird rates until 23 September 2019

For direct registration through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/security-courses-fort-lauderdale-florida-07-08-nov-2019-tickets-68728796681

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Programs and bios further below

Course instructors:
Tom Henkey. Adjunct Instructor, DePaul University. Fmr. Senior Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Chicago.
Alex Hales. Director of Security, Grant Thornton Center, Chicago.
Manny Mendoza. Medical Facility Public Safety Officer. Fmr. Chicago Police Department, Senior Counter-Terrorism Instructor.

You'll learn about the following topics from our expert course instructors:
-Successful strategies in responding to shootings, bomb threats, hostage situations, biological and chemical
hazards, structural and natural disasters, and fires
-Interaction between authorities, first responders and organizations during crisis situations
-Assessing risks and security needs
-Putting together an operational structure and a security team
-Business continuity for managers
-Which security criteria should be part of selecting physical equipment and components
-Maintaining security systems and access control for buildings and in urban areas
-Managing civil unrest and crisis situations
-Communication practices with security management, staff, first-responders and authorities
-Post-situational routines and recordkeeping

Both days' courses are suited for:
Security managers, municipal and public employees, emergency professionals, law enforcement employees, corporate managers, building managers, religious institution security providers, building engineers, architects, as well as representatives of education, medical, and financial institutions, and others.

The courses' instructors have many years of experience teaching courses to governmental departments, companies, police, educational institutions, command and control centers, and USA’s Department of Homeland Security.  Their areas of security expertise include disaster planning and response, special events, physical security, infrastructure, transportation, homeland security, anti-terrorism analysis and cultural property protection, while maintaining a good service environment.  Additional experience includes a newly-published textbook on urban emergency management, and instruction at DePaul University.

Registration:
You can register by credit card on: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/security-courses-fort-lauderdale-florida-07-08-nov-2019-tickets-68728796681
For invoice payment please send us an email at courses@dgeas.com

$345 per day / $525 for both days  (non-profits: $250 per day / $430 for both days)
-Early bird rates $295 per day / $485 for both days  (non-profits: $200 per day / $385 for both days), until 23 Sept. 2019
-For group rates for 4 or more, please contact us at courses@dgeas.com
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Food and drink will be served. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Registration payments are non-refundable.

In the case of less than the total number of registrations required, payments will be refunded. Please do not purchase airplane or transportation tickets, or place hotel reservations, until notification is sent after registration that the total minimal required number of registrations has been met.

Programs may be adjusted. Registrations by persons outside of the security sector and related sectors might require additional information. Registrations from persons outside of the security sector and related sectors which may pose security concerns may be subject to cancellation and refund.


 

Course Program, Day 1, Thursday, 07 November 2019

Course Instructors:
Tom Henkey, adjunct instructor, DePaul University. Fmr. Senior Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Chicago
Alex Hales, Director of Security, Grant Thornton Center, Chicago
Manny Mendoza, Medical Facility Public Safety Officer. Fmr. Chicago Police Department, Senior Counter-Terrorism Instructor

1st part: Crisis Preparedness
• Introduction and course goals
• The impact of crisis on individuals, organizations and cities
• Response and command by team and leadership members during crisis situations
• Interaction between authorities, first responders and organizations
• Challenges in dealing with crisis and disaster
• Post-situation routines and evaluation
• Recordkeeping
• 1st group exercise

Lunch Break

2nd part: Responding to Crises
• Shootings
• Bomb situations
• Hostage situations
• Biological and chemical hazards
• Structural and natural disasters
• Fires
• 2nd group exercise

Summary and Conclusion


 

Course Program, Day 2, Friday, 08 November 2019

Course Instructors:
Tom Henkey, adjunct instructor, DePaul University. Fmr. Senior Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Chicago
Alex Hales, Director of Security, Grant Thornton Center, Chicago
Manny Mendoza, Fmr. Chicago Police Department, Senior Counter-Terrorism Instructor

1st part: Security Planning for Organizations, Buildings and Urban Areas
• Introduction and course goals
• Assessing risks and security needs
• Creating organizational, building and urban security plans
• Selecting physical components and equipment
• Putting together an operational structure and a security team
• Setting communication practices between security management, staff, first-responders and authorities
• 1st group exercise

Lunch Break

2nd part: Security Management
• Daily security routines
• Danger and risk assessment
• Sustaining regular operational security practices
• Maintaining security systems and access control for buildings and in urban areas
• Managing civil unrest and crisis situations
• Coordination with offices of emergency management and local incident command structures
• Cross-facilities management and business continuity
• 2nd group exercise

Summary and Conclusion


 

Instructors:

Thomas Henkey served for 6 years as Senior Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Chicago, where he was responsible for disaster planning and response, as well as special events, physical security, infrastructure, transportation, and homeland security and antiterrorism analysis. He is currently adjunct faculty with the School of Public Service at DePaul University in Chicago. In 2017 he published his book, "Urban Emergency Management". Mr. Henkey is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), a Certified Institutional Protection Manager (CIPM II). He is the vice-chair of the Chicago Cultural Properties Security Group, vice-chair of the BOMA Chicago Preparedness Committee, and the former chairman of the ASIS International Museum Committee. Mr. Henkey holds an undergraduate degree from St. Louis University, and a Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management from American Military University.

Alex Hales is a security professional with over 17 years of leadership experience. He has provided direction and managed large-scale security programs for some of Chicago’s wealthiest high-profile tenants. In 2017 he was awarded the Security Professional of the Year Award by the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago. His coordination with the city’s emergency response agencies has led to the development of comprehensive life safety protocol, establishing best practices still in use today. He has been responsible for security in Chicago for such properties as the Hyatt Center, One South Dearborn, the Citadel Center, and presently as Director of Security for the Grant Thornton Center, an over 1-million square foot Class A high-rise in the central business district, and is responsible for the overall daily security operations. He has long-term experience with building access controls, CCTV systems, and keeping the systems current and functional, as well as establishing liaison with adjacent properties, building occupants, ISP, CPD, and CFD to ensure seamless emergency response.

Manny Mendoza worked for the Chicago Police Department for 20 years, with 8 years as an instructor. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corp after 22 years’ of service, with duties including Team Commander for an Intelligence Unit. As a senior instructor at the Chicago Police Department Training Academy, and principle instructor in the Terrorism Awareness and Response Academy, he has taught more than 14,000 Police Officers in the Chicago Police Department, and many other Law Enforcement units and private security firms. He has an educational background in organizational design and emergency preparedness, dealing with conflict resolution, rapidly changing and evolving threats, and leadership and collaboration challenges. Mr. Mendoza has been awarded Gold-Level Trainer four times by the United States Department of Homeland’s Security Center for Domestic Preparedness and Federal Emergency Management. His present responsibilities include work as medical facility public safety officer.

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