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Assessing Terrorism Related Risk: Online

This distance learning course is designed to provide security and public safety professionals with a functional understanding of risk management principles and aid in developing effective methodologies for evaluating terrorism-related risk. This program introduces the various types of terrorism-related risk and walks the students through the process of conducting a qualitative risk assessment. Exercises are used extensively in this program to aid students in understanding the process of risk assessment and how to apply risk management principles in anti-terrorism and security planning.

Topics include:

Principles of Risk Management • Characteristics of Terrorism-Related Risk • Asset Assessment & Valuation • Threat Assessment • Vulnerability Assessment Methodologies • Evaluating Risks • Identifying Countermeasures Options • Countermeasures Cost/Benefit Analysis


This Internet-based training program includes the following S2 Online Academy lessons:

No. Lesson ID Lesson Title Presentation Time
1 ATR 213 ATRR Course Introduction 6m 42s
2 SEC 201 Principles of Risk Management 1h 15m
3 ATR 103 Characteristics of Terrorism Related Risk 2h 22m
4 ATR 214 Assessing Terrorism Related Risk - Part 1 2h 12m
5 ATR 215 Assessing Terrorism Related Risk - Part 2 2h 9m

Total completion time for this course is approximately 12 hours*.

Testing And Documentation

The final exam for this course is administered online as a 10-question multiple-choice test. Upon completion of the test, the score is automatically graded and documented in the student's "My Courses" transcript (accessible from the "My Account" page). In accordance with S2 Online course policy, the student must complete the online test with a passing score of 80% or better to receive a Certificate of Training. If the student does not pass the test the first time, the student has one opportunity to re-test.

Student Comments

"S2 gives us an example of how distance education should be presented. Congratulations to S2 on another great course!
  J. Slabbert
Al Rushaid Petroleum Investment Co.
"Fantastic information!! This course is a must for all security professionals! Thank you Mr. Gundry and S2 for another great presentation!
  K. Schaefer, CPO, CHS-III
Allied-Barton Security Services
"Oustanding course.
  J. Rector
Chief, Security Forces Programs and Requirements Branch
"This course is an excellent supplement to the ATO course because it goes into much greater detail about how to comprehensively carry out effective anti-terrorism planning within all types of facilities/organizations worldwide. Highly recommended!!!
  Dr. M. Oehler
Tokyo, Japan
"This course was very relevant for anti-terrorism managers. It builds on the ATO course and provides the basis for using the basic technical knowlege gained in the ATO course in a practical way to improve an anti-terrorism operation. I highly recommend it for managers.
  E. Vogt
US DOJ, Federal Bureau of Prisons
"Could not be presented better via distance learning.
  L. F. De Beer
South African Police Service
"As with the other course I have taken, content is excellent.
  J. Dos Santos
"As with every other S2 course I have undertaken; This is top course presented by a top instructor.
  I. Tauakipulu
Focus Protection Group Pty Ltd
"Course information was great. This course is an asset to any professional who completes it.
  C. Gilbert
"Gives the student real world examples in order to solidify the course materials.
  J. Larsen
3TEX, Inc.

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Restriction Level:
Level 1 - Open to the Public

Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Planners, Fusion Center Analysts, Facility Managers, Security Professionals, Threat Assessment Professionals

Expected Completion Time:
12 hours*

10 questions, multiple-choice

System Requirements:
PC: Windows 98 or above
Macintosh: OS X or above
Linux: Flash 7 browser plugin & accelerated X
Browser capable of supporting Flash Player 7 Macromedia Flash Player 7 or later - Click here to get the latest version of Flash Player.
128 MB RAM
Pentium III 600 MHz or faster processor / OR Mac G4 600 MHz or faster Audio capability
High speed Internet - ADSL, Cable, T1+ (>=512 kBps)

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