Course Description

Cybersecurity is all the buzz now, especially with the massive and rapid growth of technology and organizations’ abilities to incorporate these into daily work. The security of a company’s intellectual property, access to assets, and the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT) have brought security to the forefront of business discussions. But how do you build security into daily operations and projects without being an IT expert? 

This course will address the key issues, concerns, and requirements of cybersecurity so that you can focus on the success of your business and feel more secure in your endeavors.

Course topics are introduced without requiring an in-depth technology background but instead support you in understanding why these topics are important. You will learn what you can do to prepare your teams and organizations to lead them successfully in the constantly expanding connected world.

Course Outline

  • Fundamental cybersecurity terms and concepts
  • The process of understanding and identifying principal security requirements and their integration into an organization’s solutions
  • Tools and techniques to help determine an organization’s security needs
  • The application of risk strategies to both projects and operational work

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define key cybersecurity terms and their importance to today’s organizations
  • Identify key security requirements necessary for continued organizational success
  • Identify tools and techniques to aid in defining security requirements and working with project-based teams
  • Define optimal risk strategies and approaches for business continuity

Who Should Attend?

  • Business professionals – mid to senior managers responsible for decision- making
  • Project managers
  • Business analysts
  • Business operations staff who work on projects, especially large-scale projects
  • IT staff who wish to expand their security knowledge


The content of this Outreach College course offering aligns with the SHRM BoCK. Outreach College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®, and this program is valid for 7.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates or Series

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The Business of Security: Cybersecurity and Other Aspects for the Business Professional
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Oct 12, 2022
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Fees non-credit $519.00 Click here to get more information
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