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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 12 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructors

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Dominique Lapprand 

Independent Security Consultant
210 Learners
1 Course
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Anthony Thompson 

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Bernat Vivolas Jordà 

Junior Researcher
Institute for Public Security of Catalonia
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Lola Valles 

Head of Research
Institute for Public Security of Catalonia
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Image of instructor, Gabriele Jacobs

Gabriele Jacobs 

Prof. Dr.
Rotterdam School of Management
210 Learners
1 Course
Image of instructor, Milton Sousa

Milton Sousa 

Associate Professor at NOVA School of Business and Economics
NOVA School of Business and Economics
210 Learners
1 Course
Image of instructor, Fabio Bisogni

Fabio Bisogni 

President of FORMIT
Fondazione per la Ricerca sulla Migrazione e Integrazione delle Tecnologie
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Jonathan Saunders 

Lead Serious Games Developer (Research Fellow)
Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research
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Image of instructor, Alice Raven

Alice Raven 

Researcher
Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research
210 Learners
1 Course

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

An introduction to the international security landscape

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings
6 videos
Who are we?4m
Key organisations with a security function5m
The role of technology: positive and negative influences3m
Environmental security & migration (case study)4m
Interview with the head of the Catalan Police School3m
3 readings
The international security landscape10m
Photo exercise10m
Helpful links10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Managing security

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 52 min), 9 readings
9 videos
International security cooperation11m
Security risk assessments4m
Smart cities2m
Case study | The narcotics programme of the national Dutch police3m
Interview with the head of the Catalan Police School2m
Interviews from the security narratives symposium10m
Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace & Justice7m
Conduct your own risk assessment2m
9 readings
Lack of knowledge of risks can lead to risks10m
What does that grey device do?10m
How to complete a risk assessment10m
Download the risk assessment matrix10m
Risk assessment scenario example 1 - the firework display10m
Risk assessment scenario example 2 - the football match10m
Risk assessment scenario example 3 - the carnival10m
Risk assessment scenario example 4 - the cruise10m
Risk assessment scenario example 5 - the hospice10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Internet Intelligence and Investigation

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Investigation in practice3m
Inside the internet4m
2 readings
Intelligence analysis10m
Does a digital society need a digital police?10m
1 practice exercise
Test your knowledge of Internet Intelligence and Investigation5m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Serious Organised Crime

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
What is serious organised crime? (part 2)5m
Facts and figures on serious organised crime and terrorism (part 1)4m
Facts and figures on serious organised crime and terrorism (part 2)5m
Accountability and cooperation6m
Emerging threats1m
Understanding chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats (CBRN)9m
Joining the Security Multilogue Platform3m
1 reading
An open invitation to join the discussion!10m
1 practice exercise
Test your knowledge of serious organised crime

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