Registration in this program is restricted to U.S. Government civilian employees and U.S. military service members only.
Description: This course will help prepare the senior security manager to demonstrate clarity in the strategic interpretation of empirical vs. notional-based recommendations in order to justify resources, critically evaluate feasibility of research proposals, and demonstrate program performance.
This course addresses research strategy and design, data collection, statistical and interpretive analysis, and final report preparation. The focus of this course is not on mastery of statistics but on the ability to use research in the Department of Defense (DOD) Security environment.
This course will develop each student's ability to use this knowledge to become more effective as a security leader in the DOD. This course includes reading, research, and writing assignments similar to a three credit-hour college or graduate-level course.
If you are interested in attending this course, please register via STEPP.
Delivery Method: Virtual Instructor-led Education (VILE)
Length: 16 Weeks
Target Audience: Restricted to U.S. military members and civilian government employees
Clearance Requirement: N/A
Number of Students per Course: 20
Prerequisites: Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SPED030.SP) is recommended but not required.
Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): 3 semester hours in research methods - graduate degree category.
Professional Development Units per SPēD: PDUs are determined by length of course and IAW with current Certification Maintenance Guidelines
System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.
CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.