• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course is part of a two-course advanced research methodology sequence designed to assess the student's ability to conduct independent research under the guidance of an instructor and gauge the student's quantitative research skills. Students will work with the instructor to identify, develop, and write a 25-30 page advanced research paper that examines an appropriate topic/sub-topic within the broader .

subject area of security program strategies and implementation. Any appropriate topic/subtopic within the broader subject area of security program strategies and implementation is acceptable. The research project must focus solely on the use of quantitative methodological techniques

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the student should know or be able to:

  1. To demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research in the area of security program strategies and implementation
  2. To demonstrate a command of the quantitative research skill-sets and techniques learned in the previous research methods courses.
  3. To identify, research, evaluate, and critically analyze evaluate the role the security program plays in defining the security posture of the enterprise
  4. To identify, research, evaluate, and critically analyze the different approaches taken in implementation of a security program.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Technology R&D