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Course Details

Course Code: HLSS505 Course ID: 4522 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course introduces students to risk management components including plans and strategies to mitigate risk. Students in this course will examine the role of risk management at the strategic and enterprise levels in the prevention of loss and mitigation of consequences through risk identification and control. This course will allow students to develop and apply risk management techniques to include selection of risk management measures and implementation of those measures.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 03/27/2022 December Fall 2021 Session C 16 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 04/24/2022 January Winter 2022 Session A 16 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 05/29/2022 February Winter 2022 Session K 16 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 06/26/2022 March Winter 2022 Session C 16 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 07/24/2022 April Spring 2022 Session A 16 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Explain risk and understand how security risks are aligned with the nation’s critical infrastructures.

CO-2: Examine the nation’s critical infrastructures, asset types, functions, and regulatory structures that correlate to DHS’s policies.

CO-3: Formulate a security risk assessment of a critical infrastructure that impacts homeland security initiatives.

CO-4: Construct a protection strategy for a critical infrastructure.

CO-5: Evaluate the security risk management program development process.

Discussions – 20 percent

Each week, a discussion forum is provided, and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET (by Sunday for week 1) and respond to two or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Discussion posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Essay Assignment – 30 percent

Risk Model Exercise – 20 Percent

Research Paper – 30 percent

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Explain risk and understand how security risks are aligned with the nation’s critical infrastructures.

CO-2: Examine the nation’s critical infrastructures, asset types, functions, and regulatory structures that correlate to DHS’s policies.

CO-3: Formulate a security risk assessment of a critical infrastructure that impacts homeland security initiatives.

CO-4: Construct a protection strategy for a critical infrastructure.

CO-5: Evaluate the security risk management program development process.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.