The security risks facing your organization are greater than ever, yet these rising challenges to corporate information security may not be reflected in your organization’s budget. A joint venture between Wharton Executive Education and ASIS International, the Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives: Making the Business Case for Security, will help you work more effectively with other leaders in your organization and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions. In this two-week certificate program, renowned Wharton faculty will help you:
Impact & Experience
After completing this powerful professional program, you will be better able to develop and manage security strategies and adopt a strong informational security policy and management system for your organization. You will gain the confidence and skills to effectively articulate your strategies to, and have them accepted by, other leaders in your organization. In addition, you’ll receive a certificate from The Wharton School/ASIS that illustrates your commitment to continued professional development.
While this two-week non-consecutive program draws upon the insights and current research of the Wharton faculty, the discussions and cases are centered on participants’ distinctive challenges, and the information is presented in a way that is directly applicable to your work.
The first week-long segment is followed by a month-long interim period. During this time, you will continue to interact with the class and with faculty through a secure Web Café. This allows you to deepen your learning by testing and applying new knowledge at work before returning to the classroom for the second week. Both weeks are required for completion.
Who Attends This Program
- Chief Security Officers
- Senior Mangers
- Managers next in line for future leadership
Michael Useem, PhD
William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Corporate change and restructuring, leadership, decision making, and governanceSee Faculty Bio
This program is a two-week non-consecutive program. Both weeks are required for completion. The tuition listed above includes both weeks of the program as well as room and board. ASIS members will receive a $600.00 discount on tuition.
Tuition for Philadelphia programs includes lodging and meals. Prices are subject to change. Program consultants are available to provide more information on course specifics and discuss how this program might meet your needs. Please contact them by e-mail or by telephone at +1 215.898.1776.
Plan Your Stay
“At Wharton, they teach that the definition of strategy is simple: A plan to win. Too often, business executives focus on strategy as a process: A means to an end rather than the end itself. But strategy is ultimately about achieving outcomes. In security, that means reducing losses, expanding the revenue model, increasing sales, or any other number of enterprise business objectives. If you don’t infuse your team with the ultimate goal, strategy quickly digresses into the realm of implementing tactics, with focus lost on winning. We don’t want participation trophies, we want championship trophies.
Too often we are overcome with the process that may hold us captive. At Wharton they encourage the development and implementation of a sound business strategy, but, more importantly they stress the critical nature of defining what winning looks like to you and your business.” - Joe Davis, director of loss prevention for T-Mobile USA. Read more