Cyber Security Planning and Management Essentials

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Program Description

Protecting private and personal information is not only a vital and important career, it's also never been more in demand. If you're technically minded and are looking to add to your already in-depth experience and skills, the Cyber Security Planning and Management Essentials program will give you the edge you are looking for.

This program covers security planning, project management and service management.

These three online courses directly transfer to the post graduate Information Security Management program.


Program Requirements

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
Expected Availability
CreditsFall Winter Summer
Security PlanningINFO-60273YesNo
This course will provide necessary skills to identify essential elements of a Security Management System, and the business processes that require protection. Risk assessments will identify vulnerabilities and required countermeasures to prevent and mitigate system failures. The consequences of data loss and the required safeguards are part of the process. The course will concentrate on the principals of implementing security in an organization. As part of this process Students will prepare and assess various security policies.
Applied Project ManagementINFO-60113YesYesYes
This course focuses on the fundamental theory and practical application of project management skills and techniques to enable the development, selection, definition, execution and closure of IT projects. Students will take a case study through the essentials of a five-phase project management process as defined by the Project Management Institute and learn about the unique challenges at each stage. Students will use task based techniques, templates and Industry standard tools, including Microsoft Project to focus on program specific cases that reinforce processes presented concurrently in the program.
IT Service ManagementINFO-60433YesYesYes
IT service management (ITSM) refers to the activities that are performed by an organization to plan, design, deliver, operate and control information technology services offered to customers. ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) is the leading standard of IT Service Management, providing a cohesive set of best practices for IT. Students in this course will learn key elements, concepts and terminology used in the ITIL Service Lifecycle, including the linkages between Lifecycle stages, the processes used and their contribution to Service Management practices.

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 3 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

Program Details

Program Code
In Class
Topic Area
Computers, Design, and Media