TEC Courses for Operations and Management Professionals

April 12, 2016

PSA offers a rich course load in its management and operations tracks this year. The Business Management track features sessions on the critical topics facing business leaders with several leadership and industry-centric courses to choose from. The Operations learning track will help you uncover tools for project management success. Expect to walk away with new ways to improve efficiency within your business.

Here is the full course offering for each track:

Management Courses

Tuesday, May 10

PSA Security Network Stockholders’ Meeting (Open to PSA Owner Companies Only)

Hosted by PSA Executives, staff and members of the PSA Board of Directors this forum will address how to maximize your equity share. We will review important and exclusive benefits available to you as a PSA stockholder and will ensure you are taking full advantage of all the programs available to you.

Financial Metrics for Owners, COOs and CFOs: Inside a Real Deal

This course will use the findings from the PSA Financial Survey to translate the information into real time business advice that will help you improve financial operations, cash-flow and build long-term value.

State of the Industry

Regardless of your company's size or sales volume, you'll benefit from this discussion of what's happening in the marketplace and the challenges and opportunities for the systems integrator, manufacturer and security professionals.

State of the Integrator

A diverse selection of security systems integrators take the stage to share their views on what's happening in the marketplace and the challenges and opportunities for the systems integrator.

Wednesday, May 11

Pave Your Way to Profits & Partnerships (PSA Owners and Members Only)

PSA National Deployment Program participants share practical experience on the operational requirements and partnering provisions of large scale projects. This special session will offer a deep dive into constructing a winning formula for acquiring, managing, and navigating projects in excess of $750,000.

Thursday, May 12

The Current State of the Acquisition Market

Join acquisition specialist Barry Epstein as he moderates a panel of industry heavyweights. Hear from Joe Nuccio on acquiring and being acquired, Bill Polk on private equity's investments in video and cyber operators and attorney Les Gold on how to structure and complete the transactions.

Leadership Challenge

A leadership training series designed for everyone who wants to be a leader, from front-line managers and executives, to those who wish to attain more from their jobs.

Robotic Technologies and the Future of Physical Security

With the advent of IOT (Internet of Things), robots, previously limited to single task production lines are now appearing in more applications than ever before. When and how will robotic technology have an impact on physical security? What will happen in a future when security personnel is working side by side with security robots? Who will stand to benefit from robotic security?

Robotics and Automated Guarding

This session will explain the growing landscape of robotics technologies and where the industry is heading in terms of automated guarding.

Leadership Committee Roundtable

This Leadership Round table will be facilitated by the PSA Leadership Committee. Attendees can look forward to an interactive dialogue on key topics to include creating a customer-focused culture, team-building and continuity and succession planning.

Robotic Security: Where it’s at and Where it’s Going

Open panel discussion to address the current state of robotics in the physical security industry, as well as where it’s heading.

Operations Courses

Monday, May 9

Advanced Project Management (1.5 Day Course - Check for Course Availability & Pricing)

Advanced Project Management is designed for practicing Project Managers who are involved in managing Security Projects. It will also provide a practical guide to introduce the whole organization to the principles and concepts of effective Project Management. Operations Managers and Sales Managers will also benefit from taking this course.

Thursday, May 12

 The Secrets of Synergy between Sales and Operations

Attendees will learn how to improve the overall customer experience by understanding what is important to their respective counterparts. Space is limited and waitlists are in place to ensure equal representation of operations and sales teams.

Streamline your Service Operations and Create RMR

Attendees will learn to harness the benefits and features associated with specifying and deploying power supplies and accessories that communicate over the network.

Stakeholder Management: Strategies for Project Success

Hosted by the PSA Project Management Committee, this session is designed for Project Managers who want to improve stakeholder communication and engagement throughout the project life cycle.

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