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Security Project Management (SPM) Training Seminars

SIA's Security Project Management (SPM) training seminars give secur​ity project managers the tools to execute projects efficiently and mitigate the risks for your clients and company. This 2.5-day, instructor-led course offers newer and seasoned project managers clear perspective on the importance of their role to project stakeholders and identifies risks that could hinder project success.

Learn to manage activities within proper timeframes, assess the role of the security project manager in project profitability, apply the five phases of a security project relate to the project as a whole, and review the six domains of the Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM®)​ Exam blueprint.**

2017 SPM Training Course Calendar

Cost: $995 for SIA Member Companies, $1,295 for Non-member Companies

As Part of the SPM Training, Attendees Receive

  • The SIA Security Project Management Body of Knowledge Guidebook, a common framework of security terms and principles that allows security project managers to discuss, debate and resolve matters pertaining to the profession with a common understanding.
  • SIA Security Project Management Resource Guide, a compendium of checklists, templates and other materials to help prepare for success on future projects.

2018 SPM Training Course Calendar (Tentative)

  • March 12-14 in Denver, Colorado (PSA TEC)
  • April 9-11 in Las Vegas, Nevada (ISC West)
  • Aug. 6-8 in Silver Spring, Maryland (SIA Offices)
  • Sept. 12-14 in Chicago, Illinois (Axis Experience Center)

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for security integration companies, including security project managers, operations managers, system architects and engineers, lead installation technicians, system application specialists and others who need to learn how to:

  • Increase profit margin through the more effective estimation, management and execution of security projects
  • Increase the percentage of projects delivered on time and within budget; and
  • Enhance customer satisfaction and increase return business.

Train Your Team

Designed to bring SPM training to security integrators, SIA can offer private classes for groups of 10 or more people (at one company).


Please contact SIA Education Director Kimberly Roberts (301-804-4708) for more information.​

Become a SPM Location Site Host or Sponsor

Companies who provide support as a location site host or financial sponsor are critical to the excitement and high quality of the educational program. To find out what sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2016 SIA Security Project Manager Training Seminars, contact Kelly Sims (301-804-4712).

​What They're Saying About SPM

“The education that SIA provides, especially with security project management program, really enables integrators and installers to get a full understanding of the process of how a project works from start to finish. And the activities reinforce how to effectively work with stakeholders.” -- David Pedriera, ASSA ABLOY

"The training confirmed certain activities I am currently doing are correct, and it provided me with information and techniques I can use to improve processes and become a better security project manager." -- Kirk Phillips, Watermark Estate Management Services

"I wish I had this training six years ago!"  -- Jeff Palmer, Transportation Security Administration

**The SPM training seminar is not a CSPM certification review course. Review of the CSPM domains within the training seminar is intende​​d to help you identify areas of strength and weakness so that you may focus future self-directed study efforts should you seek to earn the CSPM credential.


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