Learning and Development Committee

The SIA Learning and Development Committee (formerly the Education and Training Committee) builds a qualified security workforce by identifying and creating learning, training and career development opportunities for security professionals. Its offerings include instructor-led training, online education, scholarship programs, educational conferences and forums and instructional materials and resources.


  • Delivers SIA’s 2.5-day, instructor-led Security Project Management (SPM) training throughout the United States and Canada as both a public and private course
  • Annually reviews and updates learning materials for the SPM training courses to ensure accurate and up-to-date information is incorporated
  • Develops and manages e-learning programs and custom online education for security professionals
  • Created the online, on-demand GrantED course to educate industry professionals on how to leverage federally funded grant opportunities
  • Established the Denis R. Hébert Identity Management Scholarship program to promote continuing education and facilitate advancement in the fields of identity management and access control
  • Developed the SIAcademy LIVE! series of virtual, instructor-led courses designed to grow professionals’ business and technical know-how

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