Professional Development

From educational offerings at the ISC shows to our Certified Security Project Manager program, a program for young security professionals, workforce development initiatives and scholarships, SIA helps shape the talent of our industry.

Security Project Management (SPM) Class Begins January 8 — Register Today!

10-hour online class brings live, instructor-led sessions to the comfort of your home or office. Learn project closing, stakeholder management, managing project scope, current technologies and more.

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Security Project Management Course Now Available Online – Next Class Starts Jan. 8

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Basics of SPM class now offered in an instructor-led e-learning format. Starting Jan. 8, 2019, you can…

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SIA Is Hiring for a New Director of Education

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) is hiring! We are now seeking candidates for our director of education…

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Security Industry Association Announces Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship Opportunity

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$10,000 in scholarship awards available to help in reaching professional development goals SILVER SPRING, Md. – The…

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Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM)

CSPM: Earn the Certification You Deserve

SIA’s Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) credential is the mark of excellence that systems integrators and security managers need, certifying your project management skills as well as your technical security abilities.

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SIA Education at ISC East

At the ISC East tradeshow held every fall in New York City at the Javits Center, SIA produces high-quality education for all show attendees, making ISC East the only industry event at which dealers, installers, integrators, end users, architects and consultants can obtain FREE high-quality industry education.

SIA Education at ISC West

At the ISC West tradeshow held every spring in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo Hall, SIA produces SIA Education@ISC West, a high-quality conference program for show attendees. More than 80 separate seminars are offered with courses are designed for dealers, installers, integrators, end users, architects and consultants

SIA Scholarship Programs

SIA is committed to advancing the security industry by investing in future leaders. Through the SIA/University of Phoenix Scholarship and the SIA RISE Scholarship, SIA awards funding to qualified security professionals who want to advance their career.

Earn the Certification You Deserve

SIA’s Certified Security Project Manager credential is the mark of excellence that systems integrators and security managers need, certifying your project management skills as well as your technical security abilities.

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CSPM Candidate Information Brochure

Get started earning your Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) credential. Download the application and guide contained within the CSPM Candidate Information Brochure to learn about the credential's requirements and begin your journey to certification.

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Security Project Management Body of Knowledge Guidebook (BOK) + Resource Guide

Developed by industry experts, this resource guide contains of templates, checklists, organizational tools and other materials to help security project managers maintain project timelines and communications to project stakeholders.

CSPM Recertification

After becoming certified, to maintain the certification a CSPM must pay annual certification maintenance fees and recertify every three years.

Growing the Security Talent Pipeline

SIA is making efforts to expand the available workforce for the security industry through development of career path resources and by partnering with colleges, university and technical schools. Help us help you.

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