Professional Development

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

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Looking to boost your industry knowledge? SIA has released new on-demand virtual training courses on selling to the government, RMR, career development, security sales and data privacy to help!

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Call for Volunteers: SIA Education and Training Committee

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is seeking qualified volunteers for its Education and Training Committee. This standing…

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Access SIA’s SPM Training Virtually in 2021

Get essential training for security project managers from the convenience of your desk with SIA’s Basics of…

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What’s New With CSPM

In 2020, SIA began the process of updating its Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) certification program. This highly respected…

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Take Projects to the Next Level With Online Security Project Manager Training

SIA will continue to offer live, instructor-led SPM training courses online throughout 2021. Registration is open for both the 20-hour SPM training seminar and the 10-hour Basics of SPM training course

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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 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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