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Online course on museum security

From: Helen Alten <helen<-a>
Date: Friday, January 11, 2008
MS 107: Introduction to Security: Protecting Museums, Collections
Staff and Visitors
Instructor: Stevan P. Layne
February 4 thorough 29, 2008
Cost: $425

Location: <URL:http://www.museumclasses.org>

Security must be a priority for every museum, regardless of size.
Introduction to Security teaches basic, practical approaches to
protecting against threats such as theft, vandalism, violent acts,
natural disasters, fire and environmental hazards. Topics include
selecting security systems, determining security needs and how to
build affordable security systems. Screening, hiring, firing,
workplace violence, policies and procedures and emergency management
planning are covered as well.

Logistics: Participants in Introduction to Security work at their
own pace through sections and interact through online chats.
Instructor Steve Layne is available at scheduled times during the
course for email support. Introduction to Security includes online
literature, slide lectures and student-teacher/group-teacher dialog.
The course is limited to 20 participants.

Introduction to Security runs four weeks. Sign up at
<URL:http://www.museumclasses.org> and pay for the course at
<URL:http://www.collectioncare.org/tas/tas.html>. If you have
trouble completing an on-line order, please contact Helen Alten at
helen<-a t->collectioncare< . >org or Eric Swanson at eric<-a t->collectioncare< . >org

The Instructor

    Stevan P. Layne is the principal consultant and chief executive
    of Layne Consultants International, a leading provider of
    cultural property protection advice. Steve is a former police
    chief, public safety director and museum security director. He
    is the author of the Cultural Property Protection Manual, and
    the Business Survival Guide. Steve regularly presents to
    professional associations and has consulted with more than 400
    museums and other institutions. Steve is the founding director
    of the International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection
    and responsible for the professional training and certification
    of more than 1,000 museum professionals.


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