Insider Intelligence: Education Never Ends

Learning and leadership is a lifelong commitment


PSA Security Network, Westminster, Colo., is committed to helping physical security professionals enhance their skills and expand their influence. In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive world, continuing education is essential. We are all experiencing increased pressure to deliver results with diminishing resources. Companies cannot afford to get less than the best out of their staff. Great leaders strive for improvement in personal effectiveness. Developing leadership skills and improving leadership skill sets requires a disciplined, concentrated effort in addition to passion.

This year, PSA Security Network is proud to be able to offer educational courses throughout various events. Fast approaching, in April 2013, PSA-TEC will be teaching classes at ISC West in Las Vegas. ISC West is one of the premier industry events of the year, showcasing the latest and greatest in security technology. PSA-TEC at ISC West is proud to bring you the following classes:

PSIM Workshop: Real-world Lessons on Using PSIM to Win Business and Maximize Profit Potential

The Changing Landscape of Customer Buying Habits and the Consequences

Identifying Applications and Customers for Virtual Guard Services

Designing CCTV to International Standards for Visual Evidence

Leadership at all Levels: Integrator-Proven Practices to Increase Professionalism and Profitability

Additionally, PSA will also be bringing you many educational courses at our own PSA-TEC event this year, scheduled from May 6 through 10 at the Westin in Westminster, Colo. A few highlights include:

Securing the Campus: A Hard Look at Education Security and Life Safety is one of the more talked about courses offered this year. During this course we will review the different types of campuses and the best practices for securing them. Don’t miss this session if you have ever, or intend to, have customers in the education vertical.

State of the Industry/State of the Integrator, where we’ll be discussing what’s happening in the marketplace and learn the challenges and opportunities systems integrators are facing today.

Latest in Thermal Imaging Surveillance Technology & Deployment, where you’ll discover how these technologies are migrating to the network and how price points are making it more attractive to the commercial market.

America’s Fastest Growing Systems Integrators: How They Do It, examines the question: What does it take to grow a systems integration company today? This session will strive to answer this and more with best practices from Security Dealer & Integrator magazine’s Fast50, America’s Fastest Growing Systems Integrators. In this panel discussion you will hear from three systems integration companies who have grown fast—and learn their triumphant tips. These companies were lauded and ranked in the second annual 2013 Fast50 program in April 2013 at ISC West.

PSA-TEC 2013 offers hundreds of hours of education and networking, focusing on Business Optimization, Physical Security, IT, Managed Services and Industry and Manufacturer certifications—all specific to the physical security professional. Our commitment to continued education remains strong. Watch for future educational sessions and industry events, where current resources, new technologies and applicable skills will continue to be shared with the security community.

 

 

Krista Ferndelli is the director of Education for PSA Security Network, Westminster, Colo. Reach her at kferndelli@psasecurity.com.